Pre-School Key Worker
Buckets and Spades Children Nursery - Scarborough, North Yorkshire UK
My role within the nursery was to assist with the planning of the curriculum by providing safe, creative and appropriate educational opportunities for all children within an inclusive environment, formulating activities, organising programmes and arranging equipment. My other duties included: • To act as a keyworker to a group of 12 children, liaising closely with parents/carers to ensure individual needs were met, and to be responsible for observations and record keeping relating to the progress and development of key children and to encourage parental involvement and support through the development of effective working relationships. • To ensure that activities were carried out in a safe and responsible manner in accordance with statutory responsibilities, and to advise the pre-school leader of any concerns over children and equipment. • To follow all pre-school and whole-school policies, including those regarding safeguarding and confidentiality. • To ensure that the pre-school offered the highest standards of physical and emotional care, health and safety, and personal and food hygiene always. • Understanding and being able to implement inclusive practices into the setting, to ensure all children had the opportunity to learn, interact and fulfil their potential • Promote positive values, attitudes and good child behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encouraging children to take responsibility for their own behaviour. • To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures were observed always.