complete guide to the multi-faceted role of the supervisor within an ELC setting, addressing the skills, competences and responsibilities required for this role combined with key legislation, theoretical and practical approaches and perspectives.
SECTION 1 examines elements of the self and how knowing and accepting who you are can assist you in your job as a supervisor in an ELC setting
SECTION 2 explores the concept of professional practice and what is involved in the work of a supervisor, both in a working-with and overseeing staff supervisory capacity and a supervisor/supervisee capacity within ELC, as well as the specific challenges this duality can bring
SECTION 3 examines the responsibilities of the supervisor for the administration, management, provision and oversight of resources within ELC settings and the supervisor’s role within those processes
SECTION 4 examines the supervisor’s relationships with all stakeholders in an ELC setting with particular focus on the relationships with children and with parents/guardians
Presents legislation relevant to ELC settings, including employment legislation.
Examines inspection processes within ELC settings, how different inspections work and the implications of compliance and non-compliance on the setting.
Those studying for any Childcare or Early Learning and Care (ELC) or School Age Childcare (SAC) professional award.
Professional practitioners in ELC settings.