Childrens Development

Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce                                                 Donna Sweet

Registered Childminders Job Description
To provide a safe warm and caring environment where children feel welcomed and loved, and are able to develop at their own pace, with guidance and supervision where appropriate, in order that parents may have peace of mind to go to work knowing that their child’s well-being is paramount.
Responsibilities and Duties
  * To listen to parents as experts on their own children, to respect families’ traditions and chilcare practices and to follow parents’ wishes as closely as possible within the context of caring for children from several different families.

  * To plan and provide activities and resources appropriate to each child’s age, stage of development and individual needs and interests with due regard to the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
  * To provide a safe environment, both the childminders property and on outings and to teach children safe practices and to hold a current First Aid Certificate.
  * To maintain discipline and encourage positive behaviour.
  * To be aware of the signs and symptoms which indicate the possibility of abuse and to be aware of the current procedure for reporting concerns
  * To provide a varied, nutritional menu with due regard to the dietry requirements of each child, parents wishes and current professional recommendations for children’s diets.
  * To provide a healthy environment and to encourage children to make healthy choices.
  * To lease with and, where necessary, to seek advice from professionals, with due regard to confidentiality, including Preschool Leaders, school teachers, health visitor.
  * To adhere to the requirements set out by relevant authorities, including Ofsted, Sheffield City Council’s environmental Health Department, HMRC, the insurance providers, and the Fire Safety Office.
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