To maintain a commitment to professionalism, I plan to stay informed on every childcare law and regulation, as well as the changes that occur through the DCF website (http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/child-care). I will continue my education through college in the field of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, which will increase my knowledge about taking care of children and helping them thrive. Maintaining my DCF (ECPC) certification as a childcare provider is also a key aspect of maintaining professionalism. These three resources are vital to achieve success in this field.
The report is divided into two main section. Section one, finding section is related to the early childhood profession, its characteristics, challenges, the current trends, policies and movements. However, the second section suggests some recommendations to improve the state of early childhood profession in Australia.
Being a parent transformed me in unexpected ways. I found myself wanting to provide for my daughter and later my son the same security and benefits my parents had provided for me. I found a job at University Children’s Center. UCC provides care for children from the ages of 6 weeks to 6 years and I wanted to be close to my children. I worked with all the age groups but found my niche in the infant program. I enjoyed the close bonds I was able to form with both the babies and their families. I took great pride in creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. I took classes to become Infant Nursery Room Supervisor. Once again, I excelled in my studies and enjoyed the learning process. Bringing the information I learned into the classroom was
All members of the staff must act as professionals while at work, especially with young children. The administrative and teaching staff must work together to ensure their practices are developmentally appropriate, and share new and/or creative ideas with one another. It is also the responsibility of a teacher to establish an open, trusting relationship with the parents of each children in their care. Thus, parents can freely communicate their thoughts, concerns, and/or suggestions about their child or the program. Parent satisfaction is something that every child care or development center should strive for.
I am a qualified Childcare Practitioner with 12 years’ experience, who would love the opportunity to embark on a career as a Primary Teacher. I am currently employed in a local authority pre-five nursery class within a Primary School. I aspire to become a teacher as I feel it will offer me new challenges and a chance to further develop my love of teaching. I am a dedicated worker and continually strive to provide high standards. I also promote confidence, respect and compassion to ensure all members of the nursery and school are respected.
Becoming childcare professional requires engaging in the profession after acquiring specialized skills and knowledge to provide quality care to all children. A professional is a person who continues to perceive educational qualification to complement themselves. Some of the important skills that form the foundation of childcare professional are how we connect with others, communication as key to developing a relationship and advocacy qualities. To become proficient childcare professional a person confronts many
Over the past five to six decades women have been entering the workforce in ever increasing numbers. Some enter because of financial need and others for professional and career goals. Whatever the reason, the result for the children is the same; they are in daycare. Many
On September 21, 2015, I met with Ms. Katie, a student in the MSW program at NCSU, to conduct an interview. We met at Starbucks in Cary, in the crossroads shopping center. Ms. Katie’s responses helped me learn and think about social workers in the child welfare social field. As a prospective social worker, my questions were formed based thoughts that I was concerned about my responsibilities in the social work field..
Child Care Worker: October 2015 - Present, Heavenly Place Child Care, Hinesville, GA. Some current duties include-Assisting in preparing food for children and serving meals and refreshments to children, organizing and storing toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas, operating in-house daycare centers within businesses, sterilizing bottles and preparing formulas.
The values and goals of being a childcare provider is having the desire to teach and guide young children. There is no control involved, how a child develops at whatever pace is up to the child themselves. No child wishes to be naughty or nice, they simply want love and to satisfy their natural curiosity. Providers are simply there to teach them appropriate behavior and how to solve problems independently. The top goal of a childcare provider is to offer the best practices in teaching. An Early Childcare Educator is available to support children and families while they learn and grow.
due to the diverse nature of the society we live in to day it is important to establish a good working realtionship with parents/ carers of the children you are goin to be careing for. This is where you will find reams and reams of invaluable information about the children you are looking after for example there like and dislikes, medical conditions etc. This is also where you will be able to find out what kinds of food the children eat at home and are expected to eat in your
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While regulation and standard are the keys to the success of a childcare facility, there are factors that I believe are equally important to be successful in an early childcare program. So, I looked for a highly qualified teacher with good communication skills. Saint Mary Academy Inc. displayed these factors upon entry to the facility. I saw degrees of teacher and directors ranging from masters to bachelor degrees specialized for the profession display behind the desk of the director for the day.
You should be aware of the terms assistant, teacher, director, and administrator. You should be familiar with the terms child care and child care provider, facility, and program. You should know what credentials are, and that certification and licensing requirements can be an integral part of working in the field. You will learn more about how these education and licensing requirements vary according to state regulations, and how to access information for specific states. You should be ready to compile and organize information on different careers in early childhood development, which include components of educational credentials, roles and responsibilities, regulations, and other aspects you will learn in the