Setting and Children

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SHC 32: Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s setting.

1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role & 1.2 Explain expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards.

As a qualified level 3 practitioner I am responsible to fulfil my duties and work role to the best of my ability. In other words I always like to try to give my position my full attention and give it 100% of my time and dedication. I believe that this helps me to support the children in my reception class. I am always aware of the children within my setting that have SEN (Special Educational Needs) and try where I can to give them extra support although remembering the inclusive practice policy. Some of my main duties include: Ensuring children have access to learning materials and resources Observing and monitoring pupils performance and reporting my findings back to the class teacher Supporting teaching by providing information for ICT lessons Looking after the children who have had a accident or who are upset so the teacher can continue with her lesson Preparing the classroom

Supporting children who may need additional help
Monitoring and encouraging the children to perform to the best of their ability Encourage the children to learn through play by engaging myself with them and playing the game with them Helping the class teacher plan, prepare and deliver learning activities Giving a high level of attention to literacy and numeracy activities Showing sensitivity to the children and their families

Maintaining an excellent level of communication between myself, work colleauges, other professionals from agencies and the children’s families and parents Listening to the children read regularly and keeping monitoring their achievements Supporting the children to develop communicational skills through providing role play and actively playing with them in this area Providing children who’s first language is not English with enough translation or resources to teach them some English language sufficiently Assisting the teacher with delivering specific curriculm programs General office duties such as photocopying homework or producing speadsheets to record achievements Teahing interventions ( providing small groups of children with one to one attention) so that all the children in my class can achieve to the best of their ability Implement and support the golden rules of the classroom and helping the class teacher to manage the children bad behaviour and promoting good behaviour.

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SHC 32: Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s setting.

1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role & 1.2 Explain expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards.

In my setting this includes giving a child who’s first language is not English additional help but not singling her out as this may cause exclusion from games and activities that the other children are enjoying. Other daily duties include making sure that any water on the floor is cover and cleared away as this is a slipping hazard and so therefore become a health and safety hazard. I am also aware of the ratio’s between children and practitioners which in our classroom is correct and that all toys are checked for small pieces as this could be a chocking hazard and so therefore become a part of my health and safety training. Within my work role I generally take small groups of children and work with them through play to help teach them subjects like maths and English. Whilst doing this I am always more than virulent watching the other children around the room to ensure they are safe. One of the biggest parts in my work role is to listen to the children as this can often enlighten practitioners to what a child’s home life is like and whether the child may have other issues that need addressing. I also like to encourage the...
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