Early Years Practitioner Research Paper

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Unit 2.1: An introduction to the role of the early years practitioner. 1.1: Identify the skills, knowledge and attributes required for the role of the early years practitioner. To take the place of an early years practitioner, you must request the knowledge of early minority development so that you can make sure each child has a successful development and learning at school. An early years practitioner must prove an understanding of the EYFS framework (Early Years Foundation Stage) stages of learning and development for each age range and what their expectations are. The skills and attributes that are needed for this role is to have the ability to communicate with both children and adults, are able to work part of a team, have the ability…show more content…
There are 3 types of child care settings, which are statutory, private and voluntary. The statutory settings are services that must be available by the law through legislation which has to be required by either the government of the local authorities. These exist because the legislation, law says that every child from the age 3-16 years is entitled to a free education. Examples: Primary school, School nurseries and extended care. Private settings are services that make a profit. They will either have an owner or will be owned by a company. Examples: Day nurseries, Childminders and Creches. Voluntary settings are provided by organizations like charities where all their funding will come from donations. Examples: Play groups and Mother and toddlers. 1.3: Describe the relationship between legislation, policies and procedures. Both policies and procedures are demanded by Ofsted to provide clearness of contents giving staff, parents/carers and understanding of the needed things childcare settings stick to. They are written documents that communicate the successful management of the setting and help increase a safe, secure and stimulating surrounding conditions for each individual person who takes an active role in the child care…show more content…
1.6: Describe reasons for adhering to the agreed scope of the job role. It’s very important to stick to the agreed scope of the job role because when you applied for that position you agreed there and then to the job description which is part of a contract. It is your duty and legal responsibility to adhere in your defined role, and to understand the expectations of your job role as well as understanding all the professional boundaries. If you don’t adhere to your defined role then you will be breaking your contract which you personally agreed too, and if you want to be successful in your job career and go further up then it’s vitally essential to be accountable and respectful. 3.1: Explain how a working relationship is different to a personal

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