Know the roles, responsibilities and possible career progression routes in early years settings.
There is a wide range of job roles and job titles within early years provision. For example Area Manager, Assistant Manager, Assistant Practitioner; Early Years Educator, Early Years Practitioner, Early Years Teacher, Early Years Worker, Head of Early Years, Head Teacher; Nursery Manager, Nursery Nurse, Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Teacher.
Learners do not need to have a in-depth knowledge of job roles and responsibilities.
Learners should select a job role and describe the work patterns, responsibilities and activities. Job descriptions will be a useful tool for this criterion within the learning outcome.
Progression routes do not need to be detailed, but might include management responsibilities or specialisation and any associated additional training or qualifications required.
Identify key job roles in different types of early years settings.
Identify the responsibilities of management within an early years setting.
Describe the nature of the work related to a chosen job role in an early years setting including:
•likely working patterns
Outline possible progression routes for workers in the sector.