Promotion at work is an exciting time but a new post with supervisory duties can often feel intimidating, with fear of the unknown and worries about the additional responsibilities the role may bring. This course aims to provide learners with an introduction to the main issues relating to supervisory roles in childcare settings. It addresses some of the fundamental skills that are needed in order to be an effective supervisor, including, engaging and motivating staff, developing staff and releasing their potential through the supervisory process.
On completion of this Virtual College course learners should be able to:
- explain why induction and appraisal are important parts of the supervisory process
- outline key elements of the induction and appraisal processes
- provide examples of the types of difficult issues that may arise for people working with young children, and offer ways in which they may be dealt with during appraisals
- list how to deliver and receive positive feedback
Areas covered include:
- Welcome and Learning Objectives
The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
This course is aimed primarily at those working in an early years setting who have been newly appointed in supervisory roles. However the information is also applicable to anyone working in a supervisory role within a childcare setting.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.