Profession child care coordinator
Child care coordinators organise child care services, activities and events after the school hours and during school hoildays. They assist in the development of children by implementing care programmes. Child care coordinators also entertain children and maintain a safe environment for the children.
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- Social / Enterprising
- Children's physical development
Recognise and describe the development, observing the following criteria: weight, length, and head size, nutritional requirements, renal function, hormonal influences on development, response to stress, and infection.
- Child protection
Framework of legislation and practice meant to prevent and protect children from abuse and harm
- Promote inclusion
Promote inclusion in health care and social services and respect diversity of beliefs, culture, values and preferences, keeping in mind the importance of equality and diversity issues.
- Implement care programmes for children
Perform activities with children according to their physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs by using appropriate tools and equipment that facilitate interaction and learning activities.
- Provide after school care
Lead, supervise or help with the assistance of indoor and outdoor recreational or educational activities after school or during school holidays.
- Entertain people
Provide people with amusement by doing or offering a performance, like a show, a play or an artistic performance.
- Coordinate events
Lead events by managing budget, logistics, event support, security, emergency plans and follow up.
- Assist in children's development of basic personal skills
Encourage and facilitate the development of children's natural curiosity and social and language abilities through creative and social activities such as storytelling, imaginative play, songs, drawing, and games.
- Apply person-centred care
Treat individuals as partners in planning, developing and assessing care, to make sure it is appropriate for their needs. Put them and their caregivers at the heart of all decisions.
- Coordinate educational programmes
Plan and coordinate educational and public outreach programs such as workshops, tours, lectures and classes.
- Manage children's problems
Promote the prevention, early detection, and management of children`s problems, focusing on developmental delays and disorders, behavioural problems, functional disabilities, social stresses, mental disorders including depression, and anxiety disorders.
- Supervise children
Keep the children under supervision for a certain period of time, ensuring their safety at all times.
- Contribute to the safeguarding of children
Understand, apply and follow safeguarding principles, engage professionally with children and work within the boundaries of personal responsibilities.
- Monitor event activities
Monitor event activities to ensure that regulations and laws are followed, look after satisfaction of participants, and resolve any problems should they arise.
- Promote the safeguarding of young people
Understand safeguarding and what should be done in cases of actual or potential harm or abuse.
- Perform playground surveillance
Observe students' recreational activities to ensure student safety and well-being and intervene when necessary.
- Apply organisational techniques
Employ a set of organisational techniques and procedures which facilitate the achievement of the set goals set such as detailed planning of personnel's schedules. Use these resources efficiently and sustainably, and show flexibility when required.
- Support children's wellbeing
Provide an environment that supports and values children and helps them to manage their own feelings and relationships with others.