Nursery Education Teaching Professionals

Nursery education teaching professionals care for and teach children up to the age of entry into primary school.

Entry Reqirements

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Typical Tasks

  • Assists with or plans and develops curriculum and rota of teaching duties.
  • Observes and assesses students and discusses their progress with parents and/or other education professionals.
  • Supervises teaching assistants and trainees.
  • Undertakes pastoral duties.
  • Supervises and cares for children, provides a secure learning environment and ensures their health and safety is maintained during all activities.
  • Teaches simple songs and rhymes, reads stories and organises various activities to promote language, social and physical development.
  • Prepares and delivers lessons in accordance with early years foundation stages curriculum and encourages and stimulates children's learning.

Desired Skills

Learning Strategies, Monitoring, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Active Learning, Active Listening, Writing, Critical Thinking, Mathematics, Science

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