New preschool or early intervention educators, who have just joined the sector, require plenty of support to help them become accustomed with the work demands and expectations of their new roles. Likewise, experienced educators who have never been formally trained on how to manage their own performance may benefit by knowing what it takes to meet the expectations of their centres.
The Skills Framework is a critical and central resource for such purposes, containing valuable job & skills information to better help educators excel in their roles and plan for their professional development.
This workshop aims at orientating the educators to the Skills Framework documents and how to use relevant job and skills information for managing performance and professional development. In addition, the workshop will equip educators on essential skill-sets, such as setting clear work goals, facilitating constructive dialogue with their Centre Leaders for reviewing work progress or seeking guidance on work issues, as well as engaging their Centre Leaders constructively for appraisal and career development conversations.
As a result, the educators will become more confident, resilient and empowered to thrive in their centres. At the same time, the educators will also acquire a growth mindset and expectations, which enables the Centre Leaders to easier lead, coach, appraise and develop their staff as a people manager-coach.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to: