Our CPDSO Accredited Stepping up to Leadership in Early Years course is designed for those who have completed their Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard and would like to develop their skills in stepping up to lead a team in a nursery or early years setting. This course is designed to be a six-week self-study programme for learners; however, it can be completed in as little as a couple of days or extended to eight weeks.
The programme includes a variety of activities that can be completed in the workplace, including reflection on team roles and how to support these within the setting. This will ensure they are gaining vital knowledge which will impact on and improve their leadership skills in the workplace.
Understand the meaning of emotional intelligence and how this can impact your role as a leader.
Balance your new responsibilities
Balance time for tasks, team needs, individual development and performance management.
Speak with purpose, listen with intent and translate the potential in others to action.
Assess and Manage
Review team competencies and provide stretching development opportunities.
The content of the programme includes:
The transition from a nursery team member to a nursery room leader is challenging and requires the skills to balance time for tasks, team needs, individual development and performance management. This course will give new room leaders a great running start.
This course will be invaluable to staff who have previously completed their Early Years Educator qualifications. The course will also be beneficial to aspiring room leaders, helping prepare them for the next steps of their career.