the aim of the nursery to provide a friendly and respectful working environment
for all staff where they are able to feel valued by their colleagues and be
assured that any problems which might arise will be dealt with in an
appropriate and professional manner. Staff
conduct also has a big impact on the learning environment for the children and
staff should be aware of this at all times.
order for the above to be achieved all staff have a responsibility to conduct
themselves in the following professional manner:
the nursery appreciates the fact that staff may at times experience
difficulties in their personal lives, it remains imperative that the
undertaking of the role of working in a nursery requires a positive attitude
and approach at all times. If it becomes
apparent that this is not possible, the manager will discuss the situation with
the member of staff and seek a way of helping to resolve the matter.
should promote an open culture where small problems can be sorted out between
themselves. However, if the situation is
not resolved or the concern is of a more serious nature, the matter should be
referred to either the senior member of staff or the manager.
nursery also aims to provide a positive environment for all parents and carers
who use the nursery so that they feel respected, valued, supported and listened
to. We recognise that the way staff
conduct themselves with parents plays a major part in achieving this. Staff therefore have a responsibility to
conduct themselves with parents and carers in the following way:
nursery believes that if the above points are adhered to the best environment
will be created for both staff, children and their families.
policy was reviewed in May 2018.