Role models, reinforces and implements healthy eating and nutrition practices during meal times

Checks that children have ready access to water and are offered healthy food and drinks regularly throughout the day

Assists Qualified Educators to administer medication

Checks written authorisation form to administer medication

Checks written authorisation form to administer medications from parent/guardian

Checks medication does not exceed use by date, is supplied in original packaging and displays the child's name

Stores medication appropriately

Respects children's needs for privacy during toileting and dressing/undressing

Ensures children's and families individual clothing needs and preferences are met

Implements service's health and hygiene policies and procedures consistently

Ensures that centre cleanliness is consistently maintained

Plans food and drink that is sufficient for the number of children in the group

Caters for any special dietary requirements in the group

Washes own hands thoroughly before preparation of food

Wears appropriate clothing and footwear for the task

Follows safe food storage guidelines

Presents food and drinks in an attractive way for the children

Serves food and drinks at correct temperature

Accommodates individual food and drink preferences

Ensures children have access to water throughout the day

Encourages self-help skills as appropriate

Know the correct adult/child ratio for the age group being supervised

Know exactly how many children are present at any one time

Identify all children under supervision by name

Identify children who need closer supervision than others and supervise accordingly

Know where the children are and what they are doing

Know where the other staff are at all times

Identify equipment and activities in need of closer suervision

Identify possible hazards in the environment and remove them promptly

Ensure children are within sight and/or hearing at all times

Inform other educators when leaving area of supervision

Position self to have best view of all the children

Position self away from other educators

Circulate play area frequently

Scan area frequently, even when occupied with one child or a small group of children

Respond quickly to children in potentially dangerous situations

Explain safe rules for play to children

Respond quickly to children's cry for help

Check grounds regularly for potential hazards and records according to service policies and procedures

Interact with children while supervising

Areas of strength

Areas in need of improvement

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.