- Discuss the role of the room leader and opportunities for leadership within this role.
- Consider the use of assertiveness as a component of leadership.
- Identify ways in which resilience can be developed as a practitioner.
- Recognise what it means to be an effective room leader.[Page 38]
Within this chapter we explore the role of the room leader, and consider opportunities for the room leader to lead early childhood practice. We assume some of our readers will be room leaders, some will aspire to take on this role, and others will line manage room leaders and be looking for opportunities to support the development of leadership within people who work in their settings.
We know how critical certain skills ...