Chapter 1: Staffing
1.8 Human Resource Management
220.127.116.11: Staff Improvement Plan
When a staff member of a center or a large family child care home does not meet the minimum competency level, that employee should work with the employer to develop a plan to assist the person in achieving the necessary skills. The plan should include a timeline for completion and consequences if it is not achieved.
RATIONALEChildren must be protected from incompetent caregiving. A system for evaluation and a plan to promote continued development are essential to assist staff to meet performance requirements (1).
COMMENTSWhether the caregiver/teacher meets the minimum competency level is related to the director’s assessment of the caregiver’s/teacher’s performance.
TYPE OF FACILITYCenter, Early Head Start, Head Start, Large Family Child Care Home
RELATED STANDARDS18.104.22.168 Pre-service Training
22.214.171.124 Initial Orientation of All Staff
126.96.36.199 Orientation for Care of Children with Special Health Care Needs
188.8.131.52 Orientation Topics
184.108.40.206 First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training for Staff
220.127.116.11 Continuing Education for Directors and Caregivers/Teachers in Centers and Large Family Child Care Homes
18.104.22.168 Continuing Education for Small Family Child Care Home Caregivers/Teachers
22.214.171.124 Training of Staff Who Handle Food
126.96.36.199 Child Abuse and Neglect Education
188.8.131.52 Training on Occupational Risk Related to Handling Body Fluids
184.108.40.206 Education of Center Staff
220.127.116.11 Training Time and Professional Development Leave
18.104.22.168 Payment for Continuing Education
22.214.171.124 Maintenance and Content of Staff and Volunteer Records
University of California Berkeley Human Resources. Guide to managing human resources. Chapter 7: Performance management. http://hrweb.berkeley.edu/guides/managing-hr/managing