Social Performance: Part 1 Essay

Submitted By Leysh715
Words: 1406
Pages: 6

Social Performance: Part 1

May 2, 2013

Second Home Educational Child Care (SHECC) is a organization that provides child care services to parents for an affordable price. This mid-sized child care company serves children from 6 months to six years of age. Our unique services are safe and secure, providing the parents with an excellent place where their children can be educated and taken care of. Second Home Educational Child Care will base our operations in Havertown and Brookhaven, Pennsylvania. The facility will consist of two 1,500 square feet houses in quiet, residential neighborhoods. The yards will be securely fenced to ensure safety, protection and to ensure no one can either come in or wander away. The yards will be furnished with safe, educational and entertaining toys, as well as a sandbox. The houses will typically be used for rainy-day activities, naps, story-telling, the serving and preparation of meals. The houses will also contain safe educational toys, games, and books for the entertainment of the children. The roles of the stakeholders in the education and child care field range from the owners to the children. These stakeholders will shape various projects within the business, ensure resources are available to contribute to our business's success, and provide insight regarding the reaction to a project's outcome, which will create adjustments within the our company when necessary to win organizational support. Our focus is to provide a stimulating early care and educational experience, which promotes each child's social/emotional, physical and cognitive development. Our goal is to support children's desire to be life-long learners. As a the CEO and owner of Second Home Educational Child Care, I am an important stakeholder in this business as the business will affect my earnings and wealth. As the CEO and owner, managing this educational child care business, maintaining quality performance and conduct of the business will affect my reputation. The important roles that will be played as a owner and CEO will include providing timely information and decisions, being the go to person for information, being the gateway to funding and educating the workers of policies, ideas, rules and goals. The child care educators are also an important stakeholder. These individuals will represent SHECC with compassion, quality and professionalism. Educators along with the children, plays an interactive role in the business because one cannot function without the other. Educators empowerment takes the form of providing them with a significant role in decisions making, control over their work environment and conditions, and opportunities to serve in a range of professional roles (Schlechty, 2001). The educators' role as a stakeholder will be to possess the professional knowledge to lead the children in instruction with compassion. In addition to serving an instructional role, the care providers can be a mentor, supervisor, counselor, and community leader. They can be a mentor to parents or other teachers also. The educator's role as counselor can be used to offer advice to students or school advisory committees. Overall, quality performance, care and skills is the educators' key role. Parents play key roles as stakeholders at SHECC. Parents primary objective is the assurance that their children will receive a quality care and education, which will enable the children to lead productive successful lives. Parents bring a valuable quality to the educational experience of their children because they may better understand their own children and can influence significantly student behaviors such as manners, eating practices, and their personal safety and general welfare. Parents as educational stakeholders provide additional resources for the school to assist with children's achievement and to enhance a sense of pride and commitment, which may be influential in the overall success of…