Early Years Assistant

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Kate’s role is to work directly with the children and to play an active part in the planning, execution and continuous improvement of the Early Years programme at Togher Family Centre.

Kate Kapusta has been working at Togher Family Centre since 2013. She is an Early Years Assistant. Kate holds a QQI level 5 in Childcare and a Master’s Degree in Social Phycology. Kate is determined in building relationships and creating environments where children feel safe. She has completed courses in Marte Meo, ELKAN training (Let’s talk with under 5’s) and Child protection and Child protection and Welfare Training.

Relevant Qualification

Childcare ( Level 5)

Other Qualifications Include:

  • Social Psychology ( Level 9)

Professional Development

  • Cardiac First Response- Epinephrine
  • Cardiac First Response- Salbutamol
  • Principles an Practices of Food Safety 
  • Manual Handling 
  • Certificate in “Introduction to Children first”

  • Elkan Training – Let’s talk with under 5’s 
  • Buntus Start Training  
  • Child Protection and Welfare Training
  • Marte Meo Communication Programme – Supporting Children’s Social and Emotiona Development in Interaction Moments 
  • Messy Play Workshop  

Special Interest

Kate has a special interest in utilising each and every opportunity to teach children something new. She is passionate about showing children how diverse and beautiful the world is.

Service(s) happy to have Kate Kapusta: