Childminder in Camden
Babysitter in Camden
|Ofsted Registered||First Aid Training|
|CRB Check||Evening Babysitter|
|Weekend Babysitter||Daytime Babysitter|
|Newborn Experience||Childcare Qualifications|
My name is Kate and I have four children,24,19,17and 14.I have been a registered childminder for nearly fourteen years and I find it a very rewarding job which I enjoy very much.
Having four children of my own I am experienced in all areas of childcare. I have cared for children from the age of six weeks up to the age of five. I have cared for children with severe asthma,severe allergies and I have cared for twins from the age of 6 months.
I have an NVQ level 3 in childcare,have attended all the EYFS courses,safeguarding children and hold a first aid certificate. I have also attended a Makaton signing course. At my last Ofsted inspection (March 2011) I was graded outstanding in all areas of childcare.In June 2012 I was placed on The Register of Best Practice with Camden in recognition of my excellent practice of positive relationships,parents as partners which I am very proud of as I like to work closely with parents to ensure every child in my care is happy and reaching their full potential during their time with me.
I am available Monday to Friday hours can be flexible. At the moment I only work term time as I look after teachers children, but could work some holidays.
I charge seven pounds per hour during the day
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Kate was my daughter's child minder for over a year, and the day we had to move away and her care came to an end was a truly sad day indeed.
Kate looked after our daughter Ella from the age of 7 months. As with all first time mothers, I was very worried about leaving my daughter with someone else for the first time. She had never really been away from me, and even though we started off doing very limited hours I was still anxious about how she would handle it. Kate was a constant source of reassurance through that settling in period, and though Ella had some difficult patches where I think she was suffering from quite extreme separation anxiety, Kate never wavered in her support and care. Ella can be very willful and demanding, but before long she settled in beautifully and would wiggle excitedly each morning when I told her that we were going to Kate's.
Kate is an excellent teacher for young children and seized upon each of Ella's new skills to develop them further. She is fully aware of how important it is for children to be supported and nurtured and always made sure that Ella had a wide range of experiences to learn from. As part of this work she made a beautiful portfolio full of pictures and developmental assessments that we will cherish forever.
Perhaps most importantly I was always completely certain that Ella was totally safe with Kate and her family. Choosing a child minder can be difficult, but I can honestly say that Kate is the best there is, and anyone would be lucky to have her in their child's life. Ella still talks about Kate and the other children one month on from leaving, and I know that the year in her life that she spent with Kate was a very special one.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Kate to anyone I know. She was like a second mother to Ella, and you know when you're child is happy with someone else when they don't even look back when you drop them off in the morning!
by amelia sears on 05/04/2013