4.93 stars (29)

Childminder in Bolton

Babysitter in Bolton

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Female Non-smoker Member since Apr 2010 Last Updated Jul 2019 Last Login 17 Aug 2019 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
Overnight Care
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
Registered in Northern Ireland
Newborn Experience
Montessori Trained
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications

About Me

Fully accredited for 2 and 3 and 4 year old funding!

I am 48 years old, married and have 6 children.I am ofsted registered childminder and an Early Years Professional .i am a qualified primary Teacher.I speak 4 languages. I love kids. I used to work as a teacher but due to having my little ones I choose for a carrier change and decided to care for kids at home.I have been minding for 7 years now and find it very rewarding. My training and experience as a teacher give me the great advantage of knowing how to plan activities, see the individual needs of children and be able to help them progress in their development in a homely and friendly environment.I have lots of experience looking after little babies as well as toddlers.I have experience looking after a boy with autism and also looked after a boy with diabetics. I love different cultures and my house is open to anyone. I work with 2 assistants. I can look after up to 11 children at a time. We are all suitable to work with children and have passed an enhanced criminal record check.
I have 2 large play rooms and 1 large tv/play room. We also have a large play area outside that is fully secured, and we are close to 2 local parks.

My Experience

I have of course many years of experience raising my own kids. Further did I work many years as a primary teacher .I worked as an ESOL teacher, teaching English to speakers of other languages. I am very good with children, and know how to meet their needs and how to set up ILP's ( individual learning plans) I do regular assessments of the children I care for and always try to keep them interested and excited. I provide many activities aimed at all different ages, and always try to make every day a fun day!
I hold a special diploma in understanding childrens development through their drawings/paintings and am specialised in children with behavioural problems.
I treat every child that comes here as a part of the family, and the children do feel at home after a while. We create a very loving and homely environment in which each child can blossom and learn.

My Qualifications

I am a fully trained and qualified primary teacher. I also have experience with the younger age group of 0-6 years old, which makes me fully EYFS qualified. I Have much experience with babies and very young children and love looking after them.
I am a qualified child minder registered with Ofsted.
QTS and EYP.
Understanding Autism level 2
I hold a certificate of Cambridge for ESOL.
I am a qualified pediatric first aider.
Safeguarding children level 1
Safeguarding children level 2
Developing EYFS course
Observation assessment & recording workshop
Developing EYFS workshop
Celebrating Outdoors course
Food Allergy Awareness for childcare level 2
Food Safety and Hygiene level 2

My Availability

My working hours are flexible and open to discussion. I work every day including evenings and weekends. I am able to give overnight care for up to 2 children.

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Evening yes yes yes yes yes yes no
Overnight yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Last Updated: 08/03/2016

My Fees

Fees are very reasonable. Where possible I will apply for funding for the parents.
Parents of some 2 year olds ( depending on income) and 3 year old can apply for 15 hours of funding.
Fees vary upon times and hours for the provided care needed.
Fees include;

(Special dietary requirements might not be included, nor is baby food)
we can provide pick up/drop off service where possible

My Local Schools

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Below are the latest reviews for zainab92. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

My son was unsettled at the time due to us moving new to the area and needed the extra time and comforting environment to settle in.
All staff have been fantastic with helping him settle in. All the nice comments my son came home mentioning about the great day he had. And fun activities he had done.
Also he has gained an appetite for a variety of different foods which he has kindly been encouraged to try at lunch time with his friends. :) impressed!

All round i am very happy with the full care from zainab and the team. !!!!!

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by about zainab92 on 25/07/2019

I highly recommend zainab. My little girl loves going to play and has learnt so many new things in the time she has been going. I was very wary at first as I had never used a childminder before but zainab kept me up to date on things that was going on and also sent pictures of what bethany had been doing that week. Very flexible and also took bethany to school as well as having her during the school holidays.

  • 5 stars Overall

by about zainab92 on 25/06/2019

As a working parent it's never easy to leave our kids elsewhere but Iris made my children adapt very smoothly to this new situation making me more relaxed and with the certainty that they are being good taken care off. Plus the flexibility she offers I couldn't be more happy. Feel very lucky to have found her.

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by about zainab92 on 01/03/2019

She is very flexible, agreed to watch children in very short notice. Setting is fantastic, with lots of activities. Very friendly, trustfull and excellent communication. Was taking care of kids very well.

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by about zainab92 on 02/02/2019

My twins were 9 months old when they joined Zainab at her setting so I could return to work. Leaving your children with strangers is never an easy option but zainab made us feel comfortable from the day we met her and I felt at ease leaving the twins in her care.

They are now 22 months old and absolutely love going to Zainab's everyday. They return happy and bring home all the different things they have made. Zainab provides a diary so you are kept updated with your child's naps and feeds.

The twins have developed so much in many ways compared to other children their age who have not the same opportunity as them.

I would highly recommend zainab to parents looking for someone reliable and efficient.

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by about zainab92 on 10/12/2018

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