Experienced childcare professional with 10 years’ experience, I am a skilled professional currently managing a Preschool within the Early Years sector, providing comprehensive child care. I have an exceptional understanding of curriculum design and individual implementation to ensure excellent quality of care and education.
Adept at implementing and managing child development programs, I have trained and have extensive experiance in child psychology and behaviour needs, i have planned and led children with severe behaviour problems at home and within a setting and always had fantastic results from my knowledge in this specialised area, as well as extensive special educational needs expertise.
I have a passion for supporting children and their families to overcome difficulties and assist with strategies to ensure continuous development in prime and specific areas and an excellent track record of working successfully with families and professionals.
I have also worked and studied in other aspects of education and care for children and young adults, in home and at school whom have physical disabilities or mental capacity needs.
As a graduate with experience in specialised education, safeguarding, management and behaviour intervention. I am highly effective at working with children, families and managing a team. I have extensive knowledge of childcare curriculum, theory and development to ensure the best care and suitable interventions are put in place.
I am driven by a passion for making a real difference in the lives of those that I am working with.
Extensive experience as a safeguarding lead
Nominated individual for Ofsted and previous experience working with CQC governing body
In-depth and up-to-date knowledge of relevant principles, practices and techniques
Ability to prioritise effectively
Strong skills in supporting children and young adults with disabilities and/or SEND
Excellent communication skills
Management and leadership qualifications and experience in two sectors
Proven experience of working successfully in difficult and varied circumstances
Winchester University - BA(Hons) Childhood Studies
Level 5 Diploma – Registered Manager Health and Social care + Children's Services.
Dates of Attendance: Feb 2014 – Feb 2015.
Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning.
Dates of Attendance: Sept 2011 – July 2013.
Southampton City College.
Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education.
Dates of Attendance: Sept 2008 – July 2010.
Kings’ School Winchester Hampshire.
Dates of Attendance: Sept 2002 – July 2007
GCSEs Obtained Grades A-C –
- Health and Social Care. Double Award
- English Language
- English Literature
- Business Communication
- Science. Double Award
Training (certificates available)-
Getting to Grips with the EYFS
Managing your Ofsted inspection (refresher)
Characteristics of Effective Leaders
Understanding Childrens rights
Infection Prevention Control
Effective first aid in management
Introduction to risk assessment
Special Educational Needs & Disability
Child Protection Advanced.
Effective use of Pupil Premium
Supporting children with SEND
Effective Safeguarding practice
Paediatric infant & child first aid
Prevent Duty in an Early Years Environment
Managing your Ofsted Inspection
Safeguarding for all supervisory staff in childcare setting
The Care Certificate (15 Standards)
Manual Handling Trainer (accredited to train others)
Safeguarding for managers and safeguard lead in adult services -
- Mental capacity Act
- Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
- Safeguarding vulnerable adults
- Care needs Assessment and Care Planning
- Disciplinary and Management.
- Understand your role
- Your personal Development
- Equality and Diversity
- Work in a person-Centred way
- Privacy and Dignity
- Fluids and Nutrition
- Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
- Safeguarding adults
- Safeguarding children
- Basic life support
- Health and safety
- Handling information
- Infection prevention and control.
Please message me with your requirements as availability will vary dependent on your circumstances.
|Last Updated: 26/11/2018|
- Childminding from £15.00 per hour
- Babysitting from £15.00 per hour
£15 - £30 per hour and/or a fee for specific service dependent on need.
Services as follows:
- Specialised nanny (behaviour/sen) - weekday availability - flexibility around hours and days.
- recruitment (seeking the right childcare provider, interview, suitability checking and assessing to suit your families needs)
- Behaviour intervention - assessing and meeting children's individual needs whilst working in partnership with parents to manage behaviour and/or special needs - each case will be unique and the hours required will depend on assessment
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