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Childminder in Chipstead

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Female Non-smoker Member since Sep 2014 Last Updated Jun 2020 Last Login 30 Jul 2020 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Special Needs Experience
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours

About Me

“Each child is unique and they all learn at their own pace, in their own special way.” This is the song I sing to myself when I am in any setting. As a former teacher it is my duty to ensure that I give of my very best in order to maximize every child’s potential. I have an ability to draw children in with my funny and loving personality and with this I create a safe and relaxed environment in which they can thrive. I love creating new games for learning with the children. Understanding the EYFS framework and the school curriculum, I listen to childrens’ interests and in turn happily spend my free time researching new ideas, topics and practises on search engines, local libraries and forums to ensure that I give them every possible opportunity to blossom at in my setting, at their nursery or school! After having worked in childcare and education for several years I have developed a bank of skills working with a variety of staff, parents and children of all ages; these include top-quality child care, planning, assessing risks, effective communication and meticulous organization and administration. I am a friendly, funny, caring and highly motivated person who works hard and am always eager to learn new skills and accept challenges. Staying home with my two little girls was very important too as I found it difficult returning to the workforce because no one could provide what I needed. So I’ve decided to do it myself and support working families, especially those seeking term time only cover! My husband, two little girls, cat and dog live in Chipstead - a 2 minute drive away from Chipstead Valley Primary School.

My Experience

As a Mother of two little girls I was a children’s nanny for 11 years, an English and Drama Teacher, a Deputy Head Teacher and an Early Years Teacher over 15 years. I have a wealth of experience from birth to 13+ and would love to make your children feel part of the family while you are at work.

My Qualifications

B.A Drama and Theatre Arts
NVQ Level 3 Childcare Learning and Development
Early Years Teacher Status (EYT)
First Aid
Safeguarding
Food Safety

My Availability

Surrey County Council and Croydon Council Term Times Only

Monday to Friday

07:00-18:30

Full Daycare

Pre-School Sessions

Nursery/School Wrap Around Care

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon yes yes yes yes yes no no
After School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 10/06/2020

My Fees

  • Childminding from £6.00 per hour

My rates are session-based, please see my website for details

My Local Schools

My Documents

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  • Exam Certificate: EYTS (added 25/04/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Ofsted Certificate (added 23/04/2020)
  • First Aid Certificate: First Aid (added 23/04/2020)
  • DBS Check (added 23/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Food Safety (added 22/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: Secondary and Tertiary Qualifications (added 21/04/2020)
  • Training Certificate: NVQ Level 3 (added 21/04/2020)
  • UK Passport (added 21/04/2020)
  • Marriage Certificate (added 21/04/2020)

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