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Childminder in Stoke-on-Trent (also available for babysitting)

Usually responds within 12 hours

Female Member since Nov 2014 Last Updated Sep 2023 Last Login 06 Apr 2024

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Newborn Experience
Montessori Trained
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
Childcare Qualifications
Tax-Free Childcare
Key Worker Childcare
I'm Covid-19 Vaccinated

About Me

I have many years experience working with children , I am familiar with Montessori theory and how to use this in practice .

Fully insured’s, OFSTED Registered childminder.
I'm patient and supported with children's needs and ensure that activities that are planned are fit for their interests and development .

I'm first aid trained and have my level 2 and 3 Diploma in childcare. I have a strong knowledge on attachment and how important this is for babies and young children . I have had training in supporting children's communication through songs and stories .

I'm CRB checked on the update service.

Truly a home from home environment, child led gentle approach that is calming and best for the child.

As well as my training and experience , I'm described by the people I work with as "fun , professional , honest , hardworking and have a great relationship with parents and children."

Please feel free to contact me at any time

My Experience

St Dominic's nursery March 2015 -present
Room leader/supervisor

Alderley Day Nursery Montessori. March 2012– March 2015
-Nursery Nurse
Here I have worked delivering the EYFS curriculum as well teaching using the Montessori methods and teaching children how to use the equipment correctly. I have supported children in refining their senses as well as their fine and gross motor skills. Within the Montessori curriculum, I also teach children basic literacy and mathematics. I have key children that I work with, which I observe and plan next steps for in order for them to progress and to enhance their learning experiences. I have developed strong partnerships with parents and professionals that work within the setting or visit. I attend staff meeting once a month whereby, I always make a positive contribution and at times have planned staff training sessions in regard to the importance of the outdoors for children’s learning. I believe children learn in a great variety of ways and while working here I have shown my ability to adapt my teaching to suit that of the children. I also keep records of all my key children and track their progress and inform parents so they are up to date. I attend parent evenings to talk to parents about progress made and what next steps are going to be implemented and to answer any questions they may have. In this setting I am designated outdoors coordinator, and I am responsible for making sure staff and children are gaining as much as they can from the outdoors and to ensure the outdoor environment is used in an educational way as well as a space for physical play and exploration.

Young Explorers Childcare. 2009 – 2011
-Early Years Practitioner
I worked here for two years working with a variety of age groups from babies, toddlers, pre-school and before and after school club 0-10 years, my main responsibilities are maintaining a stimulating, safe and comfortable environment for the children, meeting and greeting parents, children and visitors, ensuring that planning and risk assessments were up to date, observing children and keeping record of their development. While working at the setting, I was a keyworker to a number of children and I have gained experience working with children that have Autism and Speech and language difficulties as well as children that have behaviour difficulties. I gained an in depth, knowledge of the EYFS curriculum. I gained experience in leading and directing activities. I was responsible for completing daily room assessments; e.g.room temps and water temps and also maintaining hygiene and cleanliness e.g. disinfecting equipment .

My Qualifications

Macclesfield College2012 – 2013

NVQ Level 3CACHE Children
People’s Workforce Diploma
Mathematics. PASS
Literacy PASS

Young Explorers/2009 – 2010
Platinum Training & Development

Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Children’s Care, PASS
Learning and Development
Level 2 NVQ City & Guilds Certificate in Children’s Care, PASS
Learning and Development

Maryhill High School 6th Form College 2006 – 2008
Achieved at A level:

Media Studies. C
Sociology. C
English Literature. D
Maryhill High School 2001- 2006
Achieved at GCSE level:

English Language. C
English Literature. C
Drama CC
(Double Award)
Religious Studies. C
I.C.T. C
Health & Social Care CC
(Double Award)
Mathematics. D
Science DD
(Double Award)

Additional Certifications:

-First Response, Paediatric First Aid Training From 2010
-Work Safe Training Systems, Certificate of First Aid From October 2012
-Level 2 & Level 3 Module 8 – Stoke Speaks Out

From June 2010
(Supporting children’s communication)

My Availability


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: 12/09/2023

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £15.00 per hour
  • Childminding from £6.25 per hour

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