I am a qualified childminder, having been in the past a primary school teacher for 5 years and a education manager for a centre for young adults with special educational and physical needs. I have now embarked on the biggest challenge: to look after my own child! I'm having more fun than I could imagine, so thought I may as well expand to see if others would like to join us. We have large garden, patio area and are close to Meadow and Abberford park. My wife works full time at the local college and my daughter has just turned 2. We have 2 cats that live in their own outside brick house. We are a dairy and soya free house. I am not the usual childminder being a man, I know it's not uncommon but it is rare.
Please contact me regarding any needs or information as my availability might suit your needs, I have also registered and have availability for those using childcare vouchers.
With five years teaching main stream primary I have a solid knowledge of where children need to head to, however how they get there is total dependant on what they are exposed to and I'm actively trying to make that as fun, interesting and as relevant as possible.
My additional 5 years of working with deafblind young adults has shown me that everything is important, now matter how small and these achievements need to be celebrated and acknowledged. Bring the world to the individual and allowing them to explore is important but making sure that they do it at their own pace and comfort level is essential for a good understanding.
Joint Honours for Liverpool University in Sport science and Geography. 2003
PGCE General Primary. St Martin's College, Lancaster. 2006
CACHE level three childcare. December 2015
Safeguarding Children August 2015
Paediatric first aid June 2015
|Last Updated: 22/11/2017|
- Babysitting from £7.00 per hour
- Childminding from £5.50 per hour
My Local Schools
- I provide pick ups at St Teresa Roman Catholic Primary School
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My little boy loves going to Antony's after school. There is a lovely big garden and plenty to do. My son is always coming back with new things he's learnt
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