Childminder in Merstham

Babysitter in Merstham

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Female Non-smoker Member since Jun 2009 Last Updated Nov 2018 Last Login 27 Mar 2020 Email Website

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Overnight Care
First Aid Training
DBS Check
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare
Tax-Free Childcare
Flexible Hours
Corona Helper

About Me

I am OFSTED registered Accredited Network childminder working along with my husband, who is also a childminder. We both have had our OFSTED inspection and overall grade is GOOD.

As we are both registered childminders we can be very flexible with timings.

Our home is situated in Merstham near train station, where we live together with our sons Samuel and Leo. English is predominant language, but other languages are also used in our household (Slovak, Czech).

We would like to help and support other parents with their childcare by providing a clean, safe and supportive environment where children can play, learn and develop. We work in a very close relationship with parents and children to be able to meet all their needs.

We have the living and dinning room as the main indoor play area & where the most activities will take place, which is gated off from the rest of the house. There is a fully enclosed rear garden for outdoor play. We believe in learning through play, so we give plenty of opportunity for creative activities. We make use of local park facilities, library services and local Parent & Toddler's group.

Children asleep upstairs are monitored at regular intervals by us & also using baby/parent monitors and if baby is in cot, a breathing monitor will be in constant use.

We put an emphasis on daily cooked healthy meals using fresh ingredients. We do understand and fully support children with food allergies and we are able to satisfy their needs within our capabilities.

We offer trial periods for both, parents, children and ourselves to find out the suitability of placement and the time for children to settle in.

Our opening hours are very flexible to parents needs, although we do say between 7.00am & 7.00pm Monday to Friday, we will be as flexible as possible to suit varying work hours or commitments, therefore hours can be discussed and some Saturdays, Sundays and sleepovers are also possible. We work through out the year including all school holidays.

School drop-off/pick-ups offered.

My Experience

I am fully qualified teacher since 1997, awarded with QTS since 2002. I have been working as childcare officer working with challenging behaviour children where I gained lots of various qualifications including Child protection, Food hygiene, First Aid, Counselling and Therapeutic Skills, Health and Safety.
We have completed QIA (quality improvement award Surrey) and we also offer FEET (free entitlement for 2 years old) and EYFE (free entitlement for 3&4 years old).
As a qualify Forest school leader we offer 12 forest school sessions per year plus we also run Allotment with our children.

My Qualifications

Qualified teacher status and all necessary qualifications as childminder

My Availability

I am offering childminding service for 7 days a week plus overnight. Therefore i am very flexible with timings.

We are currently picking from Merstham primary school and Lime tree school I am working with my husband who is also registered childminder.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes yes yes no no
Morning yes yes no no no no no
Afternoon yes yes no no no 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: 19/03/2020

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £10.00 per hour
  • Childminding from £5.50 per hour

Hourly during week £5.50 per child,weekend and overnight £10 per child per hour.
After and before school with minimum 2 hours charge is £6.00 per hour per child

My Local Schools

This childminder has not yet informed us whether or not they provide any drop off or pick up services at local schools.

My Documents

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  • First Aid Certificate: first aid (added 11/12/2019)


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