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Leisa Mc

Childminder in Galashiels

Babysitter in Galashiels

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Female Member since Mar 2012 Last Updated Mar 2022 Last Login Mar 2022

My Summary

Scotland Care Inspectorate Registered
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
DBS Check
Childcare Qualifications

About Me

I am a newly qualified Montessori Teacher and Registered Childminder and offer Montessori childcare in my own home.

When children come into the world, their first function is to adapt to their environment and therefore the environment must first be prepared for the child.

The main aim of Montessori at Home, is to produce confident, independent and happy children who find joy in all they do. Every child shall be treated equally. Kindness to one another, respect for each other and the environment will be nurtured.

Each child’s social, physical, intellectual and emotional development shall be observed to ensure that individuals are given all manner of opportunities both indoor and outdoor to satisfy their interests. By keeping practice up to date, ideas fresh and following the progress of child development research, my curriculum meets and expands upon the standards of the Curriculum for Excellence.

As all children have different learning paces, the main areas of the Montessori Curriculum shall be available to them as they follow their own natural path of development.

My Experience

I studied and gained the Montessori Diploma in Early Years Education with the Montessori Partnership at the Edinburgh Montessori Arts School (formerly Morningside Montessori). Having worked at the school in Edinburgh I feel that the children of the Borders should have access to Montessori education. As a mother of four children aged from seven to fourteen I feel that as well as my professional qualifications I have a wealth of experience bringing up children.

My Qualifications

My Availability

Services I offer

Montessori At Home - We are a small home based setting in Galashiels teaching Montessori to a maximum of four children by a trained Montessori teacher and assistant. Flexible hours to suit. Minimum two hour session.

Montessori Tutoring in your own home - One to one tuition in your own home. After initial consultation to identify what would best benefit your child, a tailored plan shall be discussed with you and the appropriate Montessori materials shall be brought and made available to your child. Minimum two hour session.

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Before School no no no no no no no
Morning no no no no no no no
Afternoon no no no no no no no
After School no no no no no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 10/08/2020

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