Nanny in Watford
Usually responds within 4 hours
Female Member since Aug 2012 Last Updated Jul 2021 Last Login 04 May 2022
NOT LOOKING AT PRESENT.
My name is Lynda and I am an Ofsted registered nanny and childminder.
At present I am working 4 days a week as a nanny covering a maternity leave position which ends soon.
I am looking for a new position from 12th October 2020.
I live in Watford and can travel up to 1/2 an hour away for a new position and will consider full or part-time nanny or nanny/housekeeper roles but unfortunately not after school only.
I have been a registered childminder since 1992 and over the years have had many children attend my setting from 3 months old through to secondary school age.
Since 2012 I have worked as a nanny and have done some part-time childminding.
I can provide a reference from my current employer and in addition, from my two previous long term nanny positions as well as from parents of children I have childminded.
As a child-carer I believe in using encouragement and praise to build children's self-esteem and confidence. I enjoy providing stimulating and age appropriate activities, play and crafts to encourage children's learning and development.
I enjoy taking the children I care for on trips out and some places we have visited are Rickmansworth Aquadrome, Wendover Woods, Cassiobury Park, the RAF Museum and the London Transport Museum as well as playparks, libraries and toddler groups.
I have 32 years experience in childcare as a parent, childminder, room leader in a nursery and as a nanny caring for children in their own home.
Over the years I have attended several courses in order to improve my practice.
My current 1st Aid Certificate is valid until 2021
I hold a level 4 accreditation in Early Years Practice and a BA degree in Early Years.
I am registered on the DBS update service, have business class insurance on my car and have a full and clean driving license.
Available from February 2021
|Last Updated: 17/07/2021|
- Nannying from £13.50 per hour (gross)
Please contact me to discuss rates.
Below are the latest reviews for Lynda. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.
Lynda was nanny to our three children for several years and when she first started they were all under three years old so health and safety was one of our main priorities. Lynda provided not only a safe and clean environment but she organised fun and stimulating learning whilst respecting the differing needs/routines of all three children. As importantly, she encouraged them to socialise with other children in the local area through her very well established relationships within the childminding community. Lynda's warmth, humour and genuine love of children is evident in the way children respond to her. She has no reservations in plonking herself on the floor and instigating games, teaching or just giving out cuddles. Lynda is an outstanding child carer and a natural with children (and parents!) of all ages and I would be more than happy to give a verbal or written reference for her in the event you were considering her to be your childminder.
Lynda is a natural with children, my son and daughter adore her. She is kind, patient and reliable. I would recommend her for all ages.
This review has been removed at the request of the reviewer, in order to protect any personal details that might have been present. The rating remains as originally submitted by the reviewer.
You must be a registered parent and logged in to leave a review.
If you don't have an account then Register Free now.
This profile has been produced from information provided to us by the user. We have not verified or confirmed the accuracy of any of the information and members should undertake their own vigorous checks and references. Please ensure you read our Safety Advice and information on how to Check Childcare Provider Documents.