My name is Karen and I live with my husband, Chris and two sons Dean and Aaron, We live in a non-smoking three bedded terrace house in Crathern Way Cambridge which is close to the local primary schools, Kings Hedges Primary, The Grove, St Lawrence, Orchard Park.
It’s a great location for children as we have numerous local play parks close by, as well as being close to the library, town centre, nature walks and a swimming pool which is open to the public.
Should you decide to take up my services as a Childminder, I will endeavour to put your child/children’s needs first to provide you with the peace of mind that you need to carry out your daily responsibilities, safe in the knowledge that he/she is being cared for in a happy family secure, relaxed and able to enjoy their time spent here.
I have a purpose built playroom with many resources and toys, so that your child/children can learn & experience different cultures of understanding the world. We also have a safe secured enclosed back garden where children can use the trampoline, water/sand tables and to play other outdoor activities.
I follow the Early Years Foundation Stage for my planning & plan for individual needs to suit the ages & stages of children’s, cultures or backgrounds – so that the child enjoys learning & achieves as much as they can.
I am also a member of the Cambridge Come First Network, quality assurance childminding network which means that childminders are committed to working to a quality high standard.
My standard hours of service are Monday to Friday from 7am to 6pm , Offering Part time or Full time spaces, breakfast club & after school club. If you require care outside of these hours, this may be possible through arrangement, even if on a regular basis.
I have been a professional Childminder in my own home since 1994, during this time, I have attended many training courses, to keep up to date with my professional knowledge.
I have been working with a full time assistant (Elizabeth Dyson) from the 1st of november 2012. and have been working with a part time assistant since august 2012.
I have attended many training courses, to keep up to date with my professional knowledge.
I have a CACHE level 3 in childminding
First Aid trainning
Child protection and safeguarding children
My full time assistant has a level 3 BETCH in childrens care, learning and development.
First aid trainning
My part time assistant is curestly studying her second year of education and childhood studdies at anglia ruskin universety.
we work from 7am till 6pm monday to friday
we do not work bank holidays and normaly take 4 weeks holiday a year, this is all planned at the begining of each year.
|Last Updated: 09/09/2019|
£4.00 an hour
£4.50 an hour for breakfast, lunch and tea included
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