You can play in your local park together...
A career as a childminder can be varied and inspiring
… or play games that help them learn
The rewarding job you do from home
One of the best things about caring for children is watching their excitement as they learn something new or achieve something for the very first time. Wouldn’t you like a career where you can be part of that every day?
re you passionate about giving children the best start in life? And would you like a job where you can help children to learn and develop? Becoming a registered childminder or nanny could be the perfect choice. You can have a rewarding career running your own business, or working with a family, in a home environment. Plus you will be working with some of the most inspiring and enthusiastic people around – children! As a registered childminder or nanny you are uniquely placed to offer a safe and stimulating learning environment for children. A home can be transformed into a world of imagination, and even a trip to the local park can be the start of a new adventure as children explore the world around them. You can be sure that no two days will ever be the same. And the best part is that you will be able to watch the children grow and play a crucial role in their development. So if you think you can provide the warmth and enthusiasm required, then what are you waiting for? Get in touch with the National Childminding Association (NCMA) today for more details on how to get started.
are both required to have first-aid training, hold public liability insurance and have an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check.
Let us support you
The National Childminding Association (NCMA) supports registered childminders and nannies. If you would like to find out some more about becoming a registered childminder or nanny, NCMA can offer you the information and support that comes from joining a professional association. It can also provide you with the insurance you’ll need before you get started. Call 0845 880 0044 for further details. FOR MORE INFORMATION Visit www.ncma.org.uk/at_home or call 0845 880 0044.
Nannies can see children grow and develop
Did you know?
Registered childminders – work in their own home, meet strict professional standards and are required by law to be registered and regularly inspected by Ofsted (in England) or CSSIW (in Wales). Registered nannies – work in the home of the family and can live in or live out. Nannies can provide care for more than one family by forming part of a nanny-share arrangement. Registered childminders and registered nannies
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AT Home with Jo Frost - July 2011