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Experience and Qualifications
Here's a comprehensive list of my formal qualifications and experience.  I have professional references and all certificates.
  • 5+ years childminding
    • taking excellent care of 3/4 children each day from 5 months to school age
    • attending to my mindees' daily needs, preparing meals, toileting, nappy changes
    • planning and organising activities and excursions based on my mindees' individual interests
    • forming strong bonds with my mindees
    • forming strong partnerships with parents/carers 
    • helping every child in my care make fantastic progress from their starting points
    • providing daily updates to parents/carers using WhatsApp about their child's time in my care
    • excellent knowledge of the EYFS Statutory Framework
    • excellent knowledge of the Development Matters document 
    • creating detailed learning journeys to document their progress and Blue Button adventures
    • completing starting points, next step reports, EYFS trackers, 2 year progress checks and transition report
    • keeping up to date with relevant training and legislative change
  • 1+ years leading a 60 place Nursery (30am/30pm) in a primary school with 3 members of staff.
  • 3 years teaching in Reception
  • Experience of working with children who
    • are born prematurely
    • are exclusively breast food
    • have dietary requirements 
    • have food allergies
    • have medical conditions 
    • have speech and language difficulties 
    • do not speak English as a first language
    • have ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
    • are 'Looked After Children'
    • have food allergies
    • have behavioural concerns
    • have social and emotional needs
  • Enhanced certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service
  • Safeguarding Children Qualification through Health and Safety Solutions
  • Paediatric First Aid Qualification through Bury Business Solutions
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Professional Graduate Certificate in Education
  • BA (Hons) Management First Class 
  • Full, clean driving license 
  • Childminder Introductory Training through Childminding UK
    • Understanding and working with the Early Years Foundation Stage
    • Recording Children's Development
    • Safeguarding Children
    • Developing Children's Learning
    • Leading and Managing a Childminding Setting
  • Additional Learning:
    • Sensory play and Learning
    • Keep Them Safe - Protecting Children from Child Sexual Exploitation
    • Teaching 1 and 2 Year Olds
    • Data Protection (GDPR)
    • Food Allergy - Food Standards Agency
    • Food Hygiene
    • Planning Business Webinar
    • Cultural Capital
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