Childminding Information Session. Welcome & Introductions Pippa Williams Housekeeping, Mobile Phones . Childminding Information Session. A career in childminding means: You can offer children a happy and inspirational environment
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Welcome & Introductions
Housekeeping, Mobile Phones
A career in childminding means:
You can offer children a happy and inspirational environment
Work in your home, choosing the hours you work & services you provide
Running your own business
Care for your own children at the same time
Meet other childminders in your community
Wrap around care service –before, after school, holidays
Flexible care to meet family needs-late shifts, overnight care, weekends,
Under three placements
2 year old funded places (if on Network)
Mixed age ranges also means brothers and sisters can stay together
Emergency care service—e.g. Nursery has to close
Respite care places
Placement whilst waiting for a Nursery place
Specialist child-minding service
Are you ready to commit to childminding as a professional career option?
Impact on your family
Setting up your business–impact on your home, financial implications, business skills, record keeping
Regular support from the childminding team-support meeting, drop ins, resources, promoting childminding
(Nannying) Caring for a child in the child own home…
You will need to register online with Ofsted on the Voluntary Child Care Register
You will need to meet the requirements of the Child care register
You will need to have a qualification at a minimum of level 2 in an area of work relevant to the childcare,
successfully completed training in the core skills as set out in the document Common Core of skills and knowledge for the children’s workforce.
As set out in by the Department for Education.
You will need to have paediatric first aid certificate, minimum of 12 hour course. (see guidance)
Handout available of courses available that meet the requirements.
Ofsted’s (or Childminder Agency) role is to:
Ofsted’s (or Childminder Agency) aims through regulation are to:
Who needs to register?
A childminder is a person who:
You do not need to register as a childminder if you:
How do I register as a Childminder?
You will need to access a copy of the document, The EYFS (Early Years Foundation) online, you will need to down load it ready for the training please download the Early Years Foundation Stage documents from this website
You will need to download FOUR documents from this site:
EYFS framework 2012
Early Years Outcomes
3. Development Matter 2012
4. The EYFS Progress check at age two.
What’s in the EYFS? http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/early-years-foundation-stage-2012/
There are 9 sub sections of the Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements
1. Child Protection- Pge 13 paragraph 3.4 to 3.8
2. Suitable Person -Page 14,15 paragraph 3.9 to 3.17
3. Staff Qualifications - Page 16, 17 paragraph 3.18 to 3.25
4. Key Person - Page 18 to 25 para 3.26 to 3.41
5. Health – Page 21,22 para 3.42 to 3.49
6. Managing Behaviour Page 23 para 3.50 to 3.52
7. Safety and Suitability of premises - Page 23 to 26 para 3.52 to3.65
8. Equal Opportunities - Page 26 para 3.66
9. Information and Records – page 26 par 3.67 to 3.77
There are TWO section of the Learning and Development Requirements
1. Section 1 -The areas of learning and Development- page 4 -9 para 1.4 -1.13
The early learning goals –
The prime areas Communication and language, Physical Development and Personal, social and emotional development
The specific areas- Literacy, mathematics, Understanding the world, Expressive arts and design,
2. Section 2 Assessment - Page 10 – 12 para 2.1 to 2.11
Ongoing assessments, parents kept up to date with child’s progress and development .
Progress check at age two written short summary shared with parents
Numbers of children (1)
You can care for no more than 6 children aged under 8. Of these:
Numbers of children (2)
Care provided for children aged 8 and over is not allowed to affect adversely the care provided for children aged under 8.
Other factors affecting the number of children for whom you may provide care include:
Ofsted will refuse your registration
AN ON LINE COURSE
Understand how to set up a home based service
10 day CLASSROOM BASED COURSE
EYFS Pre Registration Course
£35 Ofsted application or (or ChildminderAgency application fee?)
£50 ?plus for Health check
£44 for each DBS check
£190 for on line CYP0P5 course
£40 for First Aid course
£35 subscription for data protection-ICO
You will also need to purchase all your equipment and resources
Called the Childcare Business Grants Scheme, this will be available once you are registered with Ofsted
Visit the childcare business grants scheme website to find out how to apply
http://www.childcarebusinessgrants.dcms.gov.uk/Childcare Business Grants Scheme
If you do not register as a childminder within 6 months of completing the EYFS Pre Registration Training then you will be required to complete all or parts of the Pre Registration Training again. So please make sure you do not complete the course until you are ready to start to child mind and offer a service to families in Hackney.
Contact FIS for other options in childcare as a career – 0208 820 7590
Need help with childcare? Contact FIS 0208 820 7590
Pippa Williams 0208 820 7632
Childminding Administrator: 0208 820 7502