This help centre article has been written for Koru Kids' Home Nursery service
Who are they?
Our Early Educators come from a variety of different backgrounds.
Many of them come from a background in childcare.
They have worked in nurseries or as childminder’s assistants, and have experience delivering the EYFS.
When nursery workers start their own families, setting up a home nursery is the perfect way to continue their career in childcare whilst being able to look after their own children.
Many are new mums who are looking for a career change and want to work from home looking after their new baby.
They come from all different careers - doctors, teachers, management, the list goes on.
They may not have formal childcare experience, but with a child of their own plus the intense training course that they go through at Koru Kids, they make excellent Early Educators.
Training and checks
All of our Early Educators go through a strict vetting and training program.
No matter whether they have worked in nurseries for 10 years, or are switching careers from marketing to childcare, all of our Early Educators go through exactly the same training and checks.
You can have peace of mind that all Koru Kids' Early Educators have passed the same high-quality bar.
All of our Early Educators go through around 40 hours of training before they can start to meet with families.
This includes Safe Sleep, Outdoor Learning, EYFS, Nutrition and Meal Planning, First Aid, and a lot more.
You can read our article on Early Educator training to find out more.
All Early Educators also go through multiple background checks.
The checks include an enhanced DBS check, a GP health assessment, professional references and a check as to whether they are known to social services.
You can read our article on background checks to find out more.