Becoming a childminder and running a home nursery

Everything you need to know about our childminder registration process and how we support you to be a fantastic childminder with Koru Kids

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Written by Giada Giacobbe, Amkiram Moors, and Amy Livingston
Thinking about applying

Who deals with Ofsted?

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How are we different to other childminder agencies?

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Do I need childcare qualifications?

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My home is quite small, is that okay?

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Can I look after my own kids?

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How many children can I look after and what can I earn?

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What is a typical day like?

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Setting your hourly rate and working hours

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How is being self-employed different?

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Do I need to take the children out every day?

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What is the Koru Ethos?

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What happens if I’m sick?

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Expanding your business with an assistant—and how we make it easy

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Can you help me understand the contract I will have to sign with Koru Kids?

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Our registration process

Overview of the registration process

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Registration costs covered

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Additional pre-registration regulatory requirements

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Health declaration

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Your video interview

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Getting your home ready for your video call

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Your £50 refundable deposit

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Pre-registration training

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Background checks

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Reference checks

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DBS checks

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What support do the childcare quality coaches provide?

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Overview of post-registration training

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