Whether you're just considering becoming a childminder, have
been registered for a short while, or have been childminding
for years, you'll find all the information, support and inspiration
you need here with the Professional Association for Childcare and
Early Years (PACEY).
Becoming a childminder
If you're thinking about setting out on this rewarding and
enjoyable career, start with our information pages which will give
you an overview of what you need to do to get registered, plus
details of the support that PACEY, the largest professional
association for childcarers, can provide.
childminder - all the information you need!
Newly registered childminders
If you've been childminding for only a short while, you'll
probably be looking for ideas, support, inspiration and
reassurance. PACEY can offer all this and more, and you can benefit
from peer-to-peer support by joining PACEY's community of
professionals, PACEY Local. There's also
information about what to
expect during your inspection and business
advice to help you make the most of your home-based childcare
If you've been childminding for several years you'll probably
have lots of experience and inspiration to share with others.
PACEY Local is
the place to network and share, and you'll also find useful
information in our EYFS and
Join PACEY for even more
Being part of the UK's largest and best known professional
assocation for childminders brings you a host of benefits.
Alongside the reassurance of knowing that your protection and
support is second to none, PACEY members benefit from public
liability insurance at unrivalled rates; money off essential
products; and a free vacancy matching service, personalised web
page and EYFS and Foundation Phase resources.
today as a childminder with insurance, for the equivalent of
just £7.88 per month. There's no better time to show your
commitment to your career!
If you're working as, or considering becoming a childminding
assistant, we've got all the information you need - plus a
great value membership plan - just
£34.50 a year.
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