Alexandra

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Name: Alexandra

Age: 22

Nursery: Meadow View

Job title: Qualified Practitioner

Hours worked per week: 40

Having an impact on the learning and development of the younger generation and shaping young minds.

How long have you worked for Childbase?

2 years 4 months.

How did you get your early years qualification?

Through an apprenticeship.

Why did you decide on a career in childcare?

I was looking for new experiences in my life and having studied childcare in school this opportunity was perfect.

Have you always worked in childcare?

No, this is my first job in childcare.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Having an impact on the learning and development of the younger generation and shaping young minds.

What is the hardest part of working with children?

Making sure you are providing the most outstanding care you can and adapting your work to meet every child’s individual needs.

What keeps you working in childcare?

The team I work with and the rewarding feeling of knowing you have helped support children’s development from a young age.

Why do you enjoy working for Childbase?

I love the company dynamic and what they believe in. Everyone feels like part of a family and we all share the same passion for giving children the best experiences.

What advice would you give to someone considering a career in childcare?

To be very open minded and ready for all challenges that may come your way. But to 100% go for it as it is the most rewarding job.

Any other information you feel would be useful to someone considering a career in childcare or changing companies:

It opens a range of new opportunities. Working for Childbase offers so many different experiences and rewards that we are all able to benefit from.

I love the company dynamic and what they believe in.