How long have you worked for Childbase?
How did you get your early years qualification?
I completed it at college.
Why did you decide on a career in childcare?
Because I feel a sense of accomplishment every time I help a child learn a new skill – I think a job in child care is very fulfilling and you really see your teaching efforts blossom with each and every day.
Have you always worked in childcare?
Yes, I have worked in childcare since finishing college.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
Coming in each morning and seeing each and every baby’s happy smiling face – ready for another day of learning and fun.
What is the hardest part of working with children?
When the children are unwell and you cannot do any more to help them other than cuddles and reassurance.
What keeps you working in childcare?
Every day is different and every day is rewarding.
Why do you enjoy working for Childbase?
It’s an outstanding company that really values its employees; I feel a part of the team and the team feels like one big family.
What advice would you give to someone considering a career in childcare?
Taking care of children during their early years is simply one of the most fulfilling phases and foundations of being a practitioner.
Hearing the voices of the children and seeing their faces lighting up with fervour each time they learn something new undoubtedly brings boundless joy. Remember childcare professionals make the children’s day worthwhile. Also the time spent with the children allows a person to experience a first-hand child’s transformation – as a childcare practitioner children can be helped to develop into healthy and happy little people.
Is there anything else you’d say to someone considering a career with Childbase?
Childbase values its employees and it’s an outstanding company to work for (100% employee owned). Childcare is such a rewarding career it really makes you smile each and every day.