My name is Jackie; I’m 50 years old and married to David. I am a mum of 5 children (so I have lots of personal experience of children). My children are; Ben, Carrie, Alfie, Harry and Albert, I also have 5 granddaughters. I have firsthand experience of dealing with children with addition needs; two of my children have ADHD and are on the Autistic spectrum.
I have a chihuahua, 3 cats and 2 guinea pigs, all child friendly.
I have worked as a care assistant, caring for the elderly, in between having my children, but decided to change direction and become a registered childminder.
I have also completed courses on;
- Level 3 Diploma for children and young people workforce
- Safeguarding children
- Data protection
- Basic food hygiene
- Paediatric first aid
I am continually training and attending conferences to keep updated, in all aspects of childcare, learning and development.
I am based in north London (N1) near the Angel Islington bordering City Road (EC1). I'm two minutes away from the Angel tube station and many different bus routes.
I work closely with the local authority offering 2, 3 and 4 year old funded places.
I am registered on the Register of Good Practice for my work with special need children.
I have been graded Good by Ofsted with an element of outstanding for personal development, behavior and welfare.