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Laura Interviews: Joana Smith BEM

Joana Smith BEM

Joana Smith BEM

A registered childminder for over 18 years (rated Outstanding), Joana previously worked for HSBC for 17 years.

Joana gained NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education in 2006 and worked as a support childminder for the local authority.  Now in her second term as chair of Croydon Childminding Association, Joana also runs the local Childminder Stay and Play.

Recognised for her outstanding contribution as a PACEY volunteer, Joana was awarded honorary life membership and received a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016.

With Joana, parents can have peace of mind and are assured of a loving and stimulating environment for their child.

email: joanarcm@hotmail.com or croydoncma@hotmail.com

In this podcast, Joana discusses her career over the last 18 years caring for a diverse range of children. We learn how she has successfully chaired Croydon Childminding Association and organised a range of events for childminders, and hear about her role as a volunteer with PACEY.

This episode is sponsored by:

Butterfly Printwww.butterflyprint.co.uk

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