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.
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:
I’ve also produced a reflective log that supports professional development, where listeners can record their reflections and state how they may act on what they’ve listened to in order to improve their practice. If you would like to complete the reflection and receive a certificate to demonstrate your commitment to professional development please email admin@LauraHenryConsultancy.com and we will email you the reflection and issue you with your personalised certificate, which you can add to your professional development folder and use in one-to-one sessions with your line manager and/or as evidence for career development. The investment for this will be £7.95.
Subscribe to the podcast to avoid missing any episodes:
Other useful bespoke resources include:
- Training and More
- Personalised Induction Programme
- KiSP© – Keep it Simple: Planning
- Laura’s Keynote Speeches that you can download and keep