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Chronological CVs

« Back to CVs index A chronological CV emphasises work experience and personal history. This CV communicates that you are experienced and established in one career area. Start with your most recent position and work back in time, giving the most space to recent employment.…


Listed below are some of the main roles and responsibilities of the committee: To take responsibility for the welfare of the children. Ensure all of the organisations activities are within the law. Ensure all the activities fall within the organisations, objectives and constitution. To generate…

Committees - Roles and Responsibilities

The committee is usually elected at the organisation's Annual General Meeting. New provisions may decide to elect at the first meeting. The roles that are required to be included in the constitution are as follows: Chairperson Treasurer Secretary The other members of the committee are…

Complaints or concerns about a childcare provider

You should always raise any concerns you may have with your childcare provider. Your childcare provider should have a Complaints Policy, but here are some useful tips on what you should do. Bring up any concerns you have in a formal chat with the childcare…

Complying with Equality Act 2010

To abide by the Government's Equality Act 2010, employers should ensure that there are no hidden age barriers in your selection and promotion processes – e.g. aim to place advertisements in publications read by a range of age groups. You should also make sure that…

Covering letters

« Back to CVs index You should always send a covering letter with a CV. This letter needs to be short and to the point, explaining why you are sending the CV. If it is in response to an advertised job, you could draw the…

Creating a Stimulating and Challenging Environment for all

click here to sign up to receive training updates. Following last year’s successful course, this course is being offered again.  Practitioners need to provide that stimulating and challenging environment to support and enhance young children’s learning. This course will explore how we can provide that…

Criminal Record (DBS) Checks for Childminders and Childcare Workers

Guidance from Ofsted has been issued regarding how to get a DBS check if you want to look after children for a living: who needs a check, what it costs and how long it takes.  


A crèche provides supervised childcare for occasional limited periods of time. They enable parents and carers to participate in adult education courses, training or leisure activities nearby.  Crèches may operate all week on a sessional basis, but will usually cater for different children at each…

CV Basics

« Back to CVs index Your CV needs to be: Clear - you want the information to be understood straight away. Concise - you shouldn't give irrelevant information. Well laid out - so that the information given can be quickly found. To achieve this you…

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