The following Ofsted Registered Childminder Agencies are members of OFCMA:
- @Home Childcare*
- Integrity Childminder Agency
- Rutland Early Years
- SCA (Suffolk Childcare Agency)*
Established in 2005, @Home Childcare operates as a professional network for registered childminders whom they call early educators in recognition of their specialist role. @Home Childcare register childminder educators and provide development, support, training and quality assured inspections, whilst focusing on achieving the very best quality of early education and care for children. @Home Childcare are also a government approved training provider of accredited professional training, much of which is funded. As a social enterprise, they fund childminders to remove barriers to help them set up and develop their home-based service. The Agency are in Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derby and Sheffield. New areas for 2019: Birmingham and Bristol.
Telephone: 0115 978 3399
The Managers of Integrity Childminder Agency have a combined experience of over 53 years in many forms of childcare. One beginning her childcare career as a registered childminder moving on to spend 15 years working for the local authority as both a Childminder Quality Support Consultant and TAQA Assessor, during this time, gaining a first-class BA honours degree in Early Childhood Studies. The other worked as a manager of a preschool playgroup, progressing to work as a development worker for the Preschool Learning Alliance before then spending 10 years working for the local authority as an Early Year’s Quality Support Consultant specialising in market development, working closely with Staffordshire County Council on childcare sufficiency and sustainability. Both have extensive knowledge of the EYFS and its implementation and in setting up and developing childcare businesses. The Agency managers have experience in researching, developing and delivering a diverse range of high-quality early years training including pre-registration packages.
Our strapline reflects our passion for high-quality childcare and articulates our ethos: Child at the Centre: Integrity at the Heart.
We currently cover Staffordshire and the surrounding counties. For further information please contact us.
Rutland Early Years aims to offer professional support for everyone, Agency of Ofsted registered, to help take the stress out of running your childcare business. They are passionate about giving children the best possible start inn life, and as childminder themselves, they know how much dedication that takes. Part of the ethos when building Rutland Early Years was to listen to what childminders wanted to help them develop and run successful and independent business, they have shaped their business around this, offering support where needed. Area covered: within 150 miles of Rutland.
Telephone: 07908 882120
SCA is managed by a team of Early Years Professionals with over 38 years of experience in childcare, including managing a large childminding setting. Suffolk Childcare Agency known as, ‘SCA, Premier Childcare Agency’, was established in 2016 in Suffolk and has now expanded to cover a large area of the country. our first Ofsted inspection was in 2017, when they were graded as effective in all areas.
Our team have the skills, knowledge and experience of the childcare industry to support and regulate quality childminders with the aim to give every child in their care the best start in life. SCA supports their childminders in their professional development and are able to offer a further education programme.
We are dedicated to providing comprehensive, efficient and valuable support to these childminders to enable them to offer the best possible childcare for children and their families. For us, this is exceptional pastoral care that promotes the well-being and personal development of children alongside a high-quality education that builds on children’s abilities, targets next steps and prepares them for their eventual move to school.
SCA are now covering a large area of the country.
Telephone: 01728 746 970
Tiney are on a mission to help childminders across the UK create outstanding childcare businesses and to raise the profile of the profession through all we do.
Brett Wigdortz OBE formed tiney after 15 years leading Teach First, a charity that has worked with over a million children at primary and secondary school age. The tiney team are experienced early years educators, nationally distinguished
safeguarding leads and digital tech experts. Our vision for tiney is to unlock the potential of every child. Our very own tiney app is an amazing tool that all our members get to use for free to run their business, support child development and give families an amazing experience. Currently based in London and the home counties, tiney are rapidly expanding, and will be fully national in the coming years.
Telephone: 020 3886 0966