Information for Childcare Professionals

Please see below information for childcare professionals in Doncaster

Short films by Ofsted

Ofsted have produced four short films about early years which you can view below:

Advertise Jobs in your Childcare Setting

As part of the Department for Education’s early years recruitment campaign, early years providers can upload job opportunities in their setting to the Find a job website. See the guidance below for further information.

DWP Find a Job instructions
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NASEN Mini Guide

Please see link below for a really useful mini guide from NASEN about Identifying and Supporting children with SEND in a childminder setting, a helpful document giving a brief overview of your obligations as outlined in the SEND Code of Practice 2015.

Identifying and Supporting Children with SEND in the Early Years: Childminders

If this is an area you feel you need further support with you can access the ‘Role of Senco for Childminders’ training through Buy Doncaster which is delivered in an evening by the Early Years Inclusion Team. As always if you need any advice/support for a child with SEND in your setting, please do not hesitate to contact the Early Years Inclusion Team on 01302 862104.

Hempsall’s Business Map for Early Years Providers

Hempsall’s Business Map for early years providers

Supervised Tooth Brushing in Early Years Settings

Please see below all the information you need to carry out supervised tooth brushing with children aged 2 to 5 years old in your settings. This also includes the ‘toolkit’ so please take some time to familiarise yourselves with this and all the other documents. 

Please could you also fill out the ‘setting agreement form’ and return it to Public Health - 

If you require any other resources, there are many companies that you can use but we use AMS International.

FIS Homepage

Last updated: 07 February 2024 09:26:39

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