An Ofsted-certified professional childminder
Caring for a small group of children in your own home, empowered by our all-in-one app that helps you create contracts, process payments, communicate with families, and track children's learning - the first of its kind!
An Early Years
Armed with world-class training, continuous professional development and a diverse but like-minded community.
A self-employed entrepreneur
Running your own business and calling all the shots – but without the boring bits.
Earn £40,000 by making a difference
It’s realistic to earn £40,000 by the end of your first year, we have tiney childminders earning up to £5,000 a month!
The low-risk way to start your own business
We cover most of your start-up costs and you can set up your setting while working your current job.
A career with freedom and flexibility
Keep the best bits of teaching, but with the freedom to control your schedule and run your setting exactly as you see fit.
The journey to opening your own business starts with world-class Early Years training. Here's a brief overview of what you'll learn when you train with tiney...
Learning & development in the EYFS
Learning through play
Observation, assessment & planning
Building relationships with families and settling in children
Helping children manage their feelings and behaviour
Introduction to Safeguarding
Billing, rates & tax
Contracts, insurance & assistants
How to prepare for registration visit
Chat to a tiney advisor
Duration: 15-30 mins
An informal conversation for us to answer all your questions and get to know each other.
Explore our discovery week
Duration: ~1 week
6-8 hours of in-app content to help you get a taste of our Early Years philosophy and opening a home nursery.
Submit your checks and complete training
Duration: 2-3 months
50+ hours of comprehensive Early Years training in-app, submission of necessary documentation to get registered (e.g. GP check, Enhanced DBS checks for your household), and 12 hours of paediatric first aid training.
Complete your pre-registration call and home visit
Duration: ~1 week
Checkpoints to ensure you are ready to become registered and your home meets Ofsted safeguarding requirements.
Become registered and start changing lives from your living room
On-going 1-to-1 support, access to our like-minded community, and continuous learning to help you find families and continue your professional development, with opportunities for experienced childminders to take on leadership roles in our fast-growing community and curate their career path in the Early Years sector.
Explore our tiney homes and get to know your local tiney community.
Read stories from our home leaders and how life with tiney works for them...
How years in the corporate world inspired Libby to train with tiney
She's even brought her Mum along for the ride!
Meet the former florist whose love of children sparked a career change
How tiney helped Rebecca make a great move for her family.
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