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Approved & Quality assured
As an Ofsted approved childminder agency all tiney childminders go through rigorous training & receive regular inspections.
Education focused & fun
tiney childminders focus on learning through play every day, building strong loving relationships in homely settings.
Affordable, Safe & convenient
tiney childminders cater for the unique needs of different families offering childcare flexibility in quality assured, safe homes.
Whether you’re completely new to the industry, or an experienced educator, we’ve got a pathway that’s right for you.
Research shows that a home from home environment, with low adult-child ratios, is the best place for your child's development. Our tiney homes are friendly, safe, affordable and fun. Each home offers a high quality early years education and the chance to build meaningful bonds, all powered by a world class app. It's childminding, but with a 21st century twist.
tiney exists to make transformative early years education accessible to every family. Find out more by watching our mission video.
We streamline payments and daily communication, celebrate learning progress with daily updates, and much more to make your life easier.
Streamline enrolments, billing and attendance. Enjoy sharing learning updates, feel connected to your community and continually grow your knowledge.
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Families love using the tiney app. A beautifully simple experience where you feel more connected with your child throughout the day.
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tiney is regulated by Ofsted, meaning we are licensed to train, support and quality assure our tiney childminders (you can read our recent glowing Ofsted report here!). Our childminders are self-employed, but we work with them to set up and run amazing, sustainable, successful businesses.
As self-employed professionals, our childminders are in charge of their business decisions, such as agreeing contracts with families, but tiney are there to support and regulate their work, and can mediate when needed. This means both childminders and the families they work with have peace of mind.
We’re also proud to champion childminding and help our members develop and grow! tiney provide heaps of ongoing professional development, and ensure all our childminders are part of an incredibly supportive and fun community of fellow early years professionals.
All kinds of teachers, professionals and caregivers have started new careers with tiney to build a diverse community of hundreds of nurturing homes.
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