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How much to pay a Childminder.

How much to pay a Childminder.           reply
09/01/2020 07:26 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay (Locality: Tipperary)
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Hi all, I’m looking for some advice re cost of childminding. How much should I expect to pay per wk to have 4 children minded, 3 days a wk, 8am till 5/5.30pm. Drop off to childminders home at 8am and she does one school drop off and collection, 2 kids in school 9- 3pm.
Kids are 8, 5, 3 and 9 mths.
Would really appreciate your thoughts on same.
Thanks



re : How much to pay a Childminder.           reply
14/01/2020 13:14 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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5-600euro and more during school holidays
The minder should be insured, and registered with Tusla if minding over 3 children. Also ensure she has altered her car insurance to cover your children in her car.



re... : How much to pay a Childminder.           reply
21/01/2020 13:01 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Hi thanks for your reply.
Do you mean €5/600 a wk?? We are living in Tipp, that seems extremely high for 3days a wk with two kids in school from 9-3. Can I ask you your break down of that price please.
Any other ppls thoughts on price welcome too.
Thanks



re... : How much to pay a Childminder.           reply
21/01/2020 13:43 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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Sorry I misread your post and thought it was 5 days per week.



re : How much to pay a Childminder.           reply
22/01/2020 11:35 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
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For four kids, you´d be better to employ a nanny in your own home, the cost will be much the same but with a huge amount of convenience for both you and your children. It will be hard too to find a Cmer who can mind four kids, especially if she´s her own kids.
**a childminder only needs register with Tusla if minding more than three preschoolers (so any kids not in national school). 5 preschoolers is the max a Tusla registered childminder (including her own) can have with one after schooler; 6 is max amount of minded children together otherwise planning is needed.




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