Given the fact that lifestyle has become extremely busy for people as they are in the hunt for money. In this fast moving world of corporate and private limited it is seen that men and women are left with no choice than working their sweat off to earn their living. Soon after the birth of a child, when the maternal and paternal leave comes to an end, the parents need to get back to their work.
This is the time when people are in need of someone who would look after their kids and at the same time give effort to educate the child in basic Montessori education. If you are someone who is good at taking care of children and teaching them with all the patience in the world, then starting a home based Montessori and crèche business is on the cards for you.
This blog will bring to you some of the amazing ideas which can help you to set up the business and be an entrepreneur. Some of the amazing home business ideas are-
Start a crèche
This can be done in a small space within your home. You can select any part of the house and arrange it like a crèche. Design the interiors with toys that will entice the children and keep them engrossed. Crèche services are increasingly getting popular because parents need to go to work and there is no one left in the home that can look after their kids. This leaves them with no choice and hence they need to resort to crèche services.
People will come and leave their kids with you for a certain period of time and then on their way back from work, they will pick up the kid and leave. Your business needs to be organised and designed in an appealing manner so that people get the trust to leave their priceless possession with you.
Start a Montessori
You can start a Montessori or pre-school business at your home. There are certain steps that you need to follow to start such a business-
- You need to get trained in Montessori teaching. It is essential that you have a relevant certificate so that people can trust your quality and ability.
- Before starting your own, it is important that you must visit some of the Montessori schools to get an idea of how they work. It will also give you an idea of the entire process that goes on in such a school. Notice closely the following things-
- Student and teacher ratio
- The size of each classroom
- All the activities that are on offer
- Duration of each class
It is advised that in the initial days you start classes for certain hours of the day. One or two classes every day and then work up the way and establish a full-fledged Montessori. It will allow you to understand the stress of the work and also get a hands on experience of the business you are taking up.
Expenses and income
Setting up such business doesn’t need any huge investments to be made. Pre-school curriculum materials such as educational learning books and other expenses such as electricity and fees of teacher (if you plan to hire any) are some of the major expenses that may come up. On the other hand, income from the entire business can be huge.
On an average, $180/ per child for each month and if each class has 8 children then the monthly income can be around $1440 per month. If you increase the number of classes then the same income will get multiplied and you will have a hefty amount in hand!
Your business can be set easily with these ideas, however there are certain tips that you would like to keep in mind-
A website is essential to make sure that the business gets properly represented in the internet. It is a fact that most of the people look up on the internet for any service that they wish to get. If your business has a professional website then remain assured that people will check it out and can connect with you directly if they are impressed! Hire a professional web designer who can help in making the website look appealing and informative at the same time. Make sure that you put up testimonials in the website for the clients to see. It will add to the trust factor of your business.
Your home based Montessori and crèche business needs to be well promoted in the market for the people to know about it. More number of people exposed to your business will make sure that you get more number of children enrolled in the crèche or Montessori. You should use social media profiles such as facebook and instagram to the utmost extent. Create a page on facebook that will be used to post updates regarding the business and posts that are relevant to the domain that is being catered.
You can also send out regular direct emails to people who are registered in your website or those who are on the lookout for such services and have made relevant searches in the internet. Put up fliers and posters around your area so as to make people aware of your business and drive in parents with their children.
For any kind of business to achieve success it is essential to make sure that you as the proprietor put in all the effort and do all the hard work without complaining. You cannot strike gold on day 1 itself and hence it is essential that you hold patience and keep working hard. It will take time for the set up to yield respectable profit, however, once it does start yielding profit, you won’t have to worry about it.
Remember, children are to be treated with utmost care and love and the parents have their deepest emotions attached with them. Be cautious while being with them or teaching them. All the best for the endeavour.
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