About The Childcare Company

The Childcare Company is a leading childcare recruitment agency with over 20 years of experience in childcare recruitment.

Our free consultancy service is available to all families. We are able to describe the many options available and advise families on the most appropriate childcare choice for their individual requirements.

We pride ourselves on our knowledge regarding the different childcare options and the personal, friendly service we give to our clients.

We are members of the REC, ANA, IAPA and BAPAA. These are the professional bodies which monitor our industry. We offer an informed and professional service.

We provide nannies, maternity nannies, doulas and housekeepers in temporary, permanent, part and full time positions in the Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells area. We organise the childcare for private and public functions such as crèches for weddings, parties and conferences in these areas.

Our Au Pair Division places hundreds of au pairs, childcarers from overseas and housekeepers with families in the United Kingdom.

Our tutor finding service operates in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and surrounding areas.

It is our ambition is to find the right childcare for every family circumstance.

Who runs The Childcare Company?

Mary Elder has run the Sevenoaks branch since January 2004. Mary’s knowledge of childcare is based on real experience. She has worked as a nanny and grew up with au pairs in her home. Mary studied Politics and English at Loughborough University. Her first job after leaving university was for the international organisation Au Pair in America where she assessed the suitability of the applicants for the cultural exchange programme and ensured they were placed with an American family. After several years in marketing she trained and qualified as an English teacher at secondary level. She has taught English at primary and secondary level in the state and private sector. Mary now has her own family and has two daughters called Beatrice and Cordelia. She has employed nannies and had au pairs in her home.