- 1. Are you licensed?
2. How many years have you been in business?
3. How many years have you been at this location?
4. Do you have any formal training?
5. Do you have a college degree?
6. Who lives here?
7. Does anyone else have access or a key to the house?
8. What are your hours?
9. What holidays are you closed?
10. Do you take a vacation? If so, when and is it paid?
11. How many times were you sick last year?
12. Can you provide references?
13. Have you worked in a childcare center? If so, when, where, and why did you leave?
14. Has everyone in the house over the age of 18 had a background check?
15. Do you or anyone in the house smoke?
16. Do you have pets? If so, what kind?
17. Is there a late fee?
18. How many children do you have in attendance currently?
19. What's the maximum number of children you can have in attendance?
20. Do the children watch television? If so, how much per day?
21. What curriculum do you use?
22. Do the children work on the computer?
23. Do you teach any foreign languages? If so, which one(s)?
24. What does the daily schedule consist of?
25. Where are the children allowed to go in the house?
26. Where do the children eat?
27. Do the children play outside? How often?
28. Do you have liability insurance?
29. How do you communicate with parents? How often?
30. Are meals provided? If so, what are some typical meals?
31. How do you handle food allergies?
32. What are your rates?
33. As the child gets older, does the rate decrease?
34. Are you CPR certified?
35. Do you take the children on field trips? If so, where?
36. Is there a registration fee? Is it an annual fee?
37. How many days are considered full-time?
38. How many days are considered part-time?
39. How are the children disciplined?
40. Where do the children sleep? Are bed linens provided?
41. What are your policies for illnesses, fevers, diarrhea, etc?
42. Do you have a substitute in case of emergencies?