Since 1996 Sherpa Kids has been providing breakfast clubs, after school and holiday care at schools across Ireland.
The cost of a Sherpa Kids franchise is an initial €20,000 franchise fee with a training fee of €2,500. There is an on-going royalty on sales of 11%, with Group Marketing Fund contribution of 2%.
Sherpa Kids is a global school-aged childcare franchise
Our franchise owners provide breakfast club, after school and holiday care onsite at National Schools across Ireland. With full training and support from Head Office, franchisees are equipped to manage their business from Day 1.
We have the collective knowledge that comes with a large, internationally diverse and experienced School Aged Chid Care provider. Since 1996, our impressive history has been underpinned by a high level of knowledge, integrity and expertise that professionalises our brand, our systems and, more importantly, our people.
In partnership with Sherpa Kids Ireland you will be able to provide a creative, engaging, fun and secure environment for the care of national school aged children. We do this through a structured and well-balanced programme and will be by your side at every stage of your business in order to help you achieve your goals.
Sherpa Kids – school aged childcare franchise – is currently looking to expand its franchisee base in Ireland
Ever dreamed of working with children but never thought you could make it pay? Maybe Sherpa Kids is the opportunity you have been waiting for – you do not need any previous childcare experience as you will be running the business not necessarily working in it.
Our award-winning services provide well-balanced, fun and safe school aged childcare onsite at National Schools. Sherpa Kids’ activities include arts and crafts, music and drama, sport and games, cooking and technology. Many of them are based on specific themes and they are tailored to fit in with the individual requirements of schools and their curriculums.
Now entering our second stage of business growth we are actively seeking new franchisees to meet demand across the country of Ireland but in particular in the counties of Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Meath, Louth, Kildare and Wicklow.
The Sherpa Kids franchise benefits
Training and Support
You will be in business for yourself, but not by yourself. Our Sherpa Kids head office support team will provide constant help and support meaning you will never be alone. Whilst we are always there to help in any and every way, the degree of your success will be determined by your own drive and dedication. Over the years, we have found that the success of a Sherpa Kids franchise is largely determined by its owner and their drive to succeed. We collaborate with you to assist in signing up your first school. Your role is to source, train and manage your staff, develop the relationship with the school community and grow the business as the demand of your services increases with enrolments. We see our business as a management franchise that provides services to the childcare industry
So, being part of the Sherpa Kids network, you will receive comprehensive training in:
Marketing & Promotions
Onsite service operation
Operations & Management skills
Business Administration and Systems
You will receive ongoing access to:
Industry expert knowledge
Marketing & Business support from a highly experienced team.
International best practice in this market
World class industry specific software
Online platforms for business administration
Strong networking base with other business owners
Support from an experienced and successful head office
Who is ideal for Sherpa Kids Ireland
Our surveys show that franchisees succeed because of:
A willingness to invest their own time and money into their business.
They are not afraid to ask for help!
They are well organised and good with time management and planning.
They are eager to build a successful business that has longevity.
They have a passion for working with children (no childcare experience necessary).
They have an eagerness to learn and a desire to contribute to the community.
They show willingness to put in longer hours initially to get the business started.
They show solid self-discipline and have family and peer support.
They have the ability to take direction when necessary
At Sherpa Kids Ireland we employ a careful selection process when choosing our franchisees.
We feel obliged to do this because of the nature of our business and what we are dealing with but also out of a duty of care to our current franchisees, to protect the brand we have so painstakingly started to build together.
If you think you have got what it takes to become a Sherpa Kids business owner, complete the form and we will get in touch with you as soon as we receive it. After that, and if both parties are happy to proceed, we will arrange a one on one meeting and for you to speak to other franchisees about their own personal experiences.
This is a life changing decision that needs to be carefully considered by yourself and your family. If this sounds like you, then we look forward to you taking the next step on this amazing journey and working with you, in partnership, to help you achieve your dream.
How much does a Sherpa Kids Franchise cost?
The franchise fee is €20,000
Training Fee is €2,500
On-going royalty on sales of 11%
Group Marketing Fund contribution of 2% of sales
To be find out more about the Sherpa Kids Franchise opportunity please fill in the request information form below.