Founded in 1996 in New Zealand. Currently runs in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Canada, England and Ireland at over 200 primary schools. Launched in South Africa in late 2013 and by 2018, there were over 30 primary school sites running Sherpa Kids programmes. Network of exisiting franchisees in Gauteng, KZN and NW. Finalist FASA 2015 and 2016 Newcomer Franchisor of the Year. As well as 2016 Finalist Leading Developer of Emerging Entrepreneurs. Member of Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa. ISASA
Childcare. We provide primary school focused outside of school hours care services. This includes after care, holiday care, and before school care and holiday care. Sherpa Kids offers an internationally benchmarked curriculum aligned programme that is structured and has daily activities and themes. This is not simply child minding/baby sitting, or extra lessons or simple standalone fun activities. The Sherpa Kids programme is structured, fun and engaging.
Strongly centred around working with people and developing communities. Interested in working with children and empowering schools. Must be organized and responsible and focused on service delivery standards. Candidates do not have to be teachers or qualified in child care.
2 weeks which will cover child care, business administration, business development and operations. Includes one week on-site with built in coaching and quality assurance. Franchise administration (policies, processes and templates) is housed in Isystemize which allows for real time enabled document management allowing for multi-site operations. Isystemize is a leading international franchise document management system available in South Afria to Sherpa Kids franchisees. System training is also provided.
Upfront and franchise and training fee R150,000.00; Recommended working capital R105,000.00; Total investment R255,000.00; Franchisees minimum own cash (before loan) R200 000.00; Management services fee 11%; Advertising/ Marketing fee contribution 2%;