Sherpa Kids

Sherpa Kids

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Sherpa Kids

Sherpa Kids

“Out of school care services for primary aged children”

Country of Origin:


Operational/Signed (Outlets)

  • New Zealand - (150)
  • Australia - (28)
  • South Africa - (21)
  • UK - (15)
  • Ireland - (13)
  • Canada - (10)


  • UAE
  • Kuwait
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar
  • Bahrain
  • Oman
  • Egypt
  • Tunisia
  • Algeria
  • Morocco
  • Worldwide
  • UAE

Sherpa Kids International | Reach, Challenge, Engage

Sherpa Kids - A Management Franchise operating in the childcare industry.

  • In the same way as mountaineers use the skills and knowledge of the Sherpa people to guide them safely to their summit, you can rely on Sherpa Kids' expertise and hard work to guide you with everything that goes with managing, planning and running an outstanding and affordable business.
  • We have the collective knowledge that comes with a larger, experienced Out of School Care service provider. We have a solid history, underpinned by a high level of knowhow, integrity, expertise and knowledge that professionalises our brand, our systems and most importantly our people since 1996.
  • Sherpa Kids has intangible energy that is underpinned by genuine passion for delivering via collaboration, a quality structured, safe service and a solid business every time.
  • As an international company we are operating in over 265 schools supported by over 120 franchisees servicing over 4000 families which equates to over 9000 children per day.
  • Sherpa Kids is an out of school hours care business. Sherpa Kids comprises after school care, holiday care and before school care. The services are managed by franchisees who employ staff to directly operate on school or similar properties. Services are staffed by qualified personnel who meet minimum standards as prescribed by the brand as well as International Best Practice.
  • Each franchisee may operate multiple, closely located and similar profiled schools.
  • Via collaboration Sherpa Kids provide, creative, engaging, fun, safe and a secure environment for the care of school-aged children. We do this through organised and well-balanced programmes in before, after school and vacation care services.
  • Sherpa Kids serves the needs of local communities, keeping children safe and returns an income directly back into the community it is based within - you and the school.
  • Sherpa Kids provides opportunities for families to work together and to establish a strong business that they can participate in and be proud of; while greatly assisting the local school communities.
  • Sherpa Kids is proud to have helped individuals who previously thought they would not be able to own and run a business. This can be attributed to the strength and support of a highly experienced and credited franchise team.

Training & Support

Initial training is focused on the marketing and business development aspect of your business.

Once you secure your first location our dynamic operations team will train you on how to effectively run your Sherpa Kids service.

On-going training and support is provided in all aspects of operations, marketing and business development.

Unique Business Proposition

  • Low cost entry for unit franchisees
  • No requirement for investment in property
  • Education is a growing industry
  • High demand by parents
  • Well established franchise system that has been operating in New Zealand since 1996
  • Financial return for host schools
  • Programmes based on international best practice

Investor Profile
Sherpa Kids are looking for individuals or companies who have the capability to develop and manage a Country Master Franchise territory.

Ideal country master franchisees will have a background in business development or management with an interest in childrens services / education.

Candidates must be good communicators, people focused, confident and willing to grow a substantial business via franchise sales.

The candidate will need to have access to working capital to ensure that the business launch is successful.

International Licence Fee: Upon Application

PaulMartin Hancock will be managing your enquiry.



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