Tappy Toes Franchisee
Dance Classes for Children
Posted: 2nd Feb 2017 Closing: 2nd Aug 2017
Award winning and inspiring dance/movement syllabus for children aged 3 months to 5 years, Due to demand for classes, Tappy Toes is looking for new franchisees. If you are looking for a fun and rewarding part-time, or full-time business and enjoy working with children this could be the perfect solution for you!
Over the last 15 years Tappy Toes has been delivering high quality, energetic dance and movement classes to babies and toddlers. This is an industry that continues to grow rapidly. Helped by the new government guidelines that children under the age of 5 should exercise for at least 3 hours per day.
£4995. Full training on how to run and operate the business, flyers, business cards, start up props and more. Please see our prospectus for full details. We are offering a 10% discount on our fee for those stating 'Mum and Working' when enquiring!
You set your own hours, making this fun and flexible around your other commitments.
Details of figures will be provided in our prospectus, but income will be dependant on the time and energy put into your Tappy Toes business.
Best suited to:
A tried and tested business that really works. You will be given full training on all aspects of the syllabus, as well as the admin and marketing side of the business. All you need is a bubbly, enthusiastic personality and the desire to succeed.
Name: Julia Sharpe
Family: Husband Ross and Daughter Genevieve.
How often do you work?
There is no typical day, which is part of the attraction! However I do like the routine of my week, which involves teaching 10 x 30 minute classes. Other hours are spent on my computer marketing or doing admin.
How does the job fit around your family life?
One of the main reasons I chose to run these classes is that they are mainly in term time and I have organised my timetable to fit around school drop off and pick up. I do run sessions in the Easter and Summer holidays (Which is optional) but Genevieve seems quite happy to join in. Head Office are happy to schedule calls/training in the evening to fit in with bedtime!
How much time do you commit?
It varies week on week but at least 5 or 6 hours of teaching and 10 hours of admin.... however at the start of a term when I'm inundated with enquiries then it's longer!
Where do you carry out your work?
I hire various halls and dance studios in my local and surrounding area. The admin side of things I do from home whenever it suits me.
Do you need a car?
It definitely helps as there are a number of props to take along, plus docking station, and the classes are in different locations.
Do you get support/training?
Yes. The training at the start was excellent, I felt completely confident going it alone so to speak. I get a call before the start of each term to check that everything is ok and head office are always happy to schedule Face Time or Skype calls at a time to suit me if needed (Usually after 7.30pm when there isn't a little person around!) We are also in touch via the closed franchise FB page.
Would you recommend this opportunity to other mums?
After a lot of research I bought my Tappy Toes franchise in Spring 2015 and launched my first set of classes in April 2015. I would highly recommend this business to anyone who loves interacting with children and there's the added benefit that all that jumping around keeps me fit. I adore running my Tappy Toes classes, it's the best 'job' in the world!
Do you advertise?
Yes. I do mostly Facebook advertising, which has been amazing, but there is also the central website run by head office.
Are there any downsides to the role?
I think running the actual classes is the easy and fun bit as the admin and marketing can be a bit overwhelming at times, but we get a huge amount of support from Head Office and I’m hoping that things will get easier the more experience I get.