Debbie has recently joined the Educare team in our Sunflower room and holds a cache level 3 diploma in childcare. Debbie has worked in nurseries and school settings for the past 5 plus years in Dubai UAE. She has gained extensive knowledge of working with children and their families from a multitude of countries with different cultures and languages.
In her spare time, Debbie enjoys photography and a variety of sports, especially running.
Debbie said about Educare 'Parents can leave their children in the care of loving, caring and experienced staff with the knowledge and peace of mind that they are in a safe and secure environment, which is nurturing and inclusive'.
Kerry is Educare's Nursery Director, she can't bear sitting still, loves crazy dancing and brings plenty of energy to the Educare team.
Having spent more than 17 years in childcare, including more than seven at Educare, she is one of our most experienced members of staff. She is also very highly qualified, with NVQ childcare qualifications at Levels 2 and 3 as well as a BA (Hons) in early childhood care and education.
Kerry’s interests include travel and socialising, and she combined the two when she headed to Cuba to get married in 2013.
Kerry will also go the extra mile at work. She said: “The caring environment is what makes Educare so special. The staff are always there to help the parents and children.”
Vicki is Educare's Deputy Manager - currently Covering Kerry as Manager whilst Kerry is on maternity. She has worked in all four of the nurseries rooms since joining us in 2007.
She is qualified in childcare to NVQ Level 3 and also holds a Level 2 qualification in team leading.
She said: “All the staff at Educare are extremely kind and caring and will always go the extra mile to ensure happiness and to provide an environment in which the children can thrive.”
Vicki likes to relax by playing netball and she is a member of two teams in the Beverley area.
Roz enjoys working at Educare because she feels that all of staff work as part of a team and meet the individual needs of all children who attend. She also believes that the staff have good relationships with the children, and these are the reasons she brings her own daughters to Educare.
Roz has worked at Educare since 2012 and holds a BTEC Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development as well as having A level's in Food Technology, Psychology and Geography.
When Roz isn't busy working at Educare she puts her Food Technology qualification to good use by baking lot's of delicious creations.
Jane worked in a school nursery for 18 years, gaining a BTEC Early Years National Diploma, and came to us in 2012 after moving to East Yorkshire from Bradford.
She said: “Educare is a great place to work because the staff are very friendly and the children are happy and contented.”
Jane enjoys walking and socialising with friends as well as relaxing with the TV, watching soaps and reality shows.
Katie has lived in Beverley all of her life and originally attended Educare as a student working towards CACHE level 3 in Childcare. Katie has now successfully gained her qualification and is a permanent member of the Out of School Club team.
In her free time Katie loves to listen to music and go shopping with her friends.
Katie thinks the friendly environment at Educare make it a great place to work, and she also believes that the children gain a lot through all of the different experiences they are offered. Katie recently welcomed a son to the world 🙂
Sarah holds a Level 2 qualification in childcare and is working towards her Level 3, she has been at Educare since November 2011.
She said: “Educare is a special nursery because everyone here cares about everyone else and that means we have happy staff and happy children.”
Sarah enjoys reading, shopping and spending time with her teenage daughter.
Jessica started working at Educare in 2014 and holds a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Childcare and Young People. She can speak a little Spanish which comes in handy when she jets off to her favourite holiday destination - Majorca.
Jessica enjoys working at Educare as she believes the children are always happy and it is lovely to see them smile everyday. She also feels the staff work with the parents to discover what the children's interests are.
Helen joined Educare at the beginning of 2013 and holds a Level 3 BTEC Diploma in childcare learning and development.
When she’s not at work Helen enjoys socialising and going to the cinema.
Sarah said: “All the staff at Educare are friendly and welcoming. The children are happy and contented and really enjoy coming here.”
Felicity or Fliss as she is more commonly known, is currently studying Child and Youth Studies at Derby University and started working at Educare in January 2015. She has gained experience in working with children after working as a Nanny and volunteering in school settings, she is very talented, listing the ability to play the piano and violin, as well as making her own clothes amongst her skills.
Fliss believes Educare has a brilliant team of people who are committed to providing the best care and learning experiences for all of the children.
Becky has been at Educare since 2009 and holds a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in childcare and education.
She lives locally and knows from her friends around the area that Educare is very popular because of the happy, friendly environment.
Jenni has a 2 children, they all joined the Educare team in June 2015. She holds a Level 3 BTEC in children's Care and Learning and has previously worked as a children's representative in Spain.
In her free time Jenni loves to spend time with her family, and believes Educare has a warm and friendly environment in which children can thrive.