Amy has recently move to Beverley from Dubai and joined the Educare team in July 2018. Amy Enjoys going shopping with her friends and family and also enjoys the gym and swimming. Amy has a Cache level 1 and 2 in childcare and is working on completing her level 3. Amy has said that everyone at Educare has been very welcoming and that everyone works well as a team to provide the best environment for the children.
Kerry has recently joined the Educare team in our Out of School Club. She is level 2 NVQ qualified in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Kerry also holds a level 3 diploma in Childcare and Education. Kerry volunteered at Swinemoor Primary and St Johns Primary to gain a variety of experience. Kerry also worked as a teaching assistant at St Nicholas Primary as a one to one and has 6 years experience with Little Gruffalos in the Out of School Club. Kerry loves music, reading and watching films. Kerry said about Educare 'Educare is a calm and caring environment, its very welcoming and the children really do come first'.
Maribel joined us in June 2017 and has a Cache level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce. Maribel feels that working with the children is rewarding and they are constantly learning through fun activities. Maribel enjoys watching the children grow and develop into their own individual personalities and to help them become confident. When Maribel is at home she enjoys going on long walks with her dog and spending time with her family.
Casey is a very busy girl, in her spare time she runs the Brownies and Rangers unit at Toll Gavel, planning trips, activities and camps. Casey has two pets at home, a Lilo the kitten and Phyllis the seven legged Tarantella. Casey became an Educare team member in October 2017 and has become Buttercups Room leader in January 2020 and loves working here as moral is always good and the children are great to work with.
Sarah joined Educare as a volunteer and did some supply work before joining the team permanently in January 2018 Sarah says "I love working at Educare because everyone is so lovely and caring! I've always wanted to be a Nursery Nurse and Educare is like a second home!. Sarah attended Hull university and has a BAHons in Education and Early Years! In Sarah's spare time she loves walking along Hornsea beach front and taking pictures of the scenery.
Debbie loves listening to music. She will often try and find vinyl records to listen to by hunting through Beverley's charity shops. Debbie also loved to go the the cinema and spending time with her family and friends.
Since joining us in January 2017, Debbie has said that "I love that the entire Nursery has a big family vibe. Everyone gets on really well and seeing the children having fun and enjoying themselves makes my day."
Debbie has a BTEC Level 3 in Children's Play, Learning and Development
Vicki is Educare's Nursery Director. 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 is our Out of School Club Team Leader and 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.
Julie has worked at Educare for more than 14 years and holds a BTEC National Diploma in childhood studies.
She particularly enjoys working with the children on creative activities and contributing towards a family environment throughout the nursery.
Julie said: “Educare is a family-run business and parents like the homely feel of the nursery.”
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.
Laura Tuttle joined the Educare team during the summer of 2013 having achieved a CACHE Level 3 qualification in childcare and education and Level 2 in First Aid.
She says she sees Educare as a “loving, caring and special nursery” and she particularly enjoys working with the children on creative play.
Away from work, Laura enjoys shopping and socialising with friends and family.
Sarah (Sunflower's Team Leader) arrived at Educare in 2010 with her daughter Jessica, who was with us from the baby room right through to the Out of School Club.
She holds a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in childcare and education and in her free time enjoys dancing and spending time with her family.
Sarah said: “We have a hard-working team at Educare and we work together to provide a caring, well-supervised and stimulating environment for the children.”