Sam spent five years as a nanny before joining the team at Educare during 2012.
She holds a Level 3 Diploma in childcare and education and is dedicated to helping the children enjoy their time here and learn as they grow.
Sam said: “I want to help the children develop to the best of their ability and I want to make sure they have fun and learn through play.”
When she’s not working Sam enjoys socialising with family and friends.
Donna already had nine years of nursery experience before she joined Educare during 2012.
She is qualified to BTEC National Diploma Level 3 in early years and says Educare helps children and their parents in many ways.
Donna said: “We are a hard-working, friendly team. Educare provides a stimulating environment and there is a lot of interaction with the children.”
Shona (Buttercup's Team Leader) arrived at Educare in 2011, following in the footsteps of her son Riley who was with us from age six months until moving on to primary school.
She is qualified to Level 3 in childcare, learning and development and enjoys working at Educare because of the “bubbly, friendly staff.”
Away from work, Shona says she enjoys spending time with friends and family and walking her dog, Bertie.
Tina worked on planning parties in a bar before joining Educare in 2012 and she does her bit here to make sure everyone has a good time.
She holds qualifications in safeguarding and health and safety and finds Educare a fun and friendly place.
Tina said: “All of the staff are very friendly and most have families of their own so know exactly how to look after the children. We are always coming up with different ideas and that means there’s always something new happening.”
Away from work Tina enjoys going to the theatre and the cinema and spending time with her own family.
Emma joined the Educare team in 2013 after previously working at a nursery in Driffield, she holds her NVQ level 3 in Childcare.
Being a Mum herself Emma has a good idea of what quality childcare looks like and that is why her daughter attended the nursery until she began school, and now attends the Out of School Club.
Emma believes that the parent's, children and staff work effectively together to make a fun and thriving nursery environment.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.”