Staff – Butterfly Lodge

Tracie : Manager

Tracie

Manager

B.A Hons in Early Childhood Studies, EYT and QTS
Tracie started at Butterfly lodge nursery February 2018. Tracie has worked in childcare education for 26 years. Tracie floats around the nursery continuously enhancing our quality of teaching and learning, ensuring continuous knowledge sharing to all staff. Tracie has such a passion for early years education.

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Shaneen : Deputy Manager

Shaneen

Deputy Manager

Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies
LS Diploma in Leadership & Management

"I have 8 years experience in childcare and started from being an apprentice, I progressed my way through, being lucky enough to lead all aged rooms along my way. I have a passion to support not only the children but the staff too, this is why I am so excited about being deputy here at Butterfly Lodge."

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Amanda : 0-2's Coordinator & Third In Charge

Amanda

0-2's Coordinator & Third In Charge

NVQ Level 3
Amanda started working for Learning Curve Nursery in 2006 and has completed her NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Early Years Education and has also obtained qualifications in first aid, moving and handling and food hygiene. After coming back from maternity leave Amanda has come from bluebell lodge to Butterfly lodge. Amanda has reems of knowledge in early years.

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Paige : 0-2's Unit

Paige

0-2's Unit

Early Years Educator

I have worked for Learning Curve since October 2018 but also did my placement here two years prior.

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Kayleigh : 0-2's Unit

Kayleigh

0-2's Unit

Early Years Educator
Kayleigh began working at Bluebell Lodge in May 2015 in our Lower Preschool room. In September 2015 Kayleigh progressed to Toddler Room coordinator. Kayleigh has completed both her level 2 and level 3 in child care.

Olivia : 0-2's Unit

Olivia

0-2's Unit

Early Years Educator

I am going on to do my BA Hons degree in Early Childhood Studies. I would like to be a reception teacher in the future.

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Kirsty : 0-2's Unit

Kirsty

0-2's Unit

Early years Educator – Level 3
Kirsty is based within our Lower pre-school unit and competed her NVQ Level 3 in March 2017. Kirsty first started her apprenticeship at our sister nursery Bluebell Lodge before transferring to Butterfly in September 2015.

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Nicole : Lower Pre-School Co-ordinator

Nicole

Lower Pre-School Co-ordinator

Early Years Educator – Level 3
Nicole has worked for the company since 2013. Nicole started as a student around our sister nurseries. Once completing here level 3, she became based here at Butterfly Lodge as an early year’s educator. Nicole has great experience working with children of all ages.

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Lisa : Lower Pre-School

Lisa

Lower Pre-School

Early Years Educator

"I have worked within childcare for 16 years with all ages but mainly 2-3 year olds. I took a year out to spend time with my little boy. I started to work at Butterfly Lodge in January 2019."

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Amy : Lower Pre-School

Amy

Lower Pre-School

Early Years Educator – Level 3
Amy started working at Butterfly Lodge Nursery July 2017. Prior to this she was a student at Butterfly Lodge for 2 years while working towards her level 3 qualification within our toddler room.

Hannah : Lower Pre-School

Hannah

Lower Pre-School

Apprentice Sports Coach - BTEC Level 3 Sport Diploma

I am 21 years old, and love sports and working with children. This has always been my dream job. I am looking forward to completing my Level 3 in childcare.

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Samantha : Lower Pre-School

Samantha

Lower Pre-School

Early Years Educator- Level 3
Samantha has worked for the company since August 2017. Samantha is based in our pre-school room. Sam achieved her level 3 in august 2018 and continues to be eager to learn and expand her knowledge.

Charlotte : Pre-School Co-ordinator

Charlotte

Pre-School Co-ordinator

NVQ Level 3

I started my journey in childcare in 2011 as a private nanny, then progressed into a nursery setting as a practitioner where I developed my knowledge and skills to nurture children and give them the best start in early education. I have experience of working with children of all ages and abilities.

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Carl : Pre-School

Carl

Pre-School

Senior Sports Development Officer – PGCE in Sports Coaching, Fitness and Development
Carl first started with Butterfly Lodge in July 2017 and is working as our sports development officer throughout the nursery. Carl has his PGCE in sports coaching, fitness and development and also a BA Honours in Sports Coaching and coaches at Preston North End. In august 2018 Carl continued to expand his knowledge and achieved his level 3 childcare qualification.

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Sammie : Pre-School

Sammie

Pre-School

Early Years Educator - Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies, Level 2 Support Work in Schools

I have worked within the early years sector for 8 years and have thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it. I started off as an apprentice working my way up to eventually becoming a room leader of a Pre-School room where I gained many skills and knowledge within my role which I was able to not only use for myself but to be able to support my fellow peers. Working with children is a great passion of mine and I love watching them grow and being able to be part of their early years journey by helping and supporting them for their next journey in life makes me proud to be a practitioner.

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Julie : Float

Julie

Float

Early Years Educator – Level 3 and A Cache Level 3 in Supporting Children and Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication (QCF)
Julie joined Butterfly Lodge February 2018. Julie has worked in early years for 15 years. She has great experience and knowledge. Julie has been on a range of training within early years to keep her knowledge up to date. Julie is our communication champion and works hard to share her knowledge with others.

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