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 / Toddler Room Co-ordinator

Shaneen

Deputy Manager / Toddler Room Co-ordinator

Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies
L5 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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Kayleigh : Baby Room Coordinator

Kayleigh

Baby Room Coordinator

Early Years Educator - Level 3
I have been working for Learning Curve for 5 years now, I have worked with all age groups within the company. I originally started in the lower pre school room at Bluebell before moving into the toddler room where I was co-ordinator. I stayed there until I moved to Butterfly in January 2020 to work within the preschool room. I now work in the Toddler Room.

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Olivia : Baby Room

Olivia

Baby Room

Early Years Educator - Level 3

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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Ellie : Baby / Toddler Room Float

Ellie

Baby / Toddler Room Float

Working towards Level 3 in Childcare.
I’m Ellie and I am 16. Outside of work I love to do cheerleading! I started gymnastics when I was 3 and competed in national competitions! I then moved onto cheerleading when I was about 9 and fell in love with the sport. I started to assistant coach when I became older and found the love of working with children!

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Paige : Toddler Room

Paige

Toddler Room

Early Years Educator - Level 3

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

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Amy : Baby Room / Toddler Room Float

Amy

Baby Room / Toddler Room Float

Early Years Educator – Level 3
I am passionate about coming to work everyday and making a difference in children's everyday lives. I love  settling children into nursery life and creating lasting bonds with children and parents. I am currently studying towards my BA (Hons) in Childhood & Youth Services with the Open University to further develop my practice. I love reading stories and making music in the Lower Pre-School room.

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Christine : Lower Pre-School Co-ordinator

Christine

Lower Pre-School Co-ordinator

Early Years Educator - Level 3

I have 13 years experience in childcare starting my career in a school as a TA. Nearly 3 years ago I made the leap into nurseries. I have been room leader in both Pre School and Lower Pre along the way. This has then led me to Butterfly Lodge where I am very excited to take on the role as Lower Pre School coordinator. I am passionate about helping both children and adults and am hoping I can do that here.

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Lisa : Lower Pre-School

Lisa

Lower Pre-School

Early Years Educator - Level 3

"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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Mollie : Lower Pre-School

Mollie

Lower Pre-School

BA Hons Early Childhood and Education
BTEC Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning and Development

I joined Learning Curve in March 2021. I am passionate about the development of all the children in my care and ensuring that they develop lifelong skills and that learning is fun. I have previously been working as a Teaching Assistant in a Reception class at a school in Cleveleys. I have experience in working in a variety of settings including Primary Schools, Nurseries and Afterschool clubs.

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Kirsty : Lower Pre-School

Kirsty

Lower Pre-School

Early years Educator – Level 3
Kirsty completed 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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David : Lower Pre-School

David

Lower Pre-School

Working towards Level 3 in Childcare
I am a happy and bubbly person who enjoys long walks out in the countryside, and I love to snap a good photo whenever I can. I ride my motorbike to nursery, which the children enjoy looking out of the window at and talking about.

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Louise : Float

Louise

Float

BA Hons in Early Childhood Studies

I joined Butterfly Lodge in May 2021, I have 8+ years in childcare working with all ages, spending most of my years working in the baby and toddler room. My passion to work with children began after becoming a mum myself and returning to studies to gain my degree. Returning to education enhanced my knowledge and skills in supporting the growth and development of the children in my care, my passion to work with children grew from here. I love to see children grow, learn and become their own individual self with different personalities.

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Charlotte : Pre-School

Charlotte

Pre-School

Early Years Educator - 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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Caitlin : Pre-School

Caitlin

Pre-School

Early Years Educator – Level 3

After spending 3 years in a primary school working in reception, I found my interest in helping children develop lifelong skills.

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Hannah : Pre-School

Hannah

Pre-School

Apprentice Sports Coach - BTEC Level 3 Sport Diploma
Working towards Level 3 in Childcare

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 : Pre-School Float

Samantha

Pre-School Float

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.