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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Amanda : Baby Room Coordinator & Third In Charge

Amanda

Baby Room Coordinator & Third In Charge

Early Years Educator 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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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 Room

Ellie

Baby Room

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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Kayleigh : Toddler Room

Kayleigh

Toddler Room

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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Kirsty : Baby Room / Toddler Room Float

Kirsty

Baby Room / Toddler Room Float

Early years Educator – Level 3
Kirsty is based between both the Baby and Toddler rooms 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 her 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 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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Amy : Lower Pre-School

Amy

Lower Pre-School

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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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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Charlotte : Pre-School Co-ordinator

Charlotte

Pre-School Co-ordinator

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 Room

Caitlin

Pre-School Room

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.