WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE FUN TO HAVE THE STAFF WRITE UP EACH OTHERS INTRODUCTIONS WHICH YOU CAN FIND BELOW...

Wendy.jpg

WENDY - Head of Centre

WENDY FIRST COMMENCED HER EMPLOYMENT WITH THE NURSERY IN 1999 AND SOON AFTER ATTAINED HER QUALIFICATIONS AND BECAME HEAD OF CENTRE IN 2005.  SINCE THEN WENDY HAS COMMITTED HERSELF TO THE NURSERY AND ENSURES THAT EVERY INDIVIDUAL WHO COMES INTO THE NURSERY FEELS WELCOMED BY HER PRESENCE.  WHEN WENDY IS NOT AT THE NURSERY, SHE ENJOYS SPENDING TIME WITH HER FAMILY.

Stephanie 2.jpg

STEPHANIE - Senior Practitioner/Room Leader

STEPHANIE COMES FROM A LARGE FAMILY AND HAS SPENT A LOT OF HER SPARE TIME BABY SITTING!  

SHE HAS ALWAYS ENJOYED BEING WITH CHILDREN, AND THIS LED HER TO MAKE THE DECISION TO MAKE IT HER CAREER.

STEPHANIE HAS COMPLETED A QUALIFICATION IN UNDERSTANDING  AUTISM.

STEPHANIE'S INTERESTS INCLUDE; READING, FOOTBALL AND GOING TO THE CINEMA.

Ashleigh.jpg

ASHLEIGH - Asst Manager/Lead Practitioner of Attainment

 

ASHLEIGH STARTED HER CAREER AS AN APPRENTICE IN 2011 AND HAS WORKED HER WAY THROUGH VARIOUS POSITIONS TO BECOME ASSISTANT MANAGER/LEAD PRACTITIONER OF ATTAINMENT AND IS CURRENTLY STUDYING TOWARDS HER BA CHILDHOOD PRACTICE. SHE IS VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT HER ROLE AND THIS CAN BE SEEN THROUGH HER DEDICATION TO THE NURSERY.  SHE IS ALSO VERY KIND AND CARING AND ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR SUPPORT AND GUIDANCE BOTH PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY. ASHLEIGH IS VERY FAMILY ORIENTATED AND IS AN AMAZING MUM TO HER BABY SON.

Zoe

ZOE - Room Leader

 

ZOE STARTED HER APPRENTICESHIP IN 2015 AND MANAGED TO COMPLETE THIS AND HAVE HER SON WITHIN A YEAR.  SHE WAS RECOGNISED AT THE GLASGOW GUARANTEE AWARDS BY ACHIEVING ‘APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR’ ZOE THEN PROGRESSED TO A FULL TIME POSITION AS A QUALIFIED PRACTITIONER IN 2016.  SHE IS A HARDWORKING, DEDICATED AND LOYAL MEMBER OF THE BUTTERFLY TEAM AND ALL THE CHILDREN AND STAFF ABSOLUTELY ADORE HER…SHE IS A CREDIT TO OUR NURSERY!

SHE IS ALSO AN AMAZING MOTHER TO TWO BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN.

SOPHIE - Practitioner/Keyworker

 

SOPHIE COMPLETED HER APPRENTICESHIP WITH US AND THEN SECURED A FULL TIME POSITION THROUGH HER DEDICATION TO THE ROLE. SHE HAS SUCH A KIND AND CARING NATURE AND TREATS EVERY CHILD LIKE HER OWN AND ENSURES EVERYONE ELSE IS OKAY BEFORE THINKING OF HERSELF SOPHIE HAS HAD A FAIR AMOUNT OF TIME WORKING WITHIN EACH ROOM BUT IS NATURALLY COMPATIBLE WITH THE BABY ROOM. 

SHE IS KNOWN AS THE ‘BIRTHDAY QUEEN’ AS SHE KNOWS ALL OF THE STAFFS BIRTHDAYS AS WELL AS ALL THE CHILDREN IN HER ROOM. SHE KEEPS US ALL ENTERTAINED WITH HER OUTGOING AND FUNNY PERSONALITY. 

IMG_20210226_084021.jpg

LINDSAY- Practitioner/Keyworker

 

LYNDSAY HAS RECENTLY QUALIFIED; COMPLETING HER NQ, NC AND HNC BEFORE JOINING OUR TEAM.  SHE IS A HAPPY AND EASY GOING, ALSO AN ANIMAL LOVER WITH A PET TORTOISE AND A DOG CALLED GHOST.

Indie.jpg

INDIE- Practitioner/Keyworker

 

INDIE IS A VERY DRIVEN AND HARD-WORKING INDIVIDUAL.  SHE CARES DEEPLY FOR HER FRIENDS AND FAMILY.  INDIE WORKS IN HER FAMILIES RESTERAUNT WHEN SHE IS NOT AT THE NURSERY. SHE IS ALWAYS THINKING OF OTHERS AND WILL ALWAYS LEND A HAND WHEN NEEDED.

Beth.jpg

BETH- Practitioner/Keyworker

BETH HAS SUCH A FUNNY, CARING PERSONALITY.  SHE IS AMAZING WITH THE CHILDREN AND HER STUDENTS TEND TO GRAVITATE AROUND HER.  SHE HAS A SMILE THAT CAN BRIGHTEN EVEN THE RAINIEST OF DAYS AND WHENEVER SHE SEES A CHILD WHO IS SAD, SHE WILL DO EVERYTHING IN HER POWER TO PUT A SMILE BACK ON THEIR FACE.

Hannan.jpg

HANNAN - Practitioner/Keyworker

 

AS YOU CAN SEE HANNAN LOVES TO BE FULLY IMMERSED IN HER ROLE AS CHILDCARE PRACTITIONER.  SHE COMMENCED HER APPRENTICESHIP WITH US IN NOVEMBER 2018 AND HAS BEEN A FULLY QUALIFIED PRACTITIONER SINCE MARCH 2020.

HANNAN IS VERY CREATIVE AND SHE APPLIES THIS TALENT EXCEPTIONALLY WELL TO ‘LOOSE PARTS PLAY’ AND ‘PLANNING IN THE MOMENT’.

HANNAN ALSO DEMONSTRATES HIGH LEVELS OF EMPATHY TOWARDS NOT ONLY THE CHILDREN IN HER CARE BUT HER COLLEAGUES AND THE NURSERY ANIMALS.

Zara.jpg

ZARA- Practitioner/Keyworker

 

ZARA STARTED AT THE BUTTERFLY NURSERY THROUGH AN APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME AND THROUGH THIS SHE HAS GAINED ALL ROUND EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH 0-5 YEAR OLDS.  ZARA HAS NOW PROGRESSED TO A FULL TIME POSITION WITHIN THE NURSERY.

ZARA IS CONFIDENT AND HAS A VIVID IMAGINATION WHICH CAN ENCOURAGE THE CHILDREN TO BRING OUT THEIR WILD SIDE AND USE THEIR IMAGINATION.

ZARA ENJOYS SPENDING TIME WITH HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS AT THE WEEKENDS AND SHE HAS A PET DOG AT HOME.

jf.jpg

JENA- Apprentice

 

JENA IS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKING HER SVQ3 AND IS BASED IN THE CATERPILLAR ROOM.  SHE IS A KEEN LEARNER AND IS ALWAYS WILLING TO HELP OUT OTHERS.  HER FUN AND FRIENDLY NATURE MAKES HER A NATURAL FOR WORKING WITH CHILDREN.

JENA ATTENDED THE NURSERY AS A CHILD AND KATE WHO IS NOW HER MENTOR WAS HER KEYWORKER.

WHEN JENA IS NOT AT WORK, SHE LIKES TO SPEND TIME HELPING OUT AT HOME WITH HER SIBLINGS AND LISTENING TO AND WATCHING 80S MUSIC AND MOVIES.

IMG_20200824_143245_resized_20200910_102

GEETA - Practitioner

 

GEETA IS A LOVELY, FRIENDLY GIRL.  SHE IS ALWAYS HAPPY TO LEND A HAND AROUND THE NURSERY.  SHE ENJOYS WORKING IN THE BABYROOM AND IS VERY GOOD WITH THEM.  SHE ALSO GETS ON VERY WELL WITH ALL THE STAFF.

IMG_20201109_133100.jpg

DONNA- Apprentice

 

DONNA HAS RECENTLY MADE A CAREER CHANGE FROM RETAIL IN ORDER TO FOLLOW HER VOCATION AS AN EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR.  DONNA LIVES LOCALLY AND HAS A YOUNG DAUGHTER AT PRIMARY SCHOOL.

LR2.jpg

LEWIS- Apprentice

LEWIS IS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKING HIS SCQF LEVEL 7 WITH CAROUSEL TRAINING.   HIS PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN SPORTS COACHING IS AN ADVANTAGEOUS SKILL TO TRANSFER TO THIS SECTOR.

 

IMG_20200904_095442_1_resized_20200904_1

SAFA- Practitioner

 

SAFA HAS 2 YOUNGER SISTERS WHO SHE SPENDS A LOT OF TIME WITH.  ON THE WEEKENDS SHE LOVES TO GO FOR LONG DRIVES WITH HER FRIENDS.  SHE IS A BIG MOVIE FAN AND ESPECIALLY LIKES DISNEY AND MARVEL FILMS. 

IMG_20200904_100736_resized_20200904_101

KAYLEIGH - Nursery Cook

 

KAYLEIGH IS A MOTHER OF TWO GIRLS.  SHE HAS BEEN WORKING HERE AT BUTTERFLY NURSERY FOR FEW YEARS IN HER CURRENT POSITION AS THE COOK AND PRIOR TO THIS, WAS ON THE BOARD AS A PARENT. AWAY FROM WORK KAYLEIGH LOVES TO SPEND TIME WITH HER FAMILY.  SHE IS A LOVING PERSON, ALWAYS SMILING, EASILY APPROACHABLE.   SHE HAS GREAT ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS I.E. PARTY ARRANGEMENTS.  KAYLEIGH ALWAYS ENGAGES WELL WITH THE CHILDREN HERE AT THE NURSERY AND SHE IS A TRUSTWORTHY COLLEAGUE.

IMG_20201013_165720.jpg

JULIA- Apprentice

JULIA IS A BUBBLY AND CONFIDENT GIRL.  SHE LIKES GOING TO THE CINEMA AND ENJOYS COOKING.  JULIA HAS A PET RABBIT AT HOME CALLED PICCO.  ONE OF JULIA'S HIDDEN TALENTS IS THAT SHE CAN PLAY PIANO!

ANN - Housekeeper

 

ANN IS OUR NURSERY CLEANER WHO DOES A FANTASTIC JOB AT KEEPING OUR WORKPLACE CLEAN AND TIDY.  REFLECTING THE IMPORTANCE TO THE LATEST GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ON INCREASED CLEANING PROCESSES THROUGHOUT THE DAY.  WE SIMPLY COULD NOT DO OUR JOB WITHOUT THE HELP OF ANN.

IMG_20210325_143931.jpg

BECKY- Practitioner/Keyworker

BECKY JOINED US AS AN APPRENTICE.  SHE IS EXPERIENCED IN ALL PLAYROOMS AND IS CURRENTLY PLACED IN THE BABY ROOM.  BECKY IS UNDERTAKING HER BA CHILDHOOD PRACTICE 

Our Staff

IMG_20201014_172115.jpg

WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE FUN TO HAVE THE STAFF WRITE UP EACH OTHERS INTRODUCTIONS WHICH YOU CAN FIND BELOW...

Wendy.jpg

WENDY - Head of Centre

WENDY FIRST COMMENCED HER EMPLOYMENT WITH THE NURSERY IN 1999 AND SOON AFTER ATTAINED HER QUALIFICATIONS AND BECAME HEAD OF CENTRE IN 2005.  SINCE THEN WENDY HAS COMMITTED HERSELF TO THE NURSERY AND ENSURES THAT EVERY INDIVIDUAL WHO COMES INTO THE NURSERY FEELS WELCOMED BY HER PRESENCE.  WHEN WENDY IS NOT AT THE NURSERY, SHE ENJOYS SPENDING TIME WITH HER FAMILY.

Stephanie 2.jpg

STEPHANIE - Senior Practitioner/Room Leader

STEPHANIE COMES FROM A LARGE FAMILY AND HAS SPENT A LOT OF HER SPARE TIME BABY SITTING!  

SHE HAS ALWAYS ENJOYED BEING WITH CHILDREN, AND THIS LED HER TO MAKE THE DECISION TO MAKE IT HER CAREER.

STEPHANIE HAS COMPLETED A QUALIFICATION IN UNDERSTANDING  AUTISM.

STEPHANIE'S INTERESTS INCLUDE; READING, FOOTBALL AND GOING TO THE CINEMA.

Ashleigh.jpg

ASHLEIGH - Asst Manager/Lead Practitioner of Attainment

 

ASHLEIGH STARTED HER CAREER AS AN APPRENTICE IN 2011 AND HAS WORKED HER WAY THROUGH VARIOUS POSITIONS TO BECOME ASSISTANT MANAGER/LEAD PRACTITIONER OF ATTAINMENT AND IS CURRENTLY STUDYING TOWARDS HER BA CHILDHOOD PRACTICE. SHE IS VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT HER ROLE AND THIS CAN BE SEEN THROUGH HER DEDICATION TO THE NURSERY.  SHE IS ALSO VERY KIND AND CARING AND ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR SUPPORT AND GUIDANCE BOTH PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY. ASHLEIGH IS VERY FAMILY ORIENTATED AND IS AN AMAZING MUM TO HER BABY SON.

Zoe

ZOE - Room Leader

 

ZOE STARTED HER APPRENTICESHIP IN 2015 AND MANAGED TO COMPLETE THIS AND HAVE HER SON WITHIN A YEAR.  SHE WAS RECOGNISED AT THE GLASGOW GUARANTEE AWARDS BY ACHIEVING ‘APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR’ ZOE THEN PROGRESSED TO A FULL TIME POSITION AS A QUALIFIED PRACTITIONER IN 2016.  SHE IS A HARDWORKING, DEDICATED AND LOYAL MEMBER OF THE BUTTERFLY TEAM AND ALL THE CHILDREN AND STAFF ABSOLUTELY ADORE HER…SHE IS A CREDIT TO OUR NURSERY!

SHE IS ALSO AN AMAZING MOTHER TO TWO BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN.

SOPHIE - Practitioner/Keyworker

 

SOPHIE COMPLETED HER APPRENTICESHIP WITH US AND THEN SECURED A FULL TIME POSITION THROUGH HER DEDICATION TO THE ROLE. SHE HAS SUCH A KIND AND CARING NATURE AND TREATS EVERY CHILD LIKE HER OWN AND ENSURES EVERYONE ELSE IS OKAY BEFORE THINKING OF HERSELF SOPHIE HAS HAD A FAIR AMOUNT OF TIME WORKING WITHIN EACH ROOM BUT IS NATURALLY COMPATIBLE WITH THE BABY ROOM. 

SHE IS KNOWN AS THE ‘BIRTHDAY QUEEN’ AS SHE KNOWS ALL OF THE STAFFS BIRTHDAYS AS WELL AS ALL THE CHILDREN IN HER ROOM. SHE KEEPS US ALL ENTERTAINED WITH HER OUTGOING AND FUNNY PERSONALITY. 

IMG_20210226_084021.jpg

LINDSAY- Practitioner/Keyworker

 

LYNDSAY HAS RECENTLY QUALIFIED; COMPLETING HER NQ, NC AND HNC BEFORE JOINING OUR TEAM.  SHE IS A HAPPY AND EASY GOING, ALSO AN ANIMAL LOVER WITH A PET TORTOISE AND A DOG CALLED GHOST.

Indie.jpg

INDIE- Practitioner/Keyworker

 

INDIE IS A VERY DRIVEN AND HARD-WORKING INDIVIDUAL.  SHE CARES DEEPLY FOR HER FRIENDS AND FAMILY.  INDIE WORKS IN HER FAMILIES RESTERAUNT WHEN SHE IS NOT AT THE NURSERY. SHE IS ALWAYS THINKING OF OTHERS AND WILL ALWAYS LEND A HAND WHEN NEEDED.

Beth.jpg

BETH- Practitioner/Keyworker

BETH HAS SUCH A FUNNY, CARING PERSONALITY.  SHE IS AMAZING WITH THE CHILDREN AND HER STUDENTS TEND TO GRAVITATE AROUND HER.  SHE HAS A SMILE THAT CAN BRIGHTEN EVEN THE RAINIEST OF DAYS AND WHENEVER SHE SEES A CHILD WHO IS SAD, SHE WILL DO EVERYTHING IN HER POWER TO PUT A SMILE BACK ON THEIR FACE.

Hannan.jpg

HANNAN - Practitioner/Keyworker

 

AS YOU CAN SEE HANNAN LOVES TO BE FULLY IMMERSED IN HER ROLE AS CHILDCARE PRACTITIONER.  SHE COMMENCED HER APPRENTICESHIP WITH US IN NOVEMBER 2018 AND HAS BEEN A FULLY QUALIFIED PRACTITIONER SINCE MARCH 2020.

HANNAN IS VERY CREATIVE AND SHE APPLIES THIS TALENT EXCEPTIONALLY WELL TO ‘LOOSE PARTS PLAY’ AND ‘PLANNING IN THE MOMENT’.

HANNAN ALSO DEMONSTRATES HIGH LEVELS OF EMPATHY TOWARDS NOT ONLY THE CHILDREN IN HER CARE BUT HER COLLEAGUES AND THE NURSERY ANIMALS.

Zara.jpg

ZARA- Practitioner/Keyworker

 

ZARA STARTED AT THE BUTTERFLY NURSERY THROUGH AN APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME AND THROUGH THIS SHE HAS GAINED ALL ROUND EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH 0-5 YEAR OLDS.  ZARA HAS NOW PROGRESSED TO A FULL TIME POSITION WITHIN THE NURSERY.

ZARA IS CONFIDENT AND HAS A VIVID IMAGINATION WHICH CAN ENCOURAGE THE CHILDREN TO BRING OUT THEIR WILD SIDE AND USE THEIR IMAGINATION.

ZARA ENJOYS SPENDING TIME WITH HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS AT THE WEEKENDS AND SHE HAS A PET DOG AT HOME.

jf.jpg

JENA- Apprentice

 

JENA IS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKING HER SVQ3 AND IS BASED IN THE CATERPILLAR ROOM.  SHE IS A KEEN LEARNER AND IS ALWAYS WILLING TO HELP OUT OTHERS.  HER FUN AND FRIENDLY NATURE MAKES HER A NATURAL FOR WORKING WITH CHILDREN.

JENA ATTENDED THE NURSERY AS A CHILD AND KATE WHO IS NOW HER MENTOR WAS HER KEYWORKER.

WHEN JENA IS NOT AT WORK, SHE LIKES TO SPEND TIME HELPING OUT AT HOME WITH HER SIBLINGS AND LISTENING TO AND WATCHING 80S MUSIC AND MOVIES.

IMG_20200824_143245_resized_20200910_102

GEETA - Practitioner

 

GEETA IS A LOVELY, FRIENDLY GIRL.  SHE IS ALWAYS HAPPY TO LEND A HAND AROUND THE NURSERY.  SHE ENJOYS WORKING IN THE BABYROOM AND IS VERY GOOD WITH THEM.  SHE ALSO GETS ON VERY WELL WITH ALL THE STAFF.

IMG_20201109_133100.jpg

DONNA- Apprentice

 

DONNA HAS RECENTLY MADE A CAREER CHANGE FROM RETAIL IN ORDER TO FOLLOW HER VOCATION AS AN EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR.  DONNA LIVES LOCALLY AND HAS A YOUNG DAUGHTER AT PRIMARY SCHOOL.

LR2.jpg

LEWIS- Apprentice

LEWIS IS CURRENTLY UNDERTAKING HIS SCQF LEVEL 7 WITH CAROUSEL TRAINING.   HIS PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN SPORTS COACHING IS AN ADVANTAGEOUS SKILL TO TRANSFER TO THIS SECTOR.

 

IMG_20200904_095442_1_resized_20200904_1

SAFA- Practitioner

 

SAFA HAS 2 YOUNGER SISTERS WHO SHE SPENDS A LOT OF TIME WITH.  ON THE WEEKENDS SHE LOVES TO GO FOR LONG DRIVES WITH HER FRIENDS.  SHE IS A BIG MOVIE FAN AND ESPECIALLY LIKES DISNEY AND MARVEL FILMS. 

IMG_20200904_100736_resized_20200904_101

KAYLEIGH - Nursery Cook

 

KAYLEIGH IS A MOTHER OF TWO GIRLS.  SHE HAS BEEN WORKING HERE AT BUTTERFLY NURSERY FOR FEW YEARS IN HER CURRENT POSITION AS THE COOK AND PRIOR TO THIS, WAS ON THE BOARD AS A PARENT. AWAY FROM WORK KAYLEIGH LOVES TO SPEND TIME WITH HER FAMILY.  SHE IS A LOVING PERSON, ALWAYS SMILING, EASILY APPROACHABLE.   SHE HAS GREAT ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS I.E. PARTY ARRANGEMENTS.  KAYLEIGH ALWAYS ENGAGES WELL WITH THE CHILDREN HERE AT THE NURSERY AND SHE IS A TRUSTWORTHY COLLEAGUE.

IMG_20201013_165720.jpg

JULIA- Apprentice

JULIA IS A BUBBLY AND CONFIDENT GIRL.  SHE LIKES GOING TO THE CINEMA AND ENJOYS COOKING.  JULIA HAS A PET RABBIT AT HOME CALLED PICCO.  ONE OF JULIA'S HIDDEN TALENTS IS THAT SHE CAN PLAY PIANO!

ANN - Housekeeper

 

ANN IS OUR NURSERY CLEANER WHO DOES A FANTASTIC JOB AT KEEPING OUR WORKPLACE CLEAN AND TIDY.  REFLECTING THE IMPORTANCE TO THE LATEST GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ON INCREASED CLEANING PROCESSES THROUGHOUT THE DAY.  WE SIMPLY COULD NOT DO OUR JOB WITHOUT THE HELP OF ANN.

IMG_20210325_143931.jpg

BECKY- Practitioner/Keyworker

BECKY JOINED US AS AN APPRENTICE.  SHE IS EXPERIENCED IN ALL PLAYROOMS AND IS CURRENTLY PLACED IN THE BABY ROOM.  BECKY IS UNDERTAKING HER BA CHILDHOOD PRACTICE 

IMG_20210511_093325.jpg

NATALIE - Apprentice

 

butterfly logo 4_edited.png