“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery” Mark Van Doren
At My Little Hive, our staff are nothing like your everyday employee. They are 'Happiness Heroes' delivering happiness and love to our little bees and the entire hive!
We understand that every parents first priorities are that their little ones are treated with love, and kept safe at all times. With this as our corner stone the rest of our structure is built on the following core values:
Build family spirit
Do more with less
Make learning fun
All of our happiness heroes are fully qualified and experienced in child care. They all attend annual refresher courses in health & safety, emergency life support and first aid at work. My Little Hive knows that happiness begins from within and by ensuring we have happy staff we can have a happy hive and from there the happiness just keeps spreading!
Queen Bee / Manager- Dolores Ramirez
Dolores is our Queen Bee! She has been part of My Little Hive since the very beginning. Dolores holds an Early Years Professional Status and has 20 years of experience as an early years practitioner. Dolores is fluent in Spanish. Dolores has two grown up children and loves to paint. When she is not buzzing around the nursery she can be found creating beautiful art. Dolores, like all our staff has been subject to enhanced (DBS) disclosure checks.
Honey Bee / Deputy Manager- Sabrina Dowlut
Sabrina is our Honey Bee and Deputy head of learning, she has been part of the Hive since the very beginning and has seen it thrive. She is qualified to work with children and young people to level 3 status and has had 6 years experience. Sabrina is also our SENCO - A special educational needs coordinator (SENCO for short) she is responsible for special educational needs at My Little Hive. All schools have a SENCO and they work with other teachers and with parents to make sure that pupils with special educational needs get the right support and help they need.
Worker Bee / Key Person - Isha Charles
Isha joined the Hive in September 2016 and has over 20 years childcare experience and holds a level 4 qualification. She started her career as a nanny and progressed to managerial position at a pre-school. She also worked alongside our Queen Bee Dolores in the past. Isha enjoys creative activities and loves reading and singing at her fun circle time!
Bee keeper / Lunch time helper - Priscilla Sabrah
Priscilla ensures that our little bees are well fed and watered. She assists with lunch times and encourages the children to eat well and adopt good table manners. She holds a food hygiene training certificate.