Karen opened Karebears Childcare in March 2013, after having over 20 years’ experience in childcare. Over the years Karen has gained many qualifications e.g. SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) STC (Somerset Total Communication), level 3 BTEC National Diploma, CACHE level 3, Paediatric First Aid Trained, Supporting Positive Behaviour, Working Together to Safeguard Children and many more.
Amy is level 3 qualified in Childcare and she is also Paediatric First Aid trained, Amy is also in the ENCO (Equality Needs Coordinator) and our Food Safety and Hygiene, level 3, Leader here at Karebears. Amy has worked with a wide age range of children in work placements before starting at Karebears Childcare. Amy enjoys being part of children’s development and being able to share her knowledge with key children’s parents.
Jackie is level 3 qualified in Childcare and is also Paediatric First Aid trained and has CACHE level 3. Jackie is our Risk Assessment, Health & Safety and Fire Safety Leader and is in charge of our Forest School she enjoys gardening and is a part of Karebears vegetable growers with the children.
Sophie is NVQ level 2 qualified in Early Years. Sophie is also Paediatric First Aid trained and has obtained her level 2 in food hygiene.
Casey is NVQ level 2 qualified in Early Years and is trained in Paediatric First Aid.
Clare is NVQ Level 2 qualified in Early Years and is now working towards her Level 3. Clare also holds Level 3 Food and Hygiene certificate as well as Paediatric First Aid