MEET THE TEAM

about us

Our dedicated team have one thing in common, and that is their passion for childcare. From experienced Nursery Practitioners to qualified teachers & Apprentices. Our staff are qualified in EYFS, Safeguarding, First Aid, and hold qualifications in childcare up to level 5.

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Asiya

Nursery Manager/Founder 

Asiya’s drive and passion for Childcare stems from her wealth and experience gained from the Health and Social Care sector.   She worked in Independent living, leading a number of openings for assisted living across the UK, as well as managing a team of consultants recruiting for registered managers and care practitioners.

In 2015 this drive and passion led to her qualifying as a Nursery practitioner and opening Yaqadoodle Childcare supported by her partner Mo, working from their home which was converted into a fully functional nursery. They provided a great service caring for children from early years, promoting values such as Unity, Support, and Growth.

By Summer 2019 through word of mouth the client list had grown substantially, and there was a need for commercial premises. In September 2019 Yaqadoodle Childcare Academy was formed and the first branch opened on Bennett Street, adopting the same principle “To provide high-quality affordable childcare, which meets the individual requirements of every child”

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Phoebe

Nursery  Practitioner

Phoebe works across the rooms at YCA. 

She interacts well with all ages and has a great passion for childcare.

Currently working towards her formal training in Early Years she is trained  in Safeguarding and First Aid Paediatrics.

Phoebe has a love for art and crafts and enjoys bringing creative ideas to the Nursery.

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Kiera

Nursery  Practitioner

(Apprentice)

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Ruby

Pre – School Leader &  Practitioner

Ruby is our EYFS lead at YCA. She manages and oversees all of the planning and make sure that children get the best outcome from our nursery.

Ruby has over 30 years of teaching experience, where she specialised as an English teacher.

Ruby went on to teaching in EYFS, both in the nursery and reception setting towards the end of her teaching career.

Ruby is a qualified nursery practitioner and is  currently studying towards her level 3 qualification. 

A confident and dedicated practitioner who believes in supporting and motivating  her team in the day to day running of  YCA.

 

Holly

Deputy Manager

Senco / Baby Room Lead.

Holly is a Level 3 Practitioner who works across the Nursery .

 

 

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Leah

Nursery  Practitioner

(Apprentice)

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Carolanne

Pre-School Nursery Practitioner.

Carolanne is a Level 3 Practitioner & works in our Pre-School.

She loves getting the children involved with all aspects of EYFS activities to  to deliver a valued learning experience. 

She also loves entertaining through singing and dancing keeping those Tiny feet’s active whilst having fun.

Laura

Laura

Nursery  Practitioner

(Apprentice)

Laura joined the YCA team as she has a passion for caring and looking after children.

Laura’s qualification is in dance, and she teaches the children all kinds of dance techniques this helps with the children’s development her ultimate passion  is to be a teacher. 

Laura loves singing and dancing and enjoys entertaining the children at the Nursery.

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Adam

Marketing Assistant

Adam is our marketing lead and networks well to promote  YCA.

He publishes marketing material and makes YCA newsletters.

He is a great lead for YCA and works remotely. 

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