Supervised Play Area

child enjoying the gym creche

Meet Your Gym Child Caregiver

Abby Supervised Play area assitant

Abby

Child Care Manager

Personal Statement:

I have been working with children since 2011. Starting at Northern Arena as a swim school instructor, I have taught babies and toddlers through to school aged children how to swim. Now I have joined the childcare team, here, I am able to see each unique child develop and grow in a safe and positive environment. Working with children has always been my dream, it’s the most rewarding career.

Qualifications:

Swimming New Zealand, Swim Teacher Course

Halberg Disability Inclusive Teacher Course

Work experience at Hibiscus Coast Kindergarten while studying at Orewa College

Trustworthy babysitter for numerous local families.”

Hobbies/ Interests:

Swimming

Painting & drawing

Spending time with family and friends

Mission Statement:

“Children are not things to be moulded, but people to be unfolded.” – Jess Lair


Amy childcare assistant

Amy

Child Caregiver

Personal Statement:

I have worked with children since 1999 and I am a mother. I love being able to get to know your children as their unique personalities develop and shine through while they spend time with us.

Qualifications:

New Zealand Nanny Certificate Level 5 with Merit from Ashton Warner
First Aid Certificate

Hobbies/ Interests:

Spending time with family and friends

Cooking, baking and cake decorating

Running

Mission Statement:

“Children see magic because they look for it” Roald Dahl

Childcare supervisor Maddison

Madison

Child Caregiver

Personal Statement:

I have always loved children, their innocence and energy is a pleasure to encounter. The responsibility of helping children to learn and grow in a safe and nurturing environment is rewarding and a career I will always want to be involved in. I am grateful to be apart of the crèche at Northern Arena as well as working in the cafe.

Qualifications:

I have attended an Early Childcare education short course through Orewa College as well as completing one year of Early Childcare education at AUT which included practical learning experience. I have worked at Our Space early learning centre in Whangaparaoa and have been a reliable baby sitter for many children.
Hobbies/ Interests:

I enjoy reading, painting and design, socialising with friends, dance and music.
Mission Statement:

“Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play they learn to learn” – O. Fred Donaldson