Laura Butautiene

Registered Owner

May I take this opportunity of welcoming you and your child/ children to “Little Eco Steps” out of school club.

My name is Laura and I am the registerd owner. I have experience working with children since 2008 and have a Primary School Teacher Degree.

For the past 2 years I have been running my own nursery Little Eco Steps with growing success which has led to establishing the bigger club.

Our aim is to ensure that each child feels happy, safe and secure, allowing them to learn and develop freely in a play centred environmental.

Kerry Murphy

Deputy Leader

I would like to describe myself as a friendly, caring, reliable and organised person. I have worked in a creche for 5 years with experience in all age groups, working full time in an afterschools room this last 2 years which I thoroughly enjoyed.

My qualifications include:
BTEC national diploma level 3 in childcare learning and development
Child protection
Paediatric first aid
And I am beginning level 5 childcare course now at the end of june

Sheileen Toland

Team Leader

My name is Sheileen. I am the Registered Manager of Little Eco Steps. I have a degree in Social Work and am a qualified Practice Teacher. I have worked as a children’s Social Worker for many years and enjoy helping children develop to reach their full potential. I believe in creating a relaxing fun environment for children with plenty of opportunity for outside play.
I love arts and crafts, knitting, singing, dancing and playing chess. I absolutely adore dogs and being outside.
At Little Eco Steps all our staff have lots of experience working with children and as parents ourselves we know the importance of supporting your children with their home works while creating a safe relaxing fun after school club.

Catherine McGrath

Assistant

I thoroughly enjoy working with children I’m a very caring and open minded person and have loads of energy and enthusiasm when working with children I love supporting and guiding every child to their full potential aswell helping them overcome challenges.

I’ve two years experience working as a pre school classroom assistant i work one to one with a specific child with special needs. I also work with all the other children in the classroom, take part in activities and act as a support to the teachers.

My Experience
I have my qualifications in  child care level 3 diploma cache.
First aid.
Safeguarding full-early years training
Level 2 award in food safety in catering

Andrew

Tennis Coach

Hi, I’m Andrew and I’m a tennis coach from Tennis Play NI. I’ve been playing tennis for over 20 years and I just love the sport. Andy Murray is my favourite player and I’ve been to watch him at Wimbledon 3 times.
Each week we’ll be working on a different tennis shot and playing fun games such as Jail, Rainbow, Speed Racer and Champ vs Chump to help improve our tennis skills.

Oksana

Hip Hop Dance Teacher

Hi , My name is Oksana. I am a professional dancer and dancer teacher. I start dancing carrier from 5 years of age (ballroom dance, HIP HOP, Street Dance and a balet) and continuously to these days. I have University Diploma in Dance and experience for 18 years. I have a dance group “Fever Dance”. I will be happy to shear my experience with new group of children.