Let's meet the team

Jill Airey

Jill

My name is Jill, I have lived on the Island of Tenerife for 13 years where I have three young boys myself.

I have worked with children now for 25 years and my positions included nursery nurse, maternity nurse, private nanny and managerial roles within the childcare environment.

I am a fully qualified nursery nurse
My other qualifications include:
NVQ level 2
NVQ level 3
Level 3 qualification in Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
DBS certified

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Antonia  

Hi I am Antonia, I have lived in Tenerife for 16 years. I am a mother of two beautiful girls. I was a registered childminder for 5 years in the UK, caring for children from birth upwards. Since living in Tenerife I have also worked for families caring for their children.

National Diploma in Early Childhood Studies
Level 3 qualification in Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
Basic Spanish both verbal and written.
DBS certified

I am a very interactive nanny and nothing gives me more joy that seeing a child laughing and feeling safe and secure.



Sharon

Sharron

Hi I'm Sharron, I have lived in Tenerife for 15 years, and during this time have worked as a teacher to children from ages 3 to 12 years. For the past 3 years, I have also worked as a nanny to children from birth onwards.

My qualifications include:
City and Guilds teaching diploma
Teaching English as a Foreign Language diploma
Advanced Health and Safety Diploma
Qualified swimming instructor and lifeguard
British teacher of dancing certificate
Level 3 qualification in Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
OA Diploma in childcare
DBS certified

I am also speak Spanish fluently. I have worked with children for over 38 years as a dance teacher, a swimming instructor and as a summer activities co-ordinator. I am also experienced in working with children with Autism and special needs. And, as well as that, I am mum to two wonderful children.

Sarah

Sarah

Hi I am Sarah. I am a mum of 3 young boys, aged 4 and 2 year old twins. I had over 10 years professional experience working with children before moving to Tenerife. I have a passion to help children, make them feel safe and teach them through play.

My qualitifaction include:
OA Qualified working with children and young people
Experience working with complex and special needs
Level 3 qualification in Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
Spanish and UK DBS (police) checked

 


Laura Bee

Laura  

I'm Laura, and I love working for Mini Amigos.

I have lived in Tenerife for 18 years with my husband and I am also mum to two beautiful children, Alfie and Halle.

My qualifications include:
OA Diploma in childcare
Level 3 qualification in Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
DBS certified

I love looking after children and meeting all the wonderful families.

Noobie

Chelsea

I am Chelsea , My background is based around working and managing luxury kindergartens in the U.K.  I have obtained my NVQ Level 3 in childcare and I am currently working towards my Masters in Primary Education.  I work full time teaching in a private English school and will be a fully qualified primary school teacher in June.  Working with children is not just a job for me, it is my life and I feel truly grateful to have found my vocation. Obviously she is NVQ qualified , DBS checked and first aid trained 

My qualitifactions include:
OA Qualified working with children and young people
Level 3 qualification in Emergency Paediatric First Aid.
Spanish and UK DBS (police) checked

I am fun


Teresa

Teresa  

My name is Teresa. I have both Brazilian and Spanish nationality and have lived in Tenerife for 28 years. I have many experiences working with children and have worked as a nanny for 7 years with children of all ages.

I am fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.

Qualifications I have are:
Diploma Espanol in childcare
Degree in physical education
Gymnastics instructor
Swimming instructor and life guard
Diploma in First Aid
Spanish DBS certified

I love working with children and enjoy making their holiday special. A child’s mind is amazing, their optimism that beams from their eyes is so refreshing.

Louise

Cath  

I am Cath. I have lived in Tenerife for 16 years. I am a mum to a 12 year old girl.

City & Guilds Learning Support
OA Diploma in childcare
Level 3 qualification in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
DBS certified

I speak both English and Spanish.


Sarah-Jane

Faye

I am a fully qualified paramedic, since qualifying in 2015 I have worked for the London ambulance service and the private medical sector. I am also an associate lecturer at Chichester college in Health care and early years study. Coming from a large and extended family myself I have a wealth of experience in childcare. I absolutely love this role, It's something I'm very passionate about and that I really enjoy.

My qualitifaction include:
Foundation degree in paramedic science
Sport science access course.
Paediatric advanced life support
OA Qualified working with children and young people
Experience working with complex and special needs
UK DBS certified

 

Elizabeth

Karen  

My name is Karen.  I have one daughter and I have lived on the beautiful island of Tenerife for over 20 years.  I love working with children of all ages and worked in a bi-lingual nursery for many years.
I am fluent in Spanish and English 

My qualifications are:
HNC in Childcare and Education
Paediatric First Aid Level 3
DBS certified

Children in my care are my priority at all times and the most important thing is having fun!


Elizabeth

Elizabeth  

My name is Elizabeth. I am a mum of 4 daughter's and a gran of 6.
I have been working with children for over 30 years and have worked with my local Social Work department as a Daycarer for children and families with child protection concerns and complex needs. I am passionate about my work and I am enthusiastic and flexible to families within my care. Confidentiality is adhered to at all times.

My qualifications are:
HNC in Childcare and Education
Paediatric First Aid Level 3
DBS certified

Children in my care are my priority at all times and the most important thing is having fun!

Noobie

Carol

My name is Carol, I am a mum of 3 children and I have recently become a grandma. 
I have 30 years experience working with children, from newborn to 18 years. 
My career started with childminding then onto running pre school nursery for 7 years, progressing to primary school, supporting children with additional needs.  Lastly working as a progress leader in a secondary school all of which I found a privilege. 

My qualitifactions include:
NVQ Level 2 and 3 in early years
Post 16 Teaching degree in early years and education
Level 2 OCSL Sign Language
Level 3 Paediatric first aid trained
DBS checked in UK and hold an up to date Spanish police check


Natasha

Natasha  

My name is Natasha. I live in Tenerife with my Canadian partner.
I have been working with children of all ages for many years.  I have worked in nursery schools, primary schools, childminding, babysitting and as a Nanny.  I also speak basic Spanish. 

My qualifications are:
Level 3 Grade A VRQ Diploma in Childcare and Education
Paediatric first aid trained 
DBS checked in UK and hold an up to date Spanish police check

I love working with children and find it rewarding to see their development and growth progress year after year. 

Noobie

Robyn

My name is Robyn. I have lived in Tenerife over 8 years and I now study in Madrid. I have 4 years experience with children, both babysitting and assisting teachers in a preschool and primary school.  I speak English and Spanish  My qualifications include: Sports leaders certificate. DBS certified 

My qualitifactions include:
Sports leaders certified
Spanish and UK DBS (police) checked

I am fun


Noobie

Madalaine  

Hi my name is Madalaine. I have 35 years of experience working with children from birth to 16 years old. Nursery nurse, Playworker, Teacher and Head Teacher for children with special educational needs.  Holidays are for for you and your children. Creating memories for you all.  My skills are varied and vast.  Ensuring your children are safe, secure and happy makes for very happy and relaxed parents.  Play is a big part of not only learning but enjoyment. I will support your children to experience a range of play opportunities throughout the day and build upon their key interests.   

My qualifications are:
Caring for children and young people Level 3. 
Further Education Teaching City and Guilds 7307
Head teachers Child Protection and Safeguarding Award. 
Ofqual Level 2 Emergency First Aid
DBS certified

Noobie

Abi

My name is Abi, and I have lived in Tenerife for 9 years. I am a mummy to a beautiful daughter aged 3. I qualified as a childrens nurse in 2011 and have experience in working with children and babies from newborn up the aged of 16.  I love working with children and I have the ability to cater their physical, educational, social and emotional needs, ensuring they are cared for in a happy safe and stimulating environment. 


Noobie

Kylie  

Hello my name is Kylie I have been living in Tenerife for 18 years and I speak English and Spanish. I have grown up with children around me all my life. I just love to be around them and playing is never boring to me. I was 16 when I had my first babysitting experience and I absolutely loved it. Children´s ages have ranged from new born to 13-year olds.  

My qualifications are:
OA Diploma in Childcare
Paediatric First Aid Trained
DBS certified

I just love to be active with the children and if you have any preference to the activities you would like me to carry out, I will be happy to do this.