"The strength of the team is each individual member and the strength of each individual member Is the team". 

MEET THE MANAGEMENT TEAM



ELEANOR HUTTON

Manager

Explorosity Education is owned and managed by myself, Eleanor Hutton, an Early Years Teacher. I have worked in and with many day nurseries and early years' professionals over the last ten years, each with their own vision of what inspiring and exceptional childcare, teaching and learning would look like. With that in mind, I have developed my own vision and ethos based on various approaches and theories from inspirational figures and settings alongside my own true passion, enthusiasm and love for Early Years teaching and learning. 

Assistant Manager 

OLIVIA CHRYSOSTOMOU

Liv is a passionate and dedicated Teacher. Liv has experience teaching both reception class and early years. 

Liv holds a PGCE and a degree in Early Childhood Studies.  

Our Lead Teaching Team

We have three playrooms at Explorosity - The Baby Lounge, The Toddler Room and the Kindergarten. Each of these rooms are lead by a dedicated and qualified practitioner, passionate about providing the highest quality of care for your child

SOPHIE HARTLEY

Kindergarten 1 Lead Teacher

Sophie is an energetic and bubbly person, you will often find her with her wet suit on in the mud kitchen!

Sophie believes in being guided by the children in their learning and development!

Sophie holds Qualified Teacher Status

Sophie joined us in August 2021 

JENNY JERMAINE

Deputy Manager

Kindergarten 2 Lead Teacher / SEND Lead

Jenny is a certified forest school leader with a passion for being outdoors. 

With 12 years experience of working with children in early years including management roles 

Jenny is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable member of our team. Her hobbies include adventuring outdoors and making memories with her own three children. 

Jenny holds a Fda in Early Years Education 

BECCA BATTEN

Toddler Room Lead Teacher

Becca has taught both in School and Early Years, she has most recently worked with children for the local authority. Becca is a keen netballer and loves mechanics.

Becca loves something about every season and is keen to share this with our little ones!

Becca holds qualified teacher status

JENNA KIRKBY

Baby Lounge Supervisor

3rd in charge. 

Jenna has lead early years practice for over 5 years. Jenna has a very warm and caring personality perfectly suited to providing the highest quality care to our youngest children.

Jenna has a fun, bubbly and approachable personality. You will usually find Jenna snuggled up reading stories or engaged in messy play!

Jenna currently holds a first class BA(Hons) Early Years. 

Our Teaching Team

Our team are truly passionate and dedicated to their work. They strive each day to become extremely  attuned to each of their key children in order to provide the highest possible care and education. 

BECKY TILLISON 

Kindergarten 2 Teacher 

Becky is the most passionate Early Years Teacher with such a broad range of experience from Early Years to Secondary School

Becky has a keen interest in Early Maths. 

Becky holds Qualified Teacher Status.


TARA SNOWDON 

Early Years Educator (Kindergarten 1)

Tara has worked in early years for over 12 years providing the highest quality childcare for children and their families. 

Tara is passionate about the highest quality care and learning for children 

Tara holds a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies and is currently studying for her Early Years Teacher Training. 


CHLOE OFFER

Kindergarten 2 Teacher

Chloe is a very passionate individual with a true love for learning. Chloe is calm natured and the best storyteller! Chloe has taught both in nursery and school.

Chloe holds a BA(Hons) Early Years and is a qualified teacher.


RACHEL PARKINSON

Early Years Teacher (Baby Lounge)

Health and Safety Officer

You will generally find Rachel outdoors! She loves all elements of being outside and exploring with our babies. She creates magical opportunities for our children.

Rachel is a keen baker and cook and loves providing yummy activities for our babies!

Rachel holds a degree in Early Years Education and Early Years Teacher Status.  

SARAH CUMBERLAND

Early Years Educator (Kindergarten 1)

Forest School Manager / 2nd SEND Officer

Sarah is an inspirational practitioner. She is very committed to early years education.

Sarah is qualified as a forest school leader and you will usually find her in the garden exploring all things natural.

Sarah is currently qualified to level three in early years education and is studying for her BA(Hons) Early Years. 

EMILY GRANT 

Toddler Room Teacher

Emily has such a passion for storytelling and creative activities. 

Emily graduated with a BA (Hons) in Education Studies and English. She also holds qualified teacher status. 

CARLEY GRIGG

Toddler Room Supervisor

Carley is a fun loving individual with high energy, yet the perfect person for cuddles too. Carley has worked with two year old's for a number of years. She is very committed to providing exciting and stimulating activities and planning a challenging and appropriately risky environment for our little ones as they develop through their two year old brain development - helping them to investigate their natural instinct to push boundaries.

Carley holds a level three in Early Childhood Education.

ISABEL TEMPLEMAN

Apprentice Early Years Educator 

Isabel has dreamed of working in Early Years since she was little. She is such a passionate and excitable person with a true dedication to creating the best possible environment for children.

Isabel is currently training to be level three qualified.

BECKY PELL

Early Years Educator (Toddler Lounge)

Becky is an exceptionally passionate practitioner, she is very creative and loves providing the best possible experiences for our children. 

Becky holds a BA (Hons) in Counselling Studies and a Level 3 in Early Years

EMMA DAVEY 

Early Years Educator (Baby Lounge)

You will usually find Emma baking with the babies! Emma is a greatly talented practitioner with many talents including crocheting, baking and sewing! 

We are also very proud that Emma is a qualified Baby and Toddler Yoga practitioner and a baby massage therapist. 

Emma is exceptionally caring and passionate about her role. Emma holds a level 4 qualification in Early Years and has a wealth of experience working with babies. 

Emma has been with us since December 2019

ELLIE SULLIVAN 

Early Years Teacher (Baby Lounge)

Ellie loves sensory play and singing with the baby children! 

Ellie has worked with children for the last eight years in an early years setting. 

Ellie is a qualified teacher. 

ELLIE GRAY

Early Year's Educator  (Baby Lounge)

Ellie has a true passion for working with our youngest children. You will often find Ellie getting messy creating the best experiences for our little ones. 

Ellie holds a BA(Hons) Early Years and is currently studying for her MA Early Years. 

 NATALIE SINDERSON

 Early Year's Educator (Baby Lounge)

 Natalie has worked with babies since she left school. 

She loves all aspects of early years but particularly storytelling. 

  Natalie holds a Level 3 in Early Years Education. 

Natalie joined us in June 2021. 

ROBYNNE BROMLEY

Early Year's Educator  (Toddler Lounge)

 Robynne is the most passionate practitioner, truly dedicated to providing amazing experiences for our little ones. Robynne has a great knowledge of Early Years. 

Robynne has a keen interest in early years attachments and wellbeing. 

Robynne has two young children of her own, holds a level 3 in early years and is currently working towards her degree.

Robynne joined us in January 2021 

REBECCA NORTON 

Early Years Educator (Kindergarten 2)

Rebecca started with us as a student in 2021. She is so very passionate about early years education, she is bubbly and outgoing. You will often find her dancing or active in the outdoor space! 

Rebecca is qualified to Level 3 in Early Years and is currently in her second year of studying for her BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies. 

KAJ SPARKES

Early Years Educator (Toddler Lounge)

Kaj has worked in Early Years since he left school at 17. He is an outstanding educator and has such a respectful and calm nature. 

Kaj has a passion for outdoor learning including forest school provision. 

Kaj is qualified to Level 3 in Early Years and is currently in his first year of studying for his BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies. 

STEPHANIE STABLES 

Long Term Student (Kindergarten 1)

Stephanie began her placement with us in November 2021 and will be with us until July 2022. 

Stephanie has worked in Early Years for a number of years and is furthering her studies. She is currently studying for her level 

Would you like to join our team? 

Are you fabulous? We are always searching for passionate and dedicated early years practitioners to join our amazing team. If you think this could be you, complete the form below and one of our management team will get back to you.