"The essence of play is the capacity to engage in it" Ferre Laevers

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. 

Olivia Chrysostomou

ASSISTANT MANAGER / LEAD KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Olivia works very closely with Eleanor to ensure the highest possible standards within our nursery provision. 

Olivia is an 'outstanding' early years teacher with a wealth of teaching experience from Early Years to lecturing on the degree course at Grimsby University

Olivia has a keen passion for knowledge and supports a lot of early years theorists such as Alistair-Bryce-Clegg.

Olivia enjoys enabling and encouraging children to challenge themselves and experience their 'unknowns'.

Olivia holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and a BA Hons) Early Years

Hazel Challender

DEPUTY MANAGER 

Hazel is an exceptionally passionate practitioner. She is committed to providing and ensuring the richest environment, reflective of our current cohort of children. 

Hazel has worked in Early Years for many years and has also been a medic in the army. 

Hazel has an amazing personality you will often find her right in the middle of any messy play activities or in our outdoor areas. 

Hazel holds a BA (Hons) 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.

JENNA KIRKBY

Baby Lounge Lead Practitioner 


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 FDa in Early Childhood Studies and is studying for her level 6 qualification. 

CARLEY GRIGG

Toddler Room Lead Practitioner


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. 

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. 

CHLOE OFFER

Kindergarten 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 Educator / Trainee EY Teacher

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 has worked in early years settings for over ten years. 

ALICE VASEY

Early Years Educator

 Alice is extremely passionate about providing the highest level of quality care and education for our children. 

Alice is such a bubbly and smiley character. 

Alice will be leaving to study for her teaching qualification in September 2021. 

Alice holds a MA in Early Years Education. 


DEMI RICE

Early Years Educator 

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

You will often find Demi in the role play area, usually dressed up and in full character! 

Demi holds a BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies. 

EMMA DAVEY 

Early Years Educator

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. 

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 in early years supported by the baby room team.

EMMA PRESTON 

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

Emma also has a keen interest in the development of speech and language in children. She is a huge part of our communication and language campaign within the setting.

Emma is currently qualified to level 5 in the early years and is working towards her BA (Hons) Early Years. 

 NICOLA BURKITT 

Nicola is most at home outdoors. Nicola has experience working in daycare centers in Australia, she has also been an Au-pair and private Nanny for families in France. 

Nicola is fluent in French and is passionate about introducing languages into the setting. Ensuring our children have a high opportunity for learning and developing new language and vocabulary. 

Nicola is qualified to equivalent level three in the early years. She also holds a BA (Hons) in French and Geography.  

ROBYNNE BROMLEY 

 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. 

SARAH CUMBERLAND

Early Years Educator


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. 

Supporting Team Members

Our setting is committed to providing the highest quality care for our children. 

KATE BAKER

Kate initially came to us as a student in 2020, She now works as a relief practitioner in our setting.

Kate works across all three rooms as required. She is very fun-loving, often playing the main role in children's games.

Kate is currently qualified to level 3 in Early Years and is planning to study teaching at university in September 2021. 

HEATHER BURRELL

Heather currently works with us part-time in the Kindergarten room supporting children with 1:1 needs. Heather is a qualified Teacher and runs extra sessions tutoring for primary aged children. 

Heather has a very bubbly personality. She enjoys exercise, co-owing a climbing gym in Louth "Ascend". Heather also has a little boy of her own. 

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.