Our Staff

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Name:
Roisin Murphy

Position:
Manager / Early Years Educator - Room Leader

Qualifications:
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  • Fetac Level 6 - Childcare Supervisor - (July 2003)
  • Children First, Keeping Safe - (June 2002)
  • Children First, Keeping Safe, Designated Module - (July 2004)
  • Children First, Keeping Safe Disability Module - (Dec 2004)
  • Always Children’s First, Foundation Training - (March 2017)
  • Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Charter & Guidelines - (Jan 2017)
  • Certificate in implementing HighScope - (November 2010)
  • Buntas Start Training Programme - (November 2009)
  • Lámh - (August 2016)
  • Healthy Smart Start programme - (April 2017)
  • First Aid Response (FAR) - (December 2018)
  • Manual Handling - (April 2019)
  • Fire Warden/Fire Safety Training - (April 2019)
  • Managing Allergies and Anaphylaxis Training - (June 2015)
  • GDPR E Training for Management - (October 2019)
The Growing Tree - Noney Smyth

Name:
Noney Smyth

Position:
Manager/Early Years Educator - Room Leader

Qualifications:
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  • Early Childhood Care and Education B.A. Honours Level 8 - (June 2020)
  • Level 5 Special Needs - (July 2004)
  • Children First, Keeping Safe - (May 2006)
  • Children First, Keeping Safe Disability Module - (May 2006)
  • Always Children’s First, Foundation Training - (March 2017)
  • Certificate in implementing HighScope - (November 2010)
  • Buntas Start Training Programme - (November 2009)
  • Lámh - (August 2016)
  • Hanen Programme - (October 18)
  • Healthy Smart Start programme - (April 2017)
  • Occupational First Aid - (June 2015)
  • Manual Handling - (April 2019)
  • Fire Warden/Fire Safety Training - (April 2019)
  • Managing Allergies and Anaphylaxis Training - (November 2015)
The Growing Tree - Sharon o’ Hagan

Name:
Sharon o’Hagan

Position:
Early Years Educator - Room Leader

Qualifications:
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  • Fetac Level 6 Childcare Supervisor - (July 2013)
  • QQI Level 5 Children with Additional Needs - (July 2017)
  • Certificate in implementing HighScope - (June 2015)
  • Buntas Start training Programme - (June 2008)
  • Children’s First – Keeping Safe - (November 2012)
  • Introduction to Children First, E Training (2018)
  • Paediatrics - First Aid (November 2016)
  • Managing Allergies & Anaphylaxis Training - (November 2015)
  • Manual Handling - (April 2019)
  • Fire Warden / Fire Safety Training - (April 2019)
  • Lámh - (August 2016)
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Name:
Catherine Bourke

Position:
Early Years Educator

Qualifications:
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  • Fetac Level 5 Early Childhood Care Education - (July 2007)
  • Fetac Level 5 in Additional Needs - (June 2018)
  • Certificate in implementing HighScope - (2012)
  • Children’s First, Keeping Safe - (November 2012)
  • Introduction to Children First, E Training (2018)
  • Paediatrics First Aid - (November 2016)
  • Managing Allergies & Anaphylaxis Training - (November 2015)
  • Manual Handling - (April 2019)
  • Fire Warden / Fire Safety Training - (April 2019)
  • Lámh - (August 2016)
  • Autism inclusion Training - (June 2018)
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Name:
Agnieszka (Agnes) Abramowicz

Position:
Early Years Educator

Qualifications:
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  • Master Diploma in Social and Educational Studies - (2001)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Prevention Studies - (1999)
  • Post Graduate Sociotherapy Studies, (Children’s and Youth Group Therapy) - (2005)
  • Fetac Level 5 Additional Needs - (June 2018)
  • Certificate in implementing HighScope - (June 2015)
  • Child Protection and Welfare Training - (September 2014)
  • Introduction to Children First, E Training - (2018)
  • Managing Allergies & Anaphylaxis Training - (November 2015)
  • Hanen programme - (June 2019)
  • Manual Handling - (April 2019)
  • Fire Warden / Fire Safety Training
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Name:
Madeline Lavelle

Position:
Early Years Educator

Qualifications:
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  • Fetac Level 6 Childcare Supervisor - (June 2012)
  • Fetac level 5 Nursing Studies - (June 2011)
  • Business and Secretarial Studies - (August 2010)
  • Certificate of Irish Sign Language - (2014)
  • First Aid Response (FAR) - (March 2019)
  • Manual Handling - (April 2019)
  • Fire Warden / Fire Safety Training - (April 2019)
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Name:
Caroline Kirwan

Position:
Early Years Educator

Qualifications:
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  • Fetac Level 5 Childcare (May 2005)
  • Introduction to Children First, E Training (February 2020)
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Name:
Cathrina Jennings

Position:
Early Years Educator

Qualifications:
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  • Early Childhood Care and Education B.A. Level 8 (June 2018)
  • Introduction to Children First, E Training (March 2018)
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Name:
Nicola Moyles

Position:
Early Years Educator

Qualifications:
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  • Fetac Level 5 Early Childhood Care Education - (September 2002)
  • National Diploma in caring services, social care (June 1999)
  • Fetac Level 6 -Early Childcare Care and Education - (October 2020)
  • Introduction to Children First, E Training - (2018)
  • Food Safety & HACCP Training (December 2016)
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Name:
Mary Gillespie

Position:
Accounts Manager

Qualifications:
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  • Book Keeping Course with Mayo County Council - (2009)
  • Accounting Course at GMIT Castlebar - (2001)
  • Book Child Protection and Welfare Training - (September 2014)
  • Introduction to Children First, E Training - (2018)
  • Manual Handling - (April 2019)
  • Fire Warden / Fire Safety Training - (April 2019)
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Name:
Elizabeth Hawkins

Position:
Catering Manager

Qualifications:
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  • Food Safety & HACCP Training (August 2016)
  • Introduction to Children First, E Training (2018)
  • Manual Handling - (April 2019)
  • Fire Warden / Fire Safety Training - (April 2019)