Rachelle is the Centre Manager at Bertram. She has been a Cuddles employee for nearly 9 years and has been in the industry 16 years. She lives with her long-time partner and 4 year old daughter who loves coming to Cuddles.
What are your qualifications?
Diploma in Children services.
Why did you become an educator?
“Children are our future, therefore I wanted to teach and share my knowledge upon the children. I wanted to help children to develop their minds and prepare them for the future.”
What do you like about being an educator?
“Watching the children to grow as strong individuals and being a part of their journey.”
What are your strengths?
“Mentoring. Getting to know the families, being very flexible and patient.”
What are your hobbies or interests?
“I love watching the All Blacks rugby team play. Go Kiwis!!”
Share something people might not know about you.
“I am from New Zealand and I started working in Childcare when I was 16.”
Is there any about your role that parents may not be aware of/ or something you want to highlight?
“I’m not always at reception, I do like to help on the floor and mentor my educators, whilst watching the children grow from tiny babies to big ‘schoolies’.”