All members of staff and security are First Aid trained.
Yeladenu is proud to be one of the first London recipients in June 2017 of Millie's Mark Award, the Gold Standard in First Aid, and re-qualified for this award in November 2020.
Manager and Senco
Helen was a secondary school teacher for 10 years before setting up the pre-school with Emma Cravitz and Stephen Frosh in 2004. She studied French and Arabic at University and after doing an MA she worked in the steel export industry before doing her PGCE and NVQ3 in childcare. Helen speaks French and basic Spanish and Arabic.
Deputy with responsibility for Health and Safety
Sharon joined Yeladenu in Jan 2005 after 17 years at Pardes House. Sharon has her NVQ 3 in childcare. Sharon speaks Hebrew. Sharon runs the Toddler Group in the synagogue on a Friday.
Acting Deputy and our Parent Liaison
Practitioner with responsibility for IT and joint Senco. Mandy joined us in Sept 2006 whilst still a parent in the pre-school. She has her NVQ3 and job shares with Adriana.
Adriana joined us in January 2011. She received a Bsc in phono-audiology and speech therapy from her native Argentina before moving to Israel to live. She speaks Spanish and Hebrew. She has a NVQ2 in childcare. Adriana job shares with Mandy.
Practitioner with responsibility for mentoring apprentices
Nikki joined us in September 2017. She has been teaching since 2003. She has a Diploma in Preschool Practice. Nikki job shares with Leigh.
Joined in January 2020. and has a level 5 qualification received from her home town of Cape Town.
Leigh job shares with Nikki.
Level 3 Qualified Practitioner
Joined in September 2019 as a level 3 practitioner. She is studying for her level 4 in Early Years Childcare. She previously worked with 0-2 year olds.
Joined Yeladenu in February 2017.