Lori Anne

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Name: Lori Anne

Age: 22

Nursery: Rowan Tree

Job title: Room Leader

Hours worked per week: 40

I’ve always wanted to work with children as I have a big family.

How long have you worked for Childbase?

5 years.

How did you get your early years qualification?

Apprenticeship through Childbase when I was 17 years old.

Why did you decide on a career in childcare?

I’ve always wanted to work with children as I have a big family.

Have you always worked in childcare?

Yes, since I was 17 years old.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Watching the children learn and being happy. I know I have been doing a good job when I see the children’s smiles.

What is the hardest part of working with children?

Catering for all of the children’s individual needs and making sure all children are learning.

What keeps you working in childcare?

I know I am a strong member of staff and as a Room Leader I’m proud of how our team has developed the room to benefit the children.

Why do you enjoy working for Childbase?

The benefits are good and the atmosphere is brilliant.

What advice would you give to someone considering a career in childcare?

Make sure you love children because it’s not a job for someone who wants a lot of money.

The benefits are good and the atmosphere is brilliant.