Pouncing Panthers Team

Caring for 3 – 5 year olds…

Leanna Hall – Deputy Manager & Room Leader

LeannaMy qualifications: BA in Children’s Development and Learning, Paediatric First Aid

Leanna has worked with children since 2008 and is currently studying for her BA in Children’s Development and Learning. “I love working in Early Years and watching children blossom and develop.”

Lauren Delander – Cats – Room Leader

Lauren DelanderMy qualifications: NVQ Level 3, Paediatric First Aid

Lauren has worked in childcare since 2008 and during her time with us she has worked with all age groups of children. Lauren now has her own son and enjoys spending time with him when she is not at work.


Zahraa Mahmood – Kittens – Room Leader

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My qualifications: NVQ Level 3, Paediatric First Aid

Zahraa joined the nursery in June 2014 and has since completed her NVQ Level 3.

“I believe that the beauty of childcare is the experiences that children give to me and the honour of knowing that I am a helping hand in their happiness and development during their time in the setting.”

Emma Seymour – Cats – Early Years Practitioner

Emma SeymourMy qualifications: NVQ Level 3 qualified in Children’s Care, Learning and Development

Emma has 10 years’ experience within Early Years. She is passionate about working with young children and their families.

‘I enjoy the outdoors, walking and socialising with friends and family. I also do some voluntary work for my local church. Having had a break from Early Years to work in an office, I realised that my heart is in childcare so I applied to Teepee Day Nursery as it is a small, friendly and local nursery.’

Tara Wilson – Early Years Practitioner (Maternity Leave)

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My qualifications: NVQ Level 3, Paediatric First Aid

Tara has worked in childcare since 2009.

“I enjoy watching the children in my care grow and develop.”

Tyler-Marie Martin – Cats – Apprentice

Tyler-Marie MartinMy qualifications: Paediatric First Aid

Tyler-Marie joined Teepee Day Nursery in October 2016 as an apprentice while studying for her NVQ Level 2.

“I have always enjoyed being around children and enjoy helping them to learn new things.”

Maria Knauf – Kittens – Nursery Assistant

Maria Knauf

Maria joined the nursery team in February 2017.

“I have four children of my own between the ages of 21 and 4. I love to help with friends and family childcare. I enjoy doing art and outdoor activities, and I am very active.”

Rebecca MacKintosh – Kittens – Nursery Assistant

Rebecca MackintoshJoining us from a large nursery, Rebecca is passionate about working with children and was inspired to work in Early Years after her niece was born.

Rebecca says ‘I have a black belt in kickboxing and I love swimming and cycling. I have a passion for travel across Europe and I spend the majority of my spare time with my identical twin’.

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