Our Team

At Fingertips, our fantastic team of highly qualified Early Years education specialists help your child develop as a unique individual. In addition, a number of our team are qualified Level 3 Forest School practitioners and lead on Forest School sessions.  We are extremely proud of the huge range of skills and personal passion each member brings to our special team.

Jenny Herbaut

HEAD TEACHER

 

  • 20 years experience working with children

  • Qualified Early Years Teacher

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Certificate in Child Protection Awareness

  • Designated Safeguarding Officer

  • SENCO

  • First Class BA Honours in History

Shaun Herbaut

FOREST SCHOOL TEAM LEADER

 

  • Level 4 in Early Years Practice

  • Certificate in Child Protection Awareness

  • Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Award

  • Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Award

  • ITC 16 Hours Forest School First Aid Award

Laura Khani

TEAM LEADER

 

  • Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Certificate in Child Protection Awareness

  • NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care Learning and Development

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

  • Anaphylaxis and Epi-Pen Training

Colleen Nurse

KEY PERSON AND GROUP LEADER

 

 

  • BA (Hons) Degree in Early Years

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Certificate in Child Protection Awareness 

  • Diploma in Nursery Nursing (NNEB)

  • Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

Sarah Miles

TEAM LEADER AND DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING OFFICER

  • BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Safeguarding Children: Designated Person 2016

  • Food Hygiene Training

  • ASA Level 1 Swimming Teacher

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

Abbie Hussey

SUPERVISOR

  • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for The Early Years Workforce

  • Level 3 in Child Care

  • BA (Hons) Business Information Systems

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Certificate in Child Protection Awareness

  • Safeguarding Awareness Certificate

Sarah Bentley

KEY PERSON

  • NVQ Level 3 in Early Years 

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid 

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

Katie Lo Giudicie

FOREST SCHOOL TEAM LEADER

  • Degree in Creative Expressive Therapies

  • Masters in Art Psychotherapy

  • Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Safeguarding Awareness Level 2

  • Prevent Duty

Sara Halliwell

KEY PERSON

  • BA Honours in Early Childhood Studies

  • Level 2 Neuroscience in Early Years

  • Paediatric First Aid

  • Safeguarding Level 3

  • Prevent Duty

Roxana-Elena Rus

KEY PERSON

  • Qualified Teacher Status - Under the UC Directive

  • Bachelor Degree in Sociology

  • NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

  • TQUK Level 3 Award In Paediatric Frist Aid

  • Safeguarding of Children Level 2

  • FGM: Recognising and Preventing

  • Protecting Children from Sexual Exploitation

  • Manual Handling for Low Risk Environments

  • Food Safety Level 1

Anita Croft

KEY PERSON

  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Food Hygiene Training

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

Charlie Norwood

KEY PERSON

  • CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Children Care and Education

  • 12 Hour - Paediatric First Aid

  • Prevent Duty In An Early Years Environment Level 2

  • BTEC Level 1 Diploma In Health and Social Care

  • Effective Safeguarding Practice Level 2

  • Key Person In An Early Years Setting Level 2

  • Food Hygiene and Safety Level 2

Lisa Tull

SUPERVISOR

  • NVQ Level 3  In Early Years Care and Education

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Paediatric Infant & Child First Aid Level 3

  • Child Protection Awareness Certificate

  • Certificate in Montessori Studies

KEY PERSON

  • BA Hons In Dance and Choreography

  • Masters In Choreography

  • Qualified Dancing Mindfulness Practitioner

  • FAA Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

  • Safeguarding Children Training Certificate

  • Channel General Awareness Certificate

Tabitha Mackness

ADMISSIONS ADMINISTRATOR

  • Safeguarding Level 2

  • BA English & History of Art

Kasia Truefitt

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Jenny Herbaut

Early Years Head Teacher

Fingertips Preschool 

All Saints Church Hall

129 Station Road , Harpenden

AL5 4UU