MEET THE TEAM

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Elsie Jeevaratnam

Manager, Paediatric First Aider,  Safeguarding Officer/CPO

Elsie started working at Abacus, in 2007, as a Key worker and took over the manager's position in 2016. She has acquired over 30 years over teaching experience both in the UK and Sri Lanka. She holds a level 4 in Childcare.  Elsie is also fluent in Tamil and Sinhala. 

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Tracey 

Deputy Manager, Paediatric First Aider, SENCO

 

Tracey joined Abacus in February 2018 and became the deputy manager in September 2018. She holds an OFSTED recognised Level 3 early years qualification and has over 15 years of experience working with children.

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Shrutee Shrestha

Administrator, Paediatric First Aider 

 

Shrutee became part of our team in 2016. In addition to English, Shrutti can also speak Nepalese and Hindi.

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Hyo 

Key worker,  Paediatric First Aider

 

Hyo recently joined the Abacus team in September 2018 and holds an OFTSED recognised Level 3 in early years. Prior to this, she worked for 6 years at Burlington Infants and Nursary and Children's Centre. Hyo is able to read, write and speak Korean.  

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Najoua

Key worker, Paediatric First Aider

 

 Najoua has been doing her placement with Abacus for some time, she officially joined the team in September 2019. In addition to English, Najoua can speak Arabic and French. 

 

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Sumi

Key Worker, Paediatric First Aider

We welcomed Sumi into our team in February 2017. She has previously worked in a day nursery and has achieved a Level 3 in Childcare. Sumi is able to communicate in Nepalese and Hindi.

 

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Caroline 

Key Worker,  Paediatric First Aider

Caroline is our most senior member of staff having worked in Abacus for over 20 years. She holds a Level 3 in Childcare.

 

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Joanna 

 Key worker, Paediatric First Aider, Assistant Safeguarding Officer

 

Joanna has been working as a supply since 2017 and has joined our team as a practitioner in September 2020. She holds a BA Primary Education (QTS).