Staff

Miss Amy
Miss Amy is level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Childcare Learning and Development and holds a CACHE level 2 Diploma in ChildCare and Education. She is our Literacy teacher and is trained in Jolly Phonics, which is a prominent method used to teach literacy in the British National Curriculum. She will follow this fun and effective approach to teach your children letter recognition, hearing sounds in words (decoding) and early hand-writing skills.

 

Miss Lesley – Manager
As school manager, Miss Lesley is available to help you with everything and anything you need regarding our school. She is professional, creative and organized. Miss Lesley first joined Little Trotters in 2005 as a nursery teacher. She was rolled over in June 2008 and spent her time away teaching 4 year olds at Sunflowers Nursery School in Cyprus. Lesley is a qualified Nursery Nurse (NNEB 0-7 yrs) and is First Aid trained. She is a loving mum and has over 20 years childcare experience.

 

JoannaJoanna Boxall – Owner and Director
Miss Jo was born and raised in Grand Cayman and after gaining a BSc at Kings College, London University she started Acorn Media and their family of products including Cayman Resident and Cayman Parent. Her special interest is in education and over the past 16 years she has researched and written about everything to do with schools, schooling and education in the Cayman Islands. She bought Little Trotters in February 2021 with the aim of sharing all that is special and wonderful about Little Trotters with others, and supporting the teachers so they can love and support your children.

 

YOUNGEST CLASS TEACHERS – “THE TURTLES”

Miss Janet – Class Leader
Miss Janet holds a City & Guilds Childcare Diploma and is First Aid trained. She worked as a preschool teacher assistant in the UK, was Assistant Youth Director for Premier Cruise Lines, Senior Childcare Supervisor onboard the S/S Oceanic Cruise Ships and nannied for numerous families. Miss Janet has a wonderful, easy going and delightfully fun manner. She has been a valued part of Little Trotters since 2005.

 

Miss Sonia
Between nannying, teaching Sunday school and being classroom teaching assistant since 2005 at Little Trotters, Miss Sonia has an abundance of childcare experience. She has a gentle and loving way with the children and is always furnished with a smile. Miss Sonia is First Aid trained and is a loving mum of two.

 

Miss Nele
Miss Nele has been studying for the past four years at the Hamburg University of Applied Science and graduated in February 2019 with a Bachelor Degree in Education and Learning in Childhood. Miss Nele has four years internship work experience in pre schools and elementary schools in Germany and Jamaica. Miss Nele is very cheerful, kind and organized with an eye for detail. She has a special affiliation with younger children and is delightfully eager to nurture their development through exploration, play and joy.

 

Miss Nadia
Miss Nadia comes with a wealth of classroom experience working with children ranging from 18mths to 15 years; between Hermon’s Baptist Early Childhood Institution, St Jago Primary School, Content Early Childhood Institution, Belair High School, Christian Moravian Primary School, Cayman Kids Adventure Preschool and more recently AAA Caregivers. Miss Nadia has a Diploma in Primary Education. She is First Aid trained. Miss Nadia has the sweetest disposition and brings such a gentle and calming presence.

 

MIDDLE CLASS TEACHERS – “THE STINGRAYS”

Miss Elisa – Class Leader & Grounds Manager
Miss Elisa is a trained Nursery Nurse (NNEB 0-7yrs), a trained Montessori Teacher ‘Gold Seal’ and a trained First Aider. She has worked with children for over twenty years in the UK, Germany and here on the island at Cayman Kindergarden, The Montessori School of Cayman and nannying for numerous families. Miss Elisa is enthusiastic, amazingly energetic and genuinely passionate about the children in her care and has worked at Little Trotters since we opened in 2004.

 

Miss Renae
Calm, trustworthy and guided by an excellent sense of judgment, Miss Renae is a true natural around children. She has a charming manner, wonderful sense of humour and bubbly, endearing personality. She is a favourite with everyone. Miss Renae is Caymanian born and has worked as a full time Early Childhood Practitioner since 2005. She holds a CSE in Child Development and is First Aid trained.

 

Miss Issy
Miss Issy has completed her Health & Social Care Certificate, and a GCSE Child Development Course with the highest grade in her year. Furthermore, Miss Issy is currently studying at the University of the West Indies towards her Certificate in Early Childhood Education, Care and Development. She is trained in Jolly Phonics, which is a prominent method used to teach literacy in the British National Curriculum. Miss Issy brings with her joyous cheer and genuine delight in the wonder of Early Years.

 

Miss Allie
Miss Allie has experience working with a broad range of age groups, needs and socioeconomic backgrounds. She is specifically trained in child development, child psychology, educational programme enrichment and mental health wellbeing therapies. Miss Allie has a Bachelor Of Arts Degree in Child & Youth Care Work. She is also First Aid trained. She is delightful and ever willing and feels strongly that working with children and enabling them to reach their potential is her calling and passion.

 

OLDEST CLASS TEACHERS – “THE IGUANAS”

Miss Jenna – Class Leader
Miss Jenna has been a teacher at Little Trotters for 7 years. She has an intrinsic knowledge of all its workings; it’s ethos, educational standards, safeguarding measures coupled with hands on experience across the school with all the age groups. Miss Jenna is Class Leader in the Iguana class. She is a qualified teacher. She completed her Bachelors in Education at the University College of the Cayman Islands. Miss Jenna is First Aid trained and worked as a Learning Support Assistant at St Ignatius School for two years prior to joining Team Trotters.

 

Miss Carolyn – Head Teacher
Miss Carolyn holds her Early Childhood Education Certificate, has completed her Advanced Health and Safety in Early Childhood Education and has studied two years Elementary Education. She has the bubbliest and most charming personality. She has an enthralling manner which ignites the wonder of childhood. Miss Carolyn taught for three years in Canada between Louciano Fabbian Childcare Centre, Learning Tree Childcare Centre and The Royal Elementary School and has been with us here at Little Trotters since we opened.

 

Miss Claire
Miss Claire joined us as a full time Early Childhood Practitioner in December 2016. She is a Montessori Trained Teacher and is Child Development certified. She has completed her Teacher Talk training based on the Hanen Programme for Early Childhood educators and is also TEFL qualified (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). Miss Claire has experience working as a nanny, camp counsellor, private English teacher, volunteer teacher and within an orphanage. Childcare has taken her to Uruguay, Buenos Aires, Honduras, Argentina, Bahamas, Miami, Spain and England.

 

Miss Jade
Miss Jade has joined us from the UK where she has gained extensive experience in Early Years. She holds a BA(Hons) in Sports Coaching and Physical Education with a foundation in Early Years, and is TESOL qualified. With time spent in nursery schools, primary schools as a SENCo, as a nanny and also working on cruise lines, Miss Jade has a wealth of knowledge as a well as a genuine reverence for children. Additionally, her sports background ensures endless ideas and enthusiasm for games and activities to keep everyone moving.

 


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