My name is Jo, My husband and I have a 16 year old daughter. I have been with JeMMa’s for the past 15 years and am still full of enthusiasm and passion for caring for children in my own home.
I first started as an Educarer as I wanted to be at home with my daughter. I have worked as a nanny and a house parent in children’s home on my OE and I knew back then that I wanted to continue working with younger children.
I offer a warm, safe, family environment where children can grow, thrive and learn on a one-to-one basis but also in a close knit group.
My name is Shelley (Xuepin). I am from China and I have been in New Zealand for 11 years. I live with my daughter, son-in-law and grand-daughter in Browns Bay on the North Shore, Auckland. My grand-daughter is named Cecilia and she is a lovely girl. All of my family members are Christians and at all times we respect Christian values. I have a harmonious and happy family.
When I lived in China, I worked as an Electronic Engineer and an Engineering Project Manager. I started to work as an Educarer for JeMMa’s three years ago. I have cared for 23 children over the past three years, most on a regular basis, but when space allows I help out with emergency care when required.
Hi! I’m Gemma and I have four boys all in their teens now. I’ve been looking after small kids for over 7 years now before joining Jemma’s recently.
Having small kids around the house is always an adventure. I take pride in seeing these little ones learn as they grow.
Hi, I'm Ythel, from the Philippines, I have been in New Zealand for 4 years now. I finished my Bachelor degree in Psychology. Being a Psychology graduate I have mastered how to deal and approach different types of character especially for children. I am married for 21 years now, have 2 kids, my eldest is 20 years old and my youngest is 10 years old.
My family is very active in the music ministry in our church. for the past years, I look after for my friends kids.
Hi my name is Lovely, I’m a mother of two children aged 11 & 8 years. I have 10years experience as a pre-school teacher and also did voluntary work as a caretaker at a church school (part time).
Through taking care of those children I got to understand the children’s needs and interests, this created a passion in me to join as an Educarer for JeMMa`s. Now, I am a full time Educarer which allows me to give my heart and soul to my passion.
Hi my name is Bev, I work for JeMMas Homebased Education and Childcare, I have children of my own and two of them are twins so I have had plenty of experience in childcare.
Previously I have also worked in before school and after school care and vpreschool. My passion is providing quality care and education for children.
My own two sons and one daughter have now grown up.
Two are living in Australia while my last-born still resides with me, my husband plus our 15 year old tortoise shell cat. Some interests I share with children include cats, birds and insects, especially the Monarch butterfly.
My name is Reena Devi. I am originally from Fiji. I have been in New Zealand for the last eight years. I live in Margan Avenue, New Lynn. I have 30 years of experience in looking after children.
I live very close to New Lynn Primary School, Bunnings, local library, opposite to New Lynn Seventh Day Adventist Church, walking distance from Lynn Mall, children’s park and next to Manawa Water land Reserve Park.
I am Heba and I live in Avondale. I was born in Egypt and I have been in Auckland for the last 11 years. I am married and I have two daughters, 14 years old and 8 years old. I have been with JeMMa’s for the last three years, I have opened my home to children since 2006.
I love my job as an Educarer looking after children under five years old.
Hi, my name is Janine Howie. I am a qualified early childhood teacher and mum of four beautiful children. One of whom has life threatening allergies, so comfortable and very aware around children with allergies.
I really enjoy the varied experiences home based care offers children, such as Mainly Music, Storytime, playgroups and regular everyday outings and events.
I thoroughly enjoy helping children learn and watching them grow as individuals through exploration and play.
I opened my home to children so I can use my fun, caring nature and stable environment to provide families with a place they can feel confident leaving their children.
Hi my name is Marie. I live in the lovely area of Ranui.I have been engaged within the homebased learning field with JeMMa's over fifteen years. I come with much experience and wisdom, providing children with quality learning and adventure.
We explore the outdoors,attend the JeMMa's playgroup weekly whole also attending a story time weekly at Ranui library.
Hi, my name is Gihan.
I am originally from Egypt, moved to NZ 3 years ago.
I am married and I have a 10 year old girl. We live in Green bay, Waitakere. Before moving to NZ, I used to work at a day care for 4 years looking after children up to 5 years of age.
I enjoy helping children to learn in a fun loving environment.
I enjoy lots of games and activities that help children to acquire new skills and grow self-confidence.
Hello Parents if you are looking for home based child care in Henderson area please come and visit my place for your dearest child. I am Nurzahan Akter and originally from Bangladesh. I am a mother of two gorgeous boys one is 4 years old and the other is 5 months old. I have completed a masters in Economics from overseas. I have been in New Zealand for the last 4.5 years. I love to pass my time with kids to support them to grow and develop that's why I chose this profession. For giving my best effort in my profession I have completed an ECE level - 4. I have a valid first aid certificate as well. I have 4 years overseas teaching experience under the Unicef project. My place is very quiet , tidy and safe for kids. Children can enjoy in my place with colour, paint, puzzle, water play, messy play, play dough, rhymes, music, story etc. For further information please contact with JeMMa's 0800 536627
Hello my name is Genna.
I have lived in Helensville my entire life and love it here. I have a young baby and two older step children. I believe in children receiving a great up bringing and having the opportunity to learn at their own pace.
I love being able to see and watch children grow and develop essential skills in all areas and also help them to do this.
I've been with Jemma's for two years now. I have a fully fenced off back section for lots of outside play, painting, play-dough, swings, tramp, bikes etc and with Mum and Dad working we have lots to keep ourselves busy during the day.
We also go to playgroup.
I am twenty six years of age and I am the mother of one child. I am a fun loving Educator that enjoys children. I offer a home with a pet free, smoke free learning environment.
I offer educational activities including interactive toys for children to learn through play.
Hello, my name is Rozia. I live in McLeod Rd, Henderson. I live with my husband and my son. I speak English and Hindi. I have always loved children, being with them, providing them with opportunities for positive learning.
I enjoy doing activities such as painting, art, reading books, physical play and many more activities for them to learn and grow. I guarantee that children in my care will be very comfortable and secure.
I’m Arlene and I have lived in Glen Eden for the last 15 months. I’m a friendly outgoing person who loves to use my time to look after young children. In the time I have been working for JeMMa’s, I have welcomed lots of children and families into my home. I help them learn how to make new friends and provide lots of interesting activities. What I love about my job is watching little ones grow and learn new things.
I started in childcare more than 10 years ago, I’m from Syria. I was previously a teacher in primary school. I have studied law for four years in Syria prior to coming to New Zealand. As a Educarer I see the importance of children developing in the early years.
I have a love for writing and I have published many books in the Arabic language and also in English and French.
Hello my name is Subia and I live in the Flatbush area. I live with my husband and two daughters. I have completed my Masters in English Literature from India. I have worked as a Teacher Aid at the local school in New Zealand for three years.
I have also assisted and supported teachers in the classroom. It brings joy to work with children to develop their knowledge, familiarity with oral language, concepts of science through play and investigation
Hi, my name is Judy, I live in Alfriston, South Auckland, on a rural property, which includes chickens, cows and sheep. Being an animal lover I have 3 cats also. I have worked with children since my first son was born back in 1992, I have 2 more children Boy 21 and a girl aged 10yrs.
I started with home based care originally to have other company for my son and just loved working with children and have done so ever since. I have previously worked for Barnardo’s as I lived in Waitakere West Auckland.
Hi families, My name is Kirsten and I am 27 years old. I have been working with children since I was 17, starting in preschools. I have my nanny certificate, level three ECE certificate, and a current first aid certificate.
I started as an Educarer with JeMMa’s in 2007 and I’m loving it!
Hello my name Reshma, I live in Otahuhu with three children. I am originally from Fiji. I speak Hindi and English.
I enjoy working with children and watching them develop and grow within the Homebased learning environment by providing experiences such as water play, painting, literacy, physical activity, quiet time with puzzles and books and so much more!
Hello my name is Nurun, I am an Educarer with JeMMa’s in the area of Mt Roskill. If you require quality care and education I am able to care for and educate your child.
I am from Bangladesh and I speak Bengali and English. I have a Bachelor of Education from Bangladesh and also a Level 6 diploma in business.
I have had plenty of experience with teaching children in my country and now look forward to using my skills and talents in New Zealand.
I have been with Jemmas for the last five years and previous to that I was doing homebased care for Barnardos for 11 years and privately for four years.
We do many activities - water-play, arts and crafts, baking and many more and the children are always busy.
Hello, Kia Ora, Talofa lava, Melo e lelei, Bula and Namaste! I’m Nalini Zilvia Sharma and started in mid-2015 with JeMMa’s as an Educarer.
I am very, very passionate about children, Early Childhood Education and Childcare, sharing Jemma’s philosophy that teaching and caring for children in a home environment offers so many more benefits.
Kia Ora, My name is Shalini Wati. My education is at high school and I have experience with looking after my two children, one who is now 17 years old, second one is 11 years old. Both of them are girls and when I came New Zealand I looked after a child who was 3 years old, New Zealand born.
My personal philosophy for early childhood is that children learn best through play.
My name is Adele and I come to you with over 15 years experience. I have raised three beautiful daughters and have cared for preschoolers, including twins. I am a passionate Playcentre Mum and still attend, promoting learning through play and nurturing developmental challenges and social skills. I provide safe and quality learning experiences while empowering children to lead their learning through play.