The        Team...



Our Team is passionate and Step 2 Growth helps our kaiako further their knowledge and experience as well as providing many other benefits: 



  • Working from the comfort of your own whare

  • Support, resources and advice from the team

  • Support with study towards a childcare qualification

  • Being part of a locally owned and operated service

  • Flexibility of your working days/hours

  • Planned outings and excursions

  • Planned professional development for on-going relevant training

  • The chance to be part of a tamaiti/ whanau/ kaiako-friendly organisation

  • Giving whanau more of a chance with affordable home-based childcare

  • Having a lasting impact on all tamariki and whanau that come into care

  • Having the ability to further improve our practices

  • Playing a part in the local community

Education Team

Ang Eaton

Kaiwhakahaere/Owner - Director 

Training towards Bachelor in Education 0-8yrs

Jordan Nickerson

Kaituitui/ Co-ordinator

Dip Tch ECE + Teachers Reg

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Mel Benseman

Kaituitui/ Relief Visiting Teacher

BTch ECE + Teachers Reg

Our Educators

Ang Eaton

Renwick Relief Kaiako/Educator

Level 4 Certificate in ECE

Samantha Pilcher

Woodbourne Kaiako/Educator

Level 4 Certificate in ECE

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Michelle Laurent

Witherlea Kaiako/Educator

Induction stage

Chonnie Galvin

Renwick Kaiako/Educator

Level 5 certificate in Nannying

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Jillene Eaton

Renwick Kaiako/ Nanny Educator

Level 4 Certificate in ECE


Tania Jones

Springlands Kaiako/Educator

Level 4 Certificate in ECE

AJ Honey

Tuamarina Kaiako/Educator

Enrolled in study

Ashleigh Mulligan

Witherlea Kaiako/Educator


Level 4 Certificate in ECE


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