Founded in 2010

Barbara Rothwell

Barbara Rothwell

Founder

Barbara is the owner of Clever Clogs with over 20 years of experience working with children. Barbara opened up in her own home with 5 children and since has expanded to two preschool and afterschool settings in two local primary schools

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

Certified - FETAC Level 5

Supervision in Childcare

First Aid

Child 

Protection

Kerrie Rothwell

Kerrie Rothwell

Manager

Kerrie is a Manager at Clever Clogs Aston Village, Bothar Brugha and St Olivers. She also trained to be an Inclusion officer and Designated Liaison Person. Kerrie manages Clever Clogs by doing the day to day paper work and looking after the staff. 

Kerrie is also part of the Afterschool team in both services, by helping assist the children with their homework and day to day activities. Kerrie organises different events that occurs at Clever Clogs i.e. Easter and Summer Camps, Culture Day, Pyjama Day, Graduation and School Tours

With Us Since 2012

Honours Degree

Early Childhood & Ed

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

Leadership for inclusion in the early years

First Aid

Child 

Protection

Siolta practice Awareness

Diversity and Equality Training

Classroom Dina Training

with incredible years

Laura Tyndall

Laura Tyndell

Supervisor & Room Leader

Laura works in the Butterfly Room in Bothar Brugha as a Room Leader working alongside children aged 3-4 years old. Laura also works with our Afterschool children from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. Laura shows a great interest in childcare and has many years of experience in a childcare setting. Laura brings great ideas to our team. Laura also enjoys music, dancing and sports and incorporates them all into the daily curriculum with the children

With Us Since 2015

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

Leadership for inclusion in the early years

First Aid

Child 

Protection

Classroom Dina Training

with incredible years

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Inclusion Officer

Honours Degree

Early Childhood & Ed

Caroline

Caroline

Childcare Assistant

Caroline has been with Clever Clogs from the beginning, she helped expand and improve Clever Clogs highly. She currently works in the Butterfly room in Clever Clogs Bothar Brugha. Caroline has over 11 years’ experience in childcare. Caroline also enjoys Art and is part of a Samba band, she enjoys introducing these hobbies into the setting to help develop the children’s skills and learning

With Us Since 2010

Certified - FETAC Level 5

Supervision in Childcare

First Aid

Child 

Protection

Siolta practice Guide

Lorine Walsh

Lorine Walsh

Supervisor & Room Leader

Lorine works as a Room Leader in the Caterpillar Room in St Olivers with children aged from 2 years 8 months to 4 years. Lorine also is part of our Afterschool team working with our Junior to 6th class children. Lorine has over 10 years of experience in Childcare.

With Us Since 2017

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

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First Aid

Child 

Protection

Special Needs Assistant

Diversity and Equality Training

Classroom Dina Training

with incredible years

Erika Mallon

Erika Mallon

Childcare Assistant

Erika works in the Caterpillar Room in St Olivers as a Childcare assistant with children aged between 2 years 8 months to 4 years. Erika is also part of our Afterschool team working with children ages from 5 years old upwards. As a mother of two, Erika always has had a big interest in childcare. Erika is a great asset to our team

With Us Since 2018

Certified - FETAC Level 5

Supervision in Childcare

Child Protection

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Special Needs Assistant

First Aid

Lian Kun Feng

Lian Kun Feng

Childcare Assistant

Lian is a classroom assistant and also an Aim worker at Clever Clogs, Sally currently works in the caterpillar room in Bothar Brugha. At present Sally works one on one as an SNA helping, supporting and guiding the child to reach their full potential. Lian has always enjoyed working with children she has worked in Funtasia working with children at their parties

With Us Since 2014

Certified - FETAC Level 5

Supervision in Childcare

First Aid

Child 

Protection

Siolta practice Awareness

Jennifer O'Neill

Jennifer O'Neill

Supervisor & Room Leader

Jennifer is a Room leader in the Butterfly Room in Aston Village, with over 20 years of experience Jennifer enjoys working with this age group (3-4) of the ECCE scheme as it allows her to be part of the important stage of development before going to “big school”. Her roles provides her with the opportunity to support each child as they develop the independence and social skills they’ll need for the future.

With Us Since 2014

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

First Aid

Child 

Protection

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Special Needs Level 6

Martina Warren

Martina Warren

Childcare Assistant

Martina is the longest member of staff at Clever Clogs, and still each day bringing new ideas to the team. Martina has worked as a classroom assistant for many years in both Aston Village and Bothar Brugha. She is currently working as an childcare assistant in the Butterfly room in Aston Village supporting and guiding the children into their next stage of development. Martina has over 10 years of experience in Childcare.

With Us Since 2010

Certified - FETAC Level 5

Supervision in Childcare

First Aid

Child 

Protection

Michelle O'Flanagan

Michelle O'Flanagan

Room Leader

Michelle is a room leader in Aston Village for children from 2- 4 years old. Her role provides her with the opportunity to support each child as they grow and develop their independence and social skills they’ll need. Michelle is also part of our afterschool team helping and engaging with activities and tasks each evening

With Us Since 2018

Studying Child Psychology

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

Emma Maguire

Emma Maguire

Room Leader

Emma is a Room Leader in the Caterpillar Room in St Olivers. The room caters for children on their first year of the ECCE scheme. Emma has over 12 years of experience in childcare catering for children of all ages. Emma is also part of our afterschool team, she helps assist the children with their homework and activities. Emma enjoys working in all aspects of her position at Clever Clogs as it holds a special place in her heart.

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Inclusion Officer

With Us Since 2016

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

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First Aid

Child 

Protection

Special Needs Level 6

Shauna Devine

Shauna Devine

Childcare Assistant

Shauna works as a childcare assistant in St.Oliver’s. Shauna looks after the full time children giving them their dinners. Shauna is also part of our afterschool team working with children from Junior Infants to sixth class. Shauna has six years of childcare experience

With Us Since 2019

Certified - FETAC Level 5

Supervision in Childcare

Child Protection

Kirsten O'Flanagan

Childcare Assistant

Kirsten is a childcare assistant in the caterpillar room in Aston Village caring for children in their first year of preschool. Kirsten is also part of our afterschool team helping with the children's homework and engaging in fun indoor and outdoor activities such as sports and arts and crafts

With Us Since 2019

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

Child 

Protection

Aoife Rothwell

Aoife Rothwell

Room Leader

Aoife works as a Room leader in Bothar Brugha she works with children from the ages 2-4 years. Aoife is also part of our afterschool team and enjoys implementing sport based activities and games with all the children

With Us Since 2018

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

Child 

Protection

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Brendan Rothwell

(AKA Percy)

Brendan also looks after our maintenance.  His motto is if the staff can break it he can fix it.

With Us Since 2010

Afterschool Level 5

First Aid

Child 

Protection

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Special Needs Level 5

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Patricia Fox

Childcare Assistant

Patricia is a childcare assistant in St.Oliver’s working with children from 2 years to 4 years. Patricia works hard with all children and enjoys watching them grow and develop. Patricia is also part of our afterschool team working with children from 2nd class to sixth class. Patricia has worked in childcare since 2003, and loves being part of each child’s learning experience

With Us Since 2020

Certified - FETAC Level 6

Supervision in Childcare

Child 

Protection

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Ciaran Harmon

Childcare Assistant

Ciaran is a childcare assistant in Aston Village, looking after children from 2-4 years of age. Ciaran helps support and guides the full time children. Ciaran is also part of our afterschool team working with children on their homework as well as facilitating fun and enjoyable indoor and outdoor activities and arts & crafts

With Us Since 2020

Certified - FETAC Level 5

Supervision in Childcare

First Aid

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Special Needs Level 5

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Kara Dowling

Childcare Assistant

Kara is a childcare assistant in Aston Village working alongside children ages 2-4 years. Kara also works as part of our afterschool team working with children from junior infants to sixth class. Kara enjoys building relationships with the children and taking part in implementing fun indoor and outdoor activities with all the children

With Us Since 2020

Certified - FETAC Level 5

Supervision in Childcare

Child Protection

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Special Needs Assistant

First Aid

Could you be the next member of our team ?

If so, please forward your CV and a brief description to

hr@cleverclogspreschool.ie