Training, Teaching, Tutoring & Lecturing

“The trainer that everyone loves! You are an absolute star and we are so lucky to have you on our team. Keep shining brightly. Your evaluations are excellent and unbelievable; we are so lucky to have you onboard and working for us.” Director, Train with Inspire

Private Tutor

I can tutor your Primary School child and assist with reading, writing, spelling, literacy, maths, research as well as self-esteem and confidence building.  Learning should be FUN and with me, it definitely will be. Contact me on if you need help, especially over the summer break.

“Thank you so much. Tom said it was the best lesson he had ever had. He loved it and loved you. I am so grateful and really appreciate your lesson planning and time spent with Tom.” Mother of a child I tutor each week

Training & Lecturing

I am a qualified higher education and adult trainer, primary school teacher and college lecturer and deliver training throughout Yorkshire & Humberside for a wide range of training organisations in all areas of education including safeguarding, child protection, sexual exploitation, positive behaviour, trauma, the brain, positive and successful lunchtimes to name just a few.

I have been a nursery manager for over 20 years managing settings in high areas of deprivation with challenging child protection concerns. I specialise in child protection, child sexual abuse, child sexual exploitation, trafficking, FGM and honour-based violence.

I am qualified to teach and train organisations child sexual exploitation and abuse awareness in the community. Please contact me if you would like me to facilitate this training in your organisation.

“This trainer is good, really good. I would recommend her anytime to anyone” Delegate from a Primary School

I have been a lecturer for many years at Milton Keynes College, Coventry University & Huddersfield University.

Milton Keynes College delivering: Art Foundation : HND Graphic Design : BTEC/Cache Childcare : Business & Professional Practice

Coventry University delivering: Art Foundation : BA Graphic Design

Huddersfield University delivering: BSc & MSc Social Work

I have worked in the United Arab Emirates and the United States of  America as a Kindergarten teacher and Nigeria and Uganda helping to establish schools to assist entrepreneurial gifted and talented children and young people.

“Elaine was just the kind of young warm energetic bubbly creative and innovative teacher I wanted to appoint at the college. I was thrilled the college was able to attract someone as talented as Elaine and who clearly cared about the students and creativity.” Principal of Milton Keynes College


I am a qualified Montessori Early Years Teacher and have owned my own Montessori Day Nursery in Northamptonshire. I have worked as a Reception and Kindergarten teacher in the UK, USA and the UAE. My teaching style is fun, educational and empowering and I am passionate about making a difference to children and young people. Many of the schools I have worked in have been in low income, high poverty areas of the UK and world and I have been honoured and humbled to help in these areas turning an Ofsted “Requires Improvement” grading to a “Good.”

“Elaine is a kind caring, positive and knowledgeable lecturer.” Head of Department Milton Keynes College


I also run workshops in businesses or education establishments as part of the Personal Social & Health Education (PSHE) requirements in schools, colleges and universities in raising awareness of Healthy Relationships and what they look like (or don’t look like).

“The workshop inspired us to use creative writing as part of our own individual healing process and was led in such a way that sensitive to the needs of the young people. The delivery approach from the trainer allowed us to feel comfortable enough to share our experiences in a safe and confidential environment.” Barnardo’s SECOS CSE Project Worker

My experience and knowledge comes from 30 years plus working in the following settings:

  • Owner of Montessori Day Nursery
  • Managing Children’s Day Nurseries
  • Child Contact Centre Manager
  • Reception Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Trainer
  • Teacher & Lecturer
  • Placement Tutor
  • Private Primary School Tutor
  • Mentor & Coach
  • Senior Educational Consultant for the National Association of Gifted Children
  • Curriculum Writer
  • Safeguarding expert
  • Policy & Procedure advisor
  • Advocate & Campaigner in Domestic Abuse & Violence

My Qualifications:

  • BA (Hons) Degree 2:1
  • Further Education & Adult Teaching Certificate (FEATC)
  • Montessori Certificate in Early Years
  • NEBS Nursery Management
  • D32/33/34 – Verifier, Internal Verifier & External Verifier Awards
  • ILM in Nursery Management – Level 4
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Certificate in Psychology
  • Certificate in Child Sexual Exploitation
  • Safeguarding for the Designated Lead
  • Advanced SENCo Certificate