České družiny 1671/9
160 00 Praha 6

Magdalena Nedvědová


What food did I hate in kindergarten?
“Milky” soup. It was as disgusting as a crust on cocoa.

Magda has studied Faculty of physical exercising and sport in Prague and after finishing her studies she was doing sport professionally. Then she has moved to Great Britain where she has spent eight years and apart of working at the elementary school she has raised her two kids there. Now she’s living with her family in Prague and she has started working at our kindergarten where she can apart of other activities help kids with English and make them happy playing the piano.

Kateřina Pálková


Did I like the afternoon sleep?
No, I didn’t but since it was mandatory, I didn’t have any choice. I remember I used to pretend to sleep until I felt the teacher hide a candy under my pillow as a reward.

Before coming to Bambíno, Kateřina graduated from a secondary pedagogical school with focus on preschool pedagogy and got much experience in various kindergartens in Moravia (where she comes from). She joined to Bambíno in the beginning in 2009 and we are happy (little Bambínos as well) she has stayd with us!

Eda Šípek


What was I afraid of when I was little?
The bogeyman under my bed. I don’t know what it looked like but I knew that if my arm was sticking out from under my duvet, I would lose it!

Eda comes from Hradec Králové and graduated from higher vocational school with focus on preschool education. Previously he played in a travelling theather visiting kindergartens and schools for two years. He also graduated from the School of Applied Arts and did volunteer work with children from foster families and children´s homes. He enjoys choral singing, challenges and adventures.

Tereza Hodinová


My favourite teacher in kindergarten?
Her name was Růženka and she was extremely kind. I even wanted my mum to name my sister Růženka.

After the secondary school studies Tereza attended the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague, degree programme in French and Latin and then early year education. Then she started teaching French, translating and interpreting. Tereza has three children and came to Bambino after her maternity leave. She loves children, music, artcrafts and reading books.

Martina Košťálová


What did I want to be as a child?
My dream was to become a trash collector. Riding on the step at the back of the lorry and pushing the button to lift the huge container and empty it and then return it.

Martina is from Žďár nad Sázavou, she graduated from a nursing school. She simultaneously worked as a babysitter while she was studying. After graduation, she worked full time as a babysitter and took care of two toddlers. After the children grew, she joined Bambino, where she is now taking care of the little ones. Martina is an active athlete. Shee plays basketball, floorball and futsal.

Kristýna Šťastná


Imaginary friend from childhood?
I had an imaginary friend – a polar bear. His name was Lucky and we had our own world. We liked travelling to the North Pole and enjoyed a lot of adventures together.

Kristýna is coming from a small town called Ždár nad Sázavou. She went to secondary technical school. During her studies she had a big interest in sport and dance activities for children. For already 5 years she´s participating in summer camps as a camp leader. She also had a chance to work in a summer school in England. She likes to play florbal as weel as dancing and discovering new things.

Robert Martin


What was my favourite childhood game? "Hide the salami". We would steal salami from my mom then hide it. She would get so mad and we would just laugh. One time we couldn´t find it and 3 months later we found it and it smelled so bad. That´s why I´m a vegetarian today.

Robert grew up in a very small town in the USA called Chicago. He graduated with a degree in Communication from Azusa Pacific University in California where he surfed a lot and studied a little. He believes the secret to staying young is finding an age you enjoy and then acting like it. He’s confident there’s no better place to be a kid than at Bambino except maybe Disney World. Robert enjoys eating deep dish pizza and riding his bike but not at the same time.

Victoria Emciuc


What fairytale being did I want to be?
Since I was a little girl I admired Tinker Bell from Peter Pan. She was so beautiful and she had the magic powder that could make you fly.

Victoria is originally from Moldova, she has lived and studied in USA and then in Romania for a couple of years when she decided to move to the amazing city of Prague in 2017 with the intention of getting PhD Diploma in Teaching English Literature to Young Learners. Having BA and MA in Education Science and working as an Englsih teacher for 8 years with different age categories Victoria understood that young learners are her dearest. Her best-loved part of being a teacher is to see the personal development of every child and how she makes a difference in his/her life. In her spare time she enjoys reading books, travelling, dancing, artcrafts and listening to music.

Veronika Pavlíčková

client care

My first love in kindergarten?
His name was Péťa and I remember how we fell in love when we were dancing to the song “Měla babka čtyři jabka...”

Veronika was born in Kladno, where she studies and graduated from hight school, field public-law. In Bambíno Veronika takes care of clients and the smooth operation in our office. As she likes children, she is really satisfied working in the cheerful environment of our kindergarden.

Veronika Petrová

client care

What animal did I want to have as a child?
I wished to have a pony, but I was not that fortunate ;)

Veronika comes from Moravia where she studied tourism. Because she loves working with people, big and small, and also she likes numbers and tables she find the great combination of those in Bambíno office. In a free time she likes reading a good book or paint.

Marcela Blahotová

kitchen keeper

Did I like going to kindergarten?
I liked it very much. I still remember the smell of the plastic tablecloths.

In Bambíno Marcela prepares tasty and healthy snacks for our children and serves lunch. Besides that she helps to keep our kindergarten clean and sweet-smelling. She likes to work in the terase garden and grow fresh herbs for our snack.

Václav Brandtl


Did I used to look forward to kindergarten?
I very much looked forward to kindergarten! I was the first one there and then I was upset when other children came and I couldn’t have the whole kindergarten to myself.

Vašek has got twenty-years in passenger’s transport. He has provided a transport of students to an international school in Nebušice for a while. He is a caring father of three offspring, he has a great patience with children and he cares of their safety and comfort. Nowadays he is providing transport of our children to the kindergarten and home, he cares of them like of his own children and he really enjoys working with them.

Daniela Ferguson


What did I like drawing most? Princesses. I enjoyed the most inventing and drawing their clothes.

Daniela is a nurse. In 2017 she joined the Bambíno team. She loves working with children and she enjoys it! As she says, “I appreciate being able to be involved in the development of a children and seeing them growing up.” She likes history, traveling and constantly produces something.

Markéta Cieslarová


What did I want to be as a child? Already inthe kindergarten, I told my mother that I would like to be a teacher. Who would have thought that I will really become one.

Markéta comes from Prague. She worked as a nanny, but she was longing to have a change and to self-develop so she is here in Bambíno. She likes to read, sing and do art with children. She loves yoga and cycling.

Nikola Elčknerová


What was my favorite toy in kindergarden? I liked the pretened that I´m shop assistent in fruit and vegetables shop. I really enjoyed to sell but the only person who came to buy something from me was teacher Mrs. Esterka.

Nikola graduated from a secondary medical school in Prague. From the age of 15 she has been babysitting. She helped at children's year-round camps. At first she was there as a child herself. Ten years later she became an instructor and eventually a team leader. She started to use her previous experience with children in another language kindergarten and there she decided to continue working with children. She found Bambíno which helps her develop not only with working with children but also herself. She plays the guitar, enjoys baking and she also has several animals at home which makes her happy.

Toti (Rodrigo Alvarez)


Am I still friends with anybody from kindergarten? I am still in touch with some of my kindergarten friends. Actually, one is still a good friend of mine, our lives became very different, for instance, he turned out to be into economics and investment banking which is quite far from my career but we are still good friends. I believe it is interesting to see how the things you are part of during your early years can last for decades. I guess that is one of the things I love about being a kindergarten teacher, knowing I am part of one of the most important periods in the development of a child, and being able to support and influence what kind of adults they will become.

Hello I am a Spanish national and trained social worker, however, I began my teaching career in an international kindergarten in Finland in 2012. In 2014 I left on a leave of absence to work abroad as a kindergarten and primary school teacher in Vietnam and returned to the international kindergarten in 2016. I am about to graduate with a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education from Metropolia University of Helsinki, which I started in 2018. I recently moved to Czeck Republic from Finland and started to work for Bambino (Dejvice) last summer. “I believe work in a multicultural environment requires a specific kind of personality that is open-minded, ever enthusiastic to learn, and obviously, motivating and supportive towards children”

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