Dejvice

České družiny 1671/9
160 00 Praha 6

Magdalena Nedvědová

teacher

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

teacher

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

teacher

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.

Karolína Vidovič

teacher

My favourite fairytale?
It is a Slovenian fairytale about a little boy who has 8 older siblings and always inherits the most worn-out T-shirt. Since he is really angry about it, he goes to the forest where the animals help him make his dream T-shirt.

Karolina is coming from Slovenia. She was studying preschool education as She always loved working with children. During her studies She was already working with children as an animator. After She has finnished She decided to come to Prague where She spend a year working with children with special needs. As She really enjoyed living in Prague She decided to stay longer and for the past 3 years She was working in Bambino Vinohrady where She has grown and learned a lot. In her free time She like reading books and travelling.

Iva Voráčková

teacher

My favourite food in kindergarten?
Buttered bread with honey as a snack.

Iva was born in Prague. She graduated from College of travel and tourism. After a year of working in a travel agency she decided to move to UK to improve her english. In the end she was living in UK for 6 years and was working as an au-pair and a nanny. She was also living for a year in New Zealand and Canada. Last 4 years she spent studying and working in Australia. She finished her studies with Diploma of Early Childhood education and care. While studying she was also working in a day care. Iva returned to Prague in December 2016.

Tereza Hodinová

teacher

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.

Nikola Rišková

teacher

What was the picture on my box in kindergarten?
I had a pear, but I really wished to have a doll or a pram.

Nikola has graduated at the dancing conservatory and Special Pedagogy at University of Ostrava. For two years she worked as a teacher in kindergartens and as a dance instructor in a dance studio. She has gained some experience during her internships in a foster home, in kindergartens, special kindergartens, and in a speech clinic. Her hobbies include dancing, piano playing, snowboarding, and other sports.

Martina Košťálová

teacher

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

teacher

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

teacher

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.

Daniela Ferguson

teacher

What did I like drawing most?
Princesses and I loved creating and drawing dresses.

Daniela studied nursing. She started to work for Bambíno in 2017, because work with children is fun and pleasure for her – as she says: “I appreciate that I can participate on the development of a child and thus also a new personality.” In addition to children, she also likes history and travelling and she’s producing something all the time.

Liza Dysch

teacher

What fairytale being did I want to be?
Wendy from Peter Pan. Also, my fish’s name was Wendy and, for a while, I only responded when addressed as Wendy.

Originally from Manchester, UK, Liza moved to Prague in March 2016 with the intention of completing her TEFL qualification and spending some time in the Czech Republic as an English teacher. With a background in theatre, and a degree in Theatre and Performance, she has led several drama based workshops and has directed many groups of young children, learning skills which greatly lend themselves to teaching young learners along the way. She has also gained experience with children through a summer spent working at a children’s theme park and through volunteering at her parent’s primary school back in the UK. Liza enjoys reading, travelling and listening to music in her spare time.

Renata Capová

teacher

Semolina mixed with cocoa?
Yuck – that’s really horrible semolina!

Renata comes from a small village situated in the Brdské lesy forests. She has finished secondary vocational school – social and administrative activities. Then she had attended psychological seminars in the duration of one year, afterwards she started her study at the Jan Amos Komensky University, where she graduated in the field of Special Pedagogy – Education. She has an eleven years younger brother, who was often babysat by her since his childhood. During her study, she had been working in various families as a babysitter and in kid camps. She likes working with children and she feels it very satisfying. She speaks English actively, Russian passively, and she can communicate in the sign language. She likes reading, playing ping-pong, and swimming.

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

driver

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.

Jan Trnka

facility administrator

My favourite food in kindergarten?
Tomato soup. Although I didn't care for it when it was sauce. Only soup!

Honza´s daily responsibility is to take care of Bambínos’ buildings and gardens. If you see him at Bambíno, he will probably be carrying a screwdriver or a drill. All adults at Bambíno are happy to have someone skillful at our kindergarten. The children just love to watch Honza working and often want to help.

How does it look like?