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Our Team

The most important contribution to a child's development is our team. At Crossing Borders we have a fantastic team with remarkable personalities and an ambition to develop continuously. Our teachers aspire to be an asset to children by assisting them in their development and thus supporting parents, too. By providing children with the right environment within a safe Pedagogic setting, they can develop to their full potential.

We believe that guiding children in their development begins with ourselves. That is why we think it is important to dedicate a lot of time and attention to the development of our employees. Because in order to continue having a positive effect on your child’s development, we need to ensure we have strong self-knowledge and continue to develop ourselves. In the next years, we will increase our training programs significantly on diverse areas like pedagogical methodology, personal development, professional communication and much more!

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Director

Claudia Maria Rodenbach

An educated lawyer with several years' work experience in commercial law, Ms Rodenbach is the main point of contact for strategy planning and management of the company assets as well as for parternships including financial planning and contact with external stakeholders.
 
Crossing Borders day care director

Operations Manager

Eva Hufener

The originally dutch social pedagogue has many years of experience in working with children and brings along a lot of management expertise to the team. She is therefore highly qualified to fulfill the job as our Operations Manager.  

Eva is full of energy and drive and her practical approach is highly appreciated. We are happy to have you on the management team!

Supervisor

Nikolett Balázs

We have a fantastic German-speaking Supervisor! Nikolett is a tertiary educated supervisor, having attended University in Hungary and has worked for numerous years in the education sector working both in Kindergartens, day care centers and in private households.
 
She is responsible for the administrative duties and reporting to the Director. Also, she personally cares for the children at day care and makes sure they are cared for lovingly and respectfully.
 
We are so proud that Nikolett is part of the Crossing Borders family!
 

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Elena Mai

As a qualified educator, nature pedagogue and manager in healthcare, originally from Germany, Elena has many years of professional experience in different setting. She has worked with children 0 to 18 years of age in different settings: from daycare, kindergarten to school system. At Crossing Borders Adliswil she is responsible for the administrative, operational areas. Above all she cares for the well-being of the children, parents and staff.

We are happy to have Elena as part of the Crossing Borders family.

Group Leader

Réka Preite

Our German-speaking Group Leader, Réka, is responsible to lovingly lead and patiently encourage the group. In addition to her educational talent, Réka is the heart and soul of the group for the older children.

With her further qualifications as a vocational trainer, Réka has excellent qualifications and has many years' experience working in childcare.

Welcome, Réka!

Group Leader

Osmar de Jesus (Junior)

Junior has many years’ experience in working with babies and newborns. Our loving Group Leader knows first-hand what it means to show the little ones the world in a warm and compassionate manner. He is also a vocational trainer and complements our day care center with a remarkable energy!

With enthusiasm and a big heart, Junior knows what it means to work hard and to encourage children.

We are so happy to have Junior with us!

Group Leader

Mimi Barboso

Mimi is our German speaking group leader. She has many years of experience in daycare and childcare and is highly qualified to take over the responsibility of the group leader.  

She oversees the daily routines of the children and ensures that everything runs smoothly within the group. Due to her empathetic and loving approach with the children, Mimi is a valuable member of our day care center. 

We are happy to have you in our team!

Group Leader

Eriona Sadriji

Eriona is a German-speaking (Swiss-German) group leader responsible for the group. Besides her education as a Fachfrau Betreuung, she brings a lot of inspiration and creativity into the group. Eriona has a lively and cheerful personality who brings energy to the day care.

We are happy Eriona is a part of our team in Adliswil.

Group Leader

Noe Bürge

Following our motto „growing together“, we are happy to encourage a caring team! Noe, a real Schwiizerin, is a qualified teacher with fantastic qualifications and further education and she is the perfect complement to our team.

She is a caring teacher and enjoys showing children the advantage of a nurturing and warm environment.

Noe is a great contribution to the Crossing Borders Family!

 

Teacher

Eleni Kaloutsa

The English speaking teacher Eleni is a wonderful addition to our team. The former kindergarten teacher has specialized in child education and brings along excellent qualifications. 

Eleni puts her heart and soul into caring for the children and encourages them to discover new things in a playful way.

 You are a great asset for us!

 

Teacher

Rafaela Martins

Rafaela is our new English speaking teacher. The motivated child educator has several years of experience in bilingual education and is a great asset to our team. 

With a lot of commitment and empathy, Rafaela accompanies and guides the children in a playful way. 

We are very happy to have you in our team!

Teacher

Céline Müller 

We are so happy to have our teacher, Céline, as part of the Crossing Borders family! The young Swiss girl brings a lot of fantastic ideas and projects that she has already been able to implement during the course of her career.

With her lively manner and enthusiasm she will be a great enrichment to us and the children!

Welcome, Céline, we are so happy to have you here!

Teacher

Alessia Mastrati

Alessia is our teacher! She is a very caring, patient and motivated teacher-to-be and has already had her first experiences in this area.

We believe that Alessia will be a very big enrichment for us!

A warm welcome to Alessia!

 

Teacher

Erdem Ahishali

Erdem is our new teacher in Greencity. He has already gained some experience in childcare and wants to develop himself further at Crossing Borders.  

With his helpful and thoughtful nature, he assists in daily tasks as well as in planning creative activities for the children.  

We are happy to have you in our team!

Teacher

Ricassia Kubias

Ricassia supports our Team as a German-speaking trainee and is a real enrichment for us.  

She has a true heart for children and brings a lot of joy to her work. With her helpful nature she is a great support. 

We are happy to have you in our team!

Teacher

Kim Brunner

Kim is our new trainee in Greencity. The young woman has a big heart for children and is very motivated to learn more about child care.

 She assists in the daily routine of the children and helps organize fun games. 

 Great to have you with us!

Teacher

Gina Perez Florez

Gina supports our team as a German speaking teacher. She pursued an education in child care and has extensive experience in daycare with children up to 4 years old. With her calm and open personality, Gina brings an incredibly good atmosphere for the child in everyday life.

We are happy that Gina is part of the new team in Adliswil. 

Teacher

Marcella Janse

Marcella has several years of experience working with toddlers in Dutch daycare centers. She is very motivated to get her recognition in Switzerland and to continue working in the field of childcare. She is bright, creative and is a great addition to our Greencity team.  

We are very happy that you are with us!

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