Ferdinand | Team
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Daycare Head


Was born in Bolivia but has been living in Switzerland since the age of 8 months. She did her education as a daycare teacher in Zurich. After completion, Paola worked as group leader and daycare head in Daycare Flügerberg in Zumikon. After 14 years of experience it was Paola’s wish to work independently. In 2012, she found Daycare Ferdinand. Paola had been part of the care team since the opening Daycare Ferdinand and is now responsible for successful integrations of new children at Ferdinand.Paola enjoys the many sides and variety of her daily work. In her free time, Paola enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and meditating.

Head of group


Samantha was born in Zimbabwe (Harare) and moved to Switzerland at the age of 12. After doing an internship in a day nursery in Uster, she decided to train as a nursery teacher. After completing her apprenticeship in Zurich, she gained further experience as a group leader. Samantha loves spending her free time travelling, family and friends or pursuing her new hobby, playing guitar.



Janthira was born in Bangkok (Thailand) in 1981. Afterwards she lived in the country east of Thailand (Isaan). At the age of eight she moved with her family to Lübeck in the north of Germany. In 2004 she came to Switzerland. After working as a bar manager she reoriented herself and moved to Zurich. She changed into her dream job as a child educator, where she passed her apprenticeship as a “Fachfrau Betreuung EFZ Fachrichtung Kindererziehung” 2020. She likes to spend her free time with close friends, snowboarding in the mountains or on the water with the SUP. She loves spicy food, likes sauerkraut and fondue.



Samira was born in Switzerland. After finishing High School she worked her first internship at a daycare to start her studies in social work afterwards. She is now in the second year of her studies and wants to gain new experiences in the Kinderkrippe Ferdinand. In her free time she likes to drink coffee with friends and being creative.