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Meet the staff of Birchwood Day Nursery

Take the chance to meet the staff here at Birchwood Private Day Nursery.


Position: Dep Manager/Pre-scl Rm S'visor

Hi, my name is Charlotte.
I have worked at the setting for 5 years and in that time I have gained a foundation degree in childcare and education which I completed in June 2013.
I am currently the Deputy Manager and have held this post for 2 years.
When I am not at work I am enjoying spending time with my own young son.


Position: Manager

My name is Alison.
Currently, I am the manager at the setting and I hold an NNEB qualification.
I have worked at the setting since it opened in February 2007.
My outside interests include retail therapy, book reading and attending athletic events.


Position: Owner

Hello, my name is Amanda the nursery owner. I am a mum to 3 children aged between 14 and 22. I have worked in nurseries for many years which made me decide to open my own setting, which I thoroughly enjoy and have an active role within the setting.
I hold an NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education and a Safer Recruitment certificate. I opened the nursery in February 2007 to provide the care and the opportunity for children to develop in our local community.
I expanded the nursery to provide before and after school care in 2010 and also providing holiday care.


Position: Baby Room Assistant

My name is Jackie.
I’m 20 years old.
I have my NVQ Level 3 in childcare . I am due to finish my Level 3 in March 2014.
I started at the setting as a student in 2012 and shortly after I was employed by the setting. I’m a nice person who is easy to get on with.
I enjoy spending time with my friends and family as I feel that this is important.


Position: Baby Room / Kids Club Supervis

My name is Devon.
I would like to introduce myself as Kids Club supervisor and Baby room Assistant. I am currently studying a level 6 BA Hons degree in Early Childhood at Staffordshire University.
I have a little girl who also attends the setting within the baby room. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, and spend most of my weekends at car shows.


Position: Baby Room Staff

Hi my name is Jordan and I’m 19 years old.
I work in the baby room, however, I have had experience in all of the rooms.
I have worked at the setting for over 2 years and I am qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Childcare.
I have an artistic nature as I enjoy drawing and being creative, one of my many interests is shopping for the latest fashions.


Position: Baby Room Supervisor

My name is Toni.
I am 23 years old and the baby room supervisor.
I have worked at the setting for 4 and half years, whilst at the setting I have completed my NVQ Level 3 CCLD.

I feel that I have gained a greater knowledge of baby’s development and needs and implement this on a daily basis. I am a friendly and approachable person who likes to socialise with friends and family.


Position: Tweenie Room Staff

My name is Jayne and I would like to introduce myself as Tweenie room Assistant.
I have worked at Birchwood day nursery for about a year, I have had experience in all of the rooms within the nursery during my time as a student at the setting. I hold a level 3 qualification in childcare.
I love to spend time with my family by going events, especially with my nephew who is 5 years old, also in my leisure time I like to attend swimming, shopping and different activities with my friends.


Position: Tweenie Room Staff

My name is Claire and I work in the Tweenie room.
I have worked at the nursery for 3 years and hold a Level 3 qualification.
I previously worked in a school and nursery environment.
During my career I have gained various qualifications from Customer services, Dyslexia awareness and British sign language.


Position: Tweenie Room Supervisor

Hi am Victoria but I like to be called Vicki.
I’m 23 years old and am the Tweenie Room Supervisor.
I have worked at the setting for nearly 5 years, in which time I have achieved my NVQ Level 3 in childcare and also Level 2 in playwork.
I am a bubbly character who enjoys creative work and inspiring the children in my care to be creative, as well.


Position: Pre-School Staff

I’m Azaria.
I’m 18 years old.
I have a NVQ Level 3 qualification.
I was employed at the setting in August 2012, where I started as a student.
I currently work in the Pre-School room which I love.
I don’t have any specific hobbies but I do enjoy watching football and hold a season ticket to one on the local football teams. I also enjoy shopping and family time.


Position: Kids Club Assistant / Nursery

My name is Fran.
I have recently left Congleton High school. I am now studying my level three course in Child Development; I have spent a lot of time volunteering within the setting over the past years.
I like to spend time with my young nephews and niece. At the weekends I will more than likely be out socialising with friends.


Position: Cook

Hello, my name is Tracey.
I have worked at the setting for nearly 4 years.
I prepare fresh homemade meals, daily, following a 4 week menu.
I have a Level 1 and 2 in food and catering.