Take the chance to meet the staff here at Birchwood Private Day Nursery.
CharlottePosition: 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.
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.
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.
JackiePosition: 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.
DevonPosition: 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.
JordanPosition: 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.
ToniPosition: 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.
JaynePosition: 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.
ClairePosition: 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.
VickiPosition: 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.
AzariaPosition: Pre-School Staff
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.
FrancescaPosition: 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.
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.