The people who work here are the most important asset the Nursery has. We know just how precious your children are to you, and our approach to recruitment, management and development is all geared to reflect that.
We have a vigorous induction process for all new staff to ensure their readiness to care for your children.
Our nursery nurses and assistants are all actively encouraged and supported to work towards their next qualifications, and we have a strong ethos of both self-assessment and management assessment and mentoring to ensure continual improvement.
All staff are expected to have a childcare qualification to a Level 3 or be working towards it. They will also have or be working towards in there first year of employment.
- Paediatric First Aid
- Safeguarding and Protecting children
- Revised EYFS training
- Health and Safety and Manual Handling in the workplace
- Food Hygiene/Safety level 2
The staff also attend at least 4 Professioanl Development (CPD) courses that cover everything from child development to funs ways to develop interesting play opportunities with mallable materials.Staff are extremely well qualified and have extensive knowledge of how young children develop and learn. Their knowledge of the individuals in their care means that each child enjoys a wonderful range of valuable experiences that help them achieve their full potential.
Under the headings of Bluebells Cottage and Buttercups Cottage on the right you can find biographies and photos of the nursery nurses and assistants; under Management those of the wider management team (the Nursery’s Manager, deputies, administrator and cook); and under PlayAway and DayAway those who take care of the children who attend after-school club and holiday club, respectively.