Staff Profiles

Childcare Manager – Carole Jones
Worked here sinceSept 2002, but was a volunteer before thiscarole
Best thing about working here: The children
Has worked in childcare for: 28 years
Favourite activity with the childrenBusy feet with the playgroup children  (singing and dancing)
Favourite movie: Dirty Dancing
Favourite meal: Full English breakfast

Deputy manager for after schools – Julie Birch
Worked here since: Sept 2012julie
Best thing about working hereInteracting with the children,they make me laugh, it’s a pleasant atmosphere
Has worked in childcare for: 6 years
Favourite activity with the children: Generally joking around with them
Favourite movieThe green mile, The shawshank redemption
Favourite meal: Seafood linguine

Deputy manager for Playgroup – Shelley Hollingworthshelley
Worked here since: Sept 2012
Best thing about working hereEveryday is different
Has worked in childcare for: 11 years
Favourite activity with the children: Drawing and block play
Favourite movie: I am Sam
Favourite mealChicken dinner

Apprentice – Shayla Danforth
Worked here since: July 2016shayla
Best thing about working here: Working with different children
Has worked in childcare for: 11 months
Favourite activity with the children: Crafts and painting 
Favourite movie: Just go with it
Favourite meal: Pasta

Early years practitioner and Playworker -Amy ColbeckAmy
Worked here since: November 2016
Best thing about working here: Seeing all the children progress and their smiling faces
Has worked in childcare for: 13 years
Favourite activity with the childrenAnything messy
Favourite movie: All the disney films
Favourite mealRoast dinner

After school pick up and domestic assistant– Bernie Jones
Worked here sinceJanuary 2017
BernieBest thing about working hereAll of it!
Favourite activity with the childrenEverything, working with the playgroup children especially
Favourite movieRocky films, Dirty dancing, Ghost
Favourite meal: All kinds of food and cuisines

Chief Executive – Charlotte Williams
Worked here sinceApril 2006
Best thing about working here: I like working in a small place charlottebecause you feel like you really make a difference, and when I get fed up of working in the office, I can go downstairs and play games with the kids
Has worked in childcare for: I’ve been working in community projects for over 16 years
Favourite activity with the children: The fire-pit or anything messy
Favourite movie: Apollo 13
Favourite meal: Seafood platter