Meet the Staff

We have a dedicated highly skilled staff team here at Whitchurch Pre-School. All the staff work very hard in their individual roles. Please take a look and meet the staff!

Our staff are constantly undertaking new and relevant training courses; we ensure all our staff are continuously developing their professional skills. Please ask for more information.

 

Marie Winnett – Pre-School Manager 

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  • Level 3 Diploma for Children & Young People’s Workforce
  • NVQ Level 2 Children’s Care, Learning & Development
  • OCN Level 2 Forest School Practitioner
  • NVQ Level 2 Business Administration
  • Paediatric First Aid training
  • Special Educational Needs training
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety
  • Safeguarding Children Level 3
  • Safer Recruitment

Marie is also our Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator.

 

Helen Roberts – Pre-School Practitioner and Finance/Business

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Children & Young People’s Workforce
  • Studying City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma For the Early Years Practitioner
  • NVQ Level 3 Customer Services
  • NVQ Level 2 Business Administration
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety
  • Safeguarding Children Level 3
  • Safer Recruitment
  • Paediatric First Aid training

Helen is our Designated Safeguarding Lead.

 

Becci Garner – Deputy Manager img_7543

  • BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies (Nursery Nursing) (equivalent to Level 3)
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety
  • Paediatric First Aid training
  • Safeguarding Children Level 3

Becci is our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.

 

Jade Legg – Pre-School Practitioner

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young People’s Workforce
  • Level 3 Health & Social Care
  • Level 2 Health & Social Care
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety
  • Paediatric First Aid Training
  • Safeguarding Children, Level 2

 

Carley Hill – Pre-School Practitioner

  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma: City and Guilds Children and Young Peoples Workforce
  • Level 4 Higher Learning Teaching Assistant
  • Level 3 Award Special Educational Needs
  • Level 2 Certificate: Understanding Autism
  • Safeguarding Children, Level 2
  • Paediatric First Aid Training
  • Food Safety Level 2 Award

 

Sally Legg – Pre-School Assistant

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Children & Young People’s Workforce
  • Safeguarding Children, Level 2
  • Paediatric First Aid Training
  • Food Safety Level 2 Award

 

Cara Austin – Pre-School Assistant (on maternity leave from March 1st 2019)

  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety
  • BA (Hons) Degree in Textiles
  • Paediatric First Aid Training
  • Safeguarding Level 2

 

Annabel Forrest – Apprentice Pre-School Assistant

  • Studying Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young People’s Workforce
  • Paediatric First Aid Training
  • Safeguarding Level 2
  • Food Safety Level 2

 

Bank Staff

We also regularly employ Bank Staff. These staff cover absence and sickness etc. We have regular Bank Staff that we use or alternatively we use our part time play assistants to provide supply cover. All Bank Staff have a current valid DBS check and are qualified to Level 2 or 3 in Early Years.

Volunteers
We welcome Volunteer Pre-School and Play Assistants at our Pre-School. Volunteers are subject to the same safer recruitment process as we follow when recruiting our paid staff.

We also offer work experience and placements to local students, and had a very successful placement from Woodroffe School recently.

Parent Helper Rota
We also welcome our current parents to come along and attend a session with their children regularly to lend a helping hand and to see what exciting things the children get up to at our Pre-School. Please pop your name on the rota!