Staff & Committee
The Preschool Committee consists of a Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. In addition, a parent representative (whose child is currently attending Preschool) and paid employees will be invited to Committee meetings in an advisory capacity. The Committee meetings are held once every half term to make decisions about the current and future management of the setting.
Chair - Dot Butler
Secretary - Sylvia Saunders
Treasurer - Carole Moore
We employ 5 members of staff for 38 weeks per year:
Early Years Lead Practitioner - Lisa Sweeney
Deputy EY Lead Practitioner - Shekeira Hines
Early Years Practitioner - Sarah Gore
Early Years Practitioner - Naomi Beard
Early Years Practitioner - Taryn Parker
Our staff are committed, friendly and caring people who bring a variety of skills and qualities to the setting, including qualifications in teaching and preschool practice. All staff undertake regular training in early years policy and practice, as well as Safeguarding and all undertake strict DBS checks before commencing employment. Everyone is qualified in Paediatric First Aid. We also have designated members of staff responsible for Special Educational Needs, Equal Opportunities & Inclusion, Positive Behaviour Management, Safeguarding and Child Protection.