Meet The Team
Our team are highly qualified in all aspects of childcare including NVQ Level 3 in Childcare up to Degree level .
We continually invest in our team and provide opportunities to further their knowledge and development which maintains their motivation, commitment and enjoyment. This could be through long term qualification routes or short courses or in-house training.
Our team are recruited not only for their qualifications but also for their caring and nurturing nature, ensuring that all of our children are cared for in a professional and understanding way. We pride ourselves on being a family-based nursery and we consider our team part of the Kinder Giggles family. We provide a balance of staff - employing all ages, experiences, cultural backgrounds and both genders presenting positive role models for all the children in our care and creating an atmosphere of inclusion and diversity.
Our team are proud to be part of the Kinder Giggles story and look forward to helping to give your child the most wonderful experience they can have during their time in our care.
Rebecca is our Managing Director and opened Kinder Giggles in 2016. Rebecca is a qualified Children's Nurse and Health Visitor, having gained her Diploma in Professional Studies of Nursing at Manchester University and BSc(Hons) in Specialist Community Public Health Nurse.
Rebecca has a daughter who attended the setting from being young until she went to school.
Rebecca is a Designated Safeguarding Officer and is our lead Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-Ordinator.
Nursery Assistant Manager/ Early Years Teacher
Emily joined the team in October 2019. Emily has her Early Years Professional/Teacher status and has also obtained a BA(Hons) degree in Early Years Professional Practice, Leadership and Management. She has worked in the early years sector for 12 years across a range of settings. She is also one of the setting’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-Ordinator (SendCo) and a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).
Emily has a little girl who also attends the nursery and loves exploring and making memories with her.
Jane is a very enthusiastic character who joined the team in November 2018. She is currently undertaking her NVQ Level 2 qualification in Children and Young People’s Workforce. Jane works in the Under 3’s Unit part time over 5 days.
Jane has 2 children of her own and loves making lovely memories with her family.
Under 3’s Unit Manager
Clare has worked at Kinder Giggles since March 2019. She has obtained her NNEB Level 3 qualification in Childcare. Clare has worked in the early years sector for 19 years and has a wealth of experience working in a range of settings.
Clare works 5 days a week.
Clare also had 4 children of her own which keeps her busy.
Pre-school Unit Manager and 3rd in charge
Pre-school Unit Manager and 3rd in charge
Nicole has been part of the Kinder Giggles team since early 2019. She has obtained her BA(Hons) degree in Early Childhood Studies and works full time over 4 days. Nicole is the Preschool Unit Manager and oversees the day-to-day running of the preschool. She also ensures that the highest level of teaching is delivered to our children. Nicole is also our Third in Charge and assists in the daily running of the nursery.
Nicole is also the settings Behaviour Lead. She ensures that we promote a positive environment for our children at all times.
Chris joined the team in January 2020 and has been working in the education sector for over 10 years. Chris is a Level 3 practitioner and works full time.
Chris has extensive knowledge working with children who need extra support and is trained in Makaton. Chris has a little girl who attends the setting.
Chris enjoys spending time with his family and friends and has a keen interest in music and acting.
Nursery Practitioner / Admin & Business Support
Marie joined the Kinder Giggles team in 2019 initially as Human Resources & Business Manager. Marie is now a nursery practitioner, primarily based in Pre-School; studying her Level 3 Early Years Educator Qualification whilst still overseeing the running of all things paperwork.
Marie is a natural teaching instinct and has a wealth of experience working in Human Resources and administration. Marie usually works over 4 days. She has 2 daughters, one who attends the nursery.
Marie enjoys days out with her family and making memories.
Alex joined our team in January 2019 as our nursery cook. She has a long history of working in catering establishments and has her own son who is 3. Alex is very friendly and runs cooking sessions with our Pre-School and Toddler children, teaching them the foundations of cooking. Alex is qualified in Food Hygiene, specific to nursery settings, as well as Children's Nutrition and Allergy Awareness in catering.
Nursery Practitoner and Housekeeper
Vicki joined the Kinder Giggles team in 2018 and is our Housekeeper. Vicki is now studying for her Level 3 Early Years Educator Qualification, working as a Nursery Practitioner, primarily in our under 3's unit. Vicki really enjoys the outdoors. She has a keen interest in animals, after being a Veterinary Nurse for numerous years.
Vicki has a daughter who attends the setting.