Staff Introductions

julie
"My name is Julie and I am the Nursery Manager. I hold a BA (Hons) degree in Early Years Education. In addition, I have Early Years Professional Status. I also hold an NVQ3 in Playwork, which supports my work within the Holiday Club. I am the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the Nursery and Holiday Club. My main passion is music in early years and I enjoy engaging the children in music exploration and letters and sounds activities."
sharon
"My name is Sharon. I work part-time as Deputy Manager. I started here in 1997 as a nursery nurse. I hold an NNEB Diploma in Pre-school Practice, a Certificate in Playwork and an NVQ4 in Children's Care, Learning and Development."
khamsin
"My name is Khamsin. I joined the team at North Star Nursery in March 2010. I'm a Senior Nursery Nurse and I work part-time in the Explorers room. I have an NVQ3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development."
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"My name is Tasha. I am a Senior Nursery Practitioner. I qualified as a teacher in 2007 and have worked in various roles as a teacher, teaching assistant and nursery assistant. I have previously worked at North Star Nursery as bank staff. Outside of work, I love dancing and singing and being creative! You will find me in the Discoverers Room on a part-time basis."
kirsty
"My name is Kirsty. I work part-time in the Pioneers room. I joined North Star in June 2012. I have a level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce: Early Learning and Childcare Pathway."
Jodie
"My name is Jodie. I work in the Explorers room. I joined North Star in November 2015 and am working towards my level 3 qualification."
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"My name is Shannon. I work in the Discoverers room. I have worked at North Star Nursery since 2014. I have a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education."
nicky
"My name is Nicky. I work in the Explorers Room. I have worked at North Star Nursery since 2001 and have an NVQ Level 4 in Children's Care, Learning and Development."
corrine
"My name is Corrinne. I first came to North Star Nursery in 2009 on a placement from college. I then started working casual days during school holidays and was offered a job, starting June 2010. I work in the Pioneers room. I have a Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education."
beth
"My name is Beth. I work in the Discoverers room. I started working at North Star Nursery in July 2013. I was previously at North Star Nursery as a student. I have a level 3 in the Children and Young People's Workforce qualification."
Debbie
"My name is Debbie. I hold a level 3 qualification in Children's Care, Learning and Development. I have worked at North Star Nursery since September 2013. I work in the Pioneers room."
Abbie
"My name is Abbie. I hold a level 3 Certificate in Early Years. I started here as a student in 2016 and am now based in the Adventurers room."
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"My name is Meg. I work in the Adventurers room. I joined the team in June 2017 initially as bank staff and hold a level 3 qualification in Child Care and Education."
Tatiana
"My name is Tatiana. I am working part time in the Discoverers room having joined North Star Nursery in 2016 as an apprentice. I hold a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification."
Beckah
"My name is Beckah. I work across all rooms in the nursery covering staff during breaks and record time. I joined the team in August 2018."
Soraia
"My name is Soraia. I work as an apprentice trainee nursery nurse. I joined the team in May 2018. I have a CACHE Level 2 certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care."
Ciona2
"Hello, my name is Ciona. I work as bank staff across all rooms at the nursery. I am currently studying towards my level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner. I joined North Star Nursery as a student in 2016 working mainly in Discoverers."
Lisa
"Hello, my name is Lisa. I joined North Star Nursery in November 2018 and work as bank staff across all rooms at the nursery. I hold an NVQ level 2 in Early Years and Education."
courtney
"My name is Courtney. I work as bank staff. I have recently obtained my Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification."
Maggie
"Hello, my name is Maggie. I work as bank staff across all rooms at the nursery having joined North Star Nursery as a student. I am currently studying towards my level 3 Early Years Educator qualification."
louise
"My name is Louise and I am the nursery cook. I have over 12 years experience in the catering industry. Before joining the North Star Nursery team in 2006, I have worked in a large restaurant, a hotel and residential home for the elderly. I have an NVQ2 in Food Safety in Catering. I also have extensive knowledge of special dietary requirements, catering for allergies and religious beliefs. Outside of work, I help run a Rainbows' unit and enjoy cooking for my family."
rebecca
"My name is Rebecca. I am the Office Administrator and I work part-time Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. I have a BSc(Hons) in Sociology and have most recently worked in an administrative role in a legal environment with children and families. I have two children who both attended North Star Nursery."