Meet the Staff

At Little Ducks preschool, we are lucky to have a wealth of highly qualified staff with many years of experience. As well as all of the staff have their own children, which means we understand parental concerns.

ClairePreschool manager and Senco. 

I am a Mum of 2 children, A boy born in 2002 and a girl born in 2008. I have worked with children since I was 18 years old so quite some time! I love to go away in my cool 1980’s motorhome with my family exploring the UK.

I currently hold a BTEC in Nursery Nurse and Level 4 in SEND; I also hold designated safeguarding, generalist safeguarding, Level 2 Food Hygiene, Paediatric First Aid, Allergy Awareness, FGM, and Prevent certificates.

Plus other qualifications and courses.

I have started a Level 5 in Child Development and Management.

Kealiegh. Deputy Manager and Designated Safeguarding Lead 

I am a Mum to 2 children, A boy born in 2010 and a girl born in 2012. I’ve been working in childcare for 16 years; It has always been something that I have wanted to do since I was a very young age. I enjoy Clubbercise and walking with my family. I enjoy doing music and movement with all of the children.

I currently hold a Level 4 in Nursery Management, and a Level 3 Certificate in Children’s care and education. I also hold designated safeguarding, generalist safeguarding, Paediatric first aid, FGM, Prevent, Allergy Awareness and Level 2 Food Hygiene.

Plus other qualifications and courses.

I have started to work towards my Level 5 in Child Development and Management. 

Ayako. Qualified Preschool Assistant. 

I am a Mum to a daughter born in 2014.

I currently hold a Level 3 Diploma for the children and young people’s workforce: early learning and childcare pathway.

I also hold Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene, Allergy Awareness, FGM, and Prevent certificates.

I have worked in childcare settings throughout my career, over 10 years, both in Japan and England.

I teach the children at Little Ducks Japanese.

I'm about to start my Forest School level 3 qualification. 

Katie. Qualified Preschool Assistant. 

I am a Mum to a daughter born in 2017.

I currently hold an NNEB (Level 3) in childcare. 

I have Generalist Safeguarding FGM, Prevent certificate, and Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate

Vicky. Unqualified Preschool Assistant. 

I am a Mum to a daughter born in 2017 and a son born in 2020.

I have Generalist Safeguarding FGM, Prevent certificate, and Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate

I am working towards my Level 3 in childcare.

A full qualification and training log is available to see upon request for all members of staff.