Faye Wilson - Nursery Proprietor

 

Faye bought chuckles day nursery in 2006. Faye’s goal has always been to provide a loving homely nursery where children can learn through play. Faye has two school aged children who both attended the nursery from being babies. Faye has over 20 years experience in working with children since 1995.

 

Faye’s Qualifications:

 

  • N.N.E.B National diploma in early years childhood studies

  • Safeguarding Officer

  • Paediatric first aid

  • Level 2 food hygiene

  • Level 2 health and safety in the work place

  • Makaton training

Ellen Jackson - Nursery Manager

 

Ellen started working for chuckles in January 2006 and has over 20 years experience in working with children and young people. Ellen became a mummy to Amelia Faith in November 2014.

 

Ellen’s Qualifications:

 

  • Level 2,3,4 and 5 qualifications in childcare

  • Level 5 leadership and management.

  • Safeguarding Officer

  • Paediatric first aid

  • Level 2 Food hygiene

  • Makaton training

Jessica Bennett - Deputy Manager

 

Jessica has worked for chuckles since September 2006 and has over 10 years experience in working with children aged 0-5 years. Jessica is the nursery Senco and helps any children with additional needs. Jessica became a mother herself to a gorgeous little boy in October 2009.

 

Jessica’s Qualifications:

 

  • NVQ level 2 and 3 in childcare

  • Paediatric first aid

  • Safeguarding Officer

  • Level 2 food hygiene

  • Level 2 in leadership and management

  • Makaton training

Amanda Stanley - Baby Room Supervisor

 

Amanda joined the chuckles team in September 2013. Amanda as worked in various nurseries throughout her career and has 10 years experience in working with babies and young children. Amanda has three children of her own.

 

Amanda’s Qualifications:

 

  • Level 2 and level 3 in childcare learning and development

  • Paediatric first aid

  • Makaton training

  • Safeguarding

Bethany Foley - Pre-school Supervisor

 

Bethany joined chuckles in August 2010 after leaving full time education, Bethany has worked hard to gain both level 2 and level 3 in childcare whilst working in our setting.  Bethany is particularly good at leading focus activities with the children who enjoy her youthful and quietly confident approach.

 

Bethany’s qualifications:

 

  • Level 2 and level 3 in childcare learning and development

  • Paediatric first aid

  • Makaton training

  • Safeguarding

Emma Spencer - Nursery Nurse

 

Emma joined the team in March 2014 having previously worked in a pre-school setting.  She studied for and achieved her Level 3 qualification while working in our setting. Emma is very creative and loves getting messy with the children.  

 

  • Emma’s Qualifications:

 

  • NVQ level 2 and 3 in childcare.

  • Paediatric first aid

  • Makaton training

  • Safeguarding

 

Sidra- Apprentice Nursery Nurse

Helen as worked in nurseries for over 15 years. Helen joined chuckles in 2013 and has two school aged children of her own so brings lots of first-hand experience to working in our setting.

 

Helen’s Qualifications:

 

  • NVQ level 3 in childcare.

  • Paediatric first aid

  • Makaton training

Leah Shepherd- Nursery Nurse

Helen Byron - Nursery Nurse

 
 
 

Kimberley Mortimer - Nursery Nurse

Kimberley has over 5 years experience in working with babies. Kimberley is a calm and collective person who is very professional in what she does. Kimberley has a little boy of her own and joined chuckles day nursery in June 2016.

 

Kimberley's Qualifications:

 

  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare

  • E Learning safeguarding

  • Paediatric first aid

  • Level 2 food hygeine

  • Manual Handling

  • Safeguarding

Leah has been working in nurseries for over 15 years.

Leah has a fun loving personality that children adore, she is observant, patient and full of encouragement. Leah has 3 children of her own that are at school age.  

 

  • NNEB diploma in childcare and education

  • Food Hygiene certificate    

  • Paediatric first aid   

  •  Makaton Training

  • Safeguarding

 
 

Denise starting blessing the nursery with her culinary skills in 2008 but has over 40 years experience working in kitchens. Denise has won the nursery a Kirklees five star healthy eating award making sure the children get their five a day and stay strong and healthy. She also makes a mean chicken and leek pie. Denise has four beautiful grandchildren of her own but all the children at nursery call her grandma. 

 

Denise’s Qualifications:

 

  • Level 2 in catering

  • Level 2 food hygiene

 

Angel Richardson - Nursery Nurse

Angel joined our team in July 2016. Angel has lots of experience in looking after her younger siblings and decided to make it her career after leaving school in September 2015. Angel is very good with the children and is a bright and bubbly person.

Angel's Qualifications:

 

  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare

  • E Learning safeguarding

  • Paediatric first aid

  • Safeguarding

Denise Stocks - Nursery Chef