We have a fantastic team of dedicated and experienced staff, all staff work to the highest possible standard to provide quality care and education for each individual child at Chuckles Day Nursery. All practitioners are highly qualified with enhanced DBS checked and have Pediatric First Aid training. 

 

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

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Amanda Stanley - Baby Room Supervisor/ Stand in Deputy Manager. 

 

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

 

Leah Shepherd- Nursery Nurse

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

 

Sidra Atkar- Nursery Nurse

Sidra joined our team in September 2018. Sidra has had years of experience. Sidra is very caring and loves to be creative. Sidra is due to complete her level 3 in children in August 2020. 

  • NVQ Level 2 in childcare

  • Paediastric first aid 

  • Safeguarding 

 
 

Shannai Furness- Nursery Assistant 

Shannai joined our team in January 2021. Shannai has worked in primary school and is currently training towards her level 3. Shannai is very caring a loves helping the children learn through play. 

 

Rebecca Brooks- Nursery Chef/ Assistant 

Rebecca joined our team in January 2021,Rebecca has a wealth of knowledge about healthy eating and is loving bringing new and exciting ideas to our menus. 

  • Food hygiene

  • Level 2 in childcare