Our management team consists of Judi, Michelle and Karen.
Judi is our amazing business manager. Judi spends her time working in the office but loves to come and spend some time with the children when she can.
Michelle, our manager and Designated Safeguarding lead,. Michelle spends her time working in the room with the pre-school children, as well as in the office. Michelle has her Foundation Degree in Early years among many other qualifications, including baby and toddler massage and yoga. Michelle has worked abroad teaching English in a variety of different countries, as well as working within nurseries and schools here in England.
Karen is the deputy manager, the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) and the setting Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-Ordinator (SENDCO) Karen has her BA Hons degree in Early Years and Childhood studies, and as a wealth of knowledge, experience and qualifications within the childcare sector. Karen works with the children aged between 2 and 4.
The Little Stars room is for children aged between 0-2 years old.
Annie is the Twinkle Stars room leader and holds her Level 3 in childcare, alongside a variety of different qualifications.
The Twinkle Stars children and Shooting Stars children are all in the same room, which includes children from 2-4 years old. Within this room the team includes Michelle, Karen, Bethany, Debbie, Abi, Ellie, Shana and Hannah.
Abi works with the 3-4 year olds, Abi has a Foundation Degree in Early Years and has a number of years experience working with children from babies to 11.
Bethany works with the 3-4 years old’s in the Shooting Stars group as an assistant. Beth is working towards her Level 3 diploma in Childcare.
Debbie works with the Shooting stars (3-4 year old’s) Debbie has her Level 3 in childcare.
Shana is the Twinkle Stars room assistant and is working towards her Level 3 Childcare qualification.
Hannah works with the Shooting Star children (3-4 year old’s) and has a Level 2 in childcare.
Ellie has her Level 2 in Childcare and has worked as a swimming teacher, Ellie is working with the 2-3 year old.
ALL staff at Busy Kids hold relevant training. We are pediatric first-aid trained, hold current and up to date DBS checks, have food hygiene and safeguarding training. Staff are always going on courses to refresh and to help keep up-to-date with child protection, safeguarding and safer recruitment training.
At Busy Kids we have a small team of Bank staff who help us out when our staff are off. The bank staff are all qualified and hold a current DBS check.
We are a registered charity (number 1023 829) run by an elected Committee of volunteers, mostly made up of parents of children attending the Pre-School. The Committee work in tandem with the Pre-School staff to ensure the smooth running of the Pre-School.
Find out more about the committee, its roles and responsibilities and its members Here.