Staff

Kate Sillett
Director
NVQ Level 4, Behaviour support, Safeguarding, Paediatric First Aid, Prevent, FGM and Covid-19 Awareness/Prevent Covid-19.

It has always been a passion of mine to own my own pre-school, as of 2008 this became a reality and I haven’t looked back. I work with a strong, enthusiastic team where we all strive to do our best for the children in our care and their families. I bring with me many years of childcare experience and have looked after lots of children, although each child teaches me something special or amazes me with their abilities. Our aim is to offer the children a fun, safe and caring setting where they and their families feel completely at ease and cannot wait to come back the next day.

Louise
Manager
NVQ Level 4, Safeguarding, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene, Prevent, FGM and Covid-19 Awareness/Prevent Covid-19

I have worked in childcare for over 20 years and been a Manager of a setting for over 9 years. I am passionate about children learning and how each individual child develops with our help and support. I shall ensure that we as a setting are continually striving to improve the care we provide to both the children and their families.

Rebecca
Deputy Manager
Early Years Professional status, Lead Language Practitioner, Health and Safety, Safeguarding, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene, Prevent, FGM and Covid-19 Awareness/Prevent Covid-19.

I have been at Chavey Down Pre-School since 2009. I have seen the pre-school develop into one which has the children’s welfare and interests at the heart of all we do.

I have recently completed a language builders course, covering language skills in the 0-3 years bracket, and 3-5 years bracket. This enables the pre-school to support speech delays and difficulties at all ages.

Nicola
Pre-School Practitioner (Creative Supervisor)
NVQ Level 3, Art and Design, Safeguarding, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene, Prevent, FGM and Covid-19 Awareness/Prevent Covid-19

I use my art and design qualification to support the children developing their creative flair. The more glitter the better!

I enjoy watching the children grow and develop and feel proud that I know I have had a part in this.

Kelly
Pre-School Practitioner (Bank Staff)
NVQ Level 3, Covid-19 Awareness/Prevent Covid 19

I have worked in childcare for 10 years now with ages ranging from Pre-school through to Year 6. My roles within childcare have varied starting from a lunchtime/after school club supervisor, to a learning support assistant/TA and now a Pre-school Practitioner.

I love working with children and seeing them grow and thrive through their experiences in pre-school and take pleasure in knowing I was part of that journey before they move onto their next chapter.