Staff

Each session is run by at least two supervisors and two other members of staff (either supervisors or assistants). This gives a high adult to child ratio of at the very least 1:4 for under threes and 1:8 for the over threes.

Senior Supervisors
Paula O’Connor Level 3 qualified Early Years Practitioner, Policies and Procedures. Over 20 years’ experience at New Marston Pre-School.
Sarah Smith NNEB, Equality and Diversity Co-ordinator. Over 10 years’ experience at New Marston Pre-School.
Supervisors
Sarah Taylor Level 3 qualified Early Years Practitioner, SENCo. 10 years’ experience at New Marston Pre-School.
Viv Westwood Level 3 qualified Early Years Practitioner, Safeguarding Officer. Over 10 years’ experience at New Marston Pre-School.
Mandy Whitehouse Level 3 qualified Early Years Practitioner, Communication, Language Literacy Co-ordinator. Over 10 years’ experience at New Marston Pre-School.
Play Assistants and Lunchtime Supervisors
Debbie Walton Over 10 years’ experience at Pre-School and former Chair of the Pre-School committee
Yasmeen Akhtar Level 3 qualified Early Years Practitioner, SEN one-to-one support worker.
Jilly Beesley Volunteer play assistant and local grandma
Pre-School Administrators
Louise Rosenberg Finance and admissions co-ordinator
Debbie Roworth Administrator

All members of staff are DBS checked (Disclosure and Barring Service; CRB checks are now called DBS checks), have current paediatric first-aid qualifications and regularly attend relevant courses to further their skills.  Those members of staff that are involved with snack times have food hygiene level 2 qualifications. All staff members have had considerable experience in their field and the majority are parents or grandparents of children who have previously attended the Pre-School.