Introducing Our Team

Here are the people that turn our community in to something special. They work both indoors and outdoors in our free flowing space providing exceptional care and enjoyment to all the children everyday.

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Nursery Manager 

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Manager - Kerry Fellowes

Contact - 01909 530932

Email - welbeckmanager@childfirstwelbeck.co.uk

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Nestlings

Practitioner

Age 0-1yrs

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Hi my name is Niki, I am a level 3 qualified nursery nurse. I have just started my journey at child first at welbeck and I am based in nestlings. I can’t wait to give the children fun and exciting opportunities by letting them explore the world around them and watch them grow with confidence each day.

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Fledglings

Practitioner

Age 2-3yrs

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My name is Emma, I work in Fledglings ‘Space. I am a qualified level 3 practitioner and I have worked in childcare for 15 plus years. I have 3 children 2 boys and 1 girl. I enjoy spending time with my family when I am not at work.

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Roosters

Practitioner

Age 3-5yrs

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Hi, my name is Sue, I am currently working in the Roosters space part-time whilst I study Occupational Health at university! I am an ex-primary school teacher with a BA (Hons) in teaching & learning in primary education and I have worked with children for 38 years including experience working with SEN children.

 

In my spare time I currently help out at beavers. I also run a youth club for LGBTQ+ youth.

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Fledglings 

Practitioner

Age 2-3yrs

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Hi, my name is Stacey.  I have a level 3 qualification in childcare.  I have been working at Child First Welbeck for 3 years and in that time, I have worked with ages 2-5 years old.  I am currently working in the Fledglings space. I have a fiancé and a son who is 2 called Reuben.  In my spare time I love making memories with my family.

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Fledglings

Team Supervisor

Age 2-3yrs

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Hello, my name is Niamh, I am a Team Supervisor working within the Fledglings space. I qualified as a level 3 Nursery Nurse in June 2016. My favourite part of my role at Child First Welbeck is being able to give our children experiences in which they will thrive and grow into confident, independent, kind individuals.
In my spare time, I enjoy countryside walks, spending time with my loved ones and exploring new places.

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Roosters

Space Leader

Age 3-5yrs

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Hi, my name is Emma.  I have a BTEC Level 3 in Early Years.  I have 15 years’ experience within the early years sector; ranging from private day cares, NHS nurseries to private nannying.  I have looked after all age ranges, working and leading baby, toddler and pre-school spaces.

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Roosters

Practitioner

Age 3-5yrs

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My name is Louise and I have worked with preschool children for 20 years.  For 16.5 years it was with children with additional needs.  I qualified as an NVQ level 3 in early years care and education practitioner.  Family time is extremely important to me, and it’s fantastic that we have just had a new addition to ours; Elijah Daniel who is extremely scrummy. 

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Fledglings

Space Practitioner

Ages 2-3

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Hi, my name is Leah, I have a double level 3 health and social care qualification and have worked in childcare within private nurseries for the last 8 years.  I love working in childcare because no day is ever the same and we learn from the children as much as they learn from us!

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Roosters

Space Practitioner

Age 3-5yrs

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Hi, my name is Caitlin, I recently joined the Roosters team as a practitioner! I have just completed my Level 3 qualification in Childcare and I am going on to study for my foundation degree in Childcare this September alongside working at Child First Welbeck.

 

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family + friends and going on days out!

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Hatchlings

Space Practitioner

Age 1-2yrs

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Hi, my name is Sophie, I have recently joined Child First Welbeck as a practitioner in the Hatchlings space. I have 7 years experience working in childcare and I have a level 3 qualification.

 

In my spare time I love taking my dog on walks and spending time with family and friends!

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Administration Support

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Ellen Allen

Contact - 01909 530932

Email - admin@childfirstwelbeck.co.uk

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Hatchlings

Practitioner

Age 1-2yrs

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Hi, my name is Megan, I currently work in the Hatchlings space. I have a foundation degree in child studies with over 10 years experience working in childcare. I have a little boy of my own and in my spare time I enjoy quality time with him.

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Hatchlings

Team Supervisor

Age 1-2yrs

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My name is Courtney, I am a Team Supervisor and I work in the Nestling and Hatchlings spaces.  I am a qualified level 4 Early years practitioner.  I love my job helping children to develop their skills through play.  I work alongside other staff in my team to provide a caring and safe environment for the children here at Child First Welbeck. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family and my cats.

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Fledglings

Space Leader

Age 2-3yrs

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Hi, my name is Megan, I have a level 3 qualification in childcare.  I have 13 years’ experience in childcare working with children aged 2-5 years.  I have worked at Child First Welbeck for 4 years and I am currently working in the Fledglings space (2-3 years) as a Space Leader.

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Apprentice 

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Hi, my names Ellie. I’m currently doing a level 2 nursery nurse apprenticeship and so far I am really enjoying it! I love coming to work and doing fun activities with the children and watching them grow every day.

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Roosters

Practitioner

Age 3-5yrs

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My name is Hannah.  I have worked within childcare for 12 years.  I started in outdoor pursuits centres, then worked in nurseries and primary schools.  I work for Child First 2 days per week, usually on a Monday and Wednesday in the Roosters preschool space.  I hold a level 4 in childcare, including an assessor’s qualification at level 3. In my spare time I enjoy meeting friends and family and going for long walks.

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Roosters

Practitioner

Age 3-5yrs

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My name is Lauren, I have a BA honours in childhood studies.  When I am not at work, I am a scout leader for my local group.  I have been involved in the movement for 16 years.  In the summer of 2019, I went and worked on the world scout Jamboree where there were 56,000 young people from 150 countries.  When I am not scouting or at work, I am either at the gym or out in the hills walking in the outdoors – I love getting muddy!!

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Nestlings

Space Practitioner

Age 0-1 yrs

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My name is storm and I currently work in the fledgelings space I am qualified in level 4 advanced childcare and management I have worked in childcare for over 7 years now my Favourite part of being a Child practitioner is watching children learn & grow in confidence I have a beautiful son of my own and in my spare time I like to spend it with friends & family and make lots of memories!

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Chef

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Ian cooks and prepares all of our delicious meals.

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Roosters

Space Practitioner

Age 3-5yrs

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Hi, my name is Mat, I am an artist and practitioner primarily in the Roosters space. I used to be a director of a ftse 100 company commuting into London daily, after a reassessing my life I decided to pursue art and working in childcare. I am in the process of beginning my level 3 in childcare qualification.

 

In my spare time I create art, practice martial art and play guitar!