Meet the Team

Nursery Team

Our team of friendly and enthusiastic staff makes Buttercup's a wonderful place for your child to learn. Between them they have a range of skills, qualifications and experience that will help your child flourish in a homely and stimulating environment. 

Management Team

The management team is led by a Manager, who is also a qualified teacher with 15 years teaching experience.

Support Team

We work very closely with a variety of external agencies to provide added support, training or advice. This can be on a one-to-one basis, or as a whole team, as part of our development as a nursery.

Nursery Team

Polly

Early Years Practitioner NVQ Level 3

Michelle

Early Years Practitioner Level 3 Diploma for the Young People's Workforce


Carmen

Room Leader

BA Hons in Education and Social Science

Lois

Early Years Practitioner Level 2

Working towards level 3

Emma

Early Years Practitioner NNEB (Level 3)

Lynda

Early Years Practitioner

NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development

Shelley

Early Years Assistant

Working towards Level 2

Alison

Early Years Practitioner NNEB (Level 3)

Admin Support

Lizzie

Nursery Cook

Certificate in Food Hygiene 

Richie

Nursery Gardener, responsible for maintaining our grounds

Sara

Nursery Holiday Cook

Certificate in Food Hygiene

Management Team

Rob

AKA Scallywag

Nursery Owner and Dairy farmer

Jacquie

Nursery Manager / Nursery Teacher

BEd Hons.


Sophie

Nursery Deputy / Early Years Practitioner

Level 3 Diploma 

for the Young Peoples Workforce

BA in Business and Events Management

Bank Staff Team

Kirstea

Early Years Practitioner NVQ Level 3

Placements

College Placements

We believe in helping tp foster the next generation of Early Years Practitioners. We work with a variety of colleges to offer placements.

Work Experience

We work closely with our local secondary schools to offer fully supervised placements every year.

Volunteering

We always welcome volunteers wishing to gain professional experience or to develop the  confidence to take their next steps.