Mrs Sandra Green, Nursery Manager/Proprietor (supernumerary)
Sandra has a Foundation Degree in Early Years. Sandra opened First Steps Nursery at Pennington over 16 years ago and opened the Lowton Branch over 11 years ago. Sandra is based at our Lowton branch and has over 22 years experience in the childcare sector.
Miss Charlotte Green, Assistant Manager (supernumerary)
Charlotte has a level 3 in children’s care, learning and development. Charlotte has worked for First Steps Nursery since 2008 and has over 8 years experience with children of all Early years ages. Charlotte joined us as a nursery nurse and has progressed to her current role which focuses on overseeing the running of the Pre School side.
Mrs Jackie Grimshaw, Assistant Manager (supernumerary)
Jackie has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Years and Early Years Professional Status. Jackie has worked for First Steps Nursery since 2002 and has over 18 years experience with children of all Early years ages. Jackie joined us as a nursery nurse and has progressed to her current role which focuses on overseeing the running of the Baby side.
Jean Collins – Nursery Head Cook
Jean is a fully qualified cook who holds a relevant qualification in Food Hygiene and has worked at First Steps Nursery for 10 years. Jean provides balanced and healthy meals for all of our children, catering for each child’s individual needs. Jean is also supported by an assistant cook and 2 kitchen assistants.
The management team are supported by fully-qualified room supervisors. The nursery employs over 35 members of childcare staff. Of these, 1 has Early Years Professional Status(EYPS), 2 are Level 6 qualified in Early Years, 1 is level 5 qualified, 29 Nursery Nurses are all Level 3 qualified and we have 2 level 2 qualified Nursery Assistants along with support staff.
We also have several domestic staff who support the nursery staff.