Support Team

Supporting the nursery…

Leanna Hall – Deputy Manager & Room Leader

LeannaMy qualifications: BA in Children’s Development and Learning, Paediatric First Aid

Leanna has worked with children since 2008 and is currently studying for her BA in Children’s Development and Learning. “I love working in Early Years and watching children blossom and develop.”

Michelle Jenner – Deputy Manager and Room Leader (Maternity Leave)

Michelle JeffriesMy qualifications: Foundation Degree, Level 3 Forest School Leader, First Aid at Work, Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene Level 2

Michelle joined the nursery in April 2013 and since joining has achieved both her Level 3 and Foundation Degree and has spent time working at both The Teepee and The Wigwam, where she has experienced being Room Leader in the baby, toddler and pre school rooms.

“I have lots of experience in childcare in both nursery and home settings, working with all ages. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and my pet dog.”

Nicole Odell – Nursery Manager

Nicole OdellMy Qualifications : NVQ Level 3, Paediatric First Aid, First Aid at Work, Food Hygiene Level 3

I joined The Wigwam in 2008 when my son started school, during my time their I was promoted to Room Leader, Assistant Deputy Manager, Deputy Manager and then Manager. In March 2013 I transferred over to The Teepee as Nursery Manager. I gained my foundation degree in childcare in 2016. Before joining The Wigwam I was a childminder for 3 years. I also have 3 children of my own who keep me busy at home.

Sophie Reed – Nursery Administrator

My qualifications: BTEC Advanced GNVQ in Business and Finance

I started my working life at a private bank in the City of London, before moving to Spain where I lived and worked for five years. I began working at The Wigwam in August 2010 and in March 2011 I started to split my time between The Teepee and The Wigwam. In my spare time I enjoy reading, Pilate’s, cooking and gardening.

Kate Courthold – Director’s PA

I have worked as an Administrator and PA since leaving school, working my way up to a Senior PA to a CFO before having my daughter Chloe in 2011; who keeps me busy when I am not at the nursery.

Tina Adams – Director’s PA

Tina Adams

I loved being involved with smaller companies and helping them to grow. Now having young grandchildren of my own I have rediscovered how much I enjoy being around children.

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