Moulton Nursery School is proud of the passion and dedication our staff have for child development. Each member has their own background and reason for choosing to work within the early years sector and they would like to share them with you.
Louise Hood Manager & owner
Louise has worked in child development for over 13 years and started her journey after the birth of her second child. Now a mum of 3 children Louise has built up a childcare setting to be proud of. Passionate about supporting children and their families in their most important early years Louise has developed her own curriculum combining all of her favourite aspects from well thought of pedagogy.
Louise is the settings Safeguarding lead and Senco officer ensuring the safety and well being of all children in her care.
Louise holds a level 4 Early years practitioner qualification, level 3 Peadiatric first aid qualification, Working with autistic children, child bereavement, SEND in the early years and working together to safeguard children qualification.
Jennifer Davies Deputy manager
Jen has worked at the setting since 2015. A mum of 2 children, Jen chose childcare because of her passion support children and parents through the early years.
Jen is passionate about supporting children and their families with additional needs as she herself is a mum to a son with Cerebral palsy. Jen has supported many families going through the diagnosis stage with advice and compassion knowing only to well the diffculties that can be ahead. As a setting we strive to ensure every child has equal opportunities to achieve their very best.
Jen holds a level 3 childcare practitioner qualification.
A level 3 Paediatric first aid qualification. Safeguarding children qualification. Specialised training in speech and language therapy and emotional support therapy for children: Monkey Bob training.
Claire Coombs room leader
Claire has worked in child development for over 15 years. A mum of 2 children Claire has taken a keen interest in children's welbeing and has recently qualified as our ELSA mentor - an Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (Elsa) This role supports childrens emotional well being and is something we are passionate about at Moulton Nursery School.
Claire holds a level 4 in Childrens Care,
Learning and Development along with a level 3 peadiaitric first aid certificate & level 3 safeguarding certificate.
Lucy Mather Early years practitioner
Lucy holds a level 3 childcare and development qualification and is currently studying for her degree in Early Years. Lucy started off her journey in childcare working in a school as an inclusion practitioner to a child with additional needs. This was followed by working in a nursery with a range of children including both babies and pre-school. Lucy is passionate about seeing children develop which is how she came to join our team. Her enthusiasm sees Lucy bringing stories to life encorporating language into fun games which encapture children's imaginations!!
Lucy holds her level 3 peadiaitric qualification & her safeguarding certificate.
Rachel Thomas Early years practitioner
Rachel joined the team in 2017 and holds a level 3 Diploma in Childcare and education (Early Years Educator).
As a long standing volunteer to the Brownie group in the village Rachel is very commited to our community and brings great energy to the team. Rachel works mostly in our after school club with our older children planning fun crafts and games for them along with special movie nights and sports events.
Rachel also holds a level 3 paediatric first aid certificate & safeguarding certificate.