We have an excellent team, highly qualified and passionate about providing the best possible care and education for the children.
Within our team are designated members of staff trained in Special Educational Needs and Safeguarding Children.
ManagerI have been working in childcare for 26 years starting my career as a parent helper before working in local settings as a practitioner gaining a range of skills and qualifications along the way. Within my manager role at Wattisham I am the safeguarding, SENDco and behaviour lead. I am passionate about leading the staff to achieve high quality care and development for all the children in our setting.
Deputy ManagerI have been working in childcare for just over 11 years. I have experience with all age’s of nursery children but have more knowledge on the development of the younger children. I enjoy messy/sensory play and creating a range of tuff trays. When I see the children smiling I know I am doing my job well and teaching them new experiences while they are having fun
Nursery ChefI have been working in childcare for 10 years with children aged 6 months to 5 years. I have just taken over as the nursery chef producing a range of healthy meals and snacks.
Room LeaderI’ve worked in childcare for 7 years looking after children aged 3 months to 10 years. I have worked with children with a range of different needs. I enjoy helping them develop and learn new skills.
Nursery AssistantI have worked in childcare for 10 years and have experience in the baby and toddler room. I like messy play and being creative.
Nursery PractitionerI have been working in childcare since 2011 working with children between 2 months and 5 years mainly working with babies under 2 as this is my favourite age group.
Nursery PractitionerI have been working in childcare since 2004. I have worked as a childminder, play assistant and deputy manager in a local pre-school before working here in the baby room. I have attended many childcare courses and love to see the children learning through play.
Toddler Room leaderI began working with children in 2012 within a school in Germany. I’ve worked with children aged 2-8 yrs mainly as a 1-1 in schools. I have completed training in special educational needs and enjoy watching the children develop and progress.
Nursery AssistantI have been working with children for 4 years and working towards my level 3 in childcare. I enjoy singing and dancing with the children and have worked with the Royal ballet school. I am married with 1 child and been living in Suffolk since 2016.
Nursery practitionerI have been working in childcare for around 10 years gaining experience with all age ranges. I am currently based in the toddler room which I find very rewarding as they progress their talking and cheeky personalities. I enjoy getting messy with the children
Nursery AssistantI have been working at Wattisham Airfield Childcare centre since Feb 2018. I am currently working towards my level 2 in childcare moving on to level 3 next year.
Nursery practitionerI have been working in nursery settings for 12 years working with children aged 3 months to 4yrs. I have worked within the childcare centre for 5 years as Toddler room leader before going on maternity leave. I returned part time as a practitioner in June 2018 and love being creative, outside play and singing. I enjoy watching the children grow, learn and develop their own personalities.
Nursery AssistantI love to watch the children learn through play. I am based in the toddler and preschool room supporting the staff with the children’s development.
Pre-school Room leaderI have worked with children aged 3mths – 5years for 6years including holiday clubs. I achieved my SENco qualification this year.
I love messy play especially painting.
Nursery practitionerI have been working with children since 2009 at different nursery’s in Brunei, Andover and Wattisham. I have worked with all age groups and especially enjoy working with 3-4yr olds.
Nursery practitionerI have worked in childcare since 2006 in many countries around the world. I like art and craft activities the most and seeing the children develop and grow.
Micheliny Tome da Silva
Nursery AssistantI have been working in childcare for 6 years with experiences in holiday clubs, schools and pre-schools. At Wattisham I have been working as lunch cover and additional support in the pre-school room supporting a child with additional needs.