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Smartys Staff

Smartys team consist of long standing and dedicated members, with some members of staff being with Smartys for more than 10 years.

The Staffing team consists of 15 members, in which all hold level 3 or above in Early Years and Childcare qualifications. 50% or above are first aid trained with all staffing members holding a clear DBS check.

Smartys Team is:

  • Romina WhitelockNursery Manager Level 6/EYPS (Designated person/SENCO) – June 2012
  • Kirstie DayDeputy Manager - Level 3 (Designated person/SENCO) - December 2012
  • Rachel OstickThird in Charge / Jelly Beans Room Leader (Designated person) - Level 3 – May 1999
  • Farrah SmithJelly Baby Room Leader - Level 3 – Sept 2018
  • Hayley Duguid - Jelly Tots Room Leader - Level 3 - August 2017
  • Emma Smith - Nursery Practitioner - Level 3 - February 1998
  • Lisa SipolsNursery Practitioner - Level 3 - March 2009
  • Stephanie WatsonNursery Practitioner - Level 3 – January 2012
  • Shannon Page - Tiny Tots Room Leader - Level 3 - June 2016
  • Nick Day - Nursery Practitioner - Level 2 - March 2017
  • Lauryn Dixon - Nursery Practitioner - Level 2 - March 2019
  • Carla Brooks - Nursery Practitioner - U/Q - May 2019
  • Caitlin Acosta-Jessop - Nursery Practitioner - U/Q - August 2019
  • Olivia Barrows-Robinson - Nursery Practitioner - U/Q - August 2019
  • Amy WalshNursery Cook - FH Level 2 – February 2017