Welcome to St. John's Preschool
Our Manager Lisa Blair
Lisa has a wealth of knowledge and experience in childcare and education. Lisa started as a childminder and then joined St. John's Preschool as a Preschool Practitioner and then Deputy Manager. Lisa has many years of 'hands on' experience and holds a Foundation degree in Early Years Education. Lisa is responsible for the day to day management of the preschool.
Lisa is our designated named Child Protection officer.
Our Deputy Manager is Dawn Roach
Dawn represents the manager in her absence and holds a NVQ level 3 Childcare and Education qualification with many years experience as a Preschool Practitioner at St. John's Preschool. Tracey manages fees, vacancies and administration for the setting.
Senior Early Years Practitioners
Kelly Worcester Senior Practitioner
Debbie Wicks is Senior Practitioner and Health and Safety Officer
Our Senior Practitioner work in support of our Manager and Deputy Manager.
Early Years Preschool Practitioners
The staff at Val Robinson Childcare are a team of highly experienced and trained Childcare Practitioners, each carefully selected for their caring nature and professionalism, thereby providing their own particular skills. All staff are qualified to NVQ level 3 Children’s Care, Learning and Development or equivalent.
We offer excellent adult child ratios of 1 : 4 for children under 3 years and 1 : 6 for children aged 3 – 5 years.
Our Literacy Co-ordinator is Frances Last
Our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator is Julie Curtling.
Tracey White is our Finance Officer and manages fees, funding and accountancy for Val Robinson Childcare Services.
The preschool owner, Val Robinson is the registered provider with OFSTED and has overall responsibility for the preschool ensuring a high quality service is provided. Val has responsibility for accounts, contracts and business requirements, enabling our Preschool Managers to focus solely on childcare. Managers support, motivate and develop staff to achieve and sustain high standards.