Ian is the owner of Otford Nursery, He is trained to level 5 in childcare. Ian is also one of our designated safeguarding officers within the nursery & Oasis.
Carole-Anne Join the Otford nursery team in 2007. She is trained to level 3 in childcare and is responsible for all admissions and the administrative side of the nursery.
Ally joined the Otford Nursery team in 2009. She is trained to level 3 in childcare. Ally is responsible for the day to day running of the nursery and is also our designated safeguarding officer.
Angela is the manager of Oasis after school club, she also works at nursery.
Amber joined Otford Nursery in 2014. She is trained to level 3 in childcare and is the phonics coordinator.
Nursery Practitioner SENCO
Niamh joined the Otford Nursery & Oasis team in 2016 . She is trained to level 3 in childcare.
Becky joined the Otford Nusery team in 2017. She is a level 3 nursery practitioner. Becky has a degree in French.
Wendy joined the Otford Nursery team in 2019. She is a level 3 nursery practitioner.
All staff at Otford Nursery are either Qualified or studying for a childcare diploma or certificate involving at least 2 years training and all hold Paediatrics first aid certificates.
Staff training and development
Continuous staff development is provided through:
regular whole-team training meetings for needs identified within the nursery
frequent staff meetings
a staff training programme created on an annual basis using external/online courses according to staff development needs.
The owner holds individual reviews three times a year with every member of the team. They also carry out observations of staff in action/ peer observations followed by feedback sessions, to be able to support staff in continuing to improve practice.