Welcome to Shekinah Preschool Playgroup

Meet the team

There are six members of staff on the team, three managers who organise the daily running and management of the setting, and three assistants. Four members of staff work each session, staff work from two to five sessions a week.

We are a close knit team and have got many years experience in child care.  We all aim to enable children to develop at their own rate but have many learning experiences through play, fun and  friendships  in a very caring and relaxed setting.

Jan Measor

Manager

Jan has worked at Shekinah for over 20 years, she has been a parent rep, assistant and  a manager since 1996.

She works 3/4 sessions per week,  is a key worker and  treasurer of the group.

Jan is the Co-ordinator for children with Special Educational Needs.

Jan’s qualifications include:- N.V.Q Level two in Childcare, Certificate in Playgroup Practice,  ONC Business studies, First aid, Child Protection and Safeguarding, Special educational needs, Risk assessment and Food hygiene,

Amanda Reed

Manager

Amanda has worked at Shekinah for over 22 years, she has been an assistant and a manager since 1994.

She works 4/5 sessions per week, is a key worker and updates the registers.

Amanda is the Behaviour management Co-ordinator

Amanda’s qualifications include:- Dipoloma in Playgroup Practice, Early Years Foundation Stage, Child Protection and Safeguarding, First Aid and Food hygiene

Ruth Wright

Manager

Ruth has worked at Shekinah for over 20 years she has been a parent rep, assistant and a manager since 1996.

She works 5 sessions per week, is a key worker and oversees the  registrations for  new admissions.

Ruth is the Co-ordinator for children with Special Educational Needs

Ruth’s qualifications include:- N.V.Q level three in Childcare, Certificate in Playgroup Practice, Early Years Foundation Stage, Child Protection and Safeguarding, Special Educational Needs, Equal Opportunities, First Aid and Health and Safety,

Michelle Holgate

Assistant

Michelle has worked at Shekinah since 2008, she works three sessions a week and is a key worker.

Michelle’s qualifications include:- N.V.Q level three in Childcare, Child Protection and Safeguarding, and First Aid

Maddy Manns

Assistant

Maddy has worked at Shekinah since 2011, she works two sessions a week and is a key worker.

Maddy’s qualifications include:- Graduate of C.I.P.D, Child Protection and Safeguarding, Equal Opportunities and Speech and Language.

Rebecca Page

Assistant

Rebecca joined us in November 2014, she works three sessions per week and is a key worker.

Rebecca’s qualifications include:- N.V.Q. level three in Childcare, child protection and Safeguarding and a degree in Graphic Design.