All staff have a Criminal Records check through the Disclosure & Barring Service. All staff attend training courses regularly. Classroom members of staff hold Child Protection, Paediatric First Aid and Health & Hygiene.
BA (hons) Teaching & Learning
I have worked at Pre-school since 2004. I started on a voluntary basis and then worked my way up firstly to the Deputy position and now as the Manager. I have been the Manager since 2010; I love my job, and the fantastic team we currently have. I completed a degreen in Teaching & Learning in 2015. I have three children, my youngest two both attended Pre-school. My favourite pastime is Photography, which all of my children enjoy as well. We all love spending time together especially walking our Labrador on the beach.
Classroom Supervisor (Sprites)
NVQ Level 3
I love working at Pre-school, I have worked in Pre-school settings in Cornwall for many years. I have recently completed my NVQ Level 3.
I have lived in Cornwall all my life, and have two teenage children, who both came to St Eval Pre-school.
I love living in Cornwall, going to the beach and enjoying coastal walks.
Classroom Assistant (Sprites)
Working towards NVQ Level 3
I moved to Cornwall 18 years ago to work for Rick Stein in a summer job and ended up staying here. Whilst working there I met my partner Mark; who is a chef with Rick Stein.
We have two children who both attended St Eval Pre-school.
I started at pre-school in February 2017, I am really enjoying my time here. I am now working towards my NVQ Level 3 in Childcare Studies.
Deputy Manager & SENCo
Diploma in Childcare & Education
I have been working at St Eval Pre-school since 2010; firstly as a Classroom Assistant and then as the Deputy Manager from September 2015. I love my job watching the children grow, learn and progress ready for school. I have recently taken on the role of SENCo which I thoroughly enjoy.
I have lived in Cornwall for 29 years, I have two children. I love my beach life in Cornwall and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else!
Relief Classroom Assistant (Pixies)
Working towards NVQ Level 3
I am married with two boys, my eldest son was lucky enough to attend St Eval pre-school, and my youngest is currently here and loves being in Sprites. I started working here in January 2017, and began my NVQ course in the April.
I like to spend time with my family, and we mostly enjoy beach walks, and fishing trips in and around Padstow.
Finance & Administration
BA (hons) T & RS
I have been working at Pre-school as Finance Administrator since 2012 having previously been the Committee Treasurer for 4 years. Pre-school is a fun and happy environment, I love working here. I Have three 3 children who have all attended Pre-school and loved it, and we have an Airedale terrier Bess. I read Theology & Religious Studies at the University of Leeds, and before I had Children I worked for Sony Ericsson. I love life in Cornwall, walking the coast, going to the beach and reading a good book.
Classroom Assistant (Pixies)
NVQ Level 3 & BA (hons) Child & Adolescent Mental Health
I have worked in childcare since 2010. I moved to Cornwall in January 2014 with my husband and our two girls. I gave up office work to pursue my career working with children after having my eldest daughter. I have completed my level 2 and level 3 Diploma for the children and young people's workforce (Early learning and childcare) and love the job that I do. I love living in Cornwall and love family days out at the beach. I also enjoy walking and have recently taught myself to crochet.
Classroom Assistant (Pixies) & Administration
NVQ Level 3 & BA (hons) Fashion Journalism
I have been working at the pre-school since January 2015. I find working with the children, the most rewarding and enjoyable job and I love being a part of the pre-school team. I studied 'Fashion Journalism' at Southampton University and have a passion for beauty and fashion in my spare time. Spending time with my partner & family is also very important to me.