All of our staff have up to date Safeguarding, first aid and food hygiene.
we continuously update and further our training through CPD and other relevant companies.
Mrs Jenny Cribb- Pre School Manager ( Maternity Leave )
Jenny has been working with children for 11 years. Since leaving school is 2008 Jenny has achieved NVQ Level s 2 and 3 in Childcare Learning and Development at Suffolk New College as well as her Foundation Degree in Childcare Learning and Development. Jenny chose a career working with children as she enjoys supporting them in their early years to develop and achieve a range of new skills as well working with parents to achieve the best possible outcome for their child.
Becky Asher- Deputy and SENCO
Becky currently holds a BA in Childcare Learning and Development. Becky is a full time member of staff and has now become a supervisor one day a week. She also acts as a key person to a small group of children and has hands on experience with Special educational needs. Becky also holds current training certificates in Safeguarding Children, Food Hygiene, First Aid.
Mrs Zoe Plant- Preschool Manager (Maternity cover )
Zoe has worked with us since March 2016 and holds a NVQ 3 in Early Years. Zoe has prior experience working with children through volunteering in schools and childminding. Zoe continues to develop her knowledge and experience in children and is looking forward to Managing the setting.
Mrs Penny Vincent- Admin assistant
New to our team, Penny has a background in Admin and is our go-to for any money queries.
Mrs Heather Smith- Early year’s educator
Heather has been with us since 2015 and has completed her NVQ 3.. She has also taken part in training regarding Safeguarding Children, Food Hygiene, and First Aid. Heather is also a key person in the setting and work closely with the parents in their child’s learning and development. Heather recently supported us in getting children to become school ready by introducing our school leavers groups.
Mrs Lou Boswell- Early year’s educator
Lou has worked with children for many years through youth groups , church groups and primary schools. Lou joined the team in January 2017 and is looking to further her knowledge and understanding in childcare by training as an Early years educator. She has completed her level 2 in Early Years and has recently completed NVQ 3 training to develop her knowledge further.
Kaylee Rutter-Early Years Educator
Kaylee has been with us since Easter 2017. She currently holds her NVQ level 2 and is looking forward to furthering her knowledge in Early years by currently undertaking level 3 training. She really enjoys working at Benhall and supporting individual children’s needs and seeing how they learn in different ways.
Jennifer Tyler- Early Years Educator
Jennifer joined us August 2018 as an early year apprentice. She has recently completed her Childcare level 3 qualification while working with us to develop her knowledge in the line of work. She joined us from high school and is looking forward to the future working with children. Jennifer is developing her skills further by becoming a key person and playing an active role in the daily running.
Florence Maynard- Early Years Apprentice
New to our team this September Florence is keen to gain experience and further her carer in caring.