Our Team

Amy – Director

Amy took over as Company director of Little Wombatz Pre-School, and Wombatz wrap-around care in January 2019.

She brings 18 years comprehensive childcare experience in all areas of the sector, most recently as the coordinator of a large wrap- around childcare provider leading 9 clubs.

Amy has a Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate, Designated person child Protection training, and Level 4 Certificate Advanced Childcare Practitioner qualification.

Fun facts: Amy loves caravan holidays with her family, walking, and is known to be a bit of a workaholic as well.

Lucy – Manager

Lucy is the Manager of Wombatz, and a valued member of the team, joining us in 2012.  She has extensive childcare experience, and valuable expertise gained during her time at Wombatz.

Lucy has a Level 5 Diploma for the Early Years Senior Practitioner qualification, a Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate, Designated person child Protection training, National Award SENCo (NASENCO) PG Cert Education (Special Educational Needs Coordination).
In line with Wombatz Wraparound care provision of, Lucy has attended a number of Playwork courses, enabling her to support to Amy and provide leadership in this area for her colleagues.

Fun Facts: Lucy is the “Queen of the Litter Pickers” in Soham, and was awarded the towns-person of the year award for 2019. She enjoys spending time with her family and walking her dog.

Monique – Deputy Manager

A dedicated member of the team, Monique has worked for Wombatz since it opened its doors in 2012.  Her expertise in supporting children with Additional needs, is second-to-none, with many years experience.  She is a valuable Keyworker who works closely with the younger children at Wombatz.

Monique has a Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate, Designated person child Protection training, and National Award SENCo (NASENCO) PG Cert Education (Special Educational Needs Coordination).

Fun facts: Monique enjoys spending time with her 2 children, taking part in craft activities and watching American TV shows.

Louise – AKA Weezie

An experienced member of the team, Louise has been at Wombatz since January 2014. She is a capable and motivating Leader for the older preschool children at Wombatz.  During 2019, in line with the Standards Testing Agency & National Foundation for Education Research she ran a pilot of the phonics screening check with year 3 pupils.

Louise has a Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate, Designated person child Protection training, and phonics training, alongside other relevant childcare skills.

Fun facts: Louise loves panda’s, and can juggle with 3 objects.  Louise also loves cosy days in her PJs, and during one of her holiday’s she was once hypnotised.

Andrea – Key Worker    

Joining Wombatz in October 2015, Andrea has a Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education, Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate, and Designated person child Protection training.

Andrea is keyworker to a mixed age-group of children, ranging from those transitioning to primary education, to those moving onto secondary education.

Fun Facts: Andrea loves to go to live music events, and is a huge fan of Mumford and Sons. A massive animal lover, Andrea has 5 cats and 4 hens. An avid traveller, she is passionate about taking her children on new adventures.

Kerry  – Key Worker

Initially joining us as bank staff in 2017, the wonderful Kerry has gone on to become a permanent team member, focusing on a small group of children.

Kerry has a Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate, Designated person child Protection training, and recently did her Level 1 Introduction to Forest School, an approach to education, for children, young people, families and adults, maximising the benefits of learning in the outdoors.  Stimulated by the outdoors, over time, studies show that children’s self-belief, confidence, learning capacity, enthusiasm, communication and problem-solving skills and emotional well-being improve.

Fun Facts: Kerry loves to spend quality time with her family going away in their caravan. The family dog is called cupcake, and when Kerry was younger she used to breed ferrets.

Jemma – Key Worker

Joining the Wombatz team in 2012, Jemma has Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education, Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate, and Designated person child Protection training.  Jemma has also done her Level 1 Introduction to Forest School, a long-term approach to education.

Fun facts: Jemma loves to spend quality time with her daughter and going to live music events, she also enjoys spending time at the family orchard.

Nikki – Nursery Assistant

Initially joining us as bank staff in 2018 Nikki has gone on to become a permanent team member, during the summer term.

Nikki has a Full Paediatric First Aid Certificate, and Designated person child Protection training.

Fun facts: Known to her friends as Little Miss Chatterbox, Nikki is a massive Disney fan with a fear of wasps who loves nothing more than spending time with her family and friends.

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