Meet the team.....
Caroline is our Manager and the Qualified Early Years Teacher for Cheeky Chimps. With fifteen years of experience. She has developed a passion for play and providing an enabling environment where children have the opportunity to flourish by building on their own experiences and interests. Caroline is a Mum of two energetic boys who keep her on her toes at all time!
Hannah is our Deputy Manager and joined the team in September 2018. She has a BA Hons Degree in English Language and Early Childhood Studies. Hannah has a passion for working with children and loves to get creative with them and make crafts. Hannah loves to work with our two year olds and is great at telling stories with them and singing nursery rhymes.
Hannah has 4 children who keep her very busy at home.
Julie is our Supervisor and Senco and has been involved with Cheeky Chimps since 2002 as a committee member and then as a member of staff after completing level 3 in 2010 in Childcare. Julie has since completed her level 5 in childcare in November 2020. She believes in children learning through play and having the opportunity to overcome challenges through critical thinking and most importantly having fun! Julie has 2 teenage boys who keep her very busy!
Carly is a Supervisor and started at Cheeky Chimps in January 2018 and loves her job! Carly completed her level 5 in childcare in November 2020. She is very creative and enjoys making all sorts of things with the children. She has three children of her own and is always busy!
Charlene has got a level 3 dipolma and has worked at Cheeky Chimps since 2015. She has a passion for children exploring through creative play. Charlene has a daughter and a son and she loves exploring new places to walk their dog.
Kate has worked at Cheeky Chimps since 2008 and has 22 years experience working with young children. Kate has level 3 in childcare and like all our staff is paediatric first aid trained. Kate has a love for the outdoors and enjoys spending her spare time riding her horses.
Leanne is our lion group keyworker. She particularly enjoys working with our two years and is fantastic at telling stories! She has two young daughters whom she loves to spend time cooking with.
Rachael joined the team in December 2020. Rachel is a busy mum of 3 and loves to work with the preschool children. You will often find Rachael reading stories and getting creative.
Paula is on our bank staff list and often helps us out when needed in pre school. She also works in our After School Club. Paula can turn her hand to most things but excels in cake decoration which the children love to do with her.