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Meet the team!

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Louisa Lilley - Manager

Louisa has worked in childcare for over 20 years. She joined Hedge End Village Hall Preschool as manager in September 2007. She has her NNEB diploma and Level 5 in Leadership & Management, and is the Safeguarding Leader for Preschool.

When she's not working at the Pre-School, Louisa enjoys traveling, and looking after her 2 sons and dog.

Rachel Winn - Deputy Manager

Rachel has her CACHE level 3 diploma in Childcare & Early Years Education, and Level 4 in Leadership & Managemant. She is the Health & Safety Co-Ordinator, and is SEN trained. Rachel has worked in childcare for 14 years.

Outside of the preschool, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family and daughter, particularly being outside, swimming and being creative.

Chloe Lush - Preschool Assistant

Chloe has her level 2 qualifcation in Childcare, and has been with us since 2018. She is really enjoying working at the preschool. Outside of work she loves to spend time with her friends and family.

Katie Applegate - Preschool Assistant

Katie has a level 3 qualifcation in Chilcare, and has been working at the preschool since 2018 and has settled in very well at preschool!

Natalie Wilson - Preschool Assistant

Natalie has a level 3 qualification in Childcare, and is the two year old focus leader within Preschool. She has worked in childcare for 11 years.

Her favourite part of the job is being able to have fun and be herself everyday around the children. Outside of work she is a keen baker, and loves to make cakes with her children, spend time with her family and look after her dog and tortoises.

Amy Whitaker - Preschool Assistant

Amy has a Teaching Assistant level 3 qualification, and is currently working towards her level 3 in Childcare.

Huguette - Bank Staff

Huguette is qualified level 2 in Childcare, and has been helping at preschool for a few years now. She is a very valued member of the team.

Becky Harris - Admin

Becky joined the team in 2017. She lives with her husband, 2 boys and menagerie of pets which all keep her busy outside of work. Her favourite part of the job is overhearing the conversations the children have with each other when they think no one's listening!

Current Vacancies

Unfortunately we do not have any vancancies at the moment.

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Ofsted registered number 110521