Meet The Team

Meet Our Manager – Stacey

Stacey brings a wealth of experience and a passion for caring to her role as Chris’s Child Care manager. With a background in the care industry, Stacey joined our team in September 2017 and has been instrumental in creating a nurturing and supportive environment for our staff and children.

Having worked as a care assistant for older people for ten years, Stacey developed a deep understanding of the importance of empathy, compassion, and attention to detail. This background seamlessly transitioned into her work with children, where she now finds joy in watching them learn and grow.

Stacey’s dedication to her role is evident in her commitment to ongoing professional development. She holds a Level 3 qualification in childcare, ensuring that she remains up to date with the latest practices and standards in early childhood education. Additionally, she possesses first aid qualifications, prioritizing the safety and well-being of all the children under her care.

As the Manager, Stacey is pivotal in maintaining a smooth operation. She oversees day-to-day planning, ensures compliance with regulatory guidelines, and leads our team by example. Stacey’s leadership skills, organizational abilities, and strong communication make her an invaluable asset to our centre.

Stacey understands the trust that parents place in Chris’s Childcare when they enrol their children with us. She believes in building solid partnerships with families, encouraging open communication, and promptly addressing any concerns or questions. Stacey’s approachable and friendly demeanour creates a welcoming environment for parents and children.

Outside of work, Stacey cherishes time with her own two children. As a mother, she understands the joys and challenges of parenting and can relate to the families’ experiences in our care.

When you meet Stacey, you’ll witness her genuine dedication to the well-being and development of every child. Her compassionate nature and wealth of experience ensure that your child is in capable hands.

We invite you to meet Stacey in person. Schedule a visit today to experience the warm and nurturing environment Stacey and our dedicated team have created. We look forward to welcoming you and your child to our centre, where they can thrive, learn, and grow under Stacey’s expert guidance.

Meet Our Deputy Manager – Lydia

We are delighted to introduce Lydia, our dedicated Deputy Manager at Chris’s Childcare. With her love for children and extensive personal experience as a mother of five, Lydia brings a deep understanding and a nurturing touch to her role.

Lydia joined our team in October 2018 and quickly became integral to our childcare family. Her genuine passion for working with children shines through in every interaction. Lydia’s natural ability to connect with children and her caring and patient demeanour make her a beloved figure in our centre.  As a mother, Lydia understands parenthood’s joys, challenges, and much more. This experience has further fuelled her desire to create a warm and supportive environment where children can flourish. Her empathy and compassion enable her to forge strong relationships with the children and their families, establishing trust and fostering open communication. Lydia is committed to expanding her knowledge and honing her skills in early childhood education. Her dedication to professional growth demonstrates her unwavering commitment to providing the highest quality care and education to the children.

Lydia’s role as the Deputy Manager encompasses a wide range of responsibilities. She assists in overseeing the daily operations of our centre, supports the team, and ensures the smooth running of our programs. Her organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multitask make her an invaluable asset to our team.

When Lydia is not dedicating her time to Chris’s Childcare, she cherishes precious moments spent with her children—Lucas, Layla, Marley, Maci, and Maeve. As a mother of five, she understands families’ diverse needs and dynamics.

Introducing Jane – 3rd in Charge and Baby Room Specialist

We are thrilled to introduce Jane, a valued Chris’s Childcare team member. With her Level 3 qualification and extensive experience in early childhood education, Jane plays a crucial role as our 3rd in Charge and specializes in providing exceptional care in the baby room.

Jane joined our team in June 2021, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise from her previous role as a room leader in another nursery. Her dedication to nurturing the youngest members of our community is evident in her warm and caring approach.

As a Level 3 qualified professional, Jane deeply understands child development and the unique needs of infants. Her knowledge allows her to create a safe and stimulating environment where babies can explore, learn, and develop essential skills at their own pace.

Jane’s love for her work extends beyond her professional qualifications. She genuinely enjoys being a part of Chris’s Child Care family and embraces our centre’s friendly and supportive atmosphere. Her passion for creating a positive and welcoming environment ensures that children and their families feel comfortable and at ease.

Jane’s nurturing presence in the baby room helps infants feel secure and loved. She creates a gentle and engaging environment, fostering their social, emotional, and cognitive development. Jane understands the importance of building strong bonds with babies and their parents, creating a sense of trust and open communication.  With her experience and expertise, Jane is an invaluable asset to our team and plays a significant role in maintaining the high standard of care that Chris’s Childcare is known for. Her attention to detail, organizational skills, and commitment to providing the best care make her an exceptional staff member.

We invite you to come and meet Jane, experience her caring nature, and witness her dedication to the well-being and development of the babies in our care. Schedule a visit to Chris’s Childcare today, where Jane and our passionate team provide a nurturing and loving environment for your little ones to thrive. We look forward to welcoming you and your child into our supportive community.

Chloe
Staff
Chloe joined the team in 2023, working mainly in the toddler room. She is working towards her level 3 in childcare and finds her role very rewarding. She is a mother of two children and is a great member of the team.
Linda P
Staff
Linda P joined our team in 2021 and provided invaluable support in the baby room. She loves her role at Chris's Childcare and considers it the best decision. Her passion for working with infants and her nurturing nature creates a warm and loving environment for the little ones in her care.
Frances
Staff
After being a full-time mom, Frances returned to work in childcare in February 2022 and quickly found her calling. She loves her job and has started her Level 3 qualification. Frances's enthusiasm and dedication shine through in her work, fostering a positive and nurturing atmosphere.
Lilli
Staff
Lilli has been studying childcare since leaving school and holds a Level 2 qualification. She is working towards her Level 3 qualification, further enhancing her expertise. Lilli's commitment to ongoing learning and her passion for childcare contribute to the excellent care she provides to the children at our centre.
Rachel
Staff
Rachel recently joined our team after working in nurseries for over 12 years in Fareham, Hampshire. As a Level 3 qualified professional, Rachel brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role. Her knowledge and dedication ensure that the children at Chris's Childcare receive the highest quality care and education.
Jenny
Staff
Jenny joined Chris's Childcare Centre in 2023 after many years of being a childminder. She made the decision to join Chris's Childcare Centre because of the variety and challenges being in a nursery brings. She brings with her a wealth of experience and understanding to Chris's Childcare Centre and the children within it.
Elsie
Staff
Elsie recently joined Chris's Childcare Centre in January 2024 and looks forward to working alongside a friendly team as well as getting her childcare qualifications. She is an auntie to four nieces & nephews and loves every moment spend with them. Due to two of her nieces being young, she offers a lot of help to her sisters by looking after the older two. They go round for sleepovers or she goes to theirs to look after them. She always has lots of activities planned for them when they come round. Her experience with her nieces & nephews has made her want to pursue her career in childcare.
Taiya
Staff
Taiya joined Chris's Childcare Centre in January 2024 and is very excited to start her journey with us. Her love for working with children has been apparent all her life with her mum being a childminder when she was growing up. She was beyond happy when she was offered a position at Chris's Childcare Centre as being impactful in children's lives means a lot to her. She is a positive and kind member of the team and always puts the well being of the child first.
Leonni
Staff
Leonni is our newest member of the team at Chris's Childcare Centre, she has her Level 3 in childcare as well as over 14 years of experience. She is excited to get going and loves seeing all the little personalities bloom.

We are proud to have such a diverse and dedicated team at Chris’s Childcare. They create a nurturing and stimulating environment where children can learn, grow, and thrive. We invite you to meet our passionate staff members and experience the exceptional care they provide. Schedule a visit today and discover the warm and welcoming atmosphere that awaits you and your child.