Our Staff

Meet the team

Michelle Turner

Founder and Director

Michelle opened up Mini Munchkins Preschool back in 2015 where she ran an established preschool during term time. Michelle is NVQ Level 3 qualified in Childcare and Management and is a mother to two amazing children both aged under 9. 

'I absolutely love my job and love seeing the children learn and grow every day, I would not change it for the world'

Louise Martin

Director and Manager

Louise has worked at Mini Munchkins from near enough the start and she has dedicated herself to make the nursery thrive. Louise became director in January 2020 and she is also our new Manager. Louise has experience with Sen children as qualified in  NVQ 3 in childcare. Louise is also a fabulous mum to her 12 year old son.

'I love seeing and helping the children grow and develop. It's very rewarding especially the cuddles they give'

Charlie Allport

Bumble bees under 2's room leader and Deputy Manager

Charlie works with our under 2's and is so amazing in what she does. Charlie is very maternal and caring and children adore her. Charlie is Level 3 qualified in Childcare and has also got a level 3 in Team leadership. Charlie has been with Mini Munchkins from the start and she is a dedicated mother to her two sons.

'I love seeing the impact we have on the children as well as seeing them grow on their journey to school'

Martin Grady

Nursery Practitioner

Martin is one of our newest staff member to join our team. Martin has come from a busy day nursery.

Ann Dowding

Preschool Practitioner Level 3

 Ann is has an NNEB in Childcare and has many years of nursery experience. Ann is also a proud mum to her daughter who is 16 years old.

'I love making a difference knowing that what I do has a positive impact on the individual both the children and staff. I enjoy teaching and sharing knowledge and growing as an individual. The children are amazing'

Samantha Streeter

Nursery apprentice ladybirds under 3's

Sam came to Mini Munchkins as a parent to her 2 year old daughter and eventually came on board to work with us as our apprentice. Sam is dedicated, friendly and amazing with the children. We are happy to have her on board. Sam is training for her NVQ 2 in Childcare.

'Being in this job makes me feel like I have a big part in a child's life, helping them learn. It's so fulfilling watching them succeed'

Elaine Walsh

Nursery cook

Elaine is our very own dedicated nursery cook. Elaine has had years of experience working in a school as a cook to working as a barrister in a coffee shop. 

Elaine cooks yummy,healthy meals for the children and thoroughly enjoys talking with the children about the different foods she makes. 

Elaine has a Level 3 award in supervising food safety in catering.

'I love being part of the Mini Munchkins family and watching the children enjoying their meals I cook for them'

 

Come Work with Us

Want to come and work at our fantastic nursery? We are currently recruiting for Full time Nursery practitioners who are qualified to Level 2 or above. Please fill in the information below and we will get back to you.

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0208 662 5934

33 Morland Road Croydon CR0 6NA England

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