Staff

Sarah Bradshaw: Proprietor/Manager

I opened Sarah’s Ark in November 2004, I am NVQ level 3 qualified which I gained in March 2000, I have also completed a management level 3 course and recently completed my NVQ level 5. I enjoy spending time with my family, and socializing with friends, I have 4 children aged 14, 11 ,8 and 5, I also enjoy horse riding and exercising.

Elaine McPhillips: Deputy Manager

Baby Room

I am NNEB qualified which I gained in June 1996, I have been working at Sarah’s Ark as deputy since the nursery opened in November 2004, I recently completed a level 3 management course.

I enjoy spending time with my family, walking and camping, I enjoys playing netball and socializing with friends.

Jenny Bond: Nursery practitioner

Baby Room

I have been working at Sarah’s Ark since February 2005 in the baby room, I have NVQ level 3 in childcare which I completed in July 2008 and I have recently completed a team leading course.

I enjoy reading, exercising and socializing with friends, I am also learning to play the ukulele and like to practice in my spare time, I often look after children outside of work for family and nursery parents.

Lydia Gleeson: Nursery practitioner

Baby Room

I have been working at Sarah’s Ark since February 2013 as an apprentice, I am working towards my NVQ level 2 in childcare which I have nearly completed then I will go on to do my NVQ level 3.

I enjoy dancing, mainly cheerleading, reading and looking after my younger family members.

Natasha Green: Supervisor

Toddler Room

I have worked at Sarah’s Ark since June 2007 after completing a BTEC National Diploma in Early Years. I have worked across all of the ages but mainly with the 2-3 year olds and I have recently completed a team leader’s course.

Outside work I help with a brownie unit, Sunday school and babysit.

In my spare time I enjoy catching up with friends and eating chocolate.

Michelle Watson: Nursery practitioner

Toddler Room

I have worked in childcare for over 20 years and at Sarah’s ark since 2010, I have a NVQ level 3 in childcare, and I have experience with special needs.

Outside work I enjoy socialising with friends and family and going on holiday.

Caley Atkinson: Nursery practitioner

Pre-School Room

I have worked at Sarah’s Ark since 2010, I have an NVQ level 3 in childcare which I gained in May 2009.

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends in my home town of Warrington and also the new friends I have made here. I enjoy spending time at the gym and doing classes and keeping fit and healthy.

Alex Greenwood: Nursery Practitioner

Pre-school Room

I have worked at Sarah’s Ark since 2013, I have a level 3 BTEC national diploma which I gained in June 2013.

I enjoy spending time looking after my animals, which consists of 1 snake, 1 gecko, a praying mantis an 10 tarantulas, I also enjoy making things, painting and reading..

Beth Rowlands: Nursery Practitioner

Toddler Room

I started working at Sarah’s Ark in July 2015, I have a BTEC diploma which I gained in June 2015.

I enjoy reading, socialising with friends and shopping..

 

Jennifer Goldsmith: Nursery Practitioner

Preschool Room

I started working at Sarah’s Ark in July 2016, I have been working with children since 2004,

I completed my Nvq level 2 in 2009.

I love to read and spend time with my family, I also enjoy running with my dog…

 

 

Victoria Parkes: Nursery Cook