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 19, 16 ,12 and 9, 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.

Sarah Hendy: Nursery practitioner

Pre-School Room

I started working at Sarah’s Ark in October 2016, I am level 3 qualified.

I enjoy spending time with friends and family.

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.

Amber Thompson: Nursery practitioner

Pre-School Room

Caley Venables: Nursery practitioner

Toddler 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

Toddler 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..

Zara McBurney: Nursery Practitioner

Baby Room

I started working at Sarah’s Ark in July 2019, I am level 3 qualified before coming to work at Sarah’s Ark I was  a nanny for a family for 6 years.

I enjoy socialising with friends and going to different holiday destinations.

I enjoy reading, socialising with friends and shopping..

Charlotte Robinson: Nursery Practitioner

Toddler/Pre-school Room

Susan Butler: Nursery Cook

Kitchen

I started working at Sarah’s Ark in January 2017, I enjoy running, socialising with friends and spending time with my family.

Alicia Platt:  Nursery Practitioner

Toddler Room

I started working at Sarah’s Ark in April 2018, I started as an apprentice and have now completed my NVQ level 2.