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Karen Abram

Nursery Manager

Karen is the Nursery Manager. She holds a Level 4 NVQ in Childcare and Education and a Level 4 NEBS Management and Leadership qualification. Karen has been working in childcare for nearly 30 years and has been a manager for over 20 years.

 

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Laura
Assistant Manager

Laura is the Assistant Manager here at Busy Bees in Rushmere. She first started working for the company in 2003 at our Colchester Nursery, transferring to Rushmere in April 2017.
Laura holds a level four qualification in Primary and Early Years Education. She holds both Pediatric First Aid and First Aid at work qualifications. Laura is a Designated Safeguarding Lead at the Nursery.
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Julie
Financial Administrator

Julie is our Financial Administrator here at Busy Bees in Rushmere. She takes care of all financial matters and enquiries. Julie has worked within the company for eight years in a variety of roles including lunch cover, 1-1 support and SENCO.
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Nikki
Senior Room Manager

Nikki is the Senior Room Manager of our 0-2 year old Rooms. She has worked at Busy Bees in Rushmere since 2015. Nicola holds a Level Three qualification in Early Years Education and a Level Three qualification in Leadership and Management. Nikki is also the nursery SENDco, and health and safety coordinator.
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Abbi
Senior Room Manager

Abbi joined our team in March 2015 and is our Preschool Senior Room Manager. Abbi is the nursery Childcare Representative.
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Hayley
Senior Room Manager

Hayley joined the team here at Busy Bees Day Nursery in Rushmere in June 2018 and is the Senior Room Manager in our Toddler Room. Hayley has vast experience working with children aged 2-3 years. Hayley holds a Level Three Qualification in Child Care.
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Thomas
Chef

Thomas is our Head Chef here at Rushmere and supervises our kitchen to ensure that we provide healthy, nutritious meals which our children will enjoy. Thomas enjoys going into our rooms to see how our babies and children are enjoying their food. He also runs a cooking club with our Pre-School children every Friday.
Thomas is very proud to have a Level 5 rating from the Food Standards Agency for his/our kitchen.
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Lisa
Qualified Early Years Educator

Lisa Ellis joined the team here at Rushmere in April 2015. Lisa works in our Baby Room with children aged 0-2 years.
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Tiegan
Early Years Educator

Tiegan joined the team in June 2017 and has completed her level 3 childcare qualitifcation with Busy Bee's. She is currently based in our Pre-school room.;
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Jasmine
Qualified Early Years Educator

Jasmine joined the team here at Rushmere in March 2018. Jasmine holds a Level 3 qualification in child care. She works Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in our Pre-School Room. Jasmine also has two young children who attend Nursery.
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Alisha
Qualified Early Years Educator

Alisha works in our Toddler Room every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Alisha has gained a Forest Schools qualification as well as her Level Three Qualification in Child Care.
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Tegan
Early Years Educator

Tegan started as our nursery apprentice, but has recently gained her level 2 qualification through Busy Bee's. She is currently based in 0-2 rooms.
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Rhiannon
Qualified Early Years Educator

Rhiannon joined the team here at Busy Bees in Rushmere in September 2018. Rhiannon works with our rising 3's ensuring a smoooth transition between rooms.
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Nicola D
Early Years Educator

Nicola joined the team in June 2018 as a Relief Staff and is now based Full Time in our Baby Room. Nicola is working towards her Level 3 Child care qualification with Busy Bees.
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Jodie
Early Years Educator

Jodie is our Nursery Apprentice and is spending her time working within all the rooms.
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Hannah
Early Years Educator

Hannah has worked in the toddler room since may 2018. She has recently begun studying childcare at univeristy and works at the nursery on mondays.
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Amy
Qualified Early Years Educator

Amy joined the nursery at the begining of 2019. She has settled in to the team quickly and is based within the toddler room.
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Kate
Early Years Educator

Kate began working at our nursery in early 2019 and helps support accross the whole nursery.
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Sharon
Early Years Educator

Sharon is a Relief member of Staff who works across the whole nursery.
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Vivienne
Early Years Educator

Vivienne is a Relief member of staff who supports babies and children across the nursery.
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Louise
Early Years Educator

Louise is a Relief Member of staff and works in every room in the nursery. Louise is also studying for a degree at university.