The team

Elgin Nursery only employs carers who have the essential childcare qualifications, a ‘fifty-fifty’ policy is in place to ensure that all members of staff are supervised by a qualified team member. As a requirement, all staff have DBS checks and have two references from their previous employers. The nursery records qualifications and courses attended by staff members.

MATIN MALIK – Director of Elgin Nursery

Role: General management and in charge of provision for the nursery. Book keeping, staff salaries, administration and office maintenance.

  • City and Guilds NVQ Level 3 in Childcare

ANDREA DOMINEY – Principal of Elgin Nursery

Role: Management of daily running of nursery, ample experience with local authority, parents and children.

  • City and Guilds NVQ level 3 in childcare and Education
  • STA Parents and Children Certificate
  • City and Guilds facilitate individual learning through coaching C25
  • City and Guilds sport, coaching, teaching and instructing Level 2
  • City and Guilds Customer Services Level 3
  • City and Guild Level 4 in Childcare and Education
  • Safeguarding Level 3
  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Senco – Co-Ordinator
  • CACHE Level 5 in Management

GEORGINA HOOPER – Deputy Manager

  • 9 years work experience and knowledge in childcare
  • Pearson EDI Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s workforce. ( Early Learning and Childcare)
  • Level 2 in childcare and education
  • Level 2 Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People Settings
  • Level 1 , 2 and 3 Safeguarding Children
  • NCFE Level 2 in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering
  • Certificate of Attendance in making Sense of Autism
  • First Aid

JOHANNA SUCKLING –  Senior 

  • NVQ Level 3 in childcare and education
  • NVQ Level 3 in team leading and management
  • Diploma in Childcare
  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene
  • Safeguarding Level 1