Meet the team
Manager - Natalie Bolt
Natalie has been with Rub-A-Dub since 2011. In 2014 Natalie was promoted to Manager. Since taking on the position of manager she has done sterling work in implementing curriculum changes as well as keeping on top of the requirements set by Ofsted and the Government. Natalie is qualified with a Level 3, Children and Young People's Workforce Diploma.
Deputy Manager and Curriculum Lead - Emma Allen
Emma joined the team in 2015 and was promoted to Deputy Manager in 2016. Emma has a level 3 qualification in childcare. Emma quickly became a much valued member and when we had the opportunity to promote her we didn't hesitate in doing so! Emma is responsible for ensuring our team is up to date with the early years curriculum and is also responsible for Health & Safety at the setting.
Deputy Manager - Alex Paddon
Alex has been a long standing member of our team and is a firm favourite amongst children and parents a like! Alex has achieved her Level 3 qualification in Childcare and was promoted to Deputy Manager in 2019.
Senior Pre-school Assistant & Forest Lead - Alison Bailey
Alison was welcomed back to the team at the end of February 2016. Prior to leaving in 2014 Alison had worked at Rub-A-Dub since 2007.Alison brings with her many years of experience in childcare and a wealth of knowledge as well as having a degree in childcare and is currently leading our Forest Outings session.
Senior Pre-school Assistant and SENCO Lead - Sarah Butler
Sarah joined the team in September 2019, but a little known fact is that she worked at Rub-A-Dub in the past! Sarah joined us from Happy Days in Chippenham which sadly closed, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with her.
Pre-school Assistant - Katie Griffin
Katie joined the team in September 2013 and has Level 2 qualification in Childcare. Both of Katie's children attended the pre-school and Katie volunteered as parent help as well as serving as Vice Treasurer on the committee. Katie is currently responsible for our book resources.
Pre-school Assistant - Nicola Ward
Nicola joined the team in November 2018 and has become a firm favourite amongst parents and children. Nicola has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and has many years experience in childcare.
Our Bank Staff
Like many small pre-schools we rely on a small group of people whom we can call upon should a member of staff is off sick, training or when we simply need an extra pair of hands! We are lucky to have Leanne Crofts who not only has lots of previous experience working in early years settings including primary schools. We also have two former parents on the team - Crystal Alford and Susie Retter.