Senior Advisor – Samantha Eilertsen

Sam has been working for Bear Necessities Nursery since December 2004. Sam has two children of her own and is currently qualified to a BA and Early Years Professional Status since February 2012. After managing the nursery for 7 years and taking maternity leave in July 2016, Sam returned as senior advisor, assisting the Directors in staff and business development across their two settings in Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire.

 

Manager – Lucy Clark

Lucy joined Bear Necessities in October 2018 and is responsible for the day to day running of the nursery. Lucy has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and is currently completing her Level 5 in Management and Leadership.

 

Red Room (0-2) Lead Practitioner – Jenny Toms 

Jenny has been working for Bear Necessities Nursery since April 2013 in both the Red and Yellow Rooms. Jenny has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare and currently supervises a team of 4 staff and a maximum of 12 children each day in the room.

 

Green Room (2-3’s) – Katarina Turbe 

Katarina has been working for Bear Necessities Nursery since March 2009 and currently supervises a team of 4 staff and a maxmium of 16 children each day in the room.  Katarina has two children of her own and is currently trained to a Level 3 status in Childcare.

 

Yellow Room (3-5) Lead Practitioner – Elly Barry 

Elly has been working full time at Bear Necessities in the Yellow Room, since March 2016 and has recently been promoted to Lead Practitioner. Elly is level 3 trained in Childcare and Education. Elly supervises a team of 4 staff and a maximum of 28 children each day.