Our Teaching Team

At Tomberries Nursery we have a team of highly trained, loving and inspiring staff, recruited through a rigorous selection process. They are totally committed to helping your child be the best he or she can be while they journey with us at Tomberries Nursery.
Closely vetted, carefully Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) checked, our teaching team are additionally trained in Paediatric First Aid, Safeguarding, Food and Hygiene. We believe that for your child, having a secure attachment to an early childhood teacher creates a clear advantage in developing school readiness. We ask our staff to model a kind, welcoming and outward-looking approach to life, which makes every day full of friendship and fun, satisfying achievements and hope for more excitement tomorrow! Come to Tomberries Nursery and meet our fabulous team who are highly qualified and experienced in caring for your child's needs. Our core team and their qualifications:‚Äč

Jo Perry

Nursery Manager
NNEB

Jo has a wealth of experience working in childcare for over 25 years. She has worked in various roles from working as a Community Nursery Nurse, Nursery practitioner, as a childcare assessor and currently in Nursery Management. Throughout her childcare experience Jo has developed good relationships with health professionals and families. Jo is passionate about working with children and loves to spend time in the outdoors and enjoys creative play too!

Rebecca Hartshorn

Deputy Manager
NVQ 3

Rebecca has 8 years experience working with children of all ages. She has worked as a Room leader, Home nanny and Deputy manager. Rebecca is very focused on making great partnerships with parents and ensuring that the children in her care thrive and develop in our stimulating home from home environment. Rebecca loves to get messy with the children and enjoys taking the children out into the local community too.

Tania Sabanandan

Early Years Practitioner
NVQ 3

Tania has been enjoying working with children for six years and has worked in England and Australia. She has lots of experience with children aged 2 to 5 years. Tania has a Bachelor of Arts in Childhood studies alongside her NVQ Level 3. Tania really loves to dance and sing with the children and she is so excited to join our Tomberries family!