Staff

ARK Alpha is proud to have a low turn over of staff enabling you and your child to form lasting relationships with the staff caring for them.

  • Anne H Chapman – Headteacher of ARK Ayrton Primary Academy and ARK Alpha Nursery
  • Julie Ayrton – Manager of ARK Alpha Nursery 
  • Kim Pascoe - Deputy Manager (Maternity cover until end of January, then Monkey Room Leader)
  • Jessica Harrison - Early Years Professional & SENCO
  • Lucy Ketley - Giraffes Room Leader
  • Kimberley Todd - Leopards Room Leader
  • Gemma Paddon -Zebra Room Leader (Maternity cover)

 

Staff team

Monkeys (0 – 20 months)

  • Sharon Williamson - Level 3
  • Sharnie Southam - Level 2
  • Billy Morton - Apprentice

 

Zebras (21 months – 2 yrs 8 months)

  • Gemma Paddon - Level 3
  • Emily Wooley - Level 2
  • Emily Hockley - Level 2
  • Jordan McGuire - Level 2
  • Yasmeen Faris - Apprentice

 

Leopards (2 yrs 9 months – 3 yrs 9 months)

  • Bobby Sills - Level 3
  • Natalie Cowie - Level 3
  • Sam Dollery - Level 2
  • Paige Wort - Level 2
  • Lauren Davison - Apprentice

 

Giraffes (Preschool: 3 yrs 9 months upwards)

  • Staci Oakes - Level 2
  • Abby Barker - Level 3
  • Chantelle Tindall - Level 2
  • Milly Chandler - Apprentice

 

Cover staff

  • Bonnie Moore 
  • Shelia Fergusson 

 

Administration and Finance

  • Jackie Gillespie
  • Jenny Skinner

 

Caretaking and Cleaning

  • Mr Dave Harris 
  • Mr Hung Fai Nam