Our Wonderful Team

Our Directors, Managers & Deputies

Meet our team

Our team at all 3 settings consist of:

  • Nursery Manager
  • Deputy Manager
  • Early Years Teacher
  • Room Leader
  • Nursery Nurses qualified level 3 and above
  • Apprentices working towards qualifying level 2 and 3
  • Onsite Chef
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
  • SENco

All staff are working towards their N.V.Q level 3 or above in Early Years studies. All staff have current and up to date DBS checks, Paediatric First Aid training, Safeguarding training and Food Hygiene training as mandatory practice. Paintpots has a rigorous staff selection and training policy with continued professional development (CPD). We also have a reputation for a very low turnover of staff and children, which means we can offer consistency of care for your child.

Andrew Howarth

Owner / Director

All children respond positively to engagement, participation and enthusiasm. It‘s just great that we can offer that approach to parents to an increasing number of locations across the region.

Nichola Moss

Owner / Director

We wanted to create a truly caring environment for young children. One where care means personal attention, a desire to nurture and ensuring your child’s well-being.

Stephanie Clare

Manager, Manchester

Early Years Child Care (Level 6)

Georgina Lever

Deputy Manager, Manchester

Early Years Child Care (Level 6)

Sarah Butler

Manager, Hartford

Early Years Child Care (Level 5)

Tina Smith

Deputy Manager, Hartford

Early Years Child Care (Level 5)

Beth Smith-Murphy

Manager, Newall Green

Early Years Child Care (Level 3)

Lauren Power

Deputy Manager, Newall Green

Early Years Child Care (Level 3)