Lynne - Operations Manager
Rachel - Manager
My name is Rachel and I am the Nursery Manager. I was born in Blackpool and as I grew up I quickly realised that my passion was to work with children, my first job being in a kids holiday club. I moved to Scotland in 2012 and spent 5 years gaining lots of knowledge and experience at our sister nursery before moving to Barrachnie in 2019. As a mother of 2 young children myself I understand the privelage of being part of a a child’s early years, and I feel confident supporting families throughout their nursery journey.
Rachel - Deputy
My name is Rachel and I am the Deputy Manager. I have a HNC in Additional Suppoirt Needs and a BA in Social Services and Education. I have worked in our sister nursery since 2016 as their Additional Support Needs Senior. I moved over to Barrachnie in Feburary 2020 and I am very proud to be part of the Barrachnie family. I am passionate about providing an enriching, nurturing and inclusive environment for the children to thrive in and feel honoured to be part of your child’s journey through their early years.
Louise – Senior Team Leader
Hi, My name is Louise and I have been part of the Barrachnie family for 15 years. I have been qualified for 13 years and have had experience working with all age groups within the nursery. I am currently the Senior Team Leader within the nursery and team leader of our 3-5 room (Busy Bees). I am also part of the mangement team. I love being part of the children’s journeys and watching them learn, thrive and grow each day.
Zoe – Team Leader
My name is Zoe. I am the Team Leader of the Sunshine Room. I started at Barrachnie in 2012 and have been qualified since 2014. I enjoy working alongside the staff team and love to help the children grow and develop new skills each day.
Samantha – Team Leader
My name is Samantha, I joined Barrachnie Nursery in February 2020. I am the Team Leader of the Rainbow Room. I have been qualified for over 8 years in childcare. I love mamking exciting, creative and engaging experiences for the children to explore.
Lindsey – Team Leader
Lauren – Senior
Hi my name is Lauren, I started in Barrachnie 6 years ago as a trainee before qualifying in 2016. I am now the Senior of the Busy Bee room. I love working with the children in the 3-5 room ensuring school readiness building their confidence and knowledge in many areas of the curriculum. I love watching them become confident individuals ahead of their future adventures.
Sandra – Early Years Practitioner
Hi my name is Sandra. I have worked at Barrachnie for over 20 years. I really enjoy working with all age groups within the nursery. I sometimes can also be found in the kitchen cooking lunches when Christine is off on holiday.
Jennifer - Early Years Practitioner
My name is Jennifer, I have been part of the Barrachnie team since June 2006, I have been based in all room throughout my time here however I am now in the Rainbow Room where I have been for a number of years. I love working with all age groups and love to see my little ones grow and gain confidence every day. You could say Barrachnie is my second home and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I am so proud to be part of the Barrachnie Team.
Lorraine- Early Years Practitioner
Hi my name is Lorraine, I have been a qualified practitioner for 18 years and have worked at Barrachnie for 13 years.
I have worked in every room at Barrachnie and I am currently based in the Busy Bee Room. I love supporting the children within the nursery to grow, strive and develop and become confident individuals as they journey through their early years education.
Angela – Early Years Practitioner
Hi my name is Angela, I have been part of the Barrachnie Family for 18 years. I have been a qualified practitioner for 13 years and I have experience of working with all age groups within the nursery. I love caring for children and watching them progress from babies to pre schoolers.
Gillian – Early Years Practitioner
Hi my name is Gillian, I am based in the Rainbow Room. I have been qualified for 10 years and have been part of the Barrachnie Team for 4 years. I love working in childcare and helping children to learn and grow each day.
Kirsty – Early Years Practitioner
Hi, my name is Kirsty. I have been a qualified childcare practitioner and a member of the Barrachnie Team for 15 years. I love working with children, watching them grow and support their journey of school readiness.
Nicole – Early Years Practitioner
Hi my name is Nicole. I am a fully qualified childcare practitioner and have been qualified for 2 years. I completed by practitioners training at Barrachnie and fell in love with my job. My plans for the future is to attend University to complete my BA in childhood practice.
Kara – Early Years Practitioner
Hi my name is Kara. I started working at Barrachnie Nursery in 2019 as a trainee. I qualified as an Early Years Practitioner in September 2020. I am based in the Busy Bee Room. I love encouraging the children to express their creativeness through art, dance and role play.
Lauryn – Early Years Practitioner
My name is Lauryn. I have been in childcare for 4 years and qualified for just over 2 years. I work in our Sunshine room and love watching them achieve their early milestones. I enjoy working with the staff team, children and their families.
Holly – Early Years Practitioner
Hi my name is Christine. I have worked at Barrachnie Nursery for 23 years. I love cooking nutritious meals for all the children at the nursery.
Jade – Early Years Practitioner in training
My name is Jade and I am currently training to be a childcare practitioner. I love getting to work with children and hope to pursue a career of working with children in the future.
Taylor-Ann – Early Years Practitioner in Training
Hi, my name is Taylor-Ann, I am a trainee at Barrachnie Nursery I have been working here for almost 6 months. I have really enjoyed getting to know all the children and staff team and it was been an amazing experience for me so far.
Holly (Busy Bees) – Early Years Practitioner in training
My name is Holly and I have just started as a trainee in Barrachnie Nursery. I am currently in the Busy Bee Room and enjoy working with the children in this room. The staff have been very friendly and welcoming and I am excited to see what’s to come in the future.
Natalie - Early Years Practitioner in Training
Hi my name is Natalie and I am a modern apprentice who has just started at Barrachnie Nursery. I am looking forward to expanding my knowledge of child development and gaining experience of working within a nursery setting.
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