The Team

Steph Cross
Pre-School Supervisor
Steph Cross

My name is Steph.
I am married and have two children, both primary school age.
We moved to Suffolk in February to settle our children into more permanent education after a long 10 years of moving around with my husband’s military career.
I have approximately 15 years’ experience in various childcare settings which include preschools, children’s centres, day nurseries and FS2/ KS1. I currently hold a Foundation Degree in Early Years and intend to continue my studies to become an Early Years Teacher.

Michelle Scott
Deputy SupervisorMichelle Scott

Hi, I’m Michelle,
I’m married with 2 sons and live in Needham Market.
I’ve worked as a play assistant here since November 2015 and gained the Deputy Supervisor position in May 2016.
I gained my NVQ level 3 in childcare, learning and development whilst being a childminder.
I love my job and I am undertaking level 5 training in autumn 2016.

Sam Mackinder
PlayworkerSam MacKinder
Hi, my name is Sam.
I have 3 children under 18 and 1 grown up son. I have a dog called Shadow which I love taking for walks. I have passed my Level 3 Diploma for children and young people’s workforce, Food Safety and Safeguarding Children. All my life I have worked with children and adults.
Amy Kading
PlayworkerAmy Kading
Hi, I’m Amy,
I have a Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce.
I am currently working towards the Special Educational Needs (SEN) certificate.
Other qualifications I have are Safeguarding Children, Paediatric First Aid, Training and Emergency First Aid at Work, MAKATON Modules 1 and 2, Level 2 Food Safety
I am a mum of 2 and have been working in a pre-school setting for over 3 years.  I have been at Creeting Pre-school from day one.