Meet the team

Meet the team at Little Steps Childcare in Bankfoot

Claire Bell

Claire Bell - centre owner

I live in Bankfoot with my husband and my two children and previously worked as a draughtswoman. I opened Little Steps in January 2007 and have been involved in the development and expansion over the years.
Kirsty Finnie

Kirsty Finnie - centre manager

I have been working at Little Steps since it opened in January 2007. I have been the pre-school senior practitioner, Deputy Manager and have recently been promoted to Centre Manager. I also have my PDA in Childhood Practice.

Karen Chatterton – centre manager

I have worked at Little Steps for many years as practitioner and in a senior role.  I have recently been promoted to the Centre Manager. I also have my PDA in Childhood Practice.
Karen Chatterton

Alison Chan – Deputy Manager

Alison Chan
Hi, my name is Alison. I am a qualified practitioner and have been fully qualified for over ten years. I have been at Little Steps for over 4 years. I worked in a senior role and have recently been promoted to the Deputy Manager. I am currently working towards gaining a degree in childcare and hold my PDA in Childhood Practice. It is a pleasure watching the children grow and learn.
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Claire Harris – senior practitioner

I have been working at Little Steps since 2011 and am currently the senior practitioner in the Ocean room working with the 0-2 year olds.
Claire Harris
Rachael Sime

Rachael Sime – ECP

I came to Little Steps during my College Placement three years ago and have since gained my SVQ 3 Children’s Care Learning and Development. I work in the Ocean Room.

Krisztina Nagy– ECP

I joined the Little Steps team in 2016. I am a fully qualified Early Years Practitioner. I  currently working with the babies in the Ocean Room.

Holly Seager – senior practitioner

I am a fully qualified, experienced Early Years Practitioner. My current role within the Centre is Senior practitioner in the Jungle Room with the 2-3 ear olds. I have worked at Little Steps since December 2015.

Kassi Green – ECP
o.o.s keyworker

I am a fully qualified and experience practitioner and joined Little Steps in 2015. I work mornings in the Jungle room and in the afternoons I am the O.O.S Keyworker.
Erin Marshall

Erin Marshall – ECP

I am a fully qualified and experienced practitioner and have worked at Little Steps since 2011. I work in the Jungle Room

Gemma Beedie – support worker

I came on work placement to Little Steps in 2015 and was employed as a Support Worker since August 2015.  I work in the Jungle room and I am working towards my SVQ 3 Children’s Care Learning and Development.
Paula Milne

Paula Milne – lead practitioner

I am a fully qualified and experienced practitioner and also have a BA in Childhood Studies. I joined Little Steps at the end of 2012 and currently work as the lead practitioner in the Rainbow Room.

Gillian Stewart– ECP

I am a fully qualified and experienced Early Childhood Practitionerand joined Little Steps in 2016.I work in the Rainbow Room.

lisa mcfeat– Support Worker

I started at Little Steps in 2016.  I am currently working towards my  SVQ 3 Children’s Care Learning and Development. I work mainly in the Rainbow Room.
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