Meet Our Team

We have a truly dedicated team to care for your child and their individual needs, helping them grow and develop, reaching their full potential.

Kinderversity Director Manager Emma Philpott

Emma Philpott BA(Hons)

Director / Manager

  • Administrator / HR
  • Marketing co-ordinator
  • SENCO
  • Deputy Safeguarding
  • Health & Safety Management
  • Ba (Hons) Graphics, CIM Professional Marketing
  • PACEY Childminding Pre-Registration Course
  • Cache Level 3 in Childcare
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safeguarding Designated Lead
  • SENCO
  • Advanced Food Safety and Hygiene Level 3
  • Level 2 in Food Hygiene

After 8 years in the Marketing industry and 3 children later, Emma decided to re-train and focus her business ventures on the important aspect of childcare. Creating this new, exciting brand to deliver a unique quality childcare provision.

Stephanie-Lucas

Stephanie Lucas

Deputy Manager

  • Safeguarding Lead
  • SENCO
  • HR
  • Certificate in Early Years Practice with early years professional status Level 4
  • Level 3 NVQ in Childrens Care learning and Development
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Food Hygiene Level 2
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead Training
  • Child Protection Training
  • SENCO Training

Steph has worked in childcare for 22 years, in a variety of different settings from preschools, creche, nursery and nannying for newborn twins.

Steph feels the experience gained through study and personal experience has given her vast knowledge into how children grow and develop and how as Early Years professionals we can enrich children’s learning through their individual characteristics, interests, and play.

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Katie Reynolds

Nursery Room Leader

  • Cache Level 3 in Childcare
  • Child Protection Training
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Advanced Food Safety and Hygiene Level 3
  • Food Hygiene Level 2
  • Safeguarding Designated Lead
  • Studying Level 5 Early years degree with leadership management

Having always had a passion for early years, Katie believes a mucky face is a happy face!

Katie has worked in 2 day nurseries, working in their baby room and toddler room. She also has experience working at a forest school preschool. Katie enjoyed work experience at her local primary school whilst studying at college. Katie loves to get stuck into a new adventure!

Lauren-Dulake

Lauren Dulake

Level 3 Practitioner

  • Early Years Degree
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Leadership and Management
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead,
  • Food Hygiene Level 3

Lauren has a natural passion for helping others, including contributing to the well-being and development of babies and children. She loves health, wellness and nature and strives to always project positive energy to those around her.

Lauren has 7 years’ experience in early year’s, including assisting children with EAL and working in a Montessori setting. Lauren has completed her Level 6 BA Honours degree in early years and is always keen to extend her knowledge more.

Since qualifying Lauren has been acting room leader at our Brenchley site and is keen to progress further into Management on a brand she is familiar with.

She believes that a day full of giggles and messy play is a day well spent and the key to supporting a child flourish into an even more amazing little human!

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Molly Scotton

Level 3 Practitioner

  • Child Protection Training
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Advanced Food Safety and Hygiene Level 3
  • Food Hygiene Level 2

Molly has over 8 years experience with working with all ages of children.

Jessica-Child

Jessica Child

Level 3 Practitioner

  • Child Protection Training
  • Paediatric first aid
  • Advanced Food Safety and Hygiene Level 3
  • Food Hygiene Level 2

Jess has always wanted to work with children since a young age, and couldn’t imagine doing anything else.

She love’s watching children grow and expand into amazing people and learning new things on a daily basis.

Jess is really keen on arts, crafts and generally being arty and bringing a variety of new activities to do and teach at the same time.

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Damaris Entwistle

Level 3 practitioner

  • Childcare level 3
  • Child protection
  • Paediatric first aid

Damaris has had 5 years’ experience working in early years. this is been in a variety of different setting from preschools to a SEN school. Working in childcare is her passion and she has wanted to do it from an early age. Damaris enjoys watching the children grow and develop whilst learning through play.

Eryn-Durant

Eryn Durant

Level 2 practitioner

  • Cache Level 2 in childcare
  • Child protection

Eryn enjoyed studying Early Years in college and has had a passion for the industry since. She is eager to progress her learning by completing courses and by completing training to enhance he knowledge. Eryn really enjoys working alongside  the children, supporting them to achieve their personal development goals. Eryn also feels that Kinderversity is an excellent place to do this.

Lauryn-Donaghue

Lauryn Donoghue

Level 3 Apprentice

  • Child Protection Training
  • Food Hygiene Level 3

Lauryn’s interests are music, dancing and arts and craft with lots of glitter! Creating projects and DIY is how she spends her free time. Lauren has previously completed a course in animal management due to her love all types of animals. Lauryn is now looking forward to caring for young children and learning the importance of supporting child development in Early years.

Kinderversity Megan Salter

Megan Salter

Level 2 Apprentice

  • Child Protection Training
  • Paediatric first aid

Megan has always had a desire to work with children. She believes teaching a child something new and encouraging their imagination are the vital ingredients to making them smile!

Megan is looking forward to being part of the Kinderversity team fulfilling her ambition of working with children.

Ryan-New

Ryan Kuwertz

Accounts Manager

If you have any accounts queries, please contact accounts@kinderversity.co.uk

Key person and Partnership with Parents

We pride ourselves on our relationships with parents/carers, which helps your child to settle and thrive. We place significant importance on the key person role and involve you in your child’s care at every step of the way from your child’s first settling in session to their transition day!

To support this relationship we encourage a two way process of communication regarding your child’s learning and development at home and in the nursery setting.

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