Meet our staff

The Staff  at Moulton Nursery School & After School Club are passionate about caring for children.  With many years of experience between us and a strong team bond we offer a friendly, happy and nurturing environment for children to thrive. We pride ourselves on being one big happy family!


All staff are DBS checked as part of robust recruiting system.

Owner and Manager - Louise Hood

Louise has worked in childcare for over 10 years slowly building up her own bussiness. In 2010 Louise qualified as an Early years Proffesional whilst working as a childminder. Opening Moulton Nursery School & After School club was a personal ambition. Louise wanted to provide a family environment for children and staff , her passion is for children to build strong foundations during their early years to provide a platform for growth throughout life. As a mum of 3 children Louise has seen how important those early years are in developing confident learners who thrive and want to learn.

Louise is the safeguard lead in the nursery and holds a level 3 peadiatric first aid qualification.

Jen- Deputy Manager

Jen Joined the team on the first day of opening back in 2015, A mum of two boys Jen is passionate about high quality, nurturing childcare. Jen holds a level 3 childcare practitioner qualification.

Understanding the need to nuture young minds to bring about positive development Jen has undergone numerous courses including the Monkey Bob training. This training allows her to support children to express their feelings,  when a child is feeling happy and safe they are able to develop to their maximum potential.

Jen also holds her level 3 Paediatric first aid certificate &her safeguarding qualification.

Claire  - Room Leader

Claire joined the team in 2019 with a wealth of experience having worked in the industry for over 15 years. Claire holds a level 4 in Childrens Care,

Learning and Development.

Claire is passionate about engaging children in activities which develop both self confidence, emotional developent and communication. Being qualified in the use of sign language Claire can engage all children and has experience of working with children with additional needs such as Autism. Claire has recently undergone training as an Emotional literacy support assistant (Elsa) This role supports childrens emotional well being and is something we are passionate about at Moulton Nursery School.

Claire also holds her level 3 peadiaitric first aid certificate &her safeguarding certificate.

 Lucy - Early years Practitioner

Lucy holds her level 3 childcare and development qualification and joined the team in 2019. Lucy started off her journey in childcare working in a school as an inclusion practitioner to a child with additional needs. This was followed by working in a nursery with a range of children including both babies and pre-school. Lucy is passionate about seeing children develop which is how she came to join our team. Her enthusiasm sees Lucy bringing stories to life encorporating language into fun games which encapture children's imaginations!!

Lucy holds her level 3 peadiaitric qualification & her safeguarding certificate.

Rachel - Childcare practitioner

Rachel joined the team in 2017 and holds a level 3 Diploma in Childcare and education (Early Years Educator). 

As a long standing volunteer to the Brownie group in the village Rachel is very commited to our community and brings great energy to the team. Rachel works mostly in our after school club with our older children planning fun crafts and games for them along with special movie nights and sports events.

Rachel also holds a level 3 paediatric first aid certificate & safeguarding certificate.