Dean Close Nurseries is delighted to announce that Jessica Tate, former Deputy Manager at Teddies Nursery, has been appointed Manager.

Hayley Downing, former Nursery Manager at Teddies, has joined the group’s sister nursery Robins, in St Arvans, Chepstow.

Jessica has a wealth of experience having worked in the childcare industry for more than nine years and has been at Teddies in various roles for over six years.

Charlene Burgess, Area Manager at Dean Close Nurseries, said: “Having worked with Jessica for many years it is wonderful to see her appointed as Manager, a role she thoroughly deserves. Jessica is so passionate about early years education and providing the very best childcare, I know Teddies Nursery will continue to thrive.”  

Jessica has a Level 5 in Childcare and Education qualification as well as a Level 3 in Leadership and Management. Jessica has also been a Designated Safeguarding Lead for the nursery, including extensive training in supporting children with Additional Learning needs.