Staff & Keyworkers

At Tarka tots we strive for quality in education, play, environment and parent/carer relatioships. In order for us to offer an affective, high quality and fun learning environment for your children, We ensure all of our staff complete appropriate training specific to their roles annually, in addition to their Professional qaulifications.  These include Safeguarding, First Aid, and care and curriculum specific subjects.

All of our permanent staff hold a minimum level 3 qualification in Early Years.  Our managment team and supervisors have all been with Tarka Tots for over 10 years and hold levels 4 to 7 in specific Early Years disciplines.

Our staff include:

Managing Director: Sharon Masson Level 7 CAPS Ed, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management with the ILM. Settings SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator), ably assisted by a strong management team.

Bideford Nursey

Manager - Sharon Masson Level 7 CAPSEd in Early Years & SENCO

Deputy Manager & Administrator - Erika Lewis Level 5 Foundation Degree in early Childhood Studies.  Deputy Safeguarding Officer & Deputy Senco

Abi Jury - NVQ Level 4 & Safeguarding Officer

Charlotte Gubb - Level 3 years Early Years Practitioner

Alice Barber - Level 3 Early years practitioner.  Fire Warden

Joanna Langdon - Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Lauren Farquharson - Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Chelsea Gist - Level 3 Early Years Practitioner.

Michelle Howe - Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Angela Burgess Button - Chef, Kitchen Manager and allergy advisor.


South Molton Nursery

Jennifer Chick - Manager, Safeguarding Officer & quality lead, NVQ Level 4.

Gemma Hawkings - Level 2 Early Years Practitioner

Christopher Merritt - Maintenence & Resource Manager.