Stuart Bruce Jones

Managing Director , First Aider

As Owner and Director Stuart has overall responsibility for the development and management of Smallville. Stuart plays an active part in the day to day operations of Smallville and ensures our Award Winning provisions continue to surpass the needs of our children and the expectations of our families.

Victoria East

Nursery Manager, DSL, SENco, PANco, First Aider

Victoria is the Nursery manager at Snodland and currently completing her level 5 in Early Years Lead practitioner.
Victoria has worked in Early Years for many years and teaches children in the moment to ensure all children reach their full potential. She is an inspirational leader to her team and the children love her kind and gentle approach. 

Chelsea Barton

Deputy Nursery Manager, Room Leader, DSL, First Aider

Chelsea is the Deputy Manager and Owl room leader at Snodland.
Chelsea's knowledge of child development and passion for child led play along with her level 3 practitioner qualilfication makes her an asset to the Smallville Team. She has worked in Early Years for many years, is very nurturing and understands the importance of supporting a child’s well-being.

Natasha Bruce Jones

Occupational Therapist

Natasha is a Private Occupational Therapist that offers support to the children in our setting. Natasha is nurturing towards the children and offers comfort to children when they need. Natasha has a keen interest in nutrition and promotes our healthy eating policies. Natasha is currently completing her level 2 apprenticeship in childcare to further her knowledge of child development.

Ellie – May Martin

Level 3 Room Leader, First Aider

Ellie is a level 3 practitioner and room leader in the Squirrel room at Snodland.
Ellie and has worked in Early Years for several years. Ellie loves joining in with messy play and hunting for bugs with the children. Ellie maximises our lovely outdoor space, creating some lovely provocations for critical thinking. 

Layla Towner

Level 3 Practitioner, First Aider

Layla is a level 3 practitioner and works in the Owl room at Snodland.
Since completing her qualification with us, Layla understands that every child is unique, learns differently and is on their own path. Layla has a passion for understanding and supporting children with SEN.

Hazel Maynard

Level 3 Practitioner, First Aider

Hazel is a level 3 practitioner and works in the Squirrel room at Snodland.
Hazel allows children to explore our local area, taking children to our local library and Snodland train station. 

Kayleigh Meade

Level 3 Practitioner

Kayleigh is a level 3 practitioner and works in the Owl room at Snodland.
Kayleigh ensures that cultural capital is celebrated, providing the children with new opportunities and skills each day. Kayleigh enjoys cooking with the children, telling stories with the puppet show and getting creative on the playdough table.

Amelia Dobson

Level 2 Apprentice

Amelia is currently studying for her level 2 qualification and works in the Squirrel room at Snodland. 
Amelia provides everyone at Smallville a helping hand, loves getting messy and reading stories.

Denise Balderson

Level 3 Practitioner

Denise is a level 3 practitioner, working in the owl room at Snodland. 
She has over 20 years experience in early years, and has a passion for in the moment planning.