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Meet the Staff

Welcome to Turncroft Nursery School from all the staff!

Mrs Elizabeth Shears - Headteacher and LLE
Miss Jenny Murphy - Teacher/SENCo
Mrs Lisa McIver - Office Manager
Mrs Carol Jones - Nursery Nurse
Mrs Sarah Roberts - Nursery Nurse/Family Support
Mrs Marion Fort - Childcare Manager
Mrs Linda Lawrence - Nursery Nurse
Mrs Katie Taylor - Nursery Nurse & After School
Miss Joanne Atkin - Breakfast/After School Leader
Miss Nicola Jones - Nursery Nurse
Mr Jeff Glover - Site Supervisor

Staff Qualifications and Responsibilities


Mrs E. Shears           -      Headteacher B.Ed Honours and NPQH


Miss J. Murphy         -      EYFS Teacher PGCE and BA Honours in Working with Children 


Mrs L. McIver           -     Office Manager (BTEC National Diploma in Business & Finance)


Mrs S. Roberts        -       Nursery Nurse (Level 3 Part-Time) Family Support Co-ordinator


Mrs L. Lawrence       -      Nursery Nurse (Level 3)


Mrs C. Jones           -       Nursery Nurse (Level 3)


Mrs N. Jones       -          Nursery Nurse (Level 3 Part-Time) & EYPS


Mrs K. Taylor          -       Nursery Nurse (Level 3 Part-Time) & After School Club


Mrs M. Fort            -       Childcare Manager (Level 4)


Miss J. Atkin            -     Teaching & Learning Assistant in Breakfast/After School Clubs                                             (Level 3)


Mr J. Glover              -    Site Supervisor



Designated Person for Safeguarding

Lead: Elizabeth Shears

Deputy: Sarah Roberts


Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENDCo)

  • Jennifer Murphy


Paediatric First Aiders

  • Marion Fort (incl First Aid in the Work Place)
  • Sarah Roberts
  • Linda Lawrence
  • Joanne Atkin
  • Jennifer Murphy


Mental Health First Aider

  • Mrs Lisa McIver


Level 2 Food Safety in Catering

  • Marion Fort
  • Sarah Roberts
  • Joanne Atkin


Managing Safety in Schools

  • Marion Fort


Family Support Co-ordinator

  • Sarah Roberts


Equality Named Co-ordinator (ENCO)

  • Linda Lawrence


Our names and photographs are displayed in the Entrance Hall, and we all wear name-badges.