The Staff at Ducklings Montessori Nursery


Well here’s what the children think the wonderful staff at Ducklings look like!  Far more interesting than a photograph!  You can find out more about each of our team below.

Miss Sarah - Ducklings Montessori Miss Becky - Ducklings Montessori

Marie Dilley

Joint Owner and Manager

I live with my partner Gary and our daughter Daisy I have worked at Ducklings since April 2008 I started as a nursery practitioner and worked my way up through to Deputy manager, I am now joint Owner/Manager with Nicola.

I am qualified to NVQ level 3 childcare, paediatric first aid, designated safeguarding officer, food hygiene and am constantly undergoing different courses.

Nicola Joy Young

Joint Owner and Manager

I live with my Husband and two boys Frankie and Stuart.

I have worked at Ducklings since march 2011 I have worked my way through from nursery practitioner up to Deputy manager and am now joint owner and manager with Marie.

I am qualified with a NVQ level 3 in childcare, designated safeguarding officer, paediatric first aid, food hygiene and am constantly undergoing training and courses.

Miss Sarah

Deputy Manager

I live in Nash with two boys Lewis and Reece who both attended Ducklings. I gained my Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce in July 2016. I am first aid and Safeguarding trained and I recently attended a Playful Brains Course.

Miss Becky

Nursery Practitioner

I am NNEB/NVQ Level 3 qualified and have had previous experience working in a Nursery and Junior School.  I live with my husband and two children, Harry and Amy.  I have attended training in Safeguarding, First Aid, Food Hygiene, Planning & Observations and Maths.  I live in the village and joined the Ducklings team in November 2014.



Liz Taylor

Liz will be joining us in the new term and is a qualified Montessori teacher.  We’ll update her profile soon!