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Laura Interviews: Kelly Parker

Kelly Parker

Kelly Parker

Kelly Parker has worked in childcare for 12 years and has a foundation degree in Early Years, which has given her a fantastic combination of experience and education. Her leadership skills and style encourage the team to promote a creative environment to help every child to reach their full potential.

As a manager, Kelly feels it is important to spend as much time as she can with the children and her team. She is proactive, outgoing, confident and has great communication skills.

The visions and values that she has built up at Bellissima ensure that her team have a strong sense of belonging, they are passionate and care about what they are teaching the children. Kelly aims to teach lifelong skills for the future.

In this podcast, we discuss Kelly’s journey in becoming a manager of an outstanding nursery. We also focus on how Kelly supports her team with their personal and professional development.

Contact Kelly:


Twitter: @Bellissima_BR3

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bellissima-Beckenham-707832152637492/

This episode is sponsored by:

RB Health and Safety Solutions


RB Health and Safety Solutions have been provided high quality, common-sense health and safety advise and training since 2003. They have extensive experience of working with the Early Years sector and their strength lies in getting to know their individual clients’ requirements and working with those clients to provide a high quality bespoke tailored service.


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