Staff Members

At present we have four part-time members of staff, including the manager. All staff have relevant qualifications in Education/Childcare. All of our staff members are qualified in Paediatric First Aid.


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Manager: Judith Coyle.

(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)

Judith is a qualified Primary School teacher. She became Hope Pre-school manager in September 2015, after working as deputy for 3 years. Judith’s previous experience includes working in a primary school for 5 years teaching year 3 and 4 classes.





Deputy: Debbie Kirwin. (Wednesday, Thursday)

Debbie has worked at Hope Pre-School for a 17 years! She also works as a teaching assistant at Bradwell Infant School and helps out at Hathersage after school club. Debbie has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare.




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Shannon Kirwin

(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Shannon has worked at Hope Pre-school since September 2015. She has a Level 3 qualification in Childcare.





Heather Coyle

(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Heather has worked here since September 2019. She volunteered at Hope Pre-school before this. Heather is a Psychology graduate and is currently completing her Level 3 qualification in Childcare education.