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Key Staff

Welcome to our staff team

All Hyde n Seek Nursery staff are qualified and registered with the Scottish Social Services Council. Staff are trained and knowledgeable in current practices and take part in continuous professional development. We have a highly motivated and caring workforce who will support and encourage your child to reach his/her full potential.Each child is assigned a Key worker who is responsible for ensuring the child is settling into the nursery routine. Staff will also provide a record of your child’s interests and achievements. We encourage parents to speak with their Key worker and read their child’s records on a regular basis.


Manager- Mairead Gribben

I am the Manager at Hyde N Seek Bellshill. I have worked as part of the company for 6 years and started my journey in our Baillieston branch working my way up. I transferred to Bellshill over two years ago as Depute Manager and was promoted to Manager in January 2018. I am qualified at Level 4 and ready to start my Level  9. I enjoy my job and still love to involve myself on the playroom floors watching the children blossom throughout their time at my service.


0-2 Room

Kaitlyn Leonard – Senior Nursery Practitioner

I am the senior practitioner of the Bbay room. I am qualified and currently working my way towards my level 4. I enjoy working with all Children and families and forming a close bond with them. I love my job.


Chantana Gordon – Nursery Practitioner

I have worked at Hyde N Seek for 2 years . I gained my level 3 and loved learning new things alongside my peers. I am now qualified and based in the baby room. I love working with all the children and families.


Lauryn Muir – Nursery Practitioner

I started in Hyde N Seek Baillieston where I completed my level 3. I moved to Bellshill in 2018and I am based in the baby room. I am enjoying helping the babies reach their milestones. I have had experience in all three age groups and feel very confident within my job role.

Natalie Hill – Nursery Practitioner

I have been working for Hyde N Seek for four years now and currently based in the baby room. I am a qualified practitioner and love working with all the children within the nursery and building positive relationships with all families.

Hayley Johnstone – Trainee Practitioner

I started my training through Carousel in October. I am a student within the baby room and love working in the nursery. I find it very rewarding.


Toddler Room


Leigh McLeod – Nursery Practitioner

I have been qualified for eight years. I have worked at Hyde N Seek for that time being. I love working in the nursery and seeing the children develop throughout the years of being here.

Rebecca Kelly – Nursery Practitioner

I am a qualified practitioner after gaining my level 3 qualification. I enjoy working in the service and love to watch the children grow and develop.

Kayleigh Docherty – Nursery Practitioner

I am a qualified practitioner. I previously worked in another nursery for 3 years. I moved to Hyde N Seek at the start of 2019. I have completed a range of courses to help improve my practice. I have experience working with all age groups.

Natalie Marsden – Trainee Practitioner

I am a student within the toddler room and enjoy working in the nursery and learning new things. I find it a very rewarding job being part of the individual child development.



Pre School Room


Paige Quinn- Depute/Senior

I have seven years experience in nurseries and have been with Hyde N Seek for the majority of that time. I have worked my way up to Depute Manager. I have qualified to level 4 and love working with the children and watching them grow and develop into confident individuals.

Elaine Young – Nursery Practitioner

I came to Hyde N Seek in 2014 and have been in the nursery since. I am qualified and enjoy working with all age groups. I am currently based in the preschool room.

Joy Holding – Nursery Practitioner

I started in Hyde N Seek four years ago and I am a qualified practitioner after gaining my HNC. I have experience working with both curriculums but currently within the preschool room.

Sara Halliday – Trainee Practitioner

I am currently based in the preschool room where I am completing my training. I really enjoy my job and love forming close bonds with children and families.



  Sandra Penny- Nursery Cook

Hi my name is Sandra having worked in childcare for over 30 years I have decided to take a step back as I near retirement and I’m really enjoying my new post in the kitchen cooking healthy lunches for all the children.  

I am registered with the PVG scheme.



“The nursery is very good and helpful to both the parents and the children. The children learn a lot and are learning to interact well with both staff and other children.”
Olive Wilson

“Love the nurturing environment, having my son at Hyde n Seek Nursery has been great for his development and I love getting his wee sheet each day to see the various activities throughout the day. The girls are amazing couldn’t ask for more.”
Frances Gaughan

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