Meet Our Team

All of our staff are fully qualified or working towards qualification in childcare and all are trained in First Aid, Safeguarding and Manual Handling. They also regularly participate in short courses to keep them up to date on the latest developments and resources that are relevant to the Early Years Foundation Stages of education.

Bernadette Timson

Bernadette has spent the last 5 years working with special needs children since finishing 6th form gaining qualifications in drama music, ICT and sports leaders. She is working towards her level 3 in early years childcare alongside her studying of an open university degree in childhood and youth studies. In her spare time she play’s hockey and loves spending time with loved ones.

Jessica Carter

Jess joined us in 2020 and she had been working with children before she joined the Little Dots team so had plenty of experience, she is currently working towards her level 2 qualification.

In her spare time she likes to see her family and friends and she has a big interest in modifying cars.

Leah Goodhall – Mentor

Leah has been with us since 2019 and is based in the toddler room. She had worked in childcare before she joined us and is level 3 qualified. She loves working with children and feels its such a rewarding job. In her free time she likes to meet with family and she loves banger racing!

Zoe Horne

Zoe is the Toddler Room Leader with a level 3 childcare qualification. She has worked with children since leaving school in 2014. In her spare time she enjoys shopping and going out to eat with friends and family.

Ambra Baiamonte

This is Ambra she moved to the UK in February 2019 and joined us in the Toddler room in April 2019. Ambra as a degree in Psychology and she is currently working towards her Level 3 in Childcare. Ambra has a young daughter who attends Little Dots and in her spare time she loves travelling around in her camper van.

Pippa Dunsdon

Pippa has worked at little dots for over two years now and as bank staff can be found at both Witney and North Leigh. When she’s not at work she enjoys spending time with her two children and going on lots of dog walks and spending time with family. She also enjoys watching local Rugby.

Jodie Charlwood

Jodie works in our Baby room and is working towards her Level 3 in Early Years. Out of work her time is spent creating memories with her family and fulfilling hobbies such as crafts, outdoor adventures and canoeing.

Julie Hole

Julie is a trainee Nursery Assistant currently working towards her NVQ level 3 in our baby room.

In her spare time Julie enjoys baking cakes and spending time with her partner and son who also attends Little Dots.

Isobel Goves – Manager of Northleigh & Witney

Isobel is our Manager and based at both sites, she is Level 3 qualified in childcare and recently completed her Level 3 in Leadership and Management. She also runs Bampton Youth Club and is Chair of BUFC, she is currently planning her wedding and enjoys spending time with family and friends, she also enjoys reading, being at the seaside and a glass of gin.

Tasha Jackson – Deputy Manager of Northleigh

Tasha has a level 3 and has leadership and management level 2 she’s been in childcare for 18 years.

Tasha is a mum of two boys so her spare time involves watching her sons playing football. Natasha is also a self-confessed cleaning addict, but when she does get a moment to herself she enjoys unwinding with a book and glass of wine.

Madelaine Marshall – Operations Manager

Maddie is NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social care, she fostered from 2011 until 2019 and hopes to again in the future but is currently taking a break to concentrate on her 3 boys who keep her busy with Football, Golf, Lego, Xbox and Nerf Guns to name a few things!