Meet Our Staff

We have a team of friendly, enthusiastic and caring staff.
Together, we have a great variety of high qualifications and experience.
Most of our staff members have Paediatric First Aid certificates and all are required to complete Safeguarding training annually.
Vicki Dumont

Nursery Manager

BA hons Early Childhood Studies

Early Years Teacher Status

Vicki is also the Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Vicki works 38 hours a week, all year round. 


Telephone: 01303 267802


Radka Davidova

Deputy Manager

Qualified Teacher Status

Radka is the Deputy Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead, the English as an Additional Language (EAL) Champion and the  Preschool Room Leader.

Radka works 37 hours a week, all year round.


Telephone: 01303 267802


Carly Abbott

Third in Charge

Level 3


Carly is the Term Time Only ('Little Nursery') Room Leader and is also a SENCO.

Carly works 36 hours a week, term-time-only.



Telephone: 01303 260548


Carolyn Chivers

Chair Trustee

Carolyn is the Chair Trustee of Hythe Bay Children's Centre CIO. She is also the Headteacher of Hythe Bay C of E Primary School and Designated Safeguarding Lead.


Telephone: 01303 266802


Administration Officer


Karla deals with nursery and out of school clubs administration including enquiries, bookings and bills.



Telephone: 01303 267802 

Hythe Bay Children's Centre CIO Trustees:
Carolyn - Chair
Berkley - Vice Chair
Rebecca - Trustee
Vic - Treasurer
Sam - Secretary

 Hythe Bay Children's Centre CIO Co-opted Committee Members:
Mary, Anne

Nursery Leadership and Management Team:
Vicki (Manager, BA Hons Early Childhood Studies degree and Early Years Teacher Status)
Radka (Deputy Manager and Nursery Teacher, Qualified Teacher Status)
Carly (Third in Charge, Level 3)
Lauren (Room Leader, level 3)
Danielle (Room Leader, level 3)
Shane (Key Person and SENCO, level 3)

Karla - Administration Officer

Key Persons:
Molly (level 6)
Sally (level 4)

Holley (level 3) 
Ashleigh (level 3)
Holly (level 3)
Sharon (level 3)

Key Person Apprentice:
Lisa (studying level 3)

Kim (Qualified Teacher)
Beccie (level 2) 
Marsha (level 3)
Aerojen (level 3 pending)

Rose (level 3 cook) - Maternity Leave

Supply Staff:


Additional Roles of Nursery Staff:

Early Years Designated Safeguarding Leads:
Vicki and Radka

Designated Safeguarding Leads:
Carolyn and Rebecca

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-Ordinators (SENCOs):

Education Champion:
English as an Additional Language (EAL)  Champion:

Positive Behaviour Management and Manual Handling Champion:

Two Year Olds Champion:

Health and Safety Champions:
Matt and Wayne - Premises Caretakers

Global Goals Champions:
Ashleigh and Holly

Paediatric First Aiders (correct 29/09/2021):

Radka - qualified August 2019
Vicki - qualified September 2019
Shane - qualified September 2019
Ashleigh - qualified October 2019

Lauren - qualified October 2020
Holley - qualified November 2020
Kim - qualified November 2020
Marsha - qualified November 2020
Sharon - qualified November 2020

Danielle - qualified September 2021
Molly - qualified September 2021
Holly - qualified October 2021
Lisa - qualified October 2021
[Carly - training booked for October 2021]
[Lisa training booked for October 2021]
[Aerojen training booked]

Designated Persons for General Data Protection Regulations
Vicki (Manager) and Karla (Administration Officer)

We sometimes have students from Canterbury Christ Church University and local Colleges on placement at our nursery. 

Out of School Club Manager:

Hythe Bay C of E Primary School Office Manager: