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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 and Teacher

BA hons Early Childhood Studies

Early Years Teacher Status

Qualified 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 and the Sea Room Leader.

Radka works 37 hours a week, all year round.


Telephone: 01303 267802


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
Annie - Trustee
Sam - Secretary

Nursery Leadership and Management Team:
Vicki (Manager and Teacher - currently on maternity leave. BA Hons Early Childhood Studies degree, Early Years Teacher Status and Qualified Teacher Status)
Radka (Acting Manager and Teacher during Vicki's maternity leave. Deputy Manager, Qualified Teacher Status)
Danielle (Acting Deputy Manager during Vicki's maternity leave.
Room Leader, level 3)
Shane (Room Leader and SENCO, level 3, studying level 5)
Amy (Room leader, level 2, studying level 3)

Karla - Administration Officer

Key Persons:
Holley (level 3) 
Ashleigh (level 3)
Holly (level 3)
Sharon (level 3)
Aerojen (level 3)
Jade (level 3)
Lisa (level 3)
Mollie (level 2)
Lynn (level 3)
Rachael (level 3)
Ashleigh (level 3)

Key Person Apprentice:
Becky (studying level 3)

Beccie (level 2) 
Marsha (level 3)

Rose (level 3 cook)

Supply Staff:
Lily-Mae (level 3)



Additional Roles of Nursery Staff:

Early Years Designated Safeguarding Leads:
Vicki, Radka and Danielle

Trustee Designated Safeguarding Leads:
Carolyn and Rebecca

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-Ordinator (SENCO),
Positive Behaviour Management, Manual Handling Champion:

Education Champions:
Vicki and Radka
Language and English as an Additional Language (EAL)  Champion:

Communication and Language Champions:
Radka. Amy and Shane

Two Year Olds Champion:

Health and Safety Champions:
Matt and John - Premises Caretakers

Global Goals Champions:
Ashleigh and Holly

Paediatric First Aiders (correct 23/11/2023)

Danielle - qualified September 2021
Holly - qualified October 2021
Lisa (nursery) - qualified October 2021
Amy - qualified October 2021
Lisa (out of school club) - qualified October 2021
Aerojen - qualified November 2021
Lily-Mae - qualified March 2022
Carol (out of school club) – qualified February 2022
Radka - qualified September 2022
Vicki - qualified September 2022
Shane - qualified September 2022
Ashleigh - qualified September 2022
Mollie – qualified September 2022
Sharon - qualified September 2023
Becky - qualified September 2023
Lynn - qualified October 2023
Rachael - qualified October 2023
Holley - qualified November 2023
Jade - qualified November 2023

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:
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