Hi my name is Debs Rivers. I trained at BCoT and qualified as an NNEB in 1984 and the next year started work as a classroom assistant at South View Infant School. I spent six happy years working mainly in Reception class before leaving in 1991 to have my daughter. I was lucky enough to spend seven years at home with my children until my son started school in 1998. BCoT were recruiting flexi support staff and I joined the nursery family in February 1999. After 10 years of term-time school hours I applied for and gained a full-time position in late 2009. I became Head of Room in Christopher Robins nearly two years ago and am now Maternity cover Deputy Manager on a job share with Lauren. I also have Paediatric First Aid and Food Hygiene Certificates.