Meet the Team

Anita McAlinden

Position: Manager
Email: moira@littleraysnursery.com
Tel: 028 92 619001

Our Manager is Anita McAlinden. Anita has worked at Little Rays since January 2011. Anita has a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children Care Learning and Development, Level 3 Certificate in Management, Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, an Approved Start to Play tutor, Allergen awareness training, Certificate in Special Needs and pediatric first aid, and ACES level 1 and 2 training. Anita is our designated child protection officer.


Christine Hooks

Position: Deputy manager
Email: moira@littleraysnursery.com
Tel: 028 92 619001

Our deputy manager and preschool leader is Christine Hooks, she has worked at Little Rays since March 2007. Christine has a Level 5 in Childcare, Learning and Development, Level 3 in management, Early Movers certificate, Level 3 special needs, foundation sign language, ACES level 1 and 2, and pediatric first aid. Christine is also our designated child protection officer.


Geraldine James
Position: Deputy manager
Email: moira@littleraysnursery.com
Tel: 028 92 619001

Our deputy manager is Geraldine James, she has worked at Little Rays since April 2009. Geraldine has a Level 3 in Childcare and Education, Level 3 First Line Management, Top Sport Out to Play training, pediatric first aid. Geraldine is our deputy designated child protection officer.


Jennifer Humpherson

Position: Afterschool leader
Email: moira@littleraysnursery.com
Tel: 028 92 619001

Our afterschool leader is Jennifer Humpherson she has worked at Little Rays since May 2013. Jennifer has a Level 5 in Playwork, Allergen Awareness trainig, Programme planning for the Out of Schools and pediatric first aid. Jennifer is our deputy designated child protection officer.


Laura Davidson

Position: Supervisor
Email: moira@littleraysnursery.com
Tel: 028 92 619001

Supervisor Laura Davidson has worked at Little Rays since June 2017. Laura has Level 5 Working with Children and their families.


Denise Prout

Position: Supervisor
Email: moira@littleraysnursery.com
Tel: 028 92 619001

Supervisor Denise Prout has worked at Little Rays since March 2016. Denise has NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Education, Allergen Awareness training and Managing Childrens Behaviour. 


Laura Pennington

Position: Supervisor
Email: moira@littleraysnursery.com
Tel: 028 92 619001

Supervisor Laura Pennington has worked at Little Rays since March 2016. Laura has Level 5 in Childcare Learning and Development and Designated Officer Training.