Our Team

Tracey O'Connor

Tracey O’Connor

Owner

Tracey joined the nursery in 2008 as Business Manager and purchased the nursery in 2015. She is passionate about providing the best childcare and feels that the values of the nursery are the foundations to providing that care.

As a Mother of 2 girls, she can empathise with the “juggles” that parents have with both working and being a parent, and aims to ensure that the children who attend Musselburgh Private Nursery are happy and settled and learning in a stimulating environment

Christine Sallie

Christine Sallie

Nursery Operations Manager

Christine is an experienced Manager and has been with the nursery since 2007. She is experienced in all areas of childcare and her passion is the Froebel approach to learning and she has instilled this within the nursery by having heuristic natural play.

Leanne Wilson

Nicola Sallie

Head of Room: Caterpillars

As an established member of the management team, Nicola brings a wealth of experience particularly with the Pre-Birth to Three Curriculum. She understands the concerns that new parents have when starting the nursery and the importance of the settling process. She is experienced in working with parents to ensure that their child starts the nursery settled and happy.

Leanne Wilson

Leanne Wilson

Head of Room: Ladybirds

Leanne is an experienced Nursery Practitioner and has worked in all rooms in the nursery. She particularly enjoys the “toddler” age and seeing the children develop and grow. Leanne is creative and has lots of energy and brings this to the room.

Ashley Ross

Ashley Ross

Head of Room: Butterflies

Ashley is passionate about outdoor learning and has brought this to the Butterflies Room. She particularly enjoys the Forest School approach to learning and is now developing this within the nursery. Her bubbly and friendly personality means that the room is always happy and fun for the children.