Meet the Deans Team

Stephanie Ritchie


Position: Manager
Qualifications: BA Childhood Practice from Dundee University.
Experience/Background: Before moving to the Deans club I was the manager of our Bathgate club for two years. I have experience in local authority nursery and playgroups.
Interesting fact: When I was younger I was a gymnast and won lots of medals!


Deborah Bonnar

Position: Practitioner
Qualifications: HNC in Childcare and Education. Working towards SVQ 4 Social Services, Children and Young People.
Experience/Background: I have worked at Cedar bank and Beatlie School
Interesting fact: I enjoy participating in fund raising for Motor Neurone Disease

Janice Rhind

Position: Practitioner
Qualifications: SVQ 2 & 3 Playwork
Experience/Background: I have worked in childcare for over 18 years, I was a childminder prior to working within After School Clubs.
Interesting fact: I used to play football for Scotland and played at international level.


Morven King

Position: Practitioner
Qualifications: HND Childhood Practice
Experience/Background:  Placements with both local authority and private nurseries. Worked in after school clubs for a year

Interesting fact: I was Wallace House Captain and a prefect at high school

Janice McDonald

Position: School Walker
Qualifications: SVQ 2 Playwork
Experience/Background: I worked as a mother’s help for 18 years. I was in charge of Play-scheme for about 16 years and I was a youth teacher for a number of years.
Interesting fact: I enjoy learning how to do and make new things

Tieghan Anderson


Position: Practitioner
Experience/Background: I started my placement at our Armadale club
Interesting fact: