Our Team

Information for and about our staff team

Our staff team

At ACE Place we pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and their ability to work well as part of a team.   We are #OneTeam who work together to care for and nurture our children.  Our values of Adaptable, Approachable, Ambitious, Caring, Fun Loving, Inclusive and Professional are evident in our practice and we pride ourselves on providing a safe environment where children for children to play and grow.

Our team is supported, managed, and monitored by a professional Management Team who work diligently to provide a high standard of care.


ACE Place Rodger Drive

Rodger Drive is Managed by Ashleigh Anderson, you can contact Ashleigh at ashleigh@aceplacenursery.co.uk or by calling 0141 647 0934.

ACE Place Crawfurd Road

Crawfurd Road Managed by Nicki Esslemont.  You can contact Nicki at Nicki@aceplacenursery.co.uk or by calling our 0141 631 4477.

ACE Place Riverside

Crawfurd Road Managed by Kerryn Breen.  You can contact Kerryn at kerryn@aceplacenursery.co.uk or by calling our 01555 770225.


Our Quality & Improvements Manager Kirsteen McNicol works across all three sites supporting our Management Team.  You can contact Kirsteen at kirsteen@aceplacenursery.co.uk

Our Director Alison Harkin is actively involved in our service and can be contacted at alison@aceplacenursery.co.uk or by calling 07740 575 772.


Living Wage Employer

ACE Place is proud to be a real Living Wage Employer.  We committed to this in November 2018, one of the first childcare settings in Scotland to do so.  Our staff are our most precious asset and they deserve to be paid a fair days’ pay for a fair days’ work.

In addition to salary, we have a range of supports and benefits within our Fair Work Practices, allowing staff to develop their career at ACE Place.

ACE Place became a ‘Mum Friendly Workplace‘ in 2020 and is committed to providing flexibility for our parent workforce.