Our Team

Maxine Simpson-Smith


Maxine began as a qualified nursery nurse in 1989 working in a variety of centers before joining The Murrayfield Nursery in 1995 as Manager. Maxine continues to develop her knowledge and experiences and has completed many courses throughout this time.

Rhonda Houston

Deputy Manager

Rhonda joined the nursery as a qualified practitioner in 2003. Throughout this time Rhonda has continued her professional development and has completed her SVQ Level 4. Rhonda is responsible for the Pre-birth to Three curriculum.

Hayley McGovern

Room Supervisor

Hayley joined the nursery as a qualified practitioner in 2014. Throughout this time Hayley has shown a natural ability to ‘respond’ to the children’s individual needs and extend on their interests.

Gillian Morris


Stephanie Loughlin


Linda Palmer

Room Leader

Linda firstly joined the nursery as our Chef and worked in the Kitchen for 6 years before deciding to become a qualified practitioner. Linda has gained new skills and experiences working closely alongside the Baby Unit Coordinator.

Get in Touch

Tel: 0131 346 4459
Email: maxinesmith1@btconnect.com