Diane is our Chief Operating Officer who is overall responsible for all aspects across the entire Nursery Operations alongside the Yellow Bus Club Breakfast and Afterschool Club.
Diane is a highly qualified Early Years professional and comes with well over 35 years’ experience where she has worked in pivotal roles in a Regional Director or Area Manager capacity across Corporate, Independent, and small group providers.
In addition, she has taken lead roles as Head of Training, Compliance and Quality Assurance at training institutions and universities.
Diane’s responsibilities include but not limited to all aspects related to Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance, Human Resources including supervisions and safer recruitment, Staff Training, Learning & Development for both children and staff, Parent Partnerships and Local Authority plus Ofsted related matters.
Teresa, our Nursery Principal, is qualified in Early Years Childcare & Education and has over 25 years experience working in the childcare sector, previous nursery management experience operating large multi-site settings of over 100 children and gaining ‘Good’ Ofsted inspections.
As well as being qualified in Early Years, she is a qualified baby massage instructor and has delivered parenting courses (Family Links) across the Borough.
Working predominately in nurseries, Teresa has also worked for several local authorities including Richmond & Kingston within the SEND department, and with children and families supporting in children’s centres.
Teresa’s responsibilities are those related to Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance, Learning & Development for both children and staff, Parent Partnerships and liaising with the Local Authority plus Ofsted related matters.