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Our team

The nursery is owned and managed by Lisa, an experienced and qualified Montessori Nursery teacher and Early Years Professional. Lisa is the designated Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENDCO).

Lisa is supported by Helena (Designated Safeguarding Lead), a qualified teacher and Montessori Directress, as well as Charlotte a qualified Montessori Assistant and Sophie who is currently studying a Level 3 in Early Years Education and Care . All practitioners attend regular courses to further their professional development and hold current Paediatric First Aid and Safeguarding certificates.

Lisa Watkins
Lisa Watkins

Early Years BA Hons Degree
University of Greenwich

Early Years Professional Status
Children’s Workforce Development Council & University of Greenwich
N.B. This is the graduate level professional accreditation for the Early Years workforce

Foundation Degree Early Years (Montessori)
Kent and Sussex Montessori Centre & University of Greenwich

Montessori Early Childhood Teaching Diploma
Kent and Sussex Montessori Centre

Helena McGill
Lisa Watkins

Qualified Teacher Status
Department for Education

Montessori Nursery Foundation
London Montessori Centre

Batchelor of Science (Hons)
Combined Science

Charlotte Cooper
Lisa Watkins

Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF)

Sophie Morley
Lisa Watkins

Student Level 3 Diploma

Additional DBS checked support staff are available as necessary.