At Toad Hall we work together as a ‘childcare partnership’ and our Management Team oversee our group of nurseries. They are responsible for leading the group and inspiring our nursery teams to deliver the highest standards of childcare.
Find out more about our Co-Managing Directors…
With over 25 years working in the early years industry I have seen a lot of changes, but one thing remains consistent- the amazing people who choose to work with children.
I have been lucky enough to experience a number of different types of early years care and development from starting my career on a maternity ward to progressing through the quality nurseries I have had the pleasure to work with.
Although my last 12 years have been more closely linked with the business growth and development side of the nursery profession, my heart will always remain a nursery nurse. This is why I still have a realistic understanding of the extremely hard yet rewarding vocation we have chosen.
I have 3 amazing children who keep me equally as busy as a whole group of nurseries and I continue to learn something from them every day.
After developing my career in childcare for over 20 years I have come to appreciate what a unique profession we are all in. This vocation we have chosen allows us to participate in a child’s formative years on which we have an immediate and lasting impact.
The mentors, who, throughout my nursery nursing have encouraged me when my confidence was wavering, pointed me in the right direction when I have strayed and praised me when I have succeeded were knowledgeable, energetic and inspiring not only to the children in their care but also to the staff they have nurtured.
In my business development and childcare roles I hold the values of these people and the new practitioners I meet every day at the core of my future plans for taking the group forward.
My daughter gives me a personal angle on the amazing ways children remind us to use our imagination, try new things and have fun!