Our Team

Mrs Tejas Earp
Proprietor of Nightingale 1 Montessori and Partner at Nightingale 2 Montessori

Miss Tejas has been running nurseries for over 25 years and opened Nightingale Montessori in 1992. She is a qualified Montessori Teacher, has two grown up boys and two grandsons. She is the sole owner of Nightingale 1 Montessori and partner at Nightingale 2 Montessori Nursery. She owns another nursery in Devon. She is now living  in Devon but frequently visits her London nurseries and her family.

Mrs Beata Doody
Manager at Nightingale 1 and 2 Montessori, Partner at Nightingale 2 Montessori

Miss Beata has been working at Nightingale 1 Montessori since 2002. She is Montessori trained, has a BA degree in History, Qualified Teacher Status (QTS- level 6), Early Years Professional Status (EYPS - level 6) and CACHE level 4 certificate in Management. Beata is the Manager at Nightingale 1 Montessori and a partner at Nightingale 2 Montessori. She is in charge of the admission and overall running of both sites. Beata also has two children of her own.

Mrs Ivana Lazovic-Earp
Partner at Nightingale 2 Montessori

Miss Ivana has joined the Nightingale team in 2011 as a partner at Nightingale 2 Montessori. Ivana has a BA (Hons) in Economics & Finance and MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship. She is currently studying towards a Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy - Birth to Seven (Early Years Educator) Level 3&4 Diploma. Ivana has two young children of her own.

Miss Nuzhat
Deputy Manager at Nightingale 1 Montessori

Miss Nuzhat has been at the nursery for over 10 years, and has a BTEC in Childhood Studies, NVQ4 in Management and is Montessori trained (Level 4 Montessori International Diploma, 2017).

Nuzhat is in charge of the planning and the day to day running of Nightingale 1 Montessori. She is the Communication & Language and Literacy Coordinator and the Safeguarding Officer. She organises the plays and Sport’s days at the nursery. She has over 17 years experience in childcare, and has four boys of her own.

Miss Aimee
Deputy Manager at Nightingale 1 Montessori

Miss Aimee has been working at the nursery for over 9 years. She is Montessori trained (level 4 Montessori International Diploma, 2012) and a NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Education, as well as a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design. Aimee is the Staff wellfare Officer and back-up Safeguarding Officer.  Aimee has a daughter of her own.

Miss Kathryn
Deputy Manager at Nightingale 2 Montessori

Miss Kathryn joined the Nightingale Montessori team in September 2011 when she started her Montessori Foundation degree course at MCI. She has worked at both sites (one year each) as a much loved teaching practice student. She has level 4 Montessori International Diploma and Foundation Degree in Montessori Early Childhood Practice. She completed her Early Years Teacher (EYT) in 2015. Miss Kathryn is the deputy manager of Nightingale 2 Montessori since January 2016.

Miss Jaime
Nursery Teacher at Nightingale 1 Montessori

Jaime joined the Nightingale team in April 2009. She has a certificate in Childcare and Education, and NVQ level 3 in Early Years Care and Education. She has also attended various Montessori training courses. Jaime is the First Aid, Health and Safety and Food Hygiene Officer at Nightingale 1 Montessori.  She has over 17 years experience working in childcare, and also has a daughter of her own.

Miss Marta
Montessori Teacher at Nightingale 1 Montessori

Marta joined the team in September 2011.  She is Montessori trained (level 4 Montessori International Diploma, 2011). Marta also holds a degree in Economics, she studied at the University of Gdansk and graduated in 2002. She is the Fire Safety Officer at the nursery. Marta has been working as a nanny and is Ofsted registered. Marta is originally from Poland.

Miss Pamela
Montessori Teacher at Nightingale 1 Montessori

Miss Pamela joined the Nightingale Montessori team in October 2015 as a Montessori teaching practice student and became a Montessori teacher in September 2016. She is Montessori trained (level 4 Montessori International Diploma, 2016).

Miss Pamela has been working with children since 2013 and has two young children attending a local primary school.

 

Miss Betti
Montessori Teacher at Nightingale 1 Montessori Nursery

Miss Betti joined the Nightingale team in September 2015 as a Montessori teaching practice student, then as a Montessori assistant. She has level 3 childcare qualification and she is Montessori trained (level 4 Montessori International Diploma, 2016)

She is a Montessori teacher from September 2016. Miss Bernadett has worked in other two Montessori nurseries before joining the Nightingale team.

Miss Angela
Montessori Teacher at Nightingale 2 Montessori

Miss Angela joined the Nightingale 2 team in 2015. She has a BA in Early Years Education (2003) and a QTS (2010). Angela is a qualified Montessori teacher (level 4 Montessori International Diploma, 2006). She has over 10 years of experience in working in accredited Montessori schools and has a son and daughet of her own. Angela is currently on maternity leave.

 

Miss Narjis
Montessori Teacher at Nightingale 2 Montessori

Miss Narjis joined the Nightingale 2 Montessori team in April 2016. She has a Diploma in Montessori Education, a Bachelor of Arts and a Postgraduate Diploma in Childhood Education. Miss Narjis has been working as a Montessori teacher since 2002.

Miss Ibolya
Montessori Teacher at Nightingale 2 Montessori

Miss Ibolya has been working in Montessori settigns since 2010 and has previously worked at Nightingale 1 Montessori. She joined the Nightingale 2 Montessori team in January 2017.

Miss Ibolya has level 3 qualification in childcare and is a qualified Montessori teacher (level 4 Montessori International Diploma, 2014).

Miss Simran
Nursery Teacher at Nightingale 2 Montessori

Miss Simran has joined the Nightingale 2 Montessori team in September 2017. She has NVQ level 3 in Childcare and Education and Bsc (Honours) in Human Nutrition.

She is currently studying towards Early Years Teacher Status at Middlesex University.

 

Miss Sarah
Nursery assistant at Nightingale 2 Montessori

Miss Sarah joined the Nightingale 2 Montessori team in June 2014 as an apprentice. She has Intermediate Level 2 qualification in Early Childhood Studies and has completed the Advanced Level 3 Early Years Educator diploma in 2017. Miss Sarah is the Charity Organiser at the nursery.

Miss Tasha
Montessori Assistant at Nightingale 1 Montessori

Miss Tasha started working at Nightingale 1 Montessori in September 2017. She is currently studying towards her level 4 Montessori Diploma. 
Miss Tasha has previously worked in another Montessori setting and has over ten years experience working with children as a nanny/childminder.

Mrs Rabab
Nursery Assistant/supply cover at Nightignale 1 & 2 Montessori

Rabab joined our staff team in 2009 and has been our supply cover. She has a BSc, is self-employed working in purchase-exports and has experience in childcare. She helps out at Nightingale 1 and 2 when staff members are ill or are on courses as she still enjoys working with young children.

Students and volunteers

Nightingale 1 Montessori:

Montessori student: Mr Tarek