Diana Sacalus, Deputy Manager, Belsize Park

I have worked with children for the past 15 years, 8 of which here at Keren’s Belsize Park, having a career progression from nursery teacher to deputy manager. Having studied Maths and Physics at university and working with children of all ages, I find working in Early Years the most rewarding as is so vital…

Alexandra Costin, Nursery Manager, Holland Park

I moved to London almost 6 years ago, having 5 years of teaching experience in Romania and a bachelor’s degree in Early Years and Primary Education. I obtained my QTS shortly after moving here and I began teaching in nurseries in Fulham and Chelsea. In 2018 I joined Keren’s Nursery as a Deputy Manager in…

Mihaela Poleac, Deputy Manager, Holland Park

I have been working in education for almost 4 years and hold a QTS and a Psychology degree. I joined Keren’s Nursery 2 and a half years ago, as a nursery practitioner and became a Room Leader a year later. In September 2019 I was given the opportunity to be a Deputy Manager and have…

Marlene Costa, Manager Hampstead

I am an Educational Psychologist and I’ve been working in Early Year for 11 years (8 years managing settings: elderly and children centres). I started working at Keren’s in July 2016, I am an Early Years Childcare Educator (Level 3).I love the atmosphere and the opportunity directors offer us to grow. Here we are free…

Yael Brown, Deputy Manager Hampstead

I was a childminder between 2010 and 2015 and qualified in level 3 childcare. I joined Keren’s in 2015. I have an additional level 5 in management and leadership in childcare workforce. I am designated safeguarding lead, and a forest school leader. What I love most about my job is seeing the children learn every…

Tina Bloch, Manager, Belsize Park

I have been working with pre-school children for the past 23 years. I joined Keren’s in November 2011 and I have been in Belsize since the beginning, in January 2012. I have a foundation degree in Early Years Education, and I am also a qualified Forest School leader. I have a wealth of personal experience…