"The staff at Annies Nannies are absolutely wonderful, they always go the extra mile to help you out. They are friendly and supportive, it is always a delight to speak to them on the phone"
Our Staff - Kaimahi
Heather Peterson (nee Campbell) - Florence Nightengale Group - DirectorHeather is an astute and successful business owner that has been in business for over 19 years with the Florence Nightingale Group. She has three children, so recognises the needs of a modern family and childcare requirements. Heather's focus is ensuring her Annies Nannies staff are provided with the right tools to assist you with your childcare requirements.
Programme Coordinators - kaiako
Nesa Davis - ECE Manager
Nesa is filling a maternity cover position for the administration manager. As well as overseeing the administration team, she will also be using her background as a Centre Manager to help grow and support the teaching team and Education Programme.
Nesa has over 12 year’s experience mentoring, coaching and managing educators whom have the passion and drive to succeed and the willingness to provide the best positive outcomes for the children that enhance and shape their holistic development.
Nesa has opened a number of centres within the Christchurch area which has been of immense importance to whom she has become today as this has shaped her overall achievements in ECE education.
Shannon has been working in Early Childhood for 19 years. Over this period she has been a head teacher in both the under two's and over two's. Under two's holds a special place in her heart; there is something so special about working with a child during those first few years. She enjoys witnessing their first steps, words and share in the excitement with their parents. She has two daughters of her own with a five year age gap which has been really ideal for her as she has been able to spend time with them individually during the pre-school years. She enjoys studying various subjects and plan to finish her degree in Education next year.
Alana is a qualified Early childhood teacher, she is looking forward to working for Annies Nannies and bringing her experience and knowledge of both centre and home based care to the team.
Alana has worked in a variety of preschools where she has gained a strong passion for infants and toddlers.
In herspare time she enjoys keeping fit and healthy, and loves traveling to Australia to see her nieces and nephews.
Nicky Hatton - Family Coordinator
Nicky is responsible for registering all our families and nannies and supporting the manager in the day to day running of Annies Nannies. Nicky had spent the last 6 years working for a not for profit organisation, she has a passion for helping others and enjoys building relationships. Nicky continues to contribute her time fundraising for Cystic Fibrosis, a charity close to her heart – Nicky has been through a double lung transplant, she brings empathy and understanding to those who also have challenges.
Rhian is responsible for overseeing the administration team and working with families and ACC clients to help them find the right nanny. Rhian has a background in teaching mathematics in the UK and has also spent 2 years as a nanny in Christhcurch. Her experience helps her advise nannies and families alike on how to nurture a long lasting, successful nanny role.
Sonya Boyd - Payroll Officer
Sonya works for us on a fortnightly basis and also steps in as administration support. She is a mum of three lovely children.