St Clements Hall, 141 Central Street, London EC1V 8AP
Safari Kid is an international kindergarten and nursery that was founded in Silicon Valley, California, in 2005. The Safari Kid programme fuses the best practices from the Montessori, Reggio Emilia and Waldorf Steiner approaches; classical Eastern approaches to memory development, writing and maths; and a strong science and technology component inspired by the environment in Silicon Valley.
Since 2011, Safari Kid has rapidly grown from three schools in California to over 40 locations globally. Safari Kid made its debut in Canada in 2012m in Hong Kong and Malaysia in 2014, UAE in 2015, and India in 2016. With the addition of Safari Kid United Kingdom in 2017, they are present in seven countries. The first UK centre is located in central London, within walking distance from the City, Barbican, Silicon Roundabout (Old Street) and Farringdon/Clerkenwell.
Owner: Safari Kid United Kingdom Ltd
Person in charge: Sapfo Pantzaki (Nursery Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: London Borough of Islington Council
Number of Staff: 15
Service Offered: Day Nursery (Privately Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care
Total Places for Children: 60
Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 4 years 11 months
Opening Days: Mon-Fri
Opening Hours: 0730-1830
When Closed: Bank Holidays & 2 weeks at Christmas
Fees Guide: Please contact the nursery for more information
Admission Information: None
Languages Spoken (other than English): Greek, Modern, Spanish; Castilian, French, Hungarian, Korean, Chinese - Mandarin
The nursery regularly hosts Open Days on Saturday mornings.
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Job Title: Vice Principal
Tiffany joins Safari Kid UK as the vice principal and the senior lead teacher of our nursery. Tiffany has over 20 years of experience in Early Years Education and Childcare as an International Montessori Teacher and Early Years Teacher. After attending the leading Steiner School in the UK as a child, she trained as a MCI Montessori teacher at St Nicholas. She excelled quickly and soon became the Senior lead teacher in nurseries in Tunbridge Wells, Finland and London. Tiffany completed a BSc Honours Degree in Psychology in 2004 and worked as a Day Nursery Manager in Horsham and for the Cranbrook Nursery Group. In 2011, Tiffany returned to teaching as an Early Years Montessori Teacher at a Montessori School, teaching children aged 4 to 6 years, gaining extensive ‘hands-on’ experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Profile and the National Curriculum. During this time Tiffany also completed her Early Years Teacher Status (Level 7). In 2014, Tiffany set up her own nursery in a home environment, achieving an ‘Outstanding’ OFSTED rating in November 2016. She is really looking forward to establishing a happy, stimulating, safe learning environment for children to thrive, learn and play in.
Tiffany is an avid hockey player and coach and also enjoys sewing, painting, and drawing. Tiffany is married with two children.