Lauren Severs - Visiting Teacher 

I am delighted to join the team at Red Robin as visiting teacher. I have 10 years experience working as an early childhood teacher in centres, and later in a home environment as a nanny. I have a Bachelor in Teaching and a Postgraduate Diploma in Guidance.

I am passionate about mentoring educators/nannies as they support children to explore the world with wonder and curiosity and achieve their potential.

My weekends involve quality time spent with family, reading, scrapbooking and being out in nature.


Saskia Yates - Recruitment Consultant

Saskia has a background in both Childcare and Management, providing her with wide a range of skills. Saskia completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Cultural Anthropology and Communications.

She is passionate about facilitating a perfect match between Red Robin Nannies and Families who are looking for a boutique childcare experience.

Saskia lives with her Fiancée Charles and their cat Shirley. She enjoys cooking, reading and weightlifting in her spare time.


Jacquelyn Nielsen - Payroll Administrator 

I am pleased to be part of the Red Robin Nanny and Au Pair Agency team. My background is mostly payroll, along with banking and office administration. I am also a mum to four wonderful children Shaun, Serena, Olivia and Mason.

We live north of Auckland in Whangaparaoa. My spare time is spent with family and friends, going to the beach, watching movies and I enjoy cooking for my family although it feels more like cooking for an army sometimes.  


Anna Williams - Visiting Teacher 

I come from a background of early childhood where I have had 12 years of experience working in various centres. My passion is seeing how children grow and supporting them in their learning journey. I believe children learn best with positive relationships and everyday experiences that provide opportunities for them to develop and grow to be the best that they can be. In my role as visiting teacher I am excited to support, encourage and meet all our families, nannies and au pairs. 

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and exploring different beaches.


Emily Murch - Director 

Emily comes from a background of Early Childhood Teaching having completed her B.ed degree in 2005 and has had a variety of different roles within the Early Childhood sector.  She is passionate about supporting children, nannies and au pairs and believe's that the best place for children to learn is in the home environment, where they feel safe and secure.

Emily is a Mum of two (aged 3 and 9 months) and enjoys crochet and pilates in her spare time.


​Phone: 021 333 258

Our Team


Julia Ross - Director 

​Julia is a fully qualified Early Childhood Teacher with a Bachelor of Education. She has worked in a range of Early Childhood environments from private childcare centres in New Zealand with children aged 0 to 5, along with nannying for private families in the United Kingdom and teaching preschool and new entrance classes.  

Julia's role is to ensure that the highest standards for our Early Childhood programme are carried out throughout Auckland.  

When Julia is not at work, she enjoys socialising with her friends and family, yoga and travel.


Phone: 021 0667139​​​​