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Transform Your Early Childhood Center: Expert Mentoring and Support.​

The way leaders have learned to lead has truly changed over the last few years. With change now a constant, leaders need to be attuned to a lesson of Leadership that as a singular, has continued to stand the test of time:

“To be an effective leader, one must be willing to adapt and evolve to the demands of an ever-changing world; The ability to embrace change and transform oneself is simply a non-negotiable in order to achieve ongoing success that will keep us relevant for years to come.”

Cassandra Button is an Executive Coach and Leadership Master who will take you on a spell binding journey in delivering on “walking the talk” of the modern-day Leader by addressing some of the biggest inner-self challenges identified from her Leadership Coaching. She will guide, advise and support your transformational development in:

  • Understanding the vital importance of self-awareness and emotional intelligence and how this translates to greater people performance.
  • Championing adaption to rapidly changing Early childhood landscapes and defining ways in which we can stay ahead of the curve to alleviate pressures.
  • Developing tactics and strategies to combat the everyday stressors of managing an Early Learning and OOSH service

We offer a mentoring program designed specifically for early childhood directors and owners.

  • With our expert guidance, you’ll develop the necessary skills to lead your team with confidence and manage your budget effectively, creating a safe and nurturing environment for the children in your care. We believe that the right leadership can make all the difference.

Our goal is to help you build and refine your leadership skills so that you can make a positive impact in the lives of the children, families and educators around you. 

Sprouts Consultancy Mentoring
Cassandra Button Mentoring her clients face to face

At Sprouts, we are dedicated to enhancing leadership in the Early Childhood Sector. Our primary focus is to help ensure that childcare providers, educators, and managers are adequately prepared to face all challenges related to their role in the sector.

We believe that investing in leadership development will benefit the entire sector, both on an individual and organisational level.

Our sincere commitment to leadership development is crucial to achieving our mission of providing progressive solutions, ensuring top quality childcare, and education for children.

Feeling uncertain about becoming a mentee is natural, as it’s hard to ask for help. We encourage you to reach out to someone who has been through a mentoring program and use their experience to gain insight.

Being mentored can be a transformational experience, and we are here to support you every step of the way. 

Remember, we all need guidance and support along the way, and we offer 1x free initial wellness session

We’ve done the hard work for you, find out how our 1:1 sessions
meet the NQS and Your Nesa Teaching Standards


You can achieve greatness by setting clear goals and strategies, shaping your perspective, and staying focused. Dream big, work hard, and trust in your abilities. Keep your goals in mind and be proud of your progress. You’ve got this!


Our program equips you with tools, confidence, and the ability to inspire and empower your team. Investing in yourself and your team shows your commitment to success. Let us help you unlock your potential as a remarkable leader.


A mentor can help you achieve your goals by challenging you and providing valuable insights. Reach your true potential and embrace the power of mentorship!


Believe in your emotional capacity and trust your abilities to overcome obstacles. Use your inner strength to navigate new situations with confidence and conquer hardships. Challenges are opportunities for growth – embrace your power and push past your limits to achieve greatness.


Ready to give up

No balance, just work and resentment

Not sure where or how to move forward

Standard 7.2  


Effective leadership builds and promotes a positive organisational culture and professional learning community. 

Element 7.2.1 

Continuous improvement 

There is an effective self-assessment and quality improvement process in place 

Standard 7  

Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/ carers and the community.

  7.1.3 Maintain high ethical standards and support colleagues to interpret codes of ethics and exercise sound judgement in all schools and community contexts 

 7.2.3 Support colleagues to review and interpret legislative, administrative and organisational requirements, policies and processes. 

 7.3.3 Demonstrate responsiveness in all communications with parents/carers about their children’s learning and well being. 

 7.4.3 Contribute to professional networks and associations and build productive links with the wider community to improve teaching and learning. 

What Mentoring might look like for you.

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