PRE-PRIMARY: Directress - Agapanthus
Jacqui attended Springfield convent and on receiving her matric, went on to do a communication and secretarial diploma. From there she worked for the SPCA for a while before setting off on a great adventure to travel around the world. After four years of travelling she returned home where she studied a tourism and ticketing diploma at Varsity College. During this process she was enticed into the 6-9 Montessori classroom as an assistant.
Loving the philosophy she went on to study her 3-6 diploma through Mercy Montessori and worked as an assistant. After she qualified she worked as a Directress at St Joseph’s college for 12 years. During this time she had the opportunity to go on many teaching, counselling and pastoral care courses and completed her 6-9 Montessori Diploma. Jacqui stopped teaching for two years to stay at home with her first child. During this time she studied 0-3 Montessori Nursery Course at Mercy Montessori. Jacqui joined the Children’s Workshop in 2012 as a 3-6 Directress in the Agapanthus class.
“Montessori continues to hold such truths for me as a human being, mother and a shaper of young minds. I aspire to incorporate her philosophies on peace and respect of the individual into my daily life.”