PRE-PRIMARY: Principal

Joy completed her level 4 in Early childhood Development and has 15 years’ experience in Early childhood and has worked at various ECD facilities. Joy joined Nutwood Forest Montessori in 2003 and this led to her discovery of Montessori and in 2006 received her 3-6 Diploma from the Early Learning Foundation (ELF). In October 2011 Joy was appointed as Vice Principal of Nutwood Forest Montessori in Green Point and in January 2012 became principal.

Montessori education is characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological development, as well as technological advancements in society. 

“I have a three and a half year old son(in 2012) and for me this is clearly evident in his development.”