Our Teachers


  • Nicola

    I am a registered teacher and have many years experience in educational and legal administration. My relevant qualifications are a Bachelor of Education degree, a Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) and a Montessori Teaching Diploma. I have been at Mana Montessori since January 1999. Please ask me any questions you have about the running of the school and about Montessori education at any time.


  • Lulu

    I have a Bachelor of Arts (Education), Diplomas of Teaching in Secondary and Early Childhood Education, and a Montessori Teaching Diploma. I am a registered teacher. I was appointed to a permanent position at Mana Montessori at the beginning of 1999.


  • Di

    I have a Bachelor of Education degree, Diplomas of Teaching in Primary and Early Childhood Education, and a Montessori Diploma. I am a registered teacher. I started working at Mana Montessori in the latter half of 1999.


  • Claire

    I have a Bachelor of Arts degree, Diplomas in Teaching in Secondary and Early Childhood Education, and a Montessori Early Childhood Teaching Diploma. I am a registered teacher. I joined the team at Mana Montessori at the start of 2009 and my two younger children attended this preschool.


  • Chrissy

    I have been involved with Mana Montessori since 2010 as the parent of two children who attended Mana Montessori, as a member of the parent management committee, as a relieving teacher, and since early 2017 as Office Manager. I am able to assist parents with any questions about fees and general school administration.


  • Yu Chin

    I am a registered teacher. I have Diplomas of Teaching in Early Childhood Education attained in New Zealand and the United Kingdom and am presently studying for a Master in Education from Victoria University. I also hold the Aperfield (NZ) Montessori Diploma in Early Childhood Education. I joined the staff of Mana Montessori at the beginning of 2021.


  • Alex

    I am a registered teacher. I hold a B.A. and a graduate Diploma in primary teaching and am presently studying for a Montessori Diploma. I have taught in local primary schools and more recently have been working in early learning services for four years. I have a child who attends Mana Montessori and I joined the staff here at the start of 2021.


  • Vicky

    I hold the Aperfield Trust Montessori Teaching Diploma and I have been teaching at Mana Montessori since early 2002. I have one grandchild and she attended Mana Montessori.