Meet Ellie

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Ellie has worked in the childcare industry for five years and has been at Kotara Montessori since 2014.

She has a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary), an Association Montessori International (AMI) Montessori Diploma, and a Certificate III in Business Management. She also has a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.

Ellie couldn’t live without food, family and her phone! Her favourite holiday was with her husband to America where they visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, San Francisco and San Diego.

One rule Ellie lives by – “Act confident and no one will question you.”

“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.”

– Maria Montessori

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Montessori has been such a wonderful experience for my son. They are very supportive and think outside the square. There is so much learning and instilling independence.
Such an amazing centre. All the staff are amazing. Such a welcoming environment. Lorcan has come leaps and bounds ahead in so many areas since starting here. So glad we chose Kotara Montessori to give Lorcan the beat start
Kotara Montessori staff have a kind and caring nature and are very considered in the way they work with the children. We especially appreciate how they support our child’s emotional wellbeing.
We’re so happy with Kotara Montessori. Alessandro has settled in so quickly and all the educators are lovely and make him feel welcome every week.
The staff are lovely and caring and The classrooms are neat and tidy and have well cared for Montessori materials, a great example of how Montessori can be incorporated into a day care setting.
Kotara Montessori has provided a nurturing, gentle and supportive environment in which my children have thrived both socially and emotionally.

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