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Dedicated & Certified

 " The child is both a hope and a promise for humanity. By caring for this embryo as our most precious treasure, we work to make humanity grow."

Maria Montessori

Meet the Team



Montessori AMI French teacher
Director of school

Rita is from Geneva and is a certified Montessori 3-6 AMI teacher with several teaching experiences with the DIP and also in other Montessori schools.

After starting her career in the health sector as a medical radiology technician, and with the arrival of her first child, she felt a deep desire to (re)concentrate on the essential: education. 


She then decided to retrain as a Montessori teacher.

 For her, the Montessori pedagogy is a philosophy of life where the teacher observes and guides the child towards their development through individualized learning in a loving and caring way. 

Passionate, smiling and creative, she is very dedicated to teaching children. Her dedication and observation of her children's needs led them to compose words and read at 3.


 She enjoys cycling, badminton and art. 

Rita is the mother of two children.

"Inspired by transparency, guided by love, nurtured by Montessori pedagogy and in harmony with nature: these are our priorities, our values".

-- Rita Senouci-Joaquim



Montessori AMI English teacher

Eli has been a qualified AMI Montessori 3-6 teacher and a certified AMI Montessori assistant for children from birth to 3 years.


She has lived in many countries, such as the Czech Republic and Clermont Ferrand.,



English-speaking teacher for the Wednesday

Kathy is a native American, gentle with children and experienced, with a Masters in Visual Arts from Parsons School (New York) and an AMI Montessori Assistant Diploma.

Kathy assists the Montessori teachers and leads creative English workshops with the children every Wednesday during the school year.



Theatre teacher

Eléonore is an experienced circus teacher, holding a degree in psychomotor therapy in Switzerland.
Full of energy and very sociable, she teaches theater, improvisation, and games on emotions and illusions, thus promoting well-being and self-confidence in children.



Music teacher

Patricia is a qualified piano teacher, currently a master's student at the Haute École de Musique de Genève, with seven years of experience in teaching music to students of all ages and levels.

 Joyful and resourceful, she teaches using the Jaques-Dalcroze method to your children.



Accountant and HR Manager

José is the school's accountant and human resources manager.

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