Our team

Our team is made up of qualified Montessori educators who share a common vision of the child, his well-being and his development. We welcome your children with kindness and special attention. Each child finds his place in the "children's community" then in the "Children's House" and finally within the "school".
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Aurelie Collin
Sindy Eliott
Caroline Dall'o

AMI Director and Educator of the Children's House (3-6 years old)

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Aurélie COLLIN, educator trained at the Higher Institute Maria Montessori, approved by the International Montessori Association (AMI). She trained as an engineer and managed an innovation center for artisans, then a Parisian CFA in Gastronomy before discovering Montessori pedagogy.

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The opening of the school constitutes for me a materialization of a social project: to allow the children to understand our current world, at their own pace.

We thus prepare them to be, in turn, creators at peace with themselves.

Shakira Hadja

French speaking teacher 3-6 years NAMTC, in the process of AMI validation

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Passionate about children, it is naturally that I have been interested in alternative pedagogies and benevolent education for 10 years now. As a qualified Montessori educator, I am happy to join the 3-6 year-old class part-time within a team that shares the values ​​of respect for the child and works every day for their development.

Saraswathy Indrabalan

AMS Montessori 3-6 years

I am a trained and experienced educator with a versatile talent of understanding the kids overall emotions and expressions. My passion is to educate the kids which gives me more enthusiasm and empowerment.

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I obtained my Association Montessori International Diploma in 2006 from the American Montessori Society USA. I have done my graduation in Computer Applications. I developed my creativity and got specialized myself with the Fevicryl training.

Since my arrival in France, I also acquired my diploma in French lingustique.

I had been working with different schools at Plessis Trevise as an English Animateur.

I give training courses to different age group of children and adults in Associations (Mairie)
I joined our children house in 2020 as an english speaker, working with Maria Montessori's principles.

Educator for the children's community

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Sindy joined us in January 2020 to allow children from the children's community to be immersed in the English language bath.

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"I love working with the little ones, teaching English, helping them learn and grow!

I have a degree in Education Studies from the University of Greenwich in London. After my degree, I worked abroad in Hong Kong teaching English to 3 year olds.

Following that, in 2016 I moved to France and completed my CAP Petite Enfance. Since then I have worked in a Maternelle in Paris, as well as a manager in a preschool in Paris and finally arrived to the Ecole Montessori Here And Now to develop more my skills.

Marion Chafier

Educator for the Children's Community

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I joined the Montessori Here and Now School team since November 2018. After a year of training at the Higher School of Teaching and Education, I integrated a State Diploma of Educators from Young Children to better understand how the child perceives the world. This gave me the opportunity to work in a Montessori school where I discovered and learned, through the children, the benefits of this pedagogy which deeply upset my reflections on the role of the adult. with the child.

Chloe Chevallier

French-speaking EJE intern for 3-6 years

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I am currently in the third year of training as an early childhood educator with an internship 80% of the time in school. I come to discover other practices adapted to the rhythm of the child and socialization techniques in accordance with the natural development of the child.

French-speaking educator for 6-12 year olds

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After studying philosophy and a career in the cultural press as a journalist and photographer, I became interested in different active pedagogies after having carried out a survey on active pedagogies. Maria Montessori's approach really convinced me: I enrolled my two daughters in a “children's home” when the Montessori Here & Now school was opening. After two years of training at CFMF, AMI center in Haute-Savoie, I became an educator for children aged 6 to 12. In order to further explore the universe of multilingualism, I moved to Morocco for a year in the cosmopolitan school of Casablanca and returned since September 2018 to continue my work with children in this class that I had inaugurated in 2015. . Today I continue to develop professionally with the IMC (International Montessori Council), to follow MOOCs to perfect my knowledge (botany, phylogenetics, emotional education, etc.) while deepening certain areas that are dear to my heart such as leading philosophical discussions with children thanks to the training provided by the SEVE association.

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Gaëlle de Bon-Kaci

English speaking educator for 6-12 year olds

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After nine years as an English teacher at the Sainte Thérèse d'Ozoir la Ferrière campus for elementary classes, I chose to join the Montessori Here and Now school this year. I was seduced by the pedagogy, the size of the school and the class size. I feel fully in my place.