The Kairos Team

Kairos is a pioneering school with cutting edge educational innovations for children from Grades 0 (i.e turning 6 before November) until Grade 7 (turning 13). We will continue to grow but will always remain a small school.

Who?

by | Feb 15, 2011 |

“The skilled teacher, when a pupil is entrusted to his care, will first of all seek to discover his ability and natural disposition and will next observe how the mind of his pupil is to be handled … for in this respect there is an unbelievable variety, and types of  mind are no less numerous than types of body.”

Quintillian, Ancient Rome

Jenny Jones

Jenny Jones is an expert Junior Primary teacher with 25 years experience at the Ridge School (excluding a few years at other schools too). Her extraordinary experience includes Reggio Emilia training in Italy and many other in-service educational opportunities at the...

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Wazi Kunene

We are privileged to enjoy the educational expertise of Wazi Kunene at Kairos as our isiZulu teacher. Wazi has a rich and diverse professional background, with extensive experience in writing, subtitling, translating, performing in, and teaching isiZulu. She has...

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Jocelyne Sturgeon

Jocelyne has lived and traveled in several countries in Southern Africa, with a wealth of teaching experience in both mainstream and special educational needs, and in culturally diverse settings. She has had exceptional experience in assisting learners where English...

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Jeanne Visser

Our Afrikaans teacher Jeanne Visser is a born teacher, instilling a peaceful classroom atmosphere that is both joyful and motivating. She taught for several years in a variety of schools, both government and private. She has taught English, Social Studies, Natural...

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Tshegofatso Kgame

Tshegofatso Kgame, our dynamic Office Manager from Botswana, has been part of the management team at the African School of Excellence and their associated schools, one of our fellow partners in the Ashoka Changemaker School's network. Tshego...

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Jessica Sherman

Our Grades 6 & 7 teacher Jessica Sherman has the extraordinary gift of boasting gifts in both the left brain subject of maths and the right brain subject of music. In recent years she has lectured primary school maths education methodology to Undergrad...

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Sarah Liebenberg

Sarah Liebenberg, our Grade 5 class teacher, is a powerful, energetic teacher. Sarah has a multicultural background with diverse teaching experience in the Intermediate Phase grades, with clear ideals and aspirations in progressive education. Sarah brings a...

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Marc Loon

Founding teacher and head, Marc Loon has experience teaching children of all ages, from two until adulthood. This includes four years as a class teacher at Michael Mount Waldorf School and four years as founder and programme manager of the Life Skills Programme...

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Sidra Amer

Sidra Amer is a teacher with extraordinary dedication. She has grown with Kairos School since 2012, first as Teacher Assistant and then full time teacher. Over the years, Sidra has helped develop our systems and methods. She has had exposure to...

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Thapelo Kgophane

Thapelo Kgophane joined us in 2015 as head of School Aftercare, as well as Teacher Assistant and now School Librarian. He has a mission for contribution towards creating the best possible world where people live in harmony together. Thapelo has a background in child...

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Busi Dube

Busi Dube has been a cleaner at Kairos since 2013. Born and schooled in Soweto, she is studying for her Matric after hours. She has two children, Zinhle and Fezile, and she has an extended family in Francistown, Botswana. Previously Busi worked as a childminder at...

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Adelina Tshivhenga

Adelina Tshivhenga joined us as a cleaner in 2016. She was born and raised in Duduza near Nigel, but now lives in Thembisa with her two children, Hulisani and Rudzani. She has also worked as a cook at Genesis Clinic. Adelina has a driver’s license, and previously...

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Sandile Mthombeni

Sandile Mthombeni has been our access security man and groundsman at Kairos since 2015. Previously he has worked as access security for 24/7 and also in construction for Genesis Clinic. He was born and raised in Dundee, Kwazulu-Natal, has two children Nkosi and...

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