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Kelly McErlean

Kelly McErlean

Year 4 (and Foundation 1) Teacher

Kelly is originally from South Africa. She graduated from the University of Johannesburg with an Honours Degree in Visual Arts and began her career working in public relations at an art gallery. She discovered her passion for teaching when she completed a children's yoga teacher training programme and began teaching art and mindfulness to children. Kelly went on to complete a Diploma via Montessori Teacher Training and later received a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. 

Kelly joined the NAISR team in 2017 as the Pre-K1 (F1) teacher. She loves teaching the youngest students at NAISR and guiding them as they develop and grow through meaningful inquiry and play. Kelly is particularly interested in facilitating learning through a holistic approach to learning and development. 

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Sunderland University, UK)
  • Montessori Teacher Training (College of Modern Montessori, South Africa)
  • Honours Degree in Visual Arts (University of Johannesburg, South Africa).