An group of international, passionate, AMI certified, bilingual Montessori professionals.
"It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it"
Infant Community Team
Infant Community Assistant
Philippa is the English speaking Infant Community Assistant and also teaches Physical Education to Children’s House and Elementary. She has a background in sport and outdoor pursuits, a degree in Sports Science and many years’ experience working with children of all ages.
A fascination with how children learn and a desire to empower them to explore and direct their own learning led Philippa to Montessori and to Casa del Mar. She has particular interest in language acquisition in young learners, problem solving activities and everything to do with the outdoors.
Philippa is originally from the UK.
Children's House Team
Children's House Assistant
Almudena holds a 3-6 AMI Assistant certification by the Montessori Institute in Málaga as well as two bachelor's degrees in Primary Education and Pedagogy.
She has over 6 years of experience working with children. After that, she has been looking for a more respectful form of education, therefore she started to get involved with the Montessori Philosophy. She's feeling very lucky to learn from the children every day.
Almudena is the Spanish-speaking Assistant in the Children House environment.