Team Members
Years Experience
In Nursery
In Pre-School
Elodie Ithier

General Manager

About Me

Elodie has 7 years of experience in early childhood.  She has been the representative of the research & innovation team of the Child Development Centre and a part time lecturer in Early Childhood Care at Charles Telfair / Curtin Mauritius.

 

She graduated in Early Childhood Education and Care from Charles Telfair and is continuing to study for a Masters Degree in Early Child Care Development.  

 

Elodie manages and oversees the daily running of l'île aux Enfants.  She dynamically leads the team in showcasing a positive and caring approach while respecting the school's standards in terms of education, health and safety.   

KARINE

Operations Manager

About Me

Karine is a long-standing staff of L’île aux Enfants. She has been a part of the Nursery team since the school opened its doors in 2012.

She obtained a certificate in Early Childhood Education from the T.R.U.E. – E.C.D. Academy of Mauritius, and fondly remembers the time when only 15 children were enrolled at the school. She also received a certificate by the Association Montessori Internationale (Reunion Island).

She looks back with pride at the way the school has evolved, and for Karine this school is her second home, and the team, her family

Melissa

Nursery Manager

About Me

Melissa works at L’île aux Enfants since 2015 and is responsible for the Nursery section with the little ones aged 3 months to 2 years old.

She always knew she wanted to work with children; Melissa received her certificate in Early Childhood Education from the T.R.U.E. – E.C.D. Academy of Mauritius, as well as a certificate by the Association Montessori Internationale (Reunion Island).

Her bright smile, gentleness, and happy demeanour are a constant source of light for her class and the school.

Rahima Rojoa

Administration

About Me

Rahima has been a member of the L’île aux Enfants team since 2016. She has a certificate from the Organisation Mondiale pour l’Education Préscolaire (OMEP), a diploma in Early Childhood Education from the Mauritius Institute of Education (MIE), and she has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and Care at the Open University of Mauritius.

Rahima realised she was passionate about this profession at a young age, and she has been working diligently towards fulfilling her dream ever since.

Other Training

- First Aid
- Basic Maria Montessori
- Fire awareness & basic fire fighting

Stephanie Sournois

Teacher

About Me

Meet our kind-hearted Stephanie. She discovered her passion for teaching at an early age, volunteering to help children at the community centre in her village children when she was 15 years old.

 

She exercised this passion by working with special needs children and she completed her course at the "World Organization for Early Childhood Education" (OMEP). Stephanie is determined to grow and enrich her experience in childhood education, she is currently a student at the Open University of Mauritius completing her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and Care.

 

Stéphanie’s greatest satisfaction is helping children accomplish things they were previously not able to do and knowing that she played a role in their growth.

 

Other training:
- First Aid
- English phonics

Anne Sophie Lebon

Teacher

About Me

Joyful and dynamic Anne-Sophie is committed to her work, she puts her heart and soul in everything she does to achieve her goals.

 

Having completed her course in ‘Early Childhood Education and Care’, she has been in the field of childhood education for more than 5 years. During her years of experience Anne-Sophie has worked at both Primary school and Preschool levels.

 

She is greatly passionate about music and enjoys introducing this magical world to the children, encouraging them to play an instrument.

 

Other training:
- First Aid
- English phonics
- Basic Maria Montessori
- Fire awareness & Basic Fire Fighting

Jenny Jhureea

Teacher

About Me

Jenny has over 26 years of experience in the field of early childcare.  She has a PPU early childhood certificate and an attestation as Assistant Montessori teacher. 

 

She is a passionate individual and an affectionate teacher. She possesses the inner maternal quality which makes her the best person to welcome and reassure children during their adaptation period in a new school.

Marie Latendrine

Teacher

About Me

Kind-hearted and always smiling, Marie brings with her a wave of serenity each time she comes to school.  She started working with children 9 years ago; she also spent some time working with children with special needs and later with teenagers, before she graduated with a Diploma in Children Services from the Charles Telfair Institute (Curtin University).

 

Marie loves art and creativity, and she never misses an opportunity to practice it with the children! She admires the fact that all staff share the same vision: creating a better world for all children.

 

Other training:
- First Aid
- Basic Maria Montessori
- Fire awareness & Basic Fire Fighting
- English phonics

Joelle

Teacher

About Me

Highly motivated, enthusiastic and devoted, Joelle has been in the field of childhood education for more than 10 years. From Montessori home-schooling to Pre-school teaching, she describes her chosen career path as a vocation and not a job.

 

She obtained a certificate of ‘Early Childhood Education and Care’ from T.R.U.E- E.C.D Academy. Joelle’s love for children can be seen everyday in her work and care towards her students.

 

Other training:
- First Aid
- Basic Maria Montessori
- Fire awareness & Basic Fire Fighting
- English phonics