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Nursery Practitioner

About Me:

Hi I’m Zanelle and I have lived for the past 23 years in South Africa. Working with children has always been my passion. Teaching young children comes with a world of new discoveries and adventures, showing us how exciting life really can be! Each day with young children is different. I truly love what I do, from all the welcome hugs to exploring in the mud. I enjoy exploring and learning in fun and exciting ways, taking into consideration what a child enjoys and how they learn best. I’m really excited to join the Monkey Puzzle family and welcome all the smiley faces into the nursery each day!

In my spare time I love being active, whether its running, swimming or hiking. I also enjoy doing creative, hands on activities such as painting, DIY, cooking and baking. I’m so excited to be living in London, I have always wanted to move abroad and teach in new places. It’s such an exciting opportunity to meet new people and discover new places.


  • South African

Qualifications, Skills &Experience:

  • BA (Hons) Education in Foundation Phase and Early Childhood Development
  • Food & Hygiene certificate
  • Experience as an early childhood teacher
  • Experience as an au pair


  • English (Fluent)
  • Afrikaans (Fluent)