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Lee-Ann Jeftha -  Pre-Grade R Teacher


Early Childhood Development Qualification

Sharifa Roberts (Teacher)

Level 4 in Early Childhood Development

Frances Manuel (Assistant)

Level 1 in Early Childhood Development

Olivia Carelse (Teacher)

Level 4 in Early Childhood Development

Shireen Furley (Assistant)

Montessori Trained

Carly Tamlin (Teacher)

Bachelor of Education (B.ED) Degree

Roxanne Manuel (Assistant)

Level 5 in Early Childhood Development

Shireen Appollis (Teacher)

Level 4 in Early Childhood Development

Chantel Brown (Assistant)


Lee-Ann Jeftha (Teacher)

Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE)

Jesica Fisher (Assistant)

Studying Level 1 in Early Childhood Development

Anthea Manasse  (Assistant)


Genevieve Johnson  (Assistant)

N6 certificate in Educare

Isobel Nel (Assistant)


Helen Ntlokwana (Assistant)

National Certificate in Educare

Carly Tamlin – At Pixie since 1997. Carly has an Educare qualification in Early Childhood Education and a Degree in Foundation Phase Teaching.

Carly is an enthusiastic and committed Teacher with a passion for children, her classroom always lively with discussion and creativity. She has a wonderful compassionate disposition as she deals with the ups and downs of this busy and active age group.

In the afternoons, Carly is the Head Aftercare Teacher. She assists with homework and is always busy sourcing new and exciting projects and activities for the holidays.

Roxanne Manuel – At Pixie since 2011. Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood  Learning and is qualified to teach Grade R.

Assisting Carly, Roxanne is an enterprising and resourceful Teacher. She is passionate about children and they love her. She has a beautiful singing voice which  can be heard around the school at any given time.

Forest Friends: 4 -5 years

Lee-Ann Jeftha – At Pixie since 1998. Advanced Certificate in Education

We are very fortunate to have Lee-Ann as a qualified Grade R Teacher, who is committed to preparing her children for Grade R. She is dedicated and passionate, with an aptitude for generating interesting and exciting activities. Lee-Ann is firm but gentle in her handling of children at this busy, challenging age, engaging parents and keeping them informed with regular feedback.

Kamilla April – At Pixie since 2015.Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Learning and qualified to teach Grade R.

Kamilla came to Pixie Playland from Pixie Wonderland to assist Lee-Ann and gain working experience. She has a caring way with the children and they respond well to her.

Non Teaching Staff:

Sarah Ben

Sarah is new to Pixie. She not only is a multi tasker and spring cleaner of note but has a wonderful disposition when it comes to the children. She is gentle and caring as she successfully coaxes the most difficult eaters into enjoying their lunch.

Glorane Lincoln– our cook and new to Pixie

Glorane runs the kitchen, assists with events such as Grandparents day and cooks our delicious lunches. She ably runs the early morning breakfast session and has a great love for children especially those who have special needs.

Sharifa Roberts – At Pixie since 2012. Level 4...

Sharifa is the heart of the Baby Nursery. As the Head Teacher, she starts her day with a passionate, warm and loving welcome for each baby, allowing parents to confidently leave their precious little ones in her care.

Frances Manuel – At Pixie since 2010. Completing...

Frances assists Sharifa in nurturing, stimulating and encouraging each baby to reach their developmental milestones. She has a gentle way of making each one feel secure.

Little Lambs: 1 -2 years

Chantal Brown – At Pixie since 2014. Montessori trained

Chantal, a born Educator, is head of the older Nursery. She has passion and enthusiasm for learning and giving which is very evident in the quality of learning that she shares with her group of 8 two year old children. She is an inspiration with her new and fun ways with this age group.

Olivia Carelse – At Pixie since 2014. Level 4...

Olivia assists Chantal by teaching the younger group of Nursery children in her soft and gentle manner. She is a good organiser and team player.

Jesica Fisher – At Pixie since 2012. Currently...

Jesica is a talented, muti-tasking and hard working Assistant, who is capable of filling in for any class whenever the need is required. Her firm, loving manner endears her to both children and parents.

Anthea Manasse

At Pixie since 2015. Anthea has a wonderful rapore with both children and parents alike. She is a dedicated teacher who offers a nurturing environment for the children in her care.


Busy Butterflies – 2-3 year old Toddlers

Shireen Appollis – At Pixie since 2009. Level 4...

Starting at Pixie as an Assistant and gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience, she now heads the Toddlers Class. Her passion is assisting children to develop the skills required for this age group, especially toilet training. She is firm but gentle in her handling of children, patiently taking care to nurture their confidence.

Shireen Ferley  At Pixie since 2015.

Shireen is a new Assistant to the Toddlers Class at Pixie Playland. Her quiet, yet firm and loving qualities are always evident as she interacts with her children.

Genevieve Johnson 

At Pixie since 2015. Genevieve has a gentle nature but sets good classroom boundaries within which the children in her class thrive

Isobel Nel

At Pixie since 2015. Isobel adores the children in her care and encourages them to have good listening skills through many fun activities