Head Teachers

Kylie Moore is a qualified ECE teacher and has worked in a range of Early Childhood Centres and kindergartens including managing a Wellington centre. Kylie now lives on a farm in Ngatapa with her family, she returned to Gisborne Montessori in 2015 and is enjoying further extending her knowledge by completing her Montessori Diploma. Kylie has a real passion for working with children and enjoys seeing them achieve new goals and progress throught the Montessori Curriculum.

Akiko Nozue has the International Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy from the Montessori Centre International (MCI), as well as a range of educational qualifications from both Japan and New Zealand.  She previously worked at Gisborne Montessori preschool as a team leader and is now excited to join the preschool community again.  Akiko is always passionate about pursuing a child focused approach, and her current professional focus is on educational practice which is meaningful to the local community.