meet our staff

All our teachers are qualified with a diploma and/or certificate in teaching.

The owner is a Qualified Nursing Sister and all our staff have a Level 1 First Aid Certificate from AID At Hand.


“We are teachers. What we do and say is being absorbed by young minds who will remember our teachings throughout their lifetime. Therefore we take great care in what we teach to our children, our lessons will be the start of helping these children make a better tomorrow”

Deidre van Jaarsveld


Kosi Kasi is Deidre’s second nursery school. After selling her first school, she lived abroad for 5 years. On returning to South Africa she managed and was Kosi Kasi’ GR0 teacher for a year, after which she bought Kosi Kasi in 2013.

Monique Smith

Principal and GR00 Teacher

Monique has been a teacher at Kosi Kasi for over 3 years and in addition to her role as GR00 teacher, in April 2017, she was promoted to Principal. Before joining Kosi Kasi Monique was studying and working as an Au Pair.

Lebo Moleboheng


After working as an assistant teacher in our school, Lebo took over the important role of being our Cook 6 years ago.

Benjamin Mathle

Security and Gardener

Benji has been with Kosi Kasi for 12 years now, overseeing our safety and maintaining our garden.

Lillian Ndlovo

Teacher 3-4 years

Lilian joined us 4 years ago after being an assistant teacher at another school and completing her Teachers diploma.

Caroline Mayongo

Teacher’s Assistant 4-5 years

Caroline joined Kosi Kasi 3 years ago as assistant Teacher and is planning on studying her Teachers diploma in 2017.

Letitia Parsons

Teacher GR 0

For the last 6 years Letitia has been our Gr0 Teacher after being a teacher for a very long time at Louw Geldenhuys skool/school.

Carla Kotze

Teacher 3-4 years

Carla has been employed by Kosi Kasi for 4 years . Prior to joining us, she was a teacher in another nursery school for 4 years.

Diane Olsen

Teacher Baby Room

In January 2017 Diane joined us as Aftercare teacher and took over as Teacher in our Baby unit

Julie Masuku

Aftercare Teacher and Assistant Teacher GR0

Julie has been with Kosi Kasi for 4 years and recently started a new chapter as Assistant Teacher in the GR0 class.

Fransina Tsotsi


Fransina have the very important task to keep our school clean and has been with Kosi Kasi for 3 years.

Mercy Sibindi

Teacher 2-3 years

Mercy has been part of Kosi Kasi for 7 years!  During this time she study her Teaching Diploma and in 2017 became the  2-3 year old teacher at our school.

Mable Mokoena

Teacher Baby Unit

 Mable joined Kosi Kasi in 2016 as our Baby unit teacher after working for 3 years in a different school as a teacher

Lungile Langa

Assistant Teacher 2-3 years.

Lungi has been assistant teacher for 3 years in our 2-3 year old group.

Lerato Motaung

Teacher’s Assistant 3-4 years

 Lerato has been with Kosi Kasi for 3 years and was recently promoted to Teachers assistant.

Kosi Kasi is a Randburg  based registered Nursery School, PreSchool and Creche