Our team includes highly dedicated and experienced professionals, who deal with the concept of the club in long term perspective and who are determined to give children their best. We have many years of experience in the field of preschool education and leisure activities for children. Finally, we have received great references from satisfied parents, whose children took part in our former activities

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Barbara graduated from Sports Grammar School in Brno with the title of second class coach. Then she worked as an au pair in England, where she also attended English classes at York College. After her return, she began her studies at the Higher Professional School of Education in Litomyšl and received a degree in preschool education. She worked as a teacher for Little Bear Preschool in Prague with a solely English program for 4 years. In 2011, she co-founded the association All4Kids, managing an English class in preschool Domeček in Prague, summer and winter camps and other activities for kids of preschool and early school age. In 2016, she co-founded the 1st English outdoor preschool Vyšehrad Monsters, then in 2018 Libeň Monsters. Her specializations are arts & crafts and sports. She is a certified yoga instructor for kids.

In Libeň Monsters, Barbora is responsible for education policy, teaching methodology and everyday management of the preschool. She is an active teacher herself and also trains other teachers. Her main aim is to make children enjoy their time in the club and their parents feel satisfied.

Barbora Drážníková

Educational Manager and Leading Teacher

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Barbora graduated from the Faculty of Arts at Charles University in Prague. During her studies, she participated in several programmes abroad, she worked as a teacher, translator, interpreter, guide, reviewer. After graduation, she worked as Erasmus coordinator, PR manager in publishing house, Head of the Comenius program and currently Head of eTwinning (on-line community of European schools). The topics of education and training have always been a great interest of hers. She is a founding member of the association All4Kids and is primarily involved in management and organizational aspects of its activities. She also has 2 kids of preschool age herself. In 2016, she co-founded the 1st English outdoor preschool Vyšehrad Monsters, then in 2018 Libeň Monsters.

In Libeň Monsters, Barbora is responsible for legislative issues, project planning, coordination of activities, website and social media, official documents, promotion and communication with parents, international cooperation and grant management.

Barbora Musilová

Project Manager

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Markéta graduated from vocational college of tourism and then she continued to study English and special education at Montgomery College and Soujourner Douglass College in the United States. She also spent a year in Spain and another one in the United States as an au pair. For two years, she worked as a teacher in the Czech-English preschool Domeček in Prague, where she also began working with the association All4Kids. She gained years of experience working in assistant manager positions at language schools, travel agencies and other companies. In 2016, she co-founded the 1st English outdoor preschool Vyšehrad Monsters, then in 2018 Libeň Monsters. 

In Libeň Monsters, Markéta is mainly responsible for communication with partners, administration, financial management and accounting. She is the main contact person for parents of kids attending the preschool. She is also occassionaly working as a teacher.

Markéta Smolková

Operational Manager

Jenna comes from Seattle (Washington, US) where she graduated from Western Washington University and studied cultural history, English, and communications. She also studied abroad in Prague in 2017 at Charles University, and eventually came back in 2019 to get her TEFL certificate and Young Learners certificate from the Language House. She comes from a large family and spent most of her time taking care and spending time with her little cousins. She babysat all through her teen years and volunteered at her church’s preschool for 2 years. She was also involved at primary school where she tutored kids in reading and writing. Her family also created a community garden at the school where she taught kids about growing their own vegetables, fruits, and herbs, giving them the responsibility to cultivate and watch their crops grow, and then eventually be able to take it home for their families. In summer 2019 she worked at an English immersion camp near Tábor. She loves working with children because of their growing curiosity and helping them achieve their full potential as they explore the world around them

In Libeň Monsters, Jenna is a permanent teacher. As a native speaker, sje is indispensable part of the team because he presents the English landuage in the best form and acts as a natural motivation for children to use English.

Jenna Mauer

Teacher and Native Speaker

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Nezel comes from Philippines, where English is an official language. During her studies at Grabsum School in Candelaria she was a leader of Environment protection and also editor in chief of school newspaper. She became enthusiastic to work with children at the age of 11 when she started to take care of her two nieces since their birth. She continued with babysitting and tutoring English then. She lives in the Czech Republic for several years and worked as a private teacher of English for kids between 6 and 16 years. In 2018 she started working as an assistant at Libeň Monsters and in summer 2019 she completed a course ant Language house and received a TEFL certificate and Young Learners certificate. Thanks to various experience she is able to adjuct her teaching style to the abilities of each child. As she uses mainly games and spends time outside during her lessons the concept of English Outdoor Preschool is perfect for her.

In Libeň Monsters, Nezel is a permanent teacher. As an English speaker she mainly motivates children to improve their English. Thanks to her background she is also introducing children a different culture.

Nezel Joy Krmela

Teacher

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Simona comes from Italy. She was born in a large family in Sardinia, she studied and graduated at the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the University of Turin. Besides several internships she undertook during her studies, she has also plenty of experience as baby-sitter and a volunteer in the after-school club. She likes to be in contact with nature and to travel and explore other cultures, she is very curious about the world that surrounds her. That is why she expressed her interest to go for European Voluntary Service of Erasmus+. After we suceeded with our grant application, we are happy to host her from October 2018 until June 2019.

Simona Rita Pirina Asara

European Volunteer

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Michal is studying Physical Education and Sports at Charles University in Prague. He has worked with children since high school, mostly as a tennis coach. He has plenty of experience as a leader of tennis camps for children. He is targeting his professional specialization to become a coach for preschool children. Besides tenis, he also likes skiing and climbing, he spends his free time both in nature and in the city. He joined the team in 2016.

Michal Sklenařík

Teaching Assistant

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During high school studies, Majda spent one school year in Oregon (USA). She took part in program called 'Bruin Buddies Preschool' - a kindergarten for kids aged 3-5 years with high school students in the role of teachers and caregivers, responsible for activities like playing, painting, singing... she is very grateful for this opportunity as it showed her what direction she wants to go in the future. She enjoyes working with kids and it brngs her joy, so she enrolled herself at the Pedagogical Faculty of the Charles University in Prague to study special pedagogy.

Magdalena Rajdlová

Teaching Assistant

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Hana graduated from Charles University in Prague with a degree in Sociology and Adult Education. Over the years, she has worked for the sociological group at the Main Architect's Office, as well as in the non-profit sector as head of the training department, her last job position before retirement was at the Ministry of Interior.  Se has always enjoyed spending time with children and has taken every opportunity to get involved with them as a volunteer. She has often organized children's days at the workplace and has worked at summer camps as well as led theatre clubs. In Monsters Hana also plays the role of a "granny" as we believe it is important for kids to meet teachers of different generations.

Hana Pauerová

Teaching Assistant

Petra studies food chemistry at Mendel University in Brno. Since childhood, she has been a member of the tourist troop, through which she participated in preparation and implementation of many leisure activities for children and youth - summer camps, trips and other events. She works as a private babysitter for diferent ages for many years. She also works as a guide in the caves of Moravian Kras. She has been cooperating with the association All4Kids for several years, mainly on winter and summer camps and trips.

Petra Hegerová

Assistant for Camps and Trips

Besiders our permanent team, we host students from US as volunteers each term. We cooperate with organizations CIEE Prague and ISA Study Abroad program. The volunteers lead afternoon clubs or act as teaching assistants. They give children an opportuniry to hear English from different native speakers.