OUR TEAM

MGR. IRENA KÁBELE

HEADMASTER AND TEACHER

She graduated from University in Special pedagogy. She has been working with children since the year 2000. She used to teach at a nursery and worked in a private English nursery. She also was an assistant to an autistic boy and she used to be one of the camp leaders in a camp for mentally ill children. On top of that, she has 4 children of her own. She is very patient, cheerful, friendly and happy to help. She likes herbs, flowers and the sun.

KRISTINA Jakoubková

TEACHER

She graduated with degrees in Social Work and Special Education. During her studies she devoted herself to helping people with disabilities. Before joining Indigo Kids, she worked as a teacher in a children’s center for two years. Previously, she also worked as an au pair in Spain. For many years she has regularly led a children’s summer camp. She is very nice and likes to spend her free time in nature.

BC. VERONIKA MARTANOVÁ

TEACHER

Veronika graduated from University studying preschool, extra-curricular pedagogy and adult education. In high school, she specialized in social law and worked in a nursery for kids with special needs. She lived in the UK for a year,  where she improved her English. She also worked one summer as a volunteer in Tanzania. She was helping children and adults who came from socially disadvantaged families. She is friendly, responsible and likes to laugh. She loves children, animals and creative work.

EPHRAIM Goldin

TEACHER

Ephraim hails from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Cultural Studies from Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario as well as a TESOL certificate awarded by Trinity College London via the Oxford House, Prague. A resident of Prague since 1995, Ephraim has taught English to adults and children alike and also spent one year working with teenagers with learning disabilities. He has been working as a preschool teacher since 2009 and until recently was a full time staff member at Global International Preschool. Ephraim sings, plays guitar and also works as an actor in films and commercials. He has three sons of his own and has been told he has a special way with children. “I believe that the one way to educate children is by being a good example,” he says. “English can be taught easily through lessons, games, activities and conversation. What is not so easy is to see children as equals, equals in the sense that they have a very open and unclouded way of seeing the world, without judgements. If we, as instructors and care-givers give them an open ear and our full attention and show them respect, we find this respect is readily returned and that they are much more willing to accept our guidance.

Carol Fernandes

TEACHER
Born in sunny Brazil, Carol Fernandes has been an English teacher since she was 18. Carol holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in English in addition to a Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency. She also spent some time in the USA, doing an exchange program at Wayne State University in Detroit. Since 2019, Carol has been teaching English to children and adults in Prague. As an educator, Carol believes, as Sidney J Harris would say “ The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows”. In her free time, Carol enjoys good mystery books, coffee and cats.

DEEPAN GHIMIRAY

TEACHER

Originally from New York, Deepan has been living in Prague since 2014. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Binghamton University. He is pleased to teach at Indigo Kids, with their engaging and dynamic philosophies on child education. Besides teaching English, he hopes to be a good influence on the children and to set a foundation of creativity and curiosity, which they will carry throughout their development. Outside of school, Deepan enjoys writing and filmmaking.

Fany Zachníková

TEACHER​
She graduated from the school of pedagogy – department of pre-school education. After school, she flew to Ireland where she worked as an au pair. Then she moved to Mallorca for half a year, where she cared for two pre-school aged children. She gained several years of experience as a leader in camps, when she was unable to practice in elementary schools and kindergartens. Also, she has experience at a nursery school where she worked several months as a teacher. From childhood, she has played the recorder and flute. She loves children, meeting new people, traveling, and summertime.

DITA KAČÍRKOVÁ

Teaching assistant

She is the right hand to all the teachers and helps us with children with special educational needs, and also with young children who need special care. Previously, she worked as a teaching assistant and also as a nanny in several kindergartens. She is a mother of two girls and besides children she loves nature and good food.

ZUZKA Maříková

ASSISTANT

Our right hand, who not only takes care of the nursery “behind-the-scenes” with food supply and preparation, but also assists with caring for our children. Previously, she worked in a pharmaceutical company, where she also kept the company in working order. She is hardworking, calm, patient, and very nice. She especially loves children, dogs and ice cream.

OUR LITTLE HELPERS

Sometimes we are visited by animals like trained dogs and so on. Of course, children allergic to animals do not come into contact with them.

TRAINEES

Each semester, there are two American trainees from CIEE program of Charles University at our nursery improving English of our children through playing games and other activities.

PARENT’S REFERENCES

Our son stayed 3 years in the school. 3 years of happiness, freedom and visible personal and scholastic development.We can only recommend Indigo to make your child self confident, happy and ready to start his life strong and secure.

The teachers are amazing, caring, kind, and treat all the kids with respect. The director of the school is great, she's fully involved in the everyday activities, and is very kind and understanding.

We are very happy that our two daughters of different ages attended Indigo Kids. They both really learned to speak Czech and English. School preparation is also of excellent quality.

The best thing about Indigo are its teachers, who really love their job, have extensive experience and are best professionals to prepare the children for their next steps.

Here, children learn English quite naturally, which is taught to them by teachers - native speakers. We travel a lot and after a year and a half in kindergarten we communicate in English without fear and without problems, it is completely normal for my daughter.

I am very happy for the international environment, English, hours with a dog, a swimming course, a large garden and good food. I wish I could go to the same kindergarten.

Thanks to the regular development that takes place in the kindergarten,our son is perfectly prepared for elementary school and the first year he will probably be bored there with how much he can already do 🙂

I chose this kindergarten mainly because of the bilingual environment-- the amazing location in the heart of Vyšehrad and the beautiful historic building with a large garden was a big bonus.

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