Double AMI diploma holder
Rochelle Cutler is a fully qualified and experienced AMI Montessori teacher with extensive experience of working with many different groups of children, parents and carers.
She facilitates all our groups, parenting workshops and home support services.
Rochelle has held the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Casa Dei Bambini Diploma (3 to 6 years) since 2004 and Assistants to Infancy Diploma (birth to 3 years) since 2014.
AMI was set up by Dr Maria Montessori to safeguard her life’s work. It is the most authentic Montessori training available and is recognized by 110 countries as a high standard of excellence in guiding early childhood development through theory, observation, presentation of materials and other age-appropriate activities.
Over 20 years experience
Rochelle is first aid trained and CRB approved, with more than 10 years experience as a Montessori teacher and 20 years experience as a nanny, working with children from birth up to adulthood. She is also a classically trained musician, achieving Grade 7 in both piano and cello.
Dedicated to working with families
Rochelle loves working with children and has a solid understanding of parents’ needs and the challenges they commonly face. She helps families resolve common issues such as tantrums, fussy eating, toileting, sleep, sibling rivalry, homework stress, or simply helping to create a positive and productive home environment so children can reach their potential.
She particularly loves introducing the fundamental principles of the Montessori approach to families and communities (respect, kindness, open communication, patience, observation, positive discipline and consistent limits) using tried and tested techniques, fun and educational activities.
Influential member of the worldwide Montessori community
She has been featured by influential Montessori sources including Baan Dek Montessori in the USA and How We Montessori in Australia. She is a coursework reader on the Assistants to Infancy Course at The Montessori Training Centre of St Louis and is well-respected within the UK Montessori community.