The highly qualified team at Pro Ed House School is continually engaged in regular professional development. The school closes early on Fridays (1:00 pm) to allow the multidisciplinary team of teachers and therapists to attend Professional Staff Development.

  • Communication between members of the team is encouraged and takes place frequently.
  • Workshops with local and international specialists are often organised and teachers as well as therapists are encouraged to attend national and international conferences and workshops.
  • The Executive Director of Pro Ed House School, Dr Anita Worrall, is a Past President of SAALED (South African Association for Learning Difficulties) and of IACESA (the South African branch of the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology). She is a co-founder of and current chairperson of the Board of TSSA (Thinking Schools South Africa).
  • In 2015 Dr Worrall was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal by the University of North West for her services to Cognitive Education in South Africa.
  • Pro Ed House School is often visited by national and international educators, who address the staff and/or visit the classrooms.

Senior Management

Dr Anita Worrall

Dr Anita Worrall

Educational Psychologist/ Executive Director / Founder

BA (McGill Canada) MA PhD (Cornell USA) Dipl SpLD (Canberra Austr) Chancellor’s Medal (North West University)

Belinda Backwell

Belinda Backwell

Principal

BA (Otago, New Zealand) PGDip in Primary School Teaching (Massey, New Zealand) Leading Schools : CMSL, Harvard Business School Online, 2019

Corlia Pienaar

Corlia Pienaar

Deputy Principal/Senior 2 Teacher

Mandy Kowarski

Mandy Kowarski

SENCO

BPrimEd (Rhodes University); DipSpEd (UCT)

Teaching Staff Foundation Phase

Lucille Nathan

Teacher

Foundation 1 Teacher

Sandy Badenhorst

Teacher and Team Leader

Foundation 2 Teacher

Alida Adendorff

Teacher

Foundation 3 Teacher

Roxanne Erasmus

Teacher

Intermediate 1

Patricia Fredericks

Teaching Assistant

Senior Phase Teachers

Tracey Daniels

Teacher and Team Leader

Intermediate 2

Ansia Moodley

Teacher

Intermediate 2

Bev Smith

Teacher

Senior 1

Corlia Pienaar

Deputy Principal and Teacher

Senior 2

Ettienne Short

Computer Teacher

Anchen Felmore

Art Teacher

Yusri Williams

PE and OT/Movement Coach

Professional Staff

Dr Anita Worrall

Educational Psychologist

Sharon Hoffenberg

Educational Psychologist

Mandy Kowarski

Special Needs Co-ordinator

Catherine Shaw

Speech and Language Therapist

Genè Cramer

Speech and Language Therapist

Nicole Fisher

Speech and Language Therapist

Stacy Gluckman

Occupational Therapist

Administration and Support Staff

Gabiba Kleinsmidt

Finance and Accounts

Faiza Fredericks

Finance and Accounts

Wasielah Adams

School Secretary

Mosena Safodien

Secretary

Ground Staff

Brian Kondwani

Ground staff

Patrick Mbewe

Ground staff

Edward Chidakwani

Ground staff

Sharon Nixkey

Cleaning