The staff team at Brooklin Mill Montessori School is very much looking forward to working with you and your child over the upcoming school year. We have provided a brief profile for each of us in the core team for your reference. We have all met the school health & safety requirements regarding police clearance, immunization and emergency training. More importantly, we all share a love of working with children, a passion for learning, and the skills to create a warm and stimulating learning environment for the children.

Mrs. Jennifer Grundy, School Director

The school’s founder and hands-on director, Mrs. Jennifer Grundy, is a mother of 2 girls, both former students of Brooklin Mill Montessori School. Mrs. Grundy was captivated by the Montessori learning environment when she saw the affirmative impact it had on her daughters. Mrs. Grundy made a career change and is a trained Montessori teacher, holding a diploma from the Pan American Montessori Society, and a graduate of the Ontario Federation of Independent School’s Principal’s Course. She has taught at the Casa level and is a strong believer in early childhood education. Mrs. Grundy is university educated and holds 2 professional designations.


Mrs. Ciara Gauthier, Vice Principal

Mrs. Gauthier joined Brooklin Mill Montessori School in 2012 as our Vice Principal, and has over 6 years of private school administrative experience. She has been teaching since 1998 at various levels, and earned her Early Childhood Montessori Diploma from the Toronto Montessori Institute in 2003. Mrs. Gauthier is a gifted teacher and strong advocate of student success. You will find her to be compassionate, approachable, and an excellent problem-solver. She is also the mother of five children, the youngest of whom currently attends Brooklin Mill Montessori School.


School Staff Team:

The staff team at Brooklin Mill Montessori School has been carefully selected and screened (including references and police criminal checks) to ensure that your child's early learning experiences are outstanding. The team shares a love of working with children, a passion for learning, and the skills to create a warm and stimulating learning environment for the children. We are proud of our staff team and welcome any questions regarding our qualifications and experiences in working with children. We also love to share insights into child development and the Montessori method! Let's talk!