“Torah Im Derech Eretz” 


Rabbi Gavriel Ziegler


"Who is wise? He who learns from everyone" Pirkei Avot Chapter 4

Hayley Rogoff

Head of SENCO

Mandy Katz

School Counsellor

Pre School Educators

Robyn Koff

Playschool Teacher

"A great teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart"

Nadia Saban

Preschool Teacher

"Education is about releasing the potential in a child"

Gaby Friedman

Preschool Teacher

"Education is not only about collecting knowledge, it is also about learning how to be a mensch, doing the right thing even when it’s difficult, and learning how to help and give to your community"

Janine Gad

Head of Preschool/Grade R Teacher

"Education is creating a nurturing environment which promotes natural curiosity, exploration and creativity"

Daniella Reznik

Preschool Teacher

"Education means opportunity and possibility"

Foundation Phase Educators

Lea Pearse

Grade 1 Homeroom Teacher

"Education combined with integrity and compassion would be humanity's solution to most of our problems on earth"

Alex Coetzee

Grade 2 Homeroom Teacher

"If you get, give.  If you learn, teach"


Leah Silman

Grade R & 1 Kodesh Teacher

"Education is creating a nurturing environment which promotes natural curiosity, exploration and creativity"

Chani Hecht

Grade 2 & 3 Kodesh Teacher

"Learning, loving and living yiddishkeit is what education means to me"

Intermediate Phase Educators

Laura Collura

Primary School HOD/Grade 4 Homeroom Teacher

"Education is hope, the seed of potential and possibility for every child's preferable future"

Arielle Wolffs

Grade 5 Homeroom Teacher & Grade 4 Kodesh Teacher

"Educate the child according to his way and even when he grows old, he will not depart from it" King Solomon

Cathryn Fortes

Grade 6 Homeroom Teacher

"Sharing my love of knowledge, watching my students grow emotionally, physically and intellectually during our time together is what teaching means to me."

Nechama Brett

Grade 4 Kodesh Teacher

“My ideal Torah Education empowers children to fully show up in their world, proud of their heritage and conscious of their power, duty, and destiny”

Hebrew Teacher

Lauren Jacobson

"Morah Liora is very excited to be teaching at PJJDS and building relationships with our PJ family"


Jean Namate


“PJJDS’s religious ethos stands out most to me”

Beauty Silimela


"The knowledge I get from learning about all the Jewish Festivals at PJJDS stands out most for me”

Eunice Tokwe


"It is the awesome children that always have smiling faces, and who give lots of hugs that stands out most for me"


Terry Parish


"Working here gives me a sense of belonging to an extended family with plenty of support, friendship and laughter"

Nina Crawford

PA to Principal

”The school's supportive environment fosters growth and collaboration, making each day fulfilling and rewarding”

Tanya Auret


“PJ, where one’s individuality is treasured”

Support Staff

Denis Tebsaya

Safety Manager

"It is the ethics and morals of PJJDS that stands out most for me"

Phangeya Yotamu

Garden Maintenance Personnel

"PJJDS feels like a family to me"

Ryder Ntulo

Security and Maintenance Assistant

"It is the friendly staff and parents who make me feel at home that stands out most for me"

Norah Magaga


"The people at PJJDS make me love working here"

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