The Management Team: Elizabeth McKay – Deputy Manager and Denise Guthrie – Manager.
Deputy Manager BA Elizabeth McKay’s principle role is in Admissions, Family Support, Health and Safety, Child Protection and Policies and Procedures.
General Manager Denise Guthrie is the School and Child Protection Coordinator, and works principally with the 2-3 years old children.
About the Principal
Denise Guthrie qualified from University College Dublin with a Bachelor’s Degree on Psychology and Philosophy in 1988. It was during this time that she became interested in the Montessori Method and went on to qualify with the London Montessori Centre. In 2012 Denise completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Childhood Studies.
The West End Montessori Pre-School was founded in Glasgow in 1996 by Denise Guthrie.
Prior to establishing the school in Glasgow, Denise has worked at the Manchester Preparatory School in Didsbury and has lectured and run courses in Montessori Education in Glasgow and the North West.