Ennis Montessori School Team

Davnet Dwyer

Davnet Dwyer

Davnet is the owner and manager of Ennis Montessori School.
Davnet’s qualifications include:

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Diploma in Childcare Studies,
  • Diploma in Montessori Teaching,
  • Keeping Safe Programme (Child Protection),
  • Caring for Children with Special Needs-Fetac Level 5,
  • Certificate in Business Management,
  • Diploma in HR Management,
  • Primary Course in Food Safety with the Environmental Health Officers Association
  • First Aid Certified
  • Certificate in Life Long Learning incorporating Montessori Principles
  • Train the Trainer, QQI level 6
Davnet Dwyer

Shauanagh Spelman

Shaunagh joined our team in 2018. She is Montessori leader in the Junior Montessori Classroom in the mornings and is Cara Club supervisor in the afternoon. Shaunagh is also Junior Montessori Curriculum Supervisor.

  • Shaunaghs qualifications include:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • First Aid certified
  • Basic Child Protection Awareness
  • Distinction in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)
  • Smart Start Training
  • Manual Handling certified
  • Fire Safety Training
Davnet Dwyer

Clare Crotty

Clare has worked as a Montessori Leader here since this service was first opened in 2001. Clare’s other duties include Key Worker for students on work experience and Cook and Catering Supervisor.

Clare’s qualifications include:

  • Diploma in the Montessori Method of Education (for children 3-12 years),
  • Caring for Children with Special Needs – Fetac Level 5,
  • Keeping Safe programme (Child Protection),
  • First Aid Certified
  • Primary Course in Food Safety with the Environmental Health Officers Association.
  • Manual Handling Certified
  • Fire Safety Training

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Davnet Dwyer

Caroline Pearl

Caroline has also worked here since this service was first opened in 2001. Caroline is a Montessori Leader and Afterschool Leader. Her other duties include – Fire Safety Supervisor and Montessori Activities Co-ordinator in the Afterschool.

Caroline’s qualifications include:

  • Level 6 Diploma Supervision in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Montessori Diploma
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies in the Montessori method of Teaching
  • Caring for Children with Special Needs – Fetac Level 5,
  • Keeping Safe programme (Child Protection)
  • First Aid Certified
  • ‘Smart Start’ Training
  • Manual Handling Certified
  • Fire Safety Training
Davnet Dwyer

Marie Mullen

Marie joined Ennis Montessori School in 2007. Marie is a Montessori Leader and also the School Collection Supervisor and Care of Ennis Montessori School Outdoor Play Area supervisor.

Marie’s qualifications include:

  • Diploma in Montessori Teaching,
  • Caring for Children with Special Needs – Fetac Level 5,
  • Keeping Safe programme (Child Protection)
  • First Aid Certified
  • Manual Handling Certified
  • Fire Safety Training
Davnet Dwyer

Selena Connellan

Selena joined Ennis Montessori School in 2007 as a Montessori Leader. She works in the Junior Montessori classroom three mornings a week and manages the office two mornings a week.  Selena is also Care & Maintenance Supervisor.

Selena’s qualifications include:

  • Diploma in Montessori Teaching,
  • Certificate in Créche Management,
  • Caring for Children with Special Needs – Fetac Level 5,
  • Keeping Safe programme (Child Protection)
  • First Aid Certified
  • Manual Handling Certified
  • Fire Safety Training
Davnet Dwyer

Ciara Howard

Ciara joined Ennis Montessori School in 2011, as a Montessori Leader. Ciara is a Leader in the morning and afternoon Montessori class. Ciara is also Inclusion Co-ordinator for children with Additional Needs in our service and Senior Montessori Curriculum Supervisor.

Ciara’s qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Montessori Education
  • Level 6 Certificate in Leadership for Inclusion in the Early Years
  • Keeping Safe Programme (Child Protection)
  • First Aid Certified
  • Manual Handling certified
  • Fire Safety Training
Davnet Dwyer

Jennifer Solon

Jennifer started working in Ennis Montessori School in 2011. She took a leave of absence in 2016 to tech in Abu Dhabi and re-joined our team in 2018. Jennifer is Junior Montessori leader in the morning and Homework Supervisor for EMS Cara Club in the afternoon.

Jennifer’s qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of  Arts in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Keeping Safe Programme (Child Protection)
  • Smart Start Training
  • Manual Handling certified
  • Fire Safety Training
Davnet Dwyer

Aoife Irwin

Aoife joined our Team in September 2015 as a Montessori Leader.

Aoife’s qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Care & Education
  • Fetac Level 5 Certificate in Childcare & Montessori
Davnet Dwyer

Amanda Kelly

Amanda joined our team in 2018. She is a Classroom Assistant in the morning and collects children for EMS Cara Club from Kockanean NS in the afternoons. Amanda is also Imaginary Play and Supplies Supervisor.

Amanda’s qualifications include:

  • QQI Level 5 in Early Childhood Care and Education.
  • First Aid certified
  • Manual Handling certified
  • Fire Safety Training
Davnet Dwyer

Lisa O’Dwyer

Lisa joined our Ennis Montessori School in 2018. She is a Classroom Assistant in the morning and collects children for EMS Cara Club from Kockanean NS in the afternoons.

Lisa’s qualifications include:

  • FETAC Level 5 in childcare
  • First Aid certified
  • Manual Handling certified
  • Fire Safety Training
Davnet Dwyer

Amy Howard

Amy joined our team in 2019. She is Classroom Leader in the Senior Montessori Classroom in the morning.

Amy’s qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Studies
  • First Aid certified
Davnet Dwyer

Rachel Lyons

Rachel joined our team in 2019. Rachel is Classroom Assistant in the Junior Montessori Classroom in the morning and Cara Club Leader in the afternoons.

Rachel’s qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Early Years Care and Education
  • First Aid Response (FAR) certified
Davnet Dwyer

Caralyn Robbins

Caralyn started working in EMS in 2018. She is Cara Club Leader in the afternoon. She is also Activities Co-ordinator for School-aged Cara Club Children.

Caralyn’s qualifications include:

  • QQI Level 6 in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Manual Handling certified
  • Fire Safety Training