Brak en Jan would not be where we are today without our amazing team.
I am Mearle Hendricks the proud Principal of Brak en Jan Creche. I am 53 years young and assist my daughter Kelly with the Grade R Class. I have been at Brak en Jan from 1997, 25 years. I started as a teachers and today I am the proud Principal.
“A teacher’s job is to take a bunch of live wires and see that they are well grounded” – Darwin D Martin
I’m Kelly Johnson, the daughter of the Principal Mearle Hendricks, I am 29 years Old, and the teacher of the Gr R class. I have been at Brak en Jan Crèche for 4 years , I started at the 2-3 year old and moved up to Gr R. I’m currently Studying Level 5 , and after that I would love to do B’ed in foundation phase. My Favorite Quote is , “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare it for today.” Malcom X
My name is Charlien Willemse, 47 years of age. I started working at Brak en Jan creche on the 9 of January 2017. I’m hardworking, loyal and love to work with the children and do my utmost best to shower these little ones with love and knowledge. Seeing these little faces makes me forget about my own problems. I love spending time with my kids.
I’m Natasha Gordon, I started working at Brak en Jan in 2006 My hobby is swimming. My dream was to have my own shelter one day when I grow up but unfortunately I couldn’t have it but then I got the opportunity to work at Brak en Jan . It’s a great pleasure to work with the kids they always brighten up your day with their smile and laughter. My motto is always “If you don’t love children, you cannot work with children.“
My name is Abigail Pichardy I grew up in Raithby my motto is to do better in life, my dream holiday is to go to Mauritius, my favorite colour is blue, my favorite food is steak. I love the outdoors I am working from 2004 at Brak en Jan Creche and Pre-School.
My name is Ashlin Muller. I’m 25 years old and my favourite colour is black. I started in 2017 as a student and ended up 2020 as a permanent worker as a Teacher at Brak and Jan Creche & Pre-School. I really enjoy my work because seeing those small smiles and faces everyday just brightens up your day and it feels so good to make a difference in the children’s lives. I’m a hard-worker and very committed towards my work . I always push myself to deliver my best as a teacher.
I’m Shafieka Benjamin, started working at Brak en Jan creche August 2019. I’m the chef. My hobbies are swimming and reading. I really enjoy my work and seeing those small faces just brightens up your day, and it feels so good to make a difference in their lives. Love them to bits.
Hi I am Arno Linders, 31 years of age started at Brak & Jan in May 2019 as the bus driver …..the joy of working at Brak & Jan is the little ones from that first pick up and to see them turn in such little social beings.
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
– Helen Keller
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Brak en Jan is a non-profit organisation which provides care and education to children from the ages of two to six years. We are a registered entity which receives funding from the Department of Education for its Early Childhood Development programme.