Each group has a Lead Teacher and two Teaching Assistants. Our teachers are all Austrian qualified Early Years practitioners (graduates of the various BAfEP – Bildungsanstalt für Elementarpädagogik). All our teacher are native German speakers and support the children with their German acquisition so that they can access the host language and enter local schools.

Our assistants come from a variety of nationalities, comprising of countries such as the United Kingdom, The Philippines, India, Nepal etc. Making our staff body truly international.

All assistants have extensive qualifications and experience working with Early Years children.

Head of Kids United Kindergarten

Mrs. Daphne Dissanayake, is the founder of Kids United. She Is a Montessori Trained Early Years practitioner with over 40 years of teaching experience. Originally for Sri-Lanka, Mrs. Dissanayake has made Vienna her home for the last 55 years. She worked at the Vienna International School for over 20 years and now is leading Kids United.

Frau Monika Dorn is our Early Years Administrator.


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