Our team

Ms. Pavla Hajian
Founder of MŠ Wonderland

Ms. Pavla Hajian has previous experience as a director and owner at a nursery school in Ealing, London. She has worked for many years at international language schools and nurseries. She has now been running Wonderland Preschool for eight years and is the founder of the private school, Wonderland Academy. She is the mother of five children (Kimi, 20 years; Dany, 15 years; Melanie, 5 years; Charlotte, 3 years; and Nicholas, 3 months) Open more

Ms. Pavla holds a DPP (Diploma in Pre-school Practice) and attended the NVQ Level 3 University course. She graduated in all levels of Montessori education. She also attended an accredited course of the National Institute of Continuing Education (NIDV): a qualification course for headmasters. She studied Environmental Education and received the title of Environmental Coordinator of Schools. Furthermore, she attended the Menza ITL learning and Genetic reading methods course. As in previous years, she continues to actively participate in the preparing of her schools' academic programs. She also personally supervises compliance with all of the governmental regulations and standards to ensure maximum satisfaction for your children.

You may contact her with any questions concerning nursery management and our administration, as well as inquiries about your children and their daily lives at our kindergarten.

Ms. Veronika Bergmanová
Director of MŠ Wonderland

Veronika was born in a place that she loves, “hundred-spired" Prague. She holds a Primary Education degree with a focus on teaching English from Charles University and also graduated with a diploma in Pre-school and Out-of-school Pedagogy. She has many years of experience as a class teacher at a language primary school as well as experience as a director of a private sports-language kindergarten.

In addition to these studies, Veronika attended the highly esteemed Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory of Music and, as you might have guessed, is passionate about music. In 2018, Veronika received a certificate in yoga instruction for children. She has led many children's camps and is also the mother of two children herself, Isabela and Max. She loves to spend her free time in the countryside or with a good book.

Veronika loves working with our great team in the above-standard environment of Wonderland Preschool, but is especially happy working with you, our wonderful parents. She is happy to answer any and all questions, so please do not hesitate to contact her.

Ms. Karolina
Elves class teacher
Native speaker

Karolína gained most of her experience working with children in England. There, she taught English in summer schools to students of many different ages, nationalities, and levels. She enjoyed working with children so much that she found her way to us and could not be happier!

Karolína studied History of Art and Aesthetics at the University of Kent in England and graduated with a master's degree. In 2018, she earned a CELTA certificate, allowing her to pursue her career as a teacher. Because Karolína spent most of her life in the British education system, as well as lived in England for a number of years, she speaks English at a native level. She also spent several years living in Serbia, therefore, she is very accustomed to a multilingual environment. In her free time, Karolina enjoys going to art galleries, attending concerts, and writing articles.

Ms. Ivetka
Elves class teacher

Ivetka has completed study at the Secondary School of Nursing and the Faculty of Medicine at Charles University in HK (Nursing and Pedagogy). She has also completed a course in Manual Lymphotherapy, a course in the Motor, Social, and Psychological Development of Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool Children, and lastly, a course in Infant Massage and Aromatherapy.

Ivetka has worked in Motol-Paediatric Oncology, the bone marrow transplant unit of ICU, FN Střešovice-surgery unit ICU, child emergency unit, CPM lymphotherapy, and patient bathing. She has also worked as a postpartum doula, lactation counsellor, and a swim instructor for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. In addition, Ivetka is trained in detecting deviations of psycho-motor development in children.

Ivetka loves working with babies, children, and of course, with parents. Her other hobbies include time with family, TRX, jogging, swimming, hiking, playing with dogs and cats, being in nature, traveling, living a healthy lifestyle, and enjoying the company of honest, hardworking folks.

Ms. Zdeňka
Elves class teacher

Zdeňka studied Biology at the University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně in Ústí na Labem. She comes from Chomutov, but fell in love with life in Prague the very first time she arrived. She then began her long-distance study at the University of Education while simultaneously working as a nanny for a family with three preschool-aged girls. She worked hard to create a stimulating environment for them and educated them using approaches from Montessori pedagogy. Zdeňka loves children’s spontaneity, enthusiasm, and creativity. She has been caring for children since she was the age of 16 and realized early on that working with children is her dream and mission in life.

Because speaking English is a useful tool to have in many careers and areas of life, Zdeňka decided to improve her English by taking a year-long course at a private school certified by FCE. She likes to spend her free time in the fresh air and with her family. Her hobbies include playing guitar, painting, photography, and interior design.

Ms. Zuzana
Logistical Coordinator

Zuzka graduated from Family School with a focus on economics and administrative duties. She has two children, Terezka and Tomas.

Zuzka manages financial matters and all types of paperwork, as well as the obligatory child documentation for our school. She also orders school meals, records attendance, and prepares contractual documentation. She is happy to cooperate with clients and can be contacted at any time.

Mr. Marek
Speech therapist and special educator

Marek Lansdorf graduated from the Faculty of Education at Charles University in Prague, where he specialized in Biology and Health Education. During his studies, he realized that there were not enough educators in the Czech Republic trained to help pupils with learning difficulties. This made him decide to return to his former university to study special pedagogy with a focus on speech therapy. During his studies, Marek learned how to create and apply preventive programs at primary and secondary schools. He completed most of his practice while teaching biology and health education at the Secondary School of Nursing in Prague.

Marek is happy to teach Biology in Nature here at Wonderland and enjoys learning alongside his students. Hearing feedback from his pupils is very important to Marek, as he then knows how best to direct the topics and teaching methods of his classes. He also believes that a safe classroom environment is one of the cornerstones of teaching. In his free time, Marek travels throughout the Czech Republic and around the world, as he loves getting closer to natural beauty. He advocates a healthy lifestyle and enjoys roller skating, reading, culture, and art.

Mr. Jírka

Mr. Plíva works as a caretaker and driver for Wonderland Preschool and Wonderland Academy. He collects, transports, and delivers children by minibus to and from the school as well as on various trips. His other duties include repairing and maintaining our school buildings and gardens.

Because he is very skillful and happy to work with children, Mr. Plíva is also the instructor of our "Little Handyman" course, which is very popular.

He is a regular blood donor and a passionate restorer of old clocks.

Mr. Michal

Michal grew up in Litoměřice where he played ice-hockey and football from a very young age. In the past, he has worked for several years as a train mechanic at Czech Railways. He has also worked as a landlord and has experience working as an entrepreneur in the private sector.

Michal's great, lifelong love has always been the world of sports. In 1994, he obtained a coaching license and began to work as a football coach at clubs for young children and youths. He has experience working with children from the ages of 5 to 16. He is currently working at 1.FK Příbram.

Michal has two sons, Michael and Luke, from his first marriage. In his current relationship with his partner Šárka, he had two more sons, John and James. Michal spend his freetime in the wilderness with his family.

Mr. Josef

Ms. Eva
Canteen Manager and Cleaning Service