About the
HotH Team
The team at House on the Hill is the embodiment of a shared vision for holistic early childhood education excellence. Our specially-trained Montessori educators share the same mission and values in guiding children towards developing their full potential.

About the HotH Team

The team at House on the Hill is the embodiment of a shared vision for holistic early childhood education excellence. Our specially-trained Montessori educators share the same mission and values in guiding children towards developing their full potential.

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Wu Jing
Co-founder & CEO

A graduate of Peking University’s School of International Relations, Wu Jing leads House on the Hill in the overall direction and daily operation of the schools. An avid lover of calligraphy and photography coupled with a passion for childhood education, she is a believer of the Montessori method and how each child possesses unique talents waiting to be developed.

Oliver Bettin
Co-founder & Board Director
Born and raised in the U.K, Oliver began his career in Finance, one that has taken him around the world. With a strong belief in developing children into global citizens to better our world, Oli founded House on the Hill together with his wife, Wu Jing, in 2012. Oli is active in community philanthropy including chairing an arts charity and spearheading over SGD 5 million in fundraising over the years.
Carly Twine
Deputy CEO

Carly Twine is a qualified Chartered Accountant. She started her career in Australia at a vocational education centre and at PricewaterhouseCoopers, before going on to hold senior positions in finance and energy organisations in London and Abu Dhabi. She is an enthusiastic advocate for the Montessori method following the preschool experience of her two sons in Singapore.

Marilyn Ow
Principal of Mount Sophia Centre
Marilyn is a graduate of the National University of Singapore and holds an International Montessori Diploma from London Montessori Centre. With over 20 years experience in pre-School education, Marilyn was instrumental in transforming the House on the Hill dream into a reality. Together with the founders, she shares the same vision in raising the standards in early childhood education.
Kelly Cai
Deputy Principal of Mount Sophia Centre

Kelly brings over 12 years in Early Childhood education to the House on the Hill team. She has a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education with a focus on Literacy. Believing in constant upgrading to go further in her career, she also boasts several diplomas in Early Childhood Care and Education and Montessori. Kelly obtained the latter after working with and seeing improvement in them with the Montessori Method. She enjoys watching dramas at home, and derives her strength and motivation from her family. 

Nur Zamirah
Principal of Pasir Panjang Centre

Mira is an early childhood educator with over 15 years industry experience both locally and overseas. She has been leadership-trained since 2015 and counts a Diploma in Pre-School Education – Teaching and a Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Leadership amongst her educational qualifications. Before becoming Principal of House on the Hill Pasir Panjang in 2022, Mira has provided leadership and support to her colleagues informally over the 4 years as a teacher with us. Her steady approach and reflective nature make her approachable to all. As someone who enjoys learning new things, Mira is currently trying her best to learn the Cyrillic alphabet. She also finds gleeful satisfaction in colour-coding her wardrobe.

Sunshine Goh
Principal of Hollandse Club Centre

Sunshine has over ten years of experience in Early Childhood education. Being an early childhood educator has been her lifelong passion, and she holds a diploma in both in Early Childhood Education and Montessori Method of Education. For 8 years she was an invaluable senior teacher and curriculum lead with House on the Hill. In 2019 she became the principal at the Pasir Panjang centre. Sunshine lives up to her name and always has a smile on her face, especially when she is enjoying the great outdoors with a game of beach volleyball!

Nurul Fitton
Principal of Balmoral Crescent Centre
With her vibrant, friendly and nurturing personality, Nurul brings more than 30 years of experience in Singapore’s early childhood education industry, including over ten years as principal at a Montessori preschool, to the House on the Hill Balmoral team. A passionate and dedicated educator, she counts a Bachelor of Science, Diploma in Early Childhood Education and a Diploma from Modern Montessori International amongst her educational qualification. In her spare time, Nurul enjoys fresh water fishing. An avid catfish angler, her passion for the sport has taken her to different parts of Asia, Europe and the Americas.
Hafizah Kamarudin
Deputy Principal of Balmoral Crescent Centre
Hafizah has been in Early Childhood Education for more than 15 years and holds diplomas in Montessori Education and Early Childhood Education – Leadership. Before becoming Principal of House on the Hill Balmoral in 2020, Hafizah was a senior teacher in the school for 6 years. It was a childhood dream for Hafizah to be in the early childhood field and she has a strong passion for it. Hafizah likes being in nature. She enjoys outdoor activities such as trekking, hiking and being in nature during the weekends.

OUR TEAM

Working Together

Passionate, dedicated and highly-qualified, our teachers and staff members are all hand-picked to ensure the very best possible experience for each child in our school.

In a competitive landscape, we take pride in the strength of loyalty amongst our team as evident from a very low staff turnover at House on the Hill.

As an employer, we provide not only a nurturing environment for our young students but also an exciting and supporting one for their teachers as well. From further studies to professional training and personal development, we encourage our teaching team to become the best they can be.

THE HOTH METHOD

At House on the Hill, we foster a life-long love of learning