Nominated Awesome Educators

Belinda Crosbie

Lindy Crosbie

I couldn’t ask for a better educator for my children. We’ve been with Lindy for close to six amazing years. I trust Lindy implicitly. The love, guidance and care she has, and passed onto my girls will shape them for the rest of their lives. The girls feel like an extension to Lindy’s own family. […]

Lori Inumerable

Lori is an awesome educator as she has passion about what she does and it shows in her attitude, surrounds, activities and her dedication and supportive nature to the kids and parents. Nominated by Suzanna Greendale

Vanessa McMahon

Vanessa treats the children as though they are her own. She takes them on regular excursions to the zoo, museums, parks etc, cooks beautiful food for them and goes the extra mile to arrange special events. We’d struggle to do as much with one child, let alone 4….one of whom has a disability and limited […]

Emma Barber

Emma creates such a great space for our children. Always feels welcoming. I love and respect how she teaches them. She is a great teacher! Nominated by Tomoko Allen

Lisa Ralston

Lisa creates such a great space for our children. Always feels welcoming. I love and respect how she teaches them. She is a great teacher! Nominated by Tomoko Allen

Chandra Shrestha

She is always keen to share my kid’s progresses and daily routine, she interacts with him with kindness and compassion. She is actively playing with the kids making sure they are happy. Nominate by Anna Terenziani

Rachel Benetti

Rachel creates such a great space for our children. Always feels welcoming. I love and respect how she teaches them. She is a great teacher! Nominated by Tomoko Allen

Valerie Lane

Valerie has looked after 2 of my children over a 6 year period, she has this nurturing but firm way of caring for my children. One in a million! Nominated by Alison Dews  

Jennifer Tablan

Jennifer has started her Diploma trainee ship with us 6 months ago, she works hard, is very creative within the room environment always providing the children with fantastic learning environments. She is patient, kind and thoughtful and provides children with a calm and loving environment Jennifer is always willing to help others and works great […]

Paula Leigh

Paula is the best educator I have met. She is constantly looking for ways to engage the children and stretch them in their development by providing them with challenging adventurous and creative play activities. Her love for the children she works with though is by far the best quality. She is amazing. She loves the […]

Barbara Hodge

Barb is an educator with personal experience raising four children of her own and when she talks about her experiences with the families they feel at ease and reassured that they are doing a great job. Plus the kids love dancing and craft with her. Nominated by Jasmine Mullineaux

Marian Smith

She educates, inspires, supporting exploration of the world & the child’s own identity & abilities. She’s caring & children feel safe and celebrated. Nominated by Paige Duggan

Klarissa Munozco

Klarissa is an honest person. That makes us feel comfortable that we can leave our daughter with some one that we trust. She is well organized and responsible and thoughtful. Although she hasn’t got much experience in the field but she is showing that she is quite capable of handling every things in an excellent […]

Maria Sirianni

Maria is an excellent educator because of her soft and warm caring approach to the children. Maria has a great routine which has helped me with my son at home. My child is 2&8months old and is behind in speech. We have seen the speech pathologist and every instructions given to help my son catch […]

Olivia Swadling

Liv always welcomes my son and I with a smile, asks about both of us and fosters, not only my son’s wellbeing with his friends, but also my relationship with my son. She does this for all the families. She is creative, encouraging and brings out the best in all around her. Nominated by Mary-Anne Bianchin

Marie Routsis

Marie is an awesome educator because she connects with the children on such a great level and you can see she genuinely cares for them and is extremely professional, I am so comfortable in handing my 1 year old daughter over to Marie and feel so secure knowing she is under Marie’s supervision. Marie always […]

Annabelle Claro

Always so warm and caring with my child. And lots of love with working with children. Nominated by Ashley Liu

Stephanie Chantrey

Stephanie is a very approachable educator who always helps the children feel safe, secure and supported when in care. She is fun, exciting and is always smiling. Her compassion for the children makes any parent feel confident leaving their child in her care. She develops rapport with the families which helps them feel better about […]

Vivien Green

Vivien treats all her little charges like they were her own children and makes a huge effort to help them feel comfortable and happy at day care. She puts a lot of energy and love into the many activities she involves the children in and in doing so fosters confidence, empathy and curiosity. There are […]

Yanan Zhang

Yanna is very professional, passionate and patient with job. Treat kids very very nice and she is my son’s favorite teach! Nominated by Tracy Shao

Sarah Finnigan

Giggle and grow is safe, clean.. Because Sarah is exceptionally experienced (17yrs) and she’s qualified as well. Because her space is purpose built and she is totally across the abilities of each age group and makes sure the space provides opportunity for developing. Because she thinks kids should learn about the bush, the world, our […]

Shauna Stephens

I don’t feel comfortable leaving my child but Shauna makes you feel relaxed,confident & with her glowing loving aura you feel important & cared for. Nominated by Ashleigh Walker

Skye Kollias

Skye has taken over our centre around 9 months ago. In this time she has revamped the centre, employed caring and hard working staff who look after my child to such a high standard. She has implemented new educational programs and games to help the children grow and learn. She has introduced Kinderloop as well […]

Lisa Avery

Lisa is an absolute asset. She knows her children very well. Challenges and has high expectations in terms of behaviour and participation. Lisa is wonderful with parents too- very caring, considerate and good communicator too. My daughters absolutely adore her. Nominated by Kimberley Logue

Natasha Franco

Navish has been in the Iris room for an year now and Natasha has consistently shown the abilities of an excellent, caring and understanding educator. Been overly happy with her and love the fact that my child is so comfortable with her. Nominated by Shaleen Nand

Trudie Pennekamp

Trudie is the most kind, caring, creative and imaginative career our family has had. She is truly engaging and cares for our children’s development. Nominated by Tani Crotty

Emma Patterson

It’s never easy to leave your child with a stranger – but Emma never felt like a stranger to us. She has spent time building a relationship with Marcella, and has fostered her growth in such a thoughtful way. We’ve always felt a part of Marcella’s daycare experience thanks to the regular updates we get […]

Jenny Mc Laughlin

Jenny goes above and beyond to help her littleies transition into care. Dash has learned so much in the short space of time he has been there and asks every day when we’re going back to Jenny’s. She makes learning fun and has a fabulous mix of learning and play. Every day is a pleasure […]

Tanya Speechley

I was so nervous to send my daughter to care, but Tanya has been absolutely amazing! Layla is so happy to go each day and Tanya is great at coming up with different activities to make everyday fun/interesting and at the same time educational. My partner Nathan and I couldn’t be happier with the care […]

Jodiee Murphy

Amazing attention towards kids, very helpful and professional specially first days/ weeks. Extremely hands on and if you need something person to go. Best of best. Nominated by Nidia Santos Jodiee is awesome in everyway. Her big smile each morning and afternoon shows how much she loves the children. She never stops moving and is always […]

Olivia Hanson

Miss Olivia is super loving and caring. Her sweet and friendly tone puts the kids at ease. Great Observation of kids and continuously encourage them to succeed. My son loves her as she have been there for him all the time. Especially when he was settling in childcare at 1.5 years old. Nominated by Annie Zhao

Patricia Paris

Patty is the reason my son goes to daycare! She is so aware of each and every child in her centre, their feelings, their capabilities, and takes the time and effort to research beyond her duties to make sure each child is getting the best possible education and care. The amount of daycare teachers I’ve […]

Karina Lopez

From day one Miss Karina was exceptional in dealing with my 3 year old who was very shy and adapting to a new daycare. She always shows genuine kindness and caring towards the children and knows how to gain their trust and respect. She always communicates with me about my sons development Including any areas […]

Cherie Stephenson

Cherie is a beautiful person. She is cares about the children she looks after and also provides education, love and support. She is so good at what she does and I am so confident in ability to care for my 2 year old son. My son says “he loves teacher Cherie” and often does not […]

Kathleen Yatkowsky

Kathleen always puts the needs of her kids and families first. With highly detailed monthly themes based on the children’s interest she shows the children in her care about the world around them in a way that is meaningful and thought provoking. My kids learn and grow daily with tons of opportunities to explore their […]

Camilla Da Silva Farias

Camilla takes care of my children even for the past 3 years, even before she opened her own day care. Lids fell in love with her instantly due to her loving and caring way to treat them. She is also very reliable and flexible, always aiming for the children’s best interest and growth. She puts […]

Rhiannon Massey

Rhiannon is a nurturing innovative and inspiring educator, regardless of the age of children that she teaches. Nominated by Soo kuan

Kelly Cafe

We’ve had our boys with her for the past 4 years and wouldn’t have them looked after by anyone else. Kel is organised and everyday is productive. Nominated by Tammy Scott

Sam Sladdin

sam looks after my daughter in such a loving caring way. She is so proud of her when she succeeds and cares for her when she tired teething etc and goes above and beyond for our little girl she is our family. Nominated by Nicole Jamieson

Stephanie Moore

She treats the kids as though they are her own. They are well looked after and cared for. She talors learning to their ability not age and helps them learn more and develop skills. Nominated by Lynelle King

Leah Steindl

Leah is an awesome educator, she lives for her kids both biological and day care. She is totally dedicated to the development, education and general wellbeing of all the children she cares for. She is a lovely friendly and easy to talk to person and I totally respect and welcome any advice that she is […]

Pamela Harries

Pamela meets the children, at their pace and at their space in time. She genuinely cares about what they’re interested in and how to continue wondering and exploring about the concept/ideas. She views the whole child, taking into consideration their emotional capabilities each day, and what challenges they’ve recently conquered. She is thoughtful and always […]

Casey Fraser

Casey is the most selfless, caring, loving person I could ever ask for to help my children grow. She goes above and beyond for her families in times of crisis. I know I along with the rest of the families would be lost without this wonderful, amazing woman in not only our children’s lives but […]

Shannon Murray

Shannon is caring and loving. Our grandson absolutely loves his day care days often talking about and play acting as Shannon. She has a great academic program to constantly teach something new with innovative activities. Walking to the park, not only for playtime, she teaches about the environment, local area and social skills. Snacks and […]

Rose Geytenbeek

Rose is one of the most passionate, dedicated and super creative educator I have met. She gives 110% to her work. All her activities are much better then any professional child care centres. Nominate by Rajkumari Pereira My husband and I feel so blessed to have met Rose and have Rose looking after our daughter Adelaide. […]

Deidre Love

Deidre is just incredible. It is clear all of the children adore her and she goes out of her way to brighten their day. I love how she teaches the children thoughtfulness and mindfulness. She is so kind and considerate. Nominated by Amy Joyce

Stacey Roche

Stacey is an amazing educator. She is compassionate, thoughtful and honest and I know my little girl will be given so much love and attention during the day and that reassures me while I’m at work. Nominated by Sarah Power My family has been lucky enough to have Stacey Roche care for both of our children. […]

Marti Lancaster

I am in awe of the passion, motivation and enthusiasm Marti exhibits for her job all day, every day. Marti is a coordinator. She coordinates all things fun. Egg carton castles, bee hives, solar system models, foreign languages, school readiness and fun excursions. Marti is an accumulator. She accumulates the love of every single child […]

Brett Cole

Has my son feel like his at home, always has a smile on his face when you get there, is always there to make sure the kids are happy and always have so much to talk about. Nominated by Stacey Nash

Rowena Banayad

Rowena has built a relationship with our boy based on trust, care and fun! When little Andrey is at home and he wants to play child care, the person he wants his mum to impersonate is Rowena! That says it all. Nominated by Konstantin Salajenko

Emma Barber

Emma and the team and Ragamuffins have cared from both my boys. They teach, care and also learn from all their kids. Nominated by Jennifer Jeffs

Kristen Purvis

Kristen engages the chrildren, encourages them to have a go and try their best and has an amazing enthusiasm that rubs off into everyone around her. Everyone admired and respects her. Kristen’s associates are always calling her amazing!!! Nominated by Lia Latham

Sarah Davis

Sarah is a fantastic educator. She listens and adopts her lessons to each child’s needs/interests. Sarah is also passionate about healthy choices, environmentally friendly choices, sustainability and she educated the kids on these areas aswell. She doesn’t just do “regular” play activities she has created a vege garden for the kids to grow and also […]

Samantha Katrib

She’s very passionate to every kids, show sympathy to the children when they are upset and will do everything to cheer them up. Following up with every parents about their children and sharing funny stories as if she is talking about her own. Nominated by Fiona Ng

Kirsty Ross

Kirsty is a dedicated and knowledgeable educator who focuses on continually improving early childhood education. She provides amazing learning programs, inspiring each and every child to grow socially, emotionally and cognitively. Kirsty forms a wonderful connection with all the children and incoporates all of their interests into the centre. She goes above and beyond her […]

Alisha Gouveia

Alisha is a great educator and is always on the ball, she is very helpful and Luka my 4 year old feel very comfortable with her. Alisha is a asset to the preschool and a pleasure to be around. Nominated by Renae Batur

Heidi Newlan

Heidi has set up a blank canvas space to feels like the best second home for Lily and all her fellow Day Care friends. She puts in an enormous effort to create the most exciting opportunities for all the kids and does it with ease. All this is captured on kinderloop where families and extended […]

Melissa Gurtler

Sometimes in your life you come across people who are truely inspiring! Mellissa is this not only to her lucky daycare children but also to their parents, inspiring us all to teach and encourage our children through open ended play based experiences. The short sighted might see Melissa’s experience and enthusiasm as wasted on early […]

Courtney Richardson

Courtney is an educator that has stood out for me throughout my children’s time within early childhood education and care settings. She is constantly upbeat and positive and works so well with the amazing team at Beenleigh childrens centre. Courtney always has so much to tell me at the end of each day in regards […]

Deborah Weisse

As a first time mum heading back to the workforce, I was anxious about leaving my daughter (Aura) with a stranger. From my first contact with Deb i felt so comfortable and reassured. She took my daughter on as her first and has been the most amazing educator and friend. Aura has learnt so much […]

Lara Veleski

Lara is an awesome teacher, because she is attentive to the needs of all children, wether they be babies, toddlers and pre-primary schoolers. She does this by mixing up her teaching style, ensuring all children can participate and reap the rewards of learning, whilst nurturing their individual development and imaginative mind. Lara is an absolute […]

Marina Veleski

Marina is a very dedicated and passionate educator who loves what she does. She is always happy, bubbly and welcoming. She has guided and mentored many people who are interested in learning about the early childhood setting such as qualified staff, trainees, students and volunteers. Marina volunteers her time to other centres to further her […]

Sarah Crossan

Sarah started her certificate 3 with us in February this year she has been an outstanding trainee always takes initiative and is hard working. Sarah is so kind and loving and the children gravitate towards her, Sarah is always there to give the children cuddles or comfort them when they are sad. Sarah provides the […]

Olivia Pancari

Olivia is so friendly and welcoming and she is always coming up with fun and adventurous activities for the children. Olivia is also flexible and helpful when ever I as a parent need extra support. I love that I can leave Mia at little seeds and know she is in such caring hands. I also […]

Anna Middlemiss

Anna takes great pride in her work, always smiling and listening to the children. She’s always finding ways to relate to each individual child and goes above and beyond to ensure parents are well informed of the children’s progress. Anna is the first person to approach us when we pick up our son to give […]

Cathy Nicholson

Cathy is fantastic and like a second mum to my 3 kids. They love being looked after by her and i have absolute trust in the care she provides. Nominated by Nikki Fox She is great with my child and he adores her and loves going to daycare. Nominated by Kirsty Nicholson Cathys family daycare went above […]

Riza Wilbow

Riza took on my child half way through the year and adapted so well into her routine. She continues to make us all feel very welcomed every time we arrive. She takes the time to speak to you and listen when needed. She continues to seek my child’s interest to bring that into her environment. […]

Paula Gilio

Paula is an amazing educator. I love how she tries to teach the children about everything from different religions, to different cultures, celebrating Chinese New Year. Her class is better than any preschool and I wish I had met her sooner. She is clean and tidy and my son has never been sick in her […]

Elizabeth Vrinat

Liz is completely selfless and constantly goes over an above in caring, supporting the kids as well as her staff. She works tirelessly and will go to great lengths to help all families in any way shape or form. She is absolutely brilliant as are her amazing team. She is a natural born leader with […]

Olivia Schrader

Olivia has always put the children first. She is an awesome educator because she has embraced change in our service and utilised new things she is learning to bring better outcomes to the children in her care – all despite a few horrible experiences at other services! Nominated by Darren Brisbane

Lucy Fletcher

Lucy is so passionate about early education and care. She always gives 100% keeps abreast with the lasted recommendations and regulations. She has a wonderful relationship with all families and I don’t know where I’d be without her. Always happy and smiling. Nominated by Jenna Brown

Vanessa Landow

I find Miss Ness very great to talk to about my childs day and tells me everything my child has done and goes beyond to explain anything in her own time, even when she has finished her shift. Nominated by Tim Smith.

Prue French

Prue is a true professional with her kind and caring nature she has been the best early childhood educator we could ask for. Prue is absolutely one remarkable lady. Nominated by Kerene Bienke

Ebony Shroot

Ebony is warm and loving, welcoming and honest. Her approach with my children is patient and fair. She is very lovable and does everything she can to give my children a wonderful, happy and safe play environment where they can explore and learn. I feel so lucky to have found her. Nominated by Tammy Hobson

Nazanin Rahnamarad

From day one, I have noticed that she is very committed towards her work, she knows how to settle kids, she has well understanding of kids psychology to understand the problems and then try to resolve them. She communicates very well and is very responsive very soft and listens to parents very patiently and specially […]

Shoko Wark

My daughter been under Shoko’s care for over 3 yrs, we have seen tremendous changes, learnings and maturity from our daughter. Shoko gave up a lot of her own time preparing her day, healthy meals and daily learning for our daughter. Every DEC Shoko will go above and beyond to prepare a yearly handbook for […]

Brooke James

Brooke runs an imaginative, fun and educational program that my son loves. Nominated by Vivien Walsh

Katrina Ramsay

Trina truly cares for her daycare kids as if they were her own. Ensuring they are always inspired to learn, play and have fun. The atmosphere that she creates in her home is always warm, calm and inviting. Trina goes the extra mile doing pick-ups and drop offs as regularly. She also provides food for […]

Luciel Kruger

Luciel provides an environment that is warm, safe and welcoming whilst also clean, structured and stimulating. She is passionate about the children in her care and providing them with the best experience possible. She caters to individual needs, including carrying my 18 month old son around in a baby carrier ALL DAY because he was […]

Natasha Poi

Tash is a calming soul that works with babies and has so much love to give , we call her our Earth mother. The babies adore her and she gives them all a special piece of herself. Tash has a peaceful manner and brings a sense of fun to the workplace. Tash is an amazing […]

Tabitha Webb

Tabitha works in Family Day Care in the ACT. She is continuously striving to improve her practice and the experiences she provides to children. Her compassionate nature and her enthusiasm for her own professional development make her such a wonderful person for children to learn with. She is passionate about nature play and weaves the […]

Nona Pimm

Nona is the most passionate and caring educator. She provides individualized care to her children which allows them to flourish and grow. She provides a welcoming environment, where the children feel comfortable and provides play based learning opportunities. My son has grown in so many ways by being with Nona, and had so much confidence […]

Karen Lancaster

Karen goes above and beyond the call of duty. The children are engaged and stimulated in her awesome family home environment. She communicates well. Nominated by Kristy Lancaster

Jacey Kitcher

Jacey is an absolute blessing to all of her FDC families. She is the most caring and attentive person and has become a part of our family. Jacey treats all of her kids as if they were her own. All of the children are happy and comfortable in Jaceys home and all of the parents […]

Jackie Brierley

Jackie is such a bubbly, fun, organised woman who our children adore. She has created such a warm caring and loving environment for her kids. We couldn’t be happier with the service she provides. Nominated by Danni Freckleton

Michelle Laffrey

Two of my children have or are attending Early Birds Pre Kindy and they have both loved it. Miss Michelle is a wonderful person, she makes prekindy a fun and engaging place where the kids don’t even realise how much they are learning because they are having so much fun. My daughter can’t wait to […]

Jade Borg

I have found Jade to be an amazingly dedicated Early childhood educator since she started working at penrith early learning center she has done so much work to make the center look amazing. I think she’s an Awesome educator because she’s dedicated and professional but also fun and plays with the kids on the trampoline […]

Despina Mamounis

Despina has been a second mum to my kids. She always cares for them like her own. I never worry when I leave my son with her all day, as I know he is in good hands. Nominated by Mariam Massih She is fantastic. Puts 100 per cent effort into our kids. Has helped my son […]

Eleni Grigoriou

Eleni is a wonderful friend of the children. She is kind and caring, someone who the children feel comfortable around and comforted by. She cares about the growth and development of her children. Nominated by Maggie Maconachie

Alana Thompson

Alana has looked after two of my girls. She doesn’t just let them function, she notices the little things like a joke or some humor, that only someone with a great sensibility can and will remark and recount stories to me. It’s hard separating from your kids, but people like Alana make it better. Nominated […]

Leah Coghill

Leah is an awesome educator because she is so lovely, always keeps me up to date on what my son does through the day and he absolutely adores her. She is kind, caring and nothing is ever a problem. Nominated by Patricia Malaquin Leah displays exemplary skills as and educator of young children. Leah applies her […]

Helen Lu

Ms Helen is a very popular educator in their center. She is able to speak multiple languages to kids with different background. She is always patient and proactive. Nominated by Jasmine Huang

Pablo Nettuno

Pablo is genuinely fit to be an early childhood educator. His fun and warm personality is second to none. He is always seen engaging with the children and he’s such a natural that all children naturally gravitate towards him. Nominated by Ling Chin

Tamara Wilkie

Tamara goes above and beyond her minimal responsibilities as an educator. She is an amazing role model for the children ensuring she is providing not only a fun and loving environment but one that encourages learning about the environment, academic and behavioural and emotional and social skills. She is passionate about her work and we […]

Sara Nicholson

Sara has only been an educator for a few months but she hit the ground running. She is so passionate and hard working. She goes above and beyond for her families. She programs around the childrens interests and always makes sure that her families are informed on everything that is going on in their childrens […]

Hayley Sheehan

Hayley comes across as such a warm and loving individual. She is fantastic with toddlers and young children, very affectionate yet firm when required. Children love her caring personality, and are often cuddled up to her. Hayley also presents with fantastic ideas to keep the children interested and engaged. Nominated by Ling Chin

Angie Steib

Angie goes out of her way to make every day special for every child in her room. She cares for their social, academic and physical development and manages to show individual attention to each child while also engagaing them in fun filled activities. She also takes the time to share how each child’s day has […]

Lily Kennedy-Saunders

Lily is always welcoming in her approach to children. Her nurturing manner, bright smile and kind nature make her popular with children, families and educators alike. Lily always goes above and beyond to plan experiences that all children love. Inclusive in her approach, Lily’s passion for art has supported children to flourish and bring out […]

Hannah Anthill

Hannah gives her everything to the children in her care. She treats the children and parents with such respect & has admirable patience & tenderness when it comes to the huge emotions these tiny people wrangle with daily. She is the first to come up with creative solutions & her support goes beyond her hours […]

Shelley Scholten

Shelley is the most loving caring beautiful lady, my baby boy Kingsley absolutely adores her. From day 1 I have felt so comfortable leaving him behind going back to work and know he is in the best safest hands. We just love getting the uploaded photos from the day on kinderloop it’s just the best! […]

Melanie Dickerson

Melanie is one of the most genuine and eager educators I have ever met. Melanie makes it her mission each day to ensure that not only the children in her care are eager to learn and have fun, but also the educators who she spends so much time getting to know, motivating and challenging. Melanie […]

Jenny Lloyd

We’ve been with Jen for over 4 years now and she’s the most important extra family member we have. Nurturing, friendly and enthusiastic our kids come home everyday with new skills, new knowledge and smiling faces. She caters for individual needs and is tirelessly inclusive. Best kids educator ever. Nominated by Tim Quinn

Renee Wakelin

Renee goes far and beyond her duties as an educator who is trustworthy, loyal and dedicated. There has never been a time she hasn’t welcomed us without a smile on her face which says a lot about her. She is a true asset to Munchkin Manor and I cannot find the slightest negative thing to […]

Jessica Sides

Jessica strives to be the best she can be, as a person, educator and friend! She works hard to develop her friend in care to their full potential, with challenging and fun play experiences. She enthusiastic and approaches each day with her uniqueness. Nominated by Sara Nicholson Jessica cares about her work as an educator. She […]

Jasmine Mullineaux

Really knows well every child at the centre. Great at managing staff,children and parents. Always helpful and responsive. Nominated by Maria Martinez

Thamara Brandigampala

She is as kind as a grandma and at the same time she is as serious as a good teacher… Nominated by Daniel Eftekharian Ms Thamara has always been very friendly and welcoming from the first day she started at my son’s childcare. She is attentive and displays affection and warmth towards the children. She is […]

Cina Robbins

Jacinta has helped my son so much, she is kind, patient and understanding. She has taught my son a lot and me as well. Even when I move house I will still travel even a hour to take my son to Jacinta. Nominated by Caroline Owusu Banahene Cina keeps her play room & shelves new and […]

Bindi Pahladi

Bindi never ceases to amaze me with her activities she does with the kids. Lots of fun at home and excursions out and about, learning as they go. As new parents and going back to work, it has been so comforting to know our son is in great hands with Bindi and it’s obvious to […]

Caz Harrison

Caz dedicates herself to getting to know each student and what they need from her. She takes time to regonize their strethgs and what they need to work on. She is our school float, so she has to get to know 55+ students! She is there when teachers need help, she has amazing ideas for […]

Brittany Connor

Brittany is a wonderful educator. She is very attentive to each child’s personal needs. She brings a lot of humour to her classroom and with this the children (pre schoolers) find learning fun. My children have come along way since joining Brittney’s class at Young Academics. She is also a supportive educator to her fellow team […]

Brett Rae

Brett is an awesome educator as she is kind, fair and loving. Brett guides the children gently but gives them freedom to be who they truely are. Nominated by Tina Walsh

Pam Chugg

Pam always goes above and beyond for the children often spending her own time and resources finding interactive games and fun things for the children to do. Nominated by Shannon Maxwell Pam is loving, caring and trustworthy. She had taught my daughter for the last 3 years and she is an exceptional, kind hearted woman. She […]

Lisa Rayner

Lisa has a very calm, loving, caring, happy and fun persona about her yet professional . She has a very special way with the children which has formed a beautiful bond between the children and parents . Lisa is a very respectful educator , with a holistic approach. Not all does she run a family […]

Linda Mclarnon

We have found Linda to be an amazing family day carer she is so professional her facilities and program is like no nother she has a genuine care for the children if its a cold morning the heater is on and she is there with warm open arms could not feel more comfortable or safe […]

Sam Eaves

Sam has taken on new challenges this year through a new role, she is owning it! Wonderful relationships with the children, love when educators generally care! Nominated by Brooke Kirkham Sam always takes time to ensure things are organised as everyone is settled before leaving gor lunch or to go home for the day. she is […]

Zaza Mourad

My kids love Zaza. She always has a smile for them, hence they look forward to seeing her. She goes above and beyond being an educator. Nominated by Joy Bergagnin Zaza goes beyond what is expected of her to make the children feel loved and special. Zaza treats every child like her own, I never feel […]

Samantha Bowhay

Sam is amazing with the kids! She gets them outdoors and isn’t afraid to let them get a bit dirty. They explore sensory play, paint, draw and ride bikes. My daughter especially loves her ducks and chickens. Nominated by Tiffany Henderson

Carol Freeman

Carol has been nothing but a great support and educator to my little girl since she was 5 months old! Flexible with my constant changing roster and has been the light in our lives. Nominated by Krysten Gunn

Wiebke Maticka

Wiebke is the centres educational leader. She mentors, inspires and challenges each educator to further develop thier skills and knowledge. She has a passion for the environment and cultural perspectives. Wiebke values her team and supports all educators at our service. She promotes the team unity throughout the centre. She promotes children’s individual learning and […]

Christine Betsos

Christine is an amazing educator, she is patient, loving and kind towards all the children in her care. She demonstrates a high level of professionalism in her day to day work and supports each child’s learning and development. Christine is a positive and approachable person, and this is reflected In her interactions with children and […]

Amber Blake

Amber is constantly looking for ways to improve centre communication between families and the service. Amber is always up for a challenge and likes to further develop the centre communication platforms. Amber enjoys finding new and interesting centre visits to share with the children. Amber is deidicated and very focused on making improvements to the […]

Megan Waring

Megan is passionate about her role in nurturing and educating children. She is dedicated to her role and will always go the extra mile for our centre, familes and children. Megan is mature beyond her years and has grown in her role at our centre. Megan had a kind heart and has helped several families […]

Susan Thistleton

Susan knows what she wants to achieve, how to get there and won’t let anything get in her way, if she gets knocked down she gets straight back up and gets on with it. Susan has taken on huge responsibilities this year to further her career and achieve her goals and I’m so proud to […]

Cass Dodd

Miss Cass is an awesome educator because of her capacity to be professional to all, but approachable and compassionate at the same time! She loves her job, but mostly she loves and treats the children in her room as if they are her very own! Nothing is too hard for Miss Cass to do…and nothing […]

Gulnaz Perveen

I using her service for my son and she is great. I love kinderloop. She is very caring, understaning and I love her work. I love to see her facebook page Gulnaz family day care. Look like all natural relationshio with kids. Have a look on her page. Nominated by Joseph Fahim

Jade Howell

Having 5 children of her own, including one step-son, you’d think Jade would be busy enough, but she has always made time and room in her heart for more children. Her kindness and patience for the children in her life meant Family Day Care was a natural choice for her. The children in her care […]