Our Educational Family

 

As a Preschool we recognise that high quality care and education is only possible with high Educator/child ratios and highly qualified trained Educators. As a team we strive to continue our professional journey by attending regular training opportunities. There are 12 members of our Educational Family.

Natalie (Nat) Caslick

Early Childhood Educator / Nominated Supervisor / Director

 

Natalie first began at Branxton Preschool in 1995. Natalie has a Bachelor of Education Early Childhood.

 
Alison (Ali) O'Donnell

Office Administrator / Director's Assistant

 

Alison first began at Branxton Preschool in 2015. Alison has a Bachelor of Business.

 
Muriel (Muz) Clark

Early Childhood Educator / Educational Leader / Wonnarua Room Leader

 

Muriel began at Branxton Preschool in 2008. Muriel has a Bachelor of Teaching.

 
Melynda (Mindi) Newton

Early Childhood Educator / Dallanjir Room Leader

 

Melynda began at Branxton Preschool in 2007. Melynda has a Diploma in Children's Services (Early Childhood Education & Care) and she also holds a Bachelor of Fine Art.

 
Amie Wright

Early Childhood Educator

 

Amie began at Branxton Preschool in 2018. Amie has a Certificate III and Diploma in Children's Services and is an Educator in the Dallanjir Room.

 

 

 
Olivia (Liv) Barnes

Early Childhood Educator

Olivia began at Branxton Preschool in 2016. Olivia has a Certificate III in Children's Services and is an Educator in the Wonnarua Room.

 
 
Elecia Allen

Early Childhood Educator

 

Elecia began at Branxton Preschool in 2016 as a Learning Support Worker. Elecia has a Certificate III in Children's Services and  a Diploma in Children's Services and is an Educator in the Wonnarua Room on Wednesday's, Thursday's and Friday's in a job share position with Pam.

Anne Porter

Early Childhood Educator

 

Anne began at Branxton Preschool at the end of 2014. Anne has a Diploma in Children's Services and is an Educator in the Wonnarua Room on Wednesday's, Thursday's and Friday's in a job share position with Melanie.

 
 
Samantha (Sam) Pawley

Early Childhood Educator / Learning Support Worker

 

Samantha began at Branxton Preschool in 2010 as a Trainee and began working as a Learning Support Worker in 2014. Samantha has a Certificate III in Children's Services. She works in the Dallanjir Room.

 
Kirstie Jacka

Early Childhood Educator / Learning Support Worker

 

Kirstie began at Branxton Preschool in 2018. Kirstie has a Certificate III and Diploma in Children's Services. She works in the Wonnarua Room.

Pamela (Pam) Alexander

Early Childhood Educator

 

Pamela began at Branxton Preschool at the end of 2013. Pamela has a Certificate III in Children's Services.  She is an Educator in the Dallanjir Room on Monday's and Tuesday's in a job share position with Elecia.

 
 
Melanie (Mel) Matthews

Early Childhood Educator

 

Melanie began at Branxton Preschool at the end of 2006. Melanie has a Diploma in Children's Services and also holds a Bachelor of Teaching. She is an Educator in the Wonnarua Room on Monday's and Tuesday's in a job share position with Anne.

Tara Hamson

Early Childhood Educator

 

Tara began at Branxton Preschool on 2010. Tara has a Certificate III in Children's Services.  She is an Educator in the Wonnarua Room on a Wednesday. Tara relieves our Educational Leader on this day.