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 Dallanjir Room.

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.

 
 
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.

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.