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Address: 27 Richmond Road, Blacktown NSW 2148

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Staff Profiles

Jade

Nominated Supervisor & Director

Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood (0-8 years), Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma, Anaphylaxis). Studying Diploma of Community services and Diploma of Counselling.

Jade has worked in early learning environments (ELE) for just over 18 years, 13 of which were as an Early Childhood Teacher and 2ic/Nominated Supervisor and 3 of which have been as Nominated Supervisor and Director of Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre.

 

Jade is passionate about working with families from an Indigenous heritage and educating others on indigenous culture. Jade is in the process of developing a Reconcilliation Action Plan (RAP) for our service which aims to have indigenous culture embedded in our everyday practices and environments. Many considerations have already been made when Jade assisted in the design of our backyard renovation. In consultation with an Indigenous Australian, the backyard includes a yarning circle, signage that includes aboriginal symbols, a bush tucker garden including sugar bag hives. Jade continues to strive to implement Indigenous customs and culture within the service everyday. 

 

Jade is also incredibly passionate about advocacy for others and promoting inclusion and the rights of others in everything she does. Since working at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre, Jade managed to connect with SDN, and the centre was signed on as a satellite centre for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from 2016 to 2018 and only completed this union due the government funding cuts. Jade has ensured all of the educators have been highly trained and possess the skills and expertise to support children with ASD and their families. Jade has also managed to partner with Nova Employment and Ability Options and regularly assists young adults with intellectual disabilities achieve the necessary skills and experience required for employment. Jade has a real passion for inclusion and this is evident in the relationships she builds with her local community. 

 

Jade is passionate about supporting families through the diagnosis and early intervention process and also speaks key-word sign language. Jade has three children, all of which have a diagnosis of high functioning ASD, so she understands on a personal level the struggle families go through on a day to day basis.


Ling

Adminstration Officer

Bachelor of Science: Majoring in accounting and computer science. 

Ling has previously worked in manufacturing and construction environment back home in Malaysia and is used to working with a variety of different people from diverse backgrounds.

In 2011 Ling decided to have a change in career and came on board with Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre as one of the administration officers. She speaks four languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay and English and is a wonderful asset to our team. She often liaises with our families in their mother tongue, which encourages them to feel welcomed and loved by all team members.

Ling is passionate about working with families of diverse backgrounds and is also passionate about organisational structure and working with reporting systems. Ling has three beautiful teenage children and a loving husband who all support her role at the service.


Wency

Administration Officer

Bachelor of Business. 

Wency has worked in many different roles over her career and in 2012 she decided to become an administration officer at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre.

Wency speaks three languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, and English and is a wonderful asset to our team. She often liaises with our families in their mother tongue, which encourages them to feel welcomed and loved by all team members.

Wency is passionate about working with families of diverse backgrounds and going above and beyond to make all families feel welcome at our service. Wency is also passionate about the outdoors and love spending her time in the outdoors with her husband and two teenage children.


Kim

2IC - Kookaburra's (0-2 years) Room Leader, Diploma Educator

Diploma of Children’s Services, Certificate III in children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Kim has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for four years now, 3 of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. During her time at the service she has shown outstanding leadership qualities and progressed into a 3ic position and then a 2ic position.

Kim is passionate about workers’ rights and is a keen union delegate who strives to fight for professionalism across the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector. She is heavily involved in the Big Steps Campaign for United Voice Union. Kim is also very passionate about educating children with additional needs, and has many years’ experience as a parent of a child who had a learning disability.

Kim has two grown up children and a supportive husband who are involved in service functions as much as practical.


Jessica

Kookaburra's (0-2 years) Diploma Educator

Diploma of Children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Jessica is only new to the early education sector and has worked at our service for almost 6 months. She is currently filling in for a maternity leave position which will finish in June 2018.

Jessica is passionate about working with families of all backgrounds and loves learning about different cultures. Jessica is also passionate about teaching children through hands on experiences and believes that children can learn a lot by handling pets in a service and interacting with the natural environment.

Jessica is still quite young but is looking forward to a rewarding career working in the early education sector. 


Jaya

Kookaburra's (0-2 years) Diploma Educator

Diploma of Children’s Services, Certificate III in children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Jaya has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 13 years, all of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. During her time at the service she has worked with all age groups and really enjoys seeing children develop their personalities.

Jaya is passionate about working with families from diverse backgrounds and connecting with the local community and more recently has stepped up to be the playgroup coordinator. With guidance from Jade (Director) and Luke (Youth Minister of Blacktown Church), Jaya runs the playgroup during school terms with confidence and ease, and is thoroughly enjoying building relationships and connections with families from our local community.  Jaya speaks three languages, Hindi, Marathi and English. Jaya has two grown children and a supportive husband.


Isaac

Kookaburra’s (0-2 years) Certificate III Educator.

Certificate III in children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis), Certificate II in Hospitality, Studying Diploma in Children’s Services. 

Isaac has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 8 years, 1.5 of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. During his time at the service he has worked with all age groups, and prefers to be an ‘outdoor’ educator.

Isaac is passionate about teaching children about the natural environment through hands on experiences and he believes that children should be exposed to risky play, as it fosters stronger development in problem solving, emotional regulation and social skills.

Isaac is a loving father of three young children – all who are under school age.

Laura

Kookaburra's (0-2 years) Trainee Educator

 

Studying Certificate III in children’s services.

Laura has just begun her education career in the early childhood environment. She comes from a background of years of working with children with additional needs in swimming lessons. She is incredibly passionate about helping children with additional needs learn new skills and has a particular interest in helping with with Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

 


Kait

3ic & Educational Leader - Blue Wren's (2-3 years) Room Leader Diploma Educator

Diploma of Children’s Services, Certificate III in children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis), Studying Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood. 

Kait has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 8 years, and her experience has been in a range of different settings in different socioeconomic areas. During her time she has worked with all age groups and with children of all abilities.p

Kait Is passionate about doing project work with children and having them be an integral part of the documentation process. She is also passionate about music and loves introducing different muscial concepts to the children in the centre. 

Kait speaks both English and key words in Maltese and can understand Maltese language. 


 

Shiwani

Blue Wren's (2-3 years) Diploma Educator 

Certificate III in Children’s Services, Diploma in Children's Services Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Shiwani started off as a student completing her practical experience at the service, and due to her outstanding performance she soon gained casual employment and later a fixed term contract till the end of 2018.

Shiwani is able to work with all children and in all rooms 

and loves specifically working with the toddlers room. She has proven to be a real asset to the service. Shiwani speaks Hindi and can understand Punjabi as well.


Kerri

Blue Wren's (2-3 years) Certificate III Educator

Certificate III in children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Kerri has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 2.5 years, 2 of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. Kerri has spent all of her time in the preschool age group so far, and is looking forward to facing the challenges that a toddler’s room will bring.

Kerri is passionate about ‘playing’ with children and believes they do most of their learning through play-based, child-centred curriculum. She is fascinated with how children learn and is a keen observer as well as an active participant in their play.

Kerri has two grown children who have recently completed their studies, and she enjoys spending time with her husband and extended family as often as she can.


Fawzia

Blue Wren’s (2-3 years) Certificate III Educator

Certificate III in children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis), Bachelor of Science: Chemistry and Biology. 

Fawzia has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 17 years, all of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. Fawzia has her time working with all age groups and children of all abilities.

Fawzia is passionate about creating positive experiences for children and warm friendly environments. Fawzia is also passionate about teaching children to respect diversity and understand about equality.

Fawzia speaks both English and Dare. Fawzia has two grown children who moving onto the next phase in their lives (ie marriage and families) and both Fawzia and her husband are looking forward to becoming grandparents one day soon.


Cassie

Blue Wren’s (2-3 years) Trainee Educator

Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis), Studying Certificate III and Diploma in children’s services.

Cassie has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 10 months, all of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. Cassie also has been involved with children’s ministries within her church for many years prior to joining our team.

Cassie is passionate about taking quality photographs about children whilst they play. She is also passionate about camping and loves when the children explore both photography and camping in play. Cassie is right in her element and really knows how to extend their interests in these projects.

Cassie is loving her youth at the moment and really enjoying spending time with her friends and family. 

Jing

Blue Wren's (2-3 years) Certificate III Educator

Certificate III in children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Jing has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 8 years, all of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. Jing has spent her time working with all age groups and children of all abilities.

Jing is passionate about educating children through music and you can always find her singing or playing the piano with the children outside.  Jing is also passionate about teaching children about her culture and is often seen educating children on her language and customs throughout the year.

Jing speaks both English, Mandarin and Shanghainese. Jing has a daughter who has just finished her HSC and will be moving on in her studies at university.


 

Leesa

Rosella's (3-5 years) Room Leader, Diploma Educator

 

Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Leesa used to work at the service in 2016 as the early childhood teacher and educational leader of our service. Leesa furthered her career, knowledge and experience after leaving our service and brings back a wealth of knowledge that will help us grow and continue to move from strength to strength. 

Leesa is very passionate about project work with children and encouraging children to express themselves creatively. She has introduced so many wonderful concepts to our preschool room since returning to us this year such as loose parts play indoors, the 'make it' table and the 'tinker' table. We are looking forward to seeing how her skills and knowledge will unfold in the preschool room and the centre abroad. 

Leesa has 3 very small children, and a very supportive family. She is always thinking of ways she can encourage children to learn through play based learning and project work. She is a natural Reggio Emilia inspired teacher. 

 


Fouzia

Rosella's (3-5 years) Co - Room Leader Diploma Educator

Diploma of Children’s Services, Certificate III in children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis), Master’s Degree in Social Science (sociology). 

Fouzia has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 11.5 years, all of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. During her time she has worked with all age groups and with children of all abilities.

Fouzia Is passionate about treating everyone with dignity and respect and creating environments for children that are nurturing and safe. Fouzia has recently become the Work Place Health and Safety Officer for the service and strives to ensure the service is up to date with all practices that are within current legislation.

Fouzia speaks both English and Bengalese, she is a mum of two grown children and is supported by her loving husband


Lucy

Rosella’s (3-5 years) Diploma Educator

Certificate III in children’s services, Diploma in children's services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis).

Lucy has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 8 years, all of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. Lucy has worked in a variety of roles and worked as a casual educator for an agency before joining our team. 

Lucy is passionate about health and fitness. She is a fully qualified personal trainer. She uses her passions to drive our physical education programs and has implemented a yoga station in our outdoor area. 

Lucy speaks Vietnamese and English. She has a wonderful supportive husband and is the proud mother of a beautiful little girl.


Corinne

Rosella's (3-5 years) Certificate III Educator

Certificate III children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis), Studying Diploma in Children’s services. 

Corinne has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for more than 1.5 years, 6 months of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. Corinne is an Indigenous Australian and is very proud to share her heritage with others.

Corinne aspires to become an Indigenous Australian Early Childhood Liaison educator and is hoping to link in with the local aboriginal elders and the community. She is passionate about educating her peers, children and families on the importance of Aboriginal Culture

Corinne is only young but is looking forward to a lifelong career in working with children and their families and is hopeful to be able to work closely with helping Aboriginal Families access early education environments.


Matthew

Rosella's (3-5 years) Trainee Educator

Studying a Diploma in Children’s Services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Matthew has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for 1.5 years, all of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. Matthew has worked with all age groups and is enjoying working closely with children who have additional needs – in particular those who have autism.

Matthew is an Indigenous Australian and is passionate about working with families from similar background but most interested in helping those with Autism. Matthew has an innate ability to relate to both the children with Autism and their parents offering comfort during times of need and guidance on where to find further help.

Matthew has had many years experience working in children’s ministries in his church and is looking forward to a rewarding career working in the early education industry.


Karen

Service Cook and Menu Planner

Certificates in Food Handling and Menu Planning, Studying Diploma in Children’s Services.

Karen has recently changed careers and moved to the early education industry, and has been employed for the past 7 months at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. Karen has worked in many different catering roles but has always been searching for something more in her career and now she is in Early Education she feels she has finally found her calling.

Karen is passionate about teaching children about Nutrition, the importance of growing their own food and preparing their own food in delicious recipes. She is also passionate about educating families and her peers on the importance of good nutrition and meeting the dietary requirements for children according to the National dietary guidelines.

Karen has two grown children whom she is very proud of and a supportive hubby and extended family.


Maria

Rosella's (3-5 years) Casual Early Childhood Teacher

Bachelor of Education birth to eight years, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Maria has worked in the early learning environments (ELE) for more than 30 years, 2 of which have been at Blacktown Anglican Child Care Centre. Maria has worked in many different services, in many different roles with many different family units in many different socio-economic areas.

Maria is passionate about working with families from a low-socioeconomic area and those who are more vulnerable in our society. Maria is also highly passionate about working with families who need additional assistance.

Maria has 5 children of her own, many grandchildren and absolutely loves spending time with them outside of working hours. Between her children and grandchildren, Maria has many years of experience in working with children who have additional needs.


Pinky

Casual Certificate III Educator

Certificate III in Children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Pinky started off as a student completing her practical experience at the service, and due to her outstanding performance she soon gained casual employment.

Pinky is able to work with all children and in all rooms and loves specifically working with the babies room. She has proven to be a real asset to the service. Pinky speaks Hindi and can understand Punjabi as well.


Swarna

Casual Certificate III Educator

Certificate III in Children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis). 

Swarna started off as a student completing her practical experience at the service, and due to her outstanding performance she soon gained casual employment.

Swarna is able to work with all children and in all rooms and loves specifically working with the babies room. She has proven to be a real asset to the service. Swarna speaks Hindi and can understand Punjabi as well.


 

Sakshi

Casual Certificate III Educator

Certificate III in Children’s services, Senior First Aid Certificate (CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis).

Sakshi started off as a student completing her practical experience at the service, and due to her outstanding performance she soon gained casual employment.

Sakshi is able to work with all children and in all rooms and loves specifically working with the babies room. She has proven to be a real asset to the service. Sakshi speaks Hindi and can understand Punjabi as well. Sakshi is a mum to two beautiful children and is supported by her loving husband. 

  
 

 


  

 

 

 

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