Meet the Karinya Team
To be a Karinya Montessori Educator all educators are required to be very passionate Early Educators- as they are required to complete Early Education and in house Montessori training.
Karinya Montessori management acknowledges this by paying educators above the child care award rate and sponsors training as required.
All educators complete first aid, child protection, fire safety, workplace health and safety and food safety training.
Kerri – is the Approved Provider and Educational Leader of the centre and is contact Kindergarten Teacher Monday and Wednesday in the Butterfly room, she has a Bachelor of Early Education, Diploma of Montessori, and a Diploma of Counselling. Kerri can be contacted about aspect of Karinya Montessori on firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca – is our Nominated Supervisor Accounts manager, she has a Advanced Diploma of Early Education and managers our staffing, family orientations, Qikkids, MYOB and payroll systems and has a fair and compassionate manner with families. Rebecca can be contacted about fees on email@example.com
Alison – is the Assistant Directress and Joey's Lead Educator. She has a Diploma of Montessori (St Nicolas- London) and Diploma of Early Education and worked with children since 1991. Alison is a peaceful and compassionate educator.
Sabrina- Workplace Health and Safety Officer and Lead Assistant in Butterfly Room. She has a Diploma of Early Childhood, and has completed in house Montessori training. Sabrina nurtures, inspires and help children develop confidence by creating a caring, educational and respectful environment.
Camilla- Kindergarten Teacher Dragonfly Class- 3 to 6 years, she has a Post Graduate Certificate in Education- Early Years this is recognised as an Early Years Teacher Status, and has completed in house Montessori training. Camilla has created an inspiring environment which develops each child's love of learning.
Mel - Kindergarten Teacher Butterfly room Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. She has a Diploma of Montessori with the Montessori World Education Institute (Perth), and is enrolled and working towards her Bachelor or Early Education. Mel enjoys helping children within the food experiences and enjoys supporting children reach their full potential.
Sally- Afternoon Co-coordinator - She has a Diploma of Early Education and is an artist in her own right - as such she overseas our art curriculum, and help children express their inner artist. Sally is completing Montessori in house training,
Geissy- Outside Classroom and Spanish Teacher- She had a Diploma of Early Education and enjoys creating outside environments that help children wonder about the natural world, as our Spanish teacher she reads stores and sings songs that support the many children Spanish as a second language. Geissy is completing Montessori in house training,
Melissa - is an Assistant she has a Certificate 3 in Children’s Services, and is enrolled and completing her Diploma of Montessori with the Montessori World Education Institute (Perth). Melissa is a caring and compassionate educator.
Mikayla – is a Assistant , she has a certificate 3 in children’s services, and has completed in house Montessori Training, Mikayla has a gentle manner with the children.
Taleah - is a Assistant, she has a Certificate 3 in Children's Services, is completing Montessori in house training, and quickly creates connections with children so they feel safe and cared for.
Shelby - is a School Based Trainee form Noosa District High School and is completing her Certificate 3 in Children's services and Montessori in house training, she enjoys playing sports with the children.
Lindsay -is our French immersion teacher, and attends the centre either Tuesday or Thursday mornings to read stories, sing songs or create craft experiences all in French!As we have several families that have French as a second language.