Toormina Community Preschool employs a team of dedicated Early Childhood Educators, who are able to nurture your child and support their development and learning.
Our trained Early Childhood Educators implement current trends and practices in our developmentally appropriate program.
Our experienced educators provide an inclusive program for children with additional needs, and are able to seek government funding to support this.
Toormina Community Preschool works closely with schools and early intervention services, to ensure your child’s smooth transition to Kindergarten.
Kerrie has been the preschools dedicated director for the past 11 years. She has recently graduated from university with a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Edcucation) and has worked in children’s services with over 20 years experience. Previously she has worked in long day care services and owned her own child care service. Kerrie is committed to supporting the team of educators in providing a loving, caring, educational and safe environment for you and your children. She is passionate about forming partnerships with families and being an integral part of our local community.
Kim joined our team in 2014 as our services Educational leader. She holds a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) and has over 17 years experience working with children. Kim brings enthusiasm and passion for learning to our program and has a special interest in nurturing children’s creativity.
Bec has a Diploma in Children’s Services. She is the mother of two young children and has worked in early childhood services for the past 17 years. Bec loves to support children in developing new skills and reaching individual goals.
Susana recently joined our team. She has a Diploma in Children’s Services and a wealth of knowledge from her teaching career in her previous home in Lima (South America). Susana is fluent in both English and Spanish, she shares her first language of Spanish with the children through songs, stories and conversations.
Rhonda has a Certificate 3 in Children’s Services and has been with the preschool for 10 years, previously she has owned a successful coffee shop, ran her own family daycare service and worked in aged care. Rhonda opens her home to overseas students and enjoys sharing the knowledge and experiences of their culture with the children here at the preschool. Rhonda loves to spend time with the children creating happy memories of their preschool years.
Cheryl has worked in the early childhood field for 13 years. She has a Certificate 3 in Children’s Services. Cheryl loves to spend supporting the children’s interests and engaging in meaningful experiences.
Serena supports our team of educators and children regularly through casual employment. She has a Diploma in Children’s Services and a passion for creativity. Serena is known in our local community for her creative cakes and care and education she provided to children when she operated a family day care service.
Janet has been employed at the preschool for 12 years as the administration officer at the preschool. Before she became an employee of the preschool Janet was an enthusiastic parent who was also the president of the committee for two years. Janet has endless knowledge about the preschools history and how it has developed over the years. Janet is a valuable employee whose knowledge and understanding of preschool framework is extensive; she loves the children making impromptu visits to her in the office.