Our team at Narre Warren is passionate and experienced.
My favourite part of Early Childhood Education is to witness and celebrate both children and educators’ successes and growth and utilise the power of encouragement to build individuals’ self-esteem. Each child is unique and has their own personality, strengths and weaknesses. By understanding and encompassing this, we can not only develop on educational outcomes and goals, but we can also ensure they are engaged and flourishing within their environment.
We understand just how important your children are to you, and we take our responsibilities very seriously when caring for them. I hold a Diploma of Children’s Services, Child Protection and First Aid. I also hold a Diploma of Endorsed Enrolled Nursing and a certificate in Raising Good Kids by Dr Kaylene Henderson. I have been working in the industry since 2009.
2IC / Pedagogical and Practice Leader
My approach to Early Childhood Education is to provide an environment where children, families, colleagues and the community feel welcome and respected. I am passionate about creating and teaching inclusivity and embed this in daily practice. I continually work towards building on my skills and knowledge to ensure that I provide holistic curriculums for children.
Working with children and local communities is so rewarding. In my 12 years experience in the industry, I have had the pleasure of working in various roles and learning from exceptional people. Educating children and working in partnership with families and communities has brought me so much joy, being part of a child’s learning journey is truly a privilege. As an educator it is part of my role to actively support children to feel empowered to take the steps needed in their own development and understandings.
Early Childhood Teacher
Hello, my name is Sarah and I am very excited to be a part of the Where We Grow, Narre Warren team as the Early Childhood Teacher. I believe that every child is a unique individual who needs a secure, caring and stimulating environment where they can develop physically, intellectually, socially, and emotionally. I also believe that it is important to remember that children are individuals who bring with them a range of experiences, interests, and abilities, which will inform their learning. Therefore, it is my role and responsibility as a teacher to create an environment where each child can meet their full potential. I love to get the children’s input and their families in what the children know and want to learn. I look forward to creating a homely environment where the children feel safe and supported to learn and develop.
Early Childhood Teacher
Hi I’m Natasha, the ECT In preschool 1. I’ve been working in Early childhood education for the past four years in 3 and 4-year-old kinder rooms. I’ve graduated from Monash university in 2017 with a Master of teaching and I was teaching in primary school overseas prior to coming to Australia. I come from a family of teachers and teaching has always been very close to my heart from a very young age. Teaching in early childhood for me means to support, encourage, and promote children’s learning while nurturing their individual sense of belonging, being and becoming. My husband and I have a one year old baby boy, who keeps us busy every day! I also have two dogs Milo and Archie and we love walking them on the weekends! I look forward to meeting your lovely families and working with you and your children!
Hi I’m Steph, and I’ve been working in the childcare industry for 8 years! I have worked across 4 centres as a room leader for most of my career, and I love being able to be a part of every child’s learning and development. I hold each child I care for so close to my heart and hope to make even a small impact on their life.
Outside of work I recently got married, I have a puppy called Tilly and In my spare time I love to cook, visit the beach or read a good Book.
My name is Emily and I have been working in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry for 4 ½ years. During this time I have been an assistant educator in Nursery, Toddlers, Pre-Kinder and Kindergarten and have been a lead educator in Toddlers and Pre-Kinder. What I love about working in this industry is getting to watch children hit their milestones, grow, learn and develop through play based and age-appropriate learning in both an indoor and outdoor environment. For me, building strong bonds and relationships with families and children is the foundation of creating a warm and friendly environment where both families and children feel welcomed, safe, secure and supported.
In over four years in the industry, most of my experience in early childhood has been with nursery and toddler aged children. During these tender ages, I believe it is so important for children to feel secure in their surroundings so that they can thrive and navigate their own learning to discover their individual personalities. My favourite thing to do with children is have messy sensory fun like enjoy some water play and some natural slime or playdough as it stimulates their curiosity and cognitive thinking.
In my spare time, I enjoy walking my dog, taking my jet ski to the beach for a ride or going out for a nice meal with some friends/family.