Meet our team

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Lisa

How long have you been working in Early Education? 20 years

What is your qualification? Bachelor of Teaching - Early Childhood

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? I love engaging children in educational learning environments, It's always so lovely to walk in to all the smiles and hellos of a morning. Putting a smile on a child's face is my favourite part.

What are your hobbies? I love sports,exercise, listening to music and watching my children play sports.

What inspired you to become an educator? I have always loved children and wanted to be able to teach them and watch as they grow all the skills necessary for school.

What are you most passionate about? Creating an environment rich in learning where every child feels a sense of belonging through their relationships with educators and their environment.

How long have you been working in Early Education? I have been working in early education for 6 years now.

What is your Qualification? Bachelor of Education - Birth to Five years.

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? I love seeing the children's smiling faces each morning. I enjoy working with a great team and building positive relationships with families.

What are your hobbies? I enjoy long walks with some podcast, pilates and lunch with friends,

What inspired you to become an educator? Since I was eight years old, I read story books to my dolls wanting to be a teacher. Love helping children achieve their goals.

What are you passionate about? Creating a positive environment that is inclusive to all children to thrive in their learning. To build a place for all children to feel safe, secure and happy.

How long have you been working in Early Education? Since 2017

What is your Qualification? I hold both a Cert III and Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? The friendly team of staff and the lovely children and families.

What are your hobbies? I like eating and cooking. I like to bake and sew and also enjoy watching TV dramas.

 

What inspired you to become an educator? Learning how to educate children holistically.

What are you passionate about? Trying new things and experimenting together with the children. Yes we grow together!

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Cat

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Grace

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Jordan

How long have you been working in Early Education? 1.5 years

What is your Qualification? I hold a Cert III in Children's Services

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? Working with a great team and building relationships with the children and their families.

What are your hobbies? My dogs. Weekend outdoor activities including the beach and walks. 

 

What inspired you to become an educator? To be able to be apart of the children's learning and growing journey. To be able to support them, teach them new things and learn from them. 

What are you passionate about? Ensuring the children and their families feel safe and supported. Watching children achieve their goals and seeing their responses!

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Emma

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Rebecca

How long have you been working in Early Education? Five years

What is your Qualification? Certificate III in Children's Services

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? How friendly and happy all the families are and how much the staff work as a team to create such a friendly environment for each other, as well as the kids and families.

What are your hobbies? Sports, Art and photography. Mainly soccer! I absolutely love animals and enjoy taking my dog for daily walks and exploring different ways to keep active.

What inspired you to become an educator? From a young age I've always worked with children, mainly coaching in soccer and other sports, I then decided to try early childhood and I haven't looked back.

What are you passionate about? Health, fitness and nutrition, being active and encouraging healthy lifestyles which helps with teaching and encouraging the children to also be healthy and active.

How long have you been working in Early Education? I started volunteering at a local centre back when I was in school and went straight into doing my certificates when I graduated. This year will be my 8th year working with children.

What is your Qualification? Certificate III

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? I worked with school aged children for a while so it's nice to be back with the younger age group, and the families here are lovely too!

What are your hobbies? I love to do creative writing and play collaborative video games. Something is just so rewarding about working together with others towards a common goal. 

What inspired you to become an educator? I've always been drawn to this field of work. I don't know why, but I just followed that feeling as it led me from study to work.

What are you most passionate about? I love that "Ah-ha" moment when a child finally understands something they've been struggling with, and being able to help with that is a privilege. It's also really rewarding coming in to see their smiles and enthusiasm to discover and learn.

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Tracey

How long have you been working in Early Education? 16 years

What is your Qualification? Certificate III

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? Being involved with the children's learning.

 

What are your hobbies? I am involved as an official with Motorbike riding and also involved in teaching kids to ride at Minibike Club.

What are you most passionate about? To see children happy and enjoying their day. 

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Helen

How long have you been working in Early Education? Almost 19 years

 

What is your Qualification? Certificate III

 

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? Seeing new children start and seeing them happy and feeling safe being left. I love watching them through those early years as they become confident little people. 

 

What are your hobbies? Sewing, knitting and going for long walks.

 

What inspired you to become an educator? After my own children started school I felt lost not having children around. I thought I could help other children with my support. 

 

What are you most passionate about? Making sure children are well looked after and settled when they are left in my care.

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Vivian

How long have you been working in Early Education? I have been working in childcare since 2020.

What is your Qualification? Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? I enjoy playing with the children and seeing their creativity and imagination. I also love being a part of a passionate and lively team!

What are your hobbies? I enjoy travelling, photography and cooking traditional Chinese dishes for my family and friends. 

What inspired you to become an educator? My own children are grown up now, so I have more time to pursue  my own interests and support other children as they grow up. 

What are you most passionate about? I love helping children to learn new skills and seeing the moment they succeed for the first time. 

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Mony

How long have you been working in Early Education? For one year 

 

What is your Qualification? Certificate III

 

What is your favourite part of working at Edelweiss CCC? I enjoy the kind and friendly coworkers. It's a great environment and place to work.

 

What are your hobbies? I enjoy watching different documentaries.

 

What inspired you to become an educator? I always wanted to be an educator so I could have a positive and inspiring impact on the children's lives. I also want to be a good role model for the new generation.

 

What are you most passionate about? Helping people while being conscious and considerate.