What are you passionate about?
I am a strong believer that children have the right to access a high quality education and that children learn best through play based experiences. I am passionate about community involvement, risky play, loose parts, natural learning environments and allowing children the opportunity to real life education.
What type of leadership style do you have?
My leadership style is to support the team to be successful and to work together as a team towards our centre vision and to uphold our philosophy. I continuously up skill my own skills and knowledge to best support the team to ensure we have current knowledge to ensure we are compliant and successful.
What makes your service such an amazing service?
We have a wonderful, supportive team of educators who pride ourselves on our relationships with children, families and our colleagues. We are constantly reflecting to ensure we provide the best possible opportunities for children to learn through our daily curriculum. We aim to create positive childhood memories for children, full of of adventure and opportunities to set them up for a successful future.
We have a positive culture within our service and are always celebrating specials events, getting out into the community on excursions and allowing children to just be children and have fun.
What are your goals for the service over the next 12 months?
To build a connection and ongoing relationship with learning for life at Maitland. To embed exceeding practices involving community, children and families across the centre. To value committed educators by supporting them in their professional development, knowledge and growth mindset.