Our Management Team
“I am passionate about providing all children no matter their background, culture or family beliefs with the opportunity to grow and develop into unique individuals. Being a pat of their young lives as they reach milestones and watching their achievements.
I love walking into a room and seeing their little faces light up and smile; there really is no better feeling. I love the fact that no one child is the same and I can make a difference in their lives”.
“I am passionate about providing quality environments, processes and practices in Early Childhood Education and Care. I enjoy working alongside our wonderful team here at Cessnock Kids striving for excellence in all that we do and above all else developing meaningful relationships with the children we care for and educate”.
“I am passionate about researching the latest equipment, educational resources and other early childhood related experiences/activities for children aged 0-12 years. As my role has shifted in the past few months I am looking forward to supporting our team more remotely and enjoying more time with my family”.
“I enjoy working along side my family (wife and children) to provide a safe and nurturing space for the children in our community. I am mostly involved in the back-end of our service and administrative duties but love attending our community events and seeing how many families are benefiting from the work I do behind the scenes”.
“My passion predominately lies in designing and maintaining the outdoor environments that we provide here at Cessnock Kids. Children spend so much of their day outside and their environment really is the third teacher. I am proud of what we have achieved at Cessnock Kids during the development and early stages and look forward to continuing to supporting our Team in every capacity going forward”.
“As an enrolled nurse I am passionate about combing my knowledge of healthcare and my love for children to benefit families and children in the Cessnock kids community. I love developing relationships with each individual child and knowing that I am able to positively influence their little minds and lives”.
Our Koala Team (6weeks-1yr)
“I enjoy coming to work each day and building relationships with both the children and their families.
There is no better feeling than seeing their little faces light up when I walk through the door and getting to be a part of their lives as they grow and reach new milestones”.
“I am passionate about my job at Cessnock Kids because I enjoy seeing the children grow and experience new things in their life.
I love that I can help a child learn something that they may remember.”
“I love my job at Cessnock Kids because I get to assist in children’s growth and development. I am building relationships with the children and their families.
I get to work alongside some very experienced educators who have helped me in my own learning and development as an educator”.
Our Possum Team (1-2yrs)
“I am passionate about working at Cessnock Kids because it is a family run centre and a family oriented place to be. I feel a strong sense of belonging and a valued part of our team.
I enjoy being a part of children’s lives and helping them to reach their developmental goals and milestones. I especially love working with under 2 year olds as this such an important part of their development”.
“I enjoy working with Cessnock Kids because I like to watch children grow, learn through play and achieve their goals & milestones.
I enjoy making a bond with each child in the centre and helping them grow and make a bond with the other children”.
“Working here at Cessnock Kids is a rewarding job where I feel very privileged to support children in reaching their milestones though fun and engaging learning experiences.
I’m passionate about instilling a sense of belonging in our centre so all children and their families feel valued and included”.
Our Joey Team (2-3yrs)
“I enjoy watching and helping children achive their milestones. I enjoy coming to work each day & building relationships with both the both the children & their families.
Along with teaching the children, I enjoy learning more & more each day about the children and children’s learning as a whole. I love seeing the childrens faces light up when i walk in the door & enjoy the fact that i’m a great influence in each child’s life”.
“I wake up each morning excited to go to work and face the day! I love working alongside other passionate educators who work with me to help me learn and grow as a trainee.
It is a privilege to build positive relationships with the children as well as the families and watch them develop”.
“I love my job here at Cessnock Kids because I am passionate about working with children to help and guide them through the first few fundamental years.
Here, I also have the opportunity to work alongside the most friendly and supportive staff to gain more experience and build genuine relationships with children and families”.
“I’ve been in the child care sector for 13 years, during this time I have worked in many roles and afe groups. I enjoy working at Cessnock Kids as the centre is family orientated and has a warm sense of belonging.
I love working with children. Watching them learn, explore and grow into talented individuals in their play environments”.
Our Bilby Team (2.5-3.5 yrs)
“I enjoy working closely with families to create a positive and engaging learning environment for the children to foster all areas of their development.
Watching the children’s smiling faces as they grow and learn through essential play experiences is the most rewarding part of my day.”
“I absolutely love my job here at Cessnock Kids. I am so passionate about watching the children learn and grow!”
“It [my job] gives me an opportunity to be creative, caring and to make a difference in the children’s lives.
I also believe education is so important and being able to be a part of each child’s journey through early childhood is a blessing”.
Our Kookaburra Team (3.5-6yrs)
“I’m interested and passionate about childhood development and watching children learn from the experiences that are thoughtfully planned.
I am passionate about the development of educators and being a support for the team and assisting educators to progress with their goals and career”.
“I find it very rewarding to be a part of a child’s learning development. Helping children to reach their milestones and further develop is a fulfilling feeling.
I enjoy creating fun and exciting experiences for the children to engage in and learn from as well as creating a safe and secure environment”.
Our Relief Team Members
Our Fabulous Cook
“I love to serve the children healthy, nutritional food. Cooking has been a passion of mine for many years”.