Parkside Team

Miss Carolin

Owner

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

I enjoy coming up with interesting activities all the time to engage the children and challenge them in their thinking. I also love bringing families, children and educators together to work as a team for the children’s best start in life.

What I like to do in my free time:

Spending time with my family, cooking and baking and meeting friends.

My life dream:

To travel the world more and see my family in Germany more often.

Mr Andrew

Owner

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Working with the best educators in Gympie and families to see children develop and grow their confidence and ability, and find their sense of identity in the world.

What I like to do in my free time:

Surfing and spending family time with my wife Carolin and our two children Isabella and Felix.

My life dream:

Run a child care centre

Miss Eve

Director

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Knowing that I am supporting children and families and educators to help achieve best possible learning outcomes for children.

What I like to do in my free time:

Run around after my 3 children and my one grand child. I love to bake.

My life dream:

Is to see my own children succeed through leading by example. To work in a service with educators that are passionate about children’s learning.



Miss Heidi

Early Childhood Teacher in the Pre-Prep Room

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

There are some many rewarding things about being a teacher. The first would be seeing children develop a love for learning. However, I love working with parents to see their children reach their potential.

What I like to do in my free time:

Spending time with my amazing husband and our three beautiful girls.

My life dream:

To be a great role model for my girls and for them to know I am here for them no matter what. In my profession life, for every child I have ever taught to not only grow in their confidence and learn heaps of new skills but for every student to know that they are cared about and that I believe in them

Miss Melissa

Lead Educator in the Pre-Kindy Room

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Being part of helping children learn and grow.

What I like to do in my free time:

Spending time with my son regularly going to speedway together.

My life dream:

To take my son to Disneyland.

Miss Beccy

Assistant Director &

Lead Educator in the Junior Kindy Room

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Being part of a child’s journey.

What I like to do in my free time:

Camping and spending time with my family.

My life dream:

Working with children with special needs

Miss Jodie

Lead Educator in the Toddler Room

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Seeing children reach their goals and sharing in their achievements.

What I like to do in my free time:

Spending time with my family enjoying camping and fishing trips.

My life dream:

To win the lotto.

Miss Betty

Lead Educator in the Nursery

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Knowing that I am making a difference in a small persons life. Building secure and respectful relationships with not only the children, but the families too.

What I like to do in my free time:

I spend a lot of time at the beach with on my own and with my children. I love the beach, it makes me feel peaceful and at ease with the world. I also love to go camping with my children as much as I possibly can.

My life dream:

My life dream is knowing that I have raised decent respectful children and that my children live full happy and safe lives. I also hope to be blessed with more grandchildren.

Miss Jenna

Educator

What do you find most rewarding about your job:

The children!

Hearing them laugh and watching them play with one another brings a smile to my face.

What I like to do in my free time:

I like to go on walks with my dogs and horse. I also love to spend as much time with my family.

My life dream:

Is to be the best person I can be and to be an amazing role model for my girls.



Miss Samantha

Educator

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Watching the children learn.

What I like to do in my free time:

Workout at the gym.

My life dream:

Travel Europe and Asia

Mr Ezra

Educator

What do you find most rewarding about your job:

Building relationships with children and learning what they like to do.

What I like to do in my free time:

In my spare time I like to go cycling on the weekends, reading and spending time with my family.

My life dream:

My life dream is to become a good father and capable of supporting my family.

Miss Casey

Educator

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Coming to work and seeing the smiles on the children’s faces each day.

What I like to do in my free time:

Going fishing and participating in outdoor activities with the son.

My life dream:

To travel around Australia

Miss Charlene

Educator

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Creating bonds with children while helping them achieve their developmental milestones.

What I like to do in my free time:

At home my daughter and I enjoy baking together.

My life dream:

To travel and to see the snow!!

Miss Nikki

Educator

About me:

What do you find most rewarding about your job:

Watching and helping the children learn, grow and build friendships worth other children and educators.

What I like to do in my free time:

I like to spend time with with my family, my partner and his four children. I also try to go camping and family trips to the beach as much as we can.

My life dream:

To have a wonderful family and travel together

Miss Akala

Educator

About me:

What do you find most rewarding about your job:

I find it rewarding that I am able to be apart of different childrens learning and development journeys. Also being able to see children having fun while they learn.

What I like to do in my free time:

My dream is to teach in all parts of the world.

I love to go fishing, camping and all things outdoors. I also enjoy playing futsal and soccer.

My life dream: