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 Beccy

Director

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:

To be a Director of an Early Learning Centre and manage teams.


Miss Jess

Administrator

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

I love building relationships with families and children in my care. I love being a part of children’s lives, watching them develop, learn and grow. I enjoy watching children meet their personal and developmental milestones.

 

What I like to do in my free time:

Camping, going to the beach, reading

 

My life dream:

To see more of our amazing country!

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 Helen

Lead Educator in the Junior Kindy Room

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Shaping young minds assisting them to achieve their goals in a fun and nurturing environment. The parents are happy forming special bonds with their children also.

What I like to do in my free time:

Going to the gym, boxing, fishing in our boat, shopping or watching movies with my daughter or friends

My life dream:

To be the best I can be. To be well off and to go on an overseas holiday.

Miss Jane

Lead Educator in the Toddler Room

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Comments from parents that their children are learning and bringing that learning home. Developing trusting relationships. Feeling connected to the children.

What I like to do in my free time:

Anything that involves my family.

Miss Jodie

Lead Educator in the Nursery

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 Jenny

Educator

What do you find most rewarding about your job:

The positive influence I have on the children, watching them shine from praise  and acknowledgement of daily tasks.

What I like to do in my free time:

I enjoy family time, swimming and stand up paddle boarding, cooking and reading.

My life dream:

To travel the world, Norway especially!

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.

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 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:

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 Sophie

Educator

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Seeing the children happy and having fun. Along with being able to help them learn and reach their goals.

What I like to do in my free time:

Spending time with my children and family.

My life dream:

To be a great role model for my two children and go travelling.

Miss Junita

Educator

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Seeing the smiles on all the children when I work. Knowing I am helping all the children and families settle in smoothly.

 

What I like to do in my free time:

Spoil my grand babies.

 

My life dream:

Work full-time in a childcare centre or run my own family day care.

Miss Elyse

Cook & Educator

About me:

What I find most rewarding about my job:

Seeing a room full of our children that are happy and have hungry faces when I walk into a room to deliver lunch.

What I like to do in my free time:

Spend time with my husband and two children. Golf, bowling and family walks with our dog Coco.

My life dream:

To raise strong, independent, happy and compassionate children, and to be a good role model.