Our People

Our People

Our highly skilled educators are passionate about early childhood education. They love working with young ones and are committed to providing a positive environment in which your child can spread their wings and soar to great heights. They ensure very child feels a sense of belonging and embraces their individual strength.

Meet Our Centre Manager

Name: Danielle Grundy 

Years in Childcare: 15 years 

Qualifications: Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Education.

What makes you passionate about Early Childhood Education? I have been very privileged in my time working in Early Childhood Education to have gained experience from not only working here in Australia but also spent extensive time overseas in the United Kingdom working and expanding my own professional development. I have worked extensively with in the industry and throughout all my experience I am drawn back to my initial passion which is children and supporting them as they embark on their learning journeys. 

Why do you believe your centre is an excellent choice for parents seeking the best child care? Our centre has such a wonderful, and close-knit team that we create a homely feeling with in our service. Our children feel the love and kindness as soon as they enter the service. As a service we aim to provided inviting learning experiences, that encourage our children to blossom and become confident little people, ready to conquer the world.

Fun fact about you? I can do cartwheel

Meet our Assistant Manager

Meet our Assistant Manager

Name: Ebony Johnson

Years in Childcare: 16 years

Qualifications: Diploma in Childcare

What makes you passionate about Early Childhood Education? I enjoy watching children succeed and grow into confident, independent humans and facilitate learning along the way whilst having a lot of fun. I am also passionate about aboriginal culture and sustainability and incorporate this everywhere I can. 

What makes your centre different from others? We are a close-knit team who are all dedicated to providing care and an environment that nurtures children whilst delivering an enriched program where children are encouraged to strive to reach their potential through planned and spontaneous experiences. 

Meet our Third in Charge

Meet our Third in Charge

Name: Debra Johnson

Years in Childcare: 9 Years

Qualifications: Cert III & Diploma Early childhood education & care 

What makes you passionate about Early Childhood Education? I believe that each child is an individual and they learn best through play. Being an educator allows me to develop and extend their interests in a learning environment that supports them to experience a sense of nurture and belonging. 

What makes your centre different from others? Our friendly atmosphere is so welcoming. Our families and children are able to feel the welcoming sense of being and belonging to a fun centre where families enjoy bringing their children. 

Meet our Educational Leader

Meet our Educational Leader

Name: Karen Smyrnios

Years in Childcare: 5 years

Qualifications: Cert III & Diploma Childcare and Cert IV Business

What makes you passionate about Early Childhood Education? I just love making a difference in children's Lives

How would you apply the national Quality Standards and EYLF for Educational Programming? I apply it every day - I listen, watch and connect with the children. Understanding their needs leads to applying the EYLF and NQS.