Our Team

Our team here at Bayside pride themselves on the high quality of education and care that they provide constantly and consistently each and every day. All of our Educators are qualified and have at least 3 years of experience or more. Our team all hold a current first aid certificate, anaphylaxis and emergency asthma management training and certifications along with current blue cards. All of our Educators adopt inclusive practices in order to provide children, parents and families with respectful and diverse learning environments. As educational leaders, our team are strong advocates for children, parents, quality curriculums and teaching practices. Our team strives to provide a balance between behind – the scenes observations and interactive learning environments. At Bayside, our team provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment for all children by building strong foundations of trusting relationships.

meeganMeet Meegan

Hi, My name is Meegan and I am the Kindergarten Teacher/Contact Director here at Bayside. I have been in the early year’s education systems for over 18 years and have my Bachelor of Early childhood Education. I believe in providing an age-appropriate curriculum that focuses on a child’s learning journey rather than the end result with a focus on school readiness. I feel it is important for all children to have the opportunity to explore the world around them in a safe and nurturing environment. I feel that this allows children to make connections between their prior knowledge and the new information that is introduced.

ChelseaMeet Chelsea

Yaamagara! My name is Chelsea and I am passionate about assisting children in building the foundations for their future learning successes. I began working as a casual assistant in childcare mid 2007, from there I moved onto study my Diploma in Children’s Services which I Completed in 2013. Since beginning in Child care I have been a Lead Educator in Nursery’s, Toddler’s, and Kindergarten. I am currently in my fourth year of studying my Bachelor of Education at ACU (Early Childhood and Primary) in the hopes to further develop my understanding of children’s learning, which I expect to complete at the end of 2018. I look forward to working with you and your child, please don’t hesitate to approach me for any questions, queries or concerns. 

staceyMeet Stacey

Hi, my name is Stacey! I started my career in early education over 10 years ago when I completed my Certificate III in Children’s Services. I later returned to study to complete my Diploma in 2013 and have been working at Bayside ever since!  I have a passion for caring for and educating our younger generation.

DianneMeet Dianne

Hi, My name is Dianne and I am an Educator here at Bayside Kindy! I hold my certificate III in Children’s Services and have over 9 years of experience in Early Education. My pedagogy is that children grow and learn in environments where families and educators collaborate to build a safe, nurturing and caring place to learn. 

TanyaMeet Tanya

Hi, my name is Tanya! I have been in the early education industry for over 20 years now and I am Diploma qualified. I believe that all children should feel comfortable within the kindy environment and I strive to ensure that all children are excited to come to Bayside Kindy each day! I especially enjoy exploring language and literature with the children through songs, stories and group times! 

AshMeet Ash

Hey my name is Ash, I am Diploma qualified and I have been working here at Bayside for 2 years! I believe that children learn by experiencing and exploring, I also believe children learn best when they are given the opportunity to take risks and make decisions for themselves. 

NadiaMeet Nadia

Hey my name is Nadia, I am Diploma qualified and I have been in the early education industry for over 17 years. I believe that all children should have an equal opportunity to learn and thrive. I also believe that educators should model expectations and provide opportunities for children to work towards independence.  

jessicaMeet Jess

Hello, my name is Jess and I have been in the Early Education industry for over 5 years. I have completed my Diploma of Children’s Services and have been with Bayside Kindy for over 3 years. I feel passionate about guiding children’s interests in order to promote and enhance their developmental skills. I feel strongly about forming positive bonds with the children in my care ensuring they feel safe, secure and nurtured while they are here at the centre.

TaylorMeet Taylor

Hi, my name is Taylor!

MelMeet Mel

Hi, my name is Mel!

LarissaMeet Larissa

Hi, my name is Larissa!

AlexMeet Alex

Hi, my name is Alex!

AlexMeet Lauren

Hi, my name is Lauren!

EmilyMeet Emily

Hi, my name is Emily!

ChrisMeet Chris

Hey my name is Chris and I am an educator here at Bayside Kindy. I have completed my certificate III in Children’s services and have been in the early education industry for over a year. I believe that all children should feel safe, secure and supported in the kindy environment and that educators should support and respond to children needs.

KellyMeet Kelly, Our Cook

Hi, my name is Kelly and I am the Cook at Bayside Kindergarten and Childcare!
I work with Bayside staff and families to ensure that our menu is exciting, meets nutritional guidelines and is inclusive of all dietary requirements and allergies. I am passionate about creating a sustainable kitchen that the children can be involved in.

KaitlynMeet Kaitlyn, Our Administrator

Hi, my name is Kaitlyn and I’m the Administrator and accounts manager at Bayside Kindy! My primary role is to support you with your initial enrolment enquiries and to assist with a smooth transition into the centre. I am here to assist you with the orientation of the centre and our services and any queries regarding accounts, statements and Centrelink. 

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