Our Teaching Staff ~ One of Playhouse’s greatest assets is its staff. You’d be hard pressed to find a friendlier or better qualified team to keep your child engaged, happy and excited about learning.
Kim is the Centre Coordinator and has been on staff for 11 years. Kim’s qualifications include: Pre-School Mothercraft Nurse - Certificate of Applied Social Science (Child Care Studies) Diploma in Children’s Services Awards: Outstanding Educator Award 2012
Gabrielle has been on staff at Playhouse for 8 years. Gabrielle’s qualifications include: Bachelor Degree in Teaching (Early Childhood)
Rosie has been on staff for 5 years. Rosie’s qualifications include: Associate Diploma in Social Science (Child Care) and Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training
Tess has been on staff at Playhouse for 2 years. Tess' qualifications include: Diploma of Teaching - Early Childhood. Tess has worked as a kindergarten teacher for over 20 years
Simone has been on staff for 3 years. Simone's qualifications include: Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) Bachelor of Education Certificate 3 in Early Childhood
Melinda is our newest staff member, joining us in 2021. Melinda has been working in the Early Childhood sector for over 20 years in various roles within a long daycare setting, most recently in a 2IC role.
All staff have current Level 2 First Aid Certificates, C.P.R Certificates, Asthma Management Certificates & First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis Certificates.
Our Committee Bayside Playhouse & Occasional Care is managed by a committee drawn from our membership.
Being involved in the committee is a great way to forge new friendships and feel involved in a wonderful community organisation. The committee is responsible for Playhouse operations according to the Playhouse constitution, policies and procedures and the rules and guidelines set down by the Victorian Government’s Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.