Centre Manager - Community Kids Thornton
“The great African Proverb states, “it takes a village to raise a child” and this could not be truer to the experience we provide here.”
I began my career in early childhood education and care in 2006 and started working at Community Kids Thornton in 2020. I hold a Diploma in Children’s Services. One of my favourite parts of working here is meeting the children and developing relationships with children, families, and staff.
The great African Proverb states, “it takes a village to raise a child” and this could not be truer to the experience we provide here. Many people influence a child’s learning and development. All children have inbuilt curiosity and potential, our job is to both nurture and help children develop by exploring the world in which they live.
All childcare centres, including our centre, use the foundation of play-based learning to guide our experiences every day. With access to a range of age-appropriate learning resources, trained educators, and new experiences among friends, we set children up to thrive in an environment that is dedicated to learning.
Children develop their curiosity, problem-solving, confidence and resilience at our centre, and we carefully plan play-based learning experiences around their interests and learning goals. Over time, you will see your child develop abilities such as language, motor movement, memory, concentration and social relationships all by partaking in these experiences - it's a truly incredible journey to witness!
Our whole team is passionate about early childhood education and care. In the first five years of your child’s life their brain will develop more than at any other time in their life, that is why what we do every day makes such a difference to the little people we care for.
Our team understands just how important your children are to you and we ensure we take our responsibilities seriously. Community Kids Early Education Centres has extensive policy and procedures in place to assist our team in protecting children in our care.
We understand that starting at a new centre can be overwhelming and that is why from the very first enquiry, we make sure that we address all your questions one by one. We walk families through all the forms and administration that need to be done, this includes enrolment forms, Child Care Subsidy (CCS), explaining subsidies, government caps, centre schedules, our centre menu and more.