Our Team

Meet our educators and staff

Front row left to right -Lauren, Lorelle, Christine, Nicole, Cherie
Back row left to right – Renee, Bianca, Molly, Denise, Lola

Our dedicated long- term stable staff have over 100 years of combined experience and a wealth of knowledge and expertise within the field of early childhood. Staff continually undertake professional skill development to provide the best possible education & service.

The staff attend weekly staff meetings that supports open communication and decision making as a team. Staff also take on projects to help build our quality early childhood service.

Kookaburra Room

Molly

Director / Early Childhood Teacher (Kookaburra Room)

  • Diploma Teaching Early Childhood - Charles Sturt University
  • BA Education Early Childhood - University Western Sydney
  • Advanced Diploma Business Administration
  • Diploma Management

I am an early childhood teacher and the director of Jack and Jill Preschool. I believe that early childhood is a very significant part of life. I love to support and watch children flourish and grow. My favourite story to read with the children is “Danny In The Toy Box”. I love working at Jack and Jill Preschool because there is great community spirit and special bonds are formed with children and families.

Bianca

Early Childhood Teacher / Educational Leader (Kookaburra Room)

  • BA Education Early Childhood (Charles Sturt University)

I am an early childhood teacher and have been working at Jack and Jill Preschool for 10 years. I am passionate about supporting and preparing children for their transition to school through building on strong relationships with children, family and community. Beginning school is a major milestone in a child’s life. I love working at Jack and Jill preschool with friendly and supportive staff who work in partnership to give children endless opportunities to learn through play. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family going on camping trip and bush walks exploring our beautiful country.

Christine

Early Childhood Educator (Kookaburra Room)

  • Diploma of Children's Services

I am a diploma qualified educator. I love the friendly atmosphere and comradery at Jack and Jill Preschool. My favourite story to read with the children is “Do not open this book again”. I am passionate about children having fun, learning through play and being carefree and happy. I love working with children because they have allowed me to appreciate life, to be thankful for every moment, to be spontaneous and crazy, to sing and dance and not be self-conscious.

Renee

Early Childhood Educator (Kookaburra Room)

  • Diploma of Children's Services

I am a diploma qualified educator and have worked at Jack and Jill Preschool for almost 10 years. I love working with such a wonderful team to support the children in becoming confident in their time at Jack & Jill Preschool. I love listening to the children singing with such enthusiasm. In my spare time I love to cook and go camping with family.

Denise

Early Childhood Educator (Kangaroo / Kookaburra Room)

  • Diploma of Children's Services

I am a diploma qualified educator. I enjoy being part of each child’s journey of growth, discovery and learning. I love spending time with my family going on coffee dates, dining out and shopping. I believe that promoting and supporting each child’s sense of agency is extremely important. I believe that all children should be treated with respect, compassion and purpose.

Kangaroo Room

Lauren

Early Childhood Teacher / Educational Leader (Kangaroo Room)

  • BA Education Early Childhood (Charles Sturt University)

I am an early childhood teacher passionate about teaching in the early years. I believe that children learn and grow through fun and nurturing play-based programs. Developing respectful and reciprocal partnerships with families and children are important in achieving the best possible outcomes in the preschool classroom. I love learning with the children as they are natural scientists, curious about the world around them. I love singing and sometimes cannot stop. Reading with the children is a highlight of the day. I love getting outside and exploring the natural environment with children.

Nicole

Early Childhood Educator (Kangaroo Room)

  • Diploma of Children's Services

I am a diploma qualified educator. I love working at Jack and Jill with great staff. I love watching and supporting children to grow and develop in my role. My favourite story to read with children is “Oi Cat, Oi Dog”. I am passionate about supporting children to grow, learn, and engage in physical activity such as games, and munch and move. In my spare time I love to mountain bike ride, water ski and spend time with my family.

Lorelle

Early Childhood Educator (Kangaroo Room)

  • Diploma of Children's Services

I am a diploma qualified educator. I have worked at Jack & Jill Preschool since 2013. I enjoy art experiences and reading with the children providing fun and engaging activities for each child to experience. I believe in working in partnerships with families and providing a fun, safe and nurturing environment in which all children as individuals can grow and learn.

Cassie

Early Childhood Educator ~ Casual (Kangaroo / Kookaburra Rooms)

  • Diploma of Children's Services

I am a diploma qualified educator and studying towards my early childhood teaching degree. I work casually at Jack and Jill Preschool in both the Kookaburra and Kangaroo rooms. Jack and Jill Preschool has a wonderful welcoming atmosphere with the most supportive and creative staff, I really enjoy being a part of such a great team. I am passionate about early childhood education and children being able to learn and develop through play in a nurturing, supportive fun environment.

Cherie

Clerical Administrator

I have worked at Jack and Jill Preschool for over 13 years. I work in the office completing a wide range of administrative tasks and have a wide range of experience in book keeping. I love working at Jack and Jill Preschool being part of a great team engaging with all our families and watching the children grow. In my spare time I love to travel and explore the world. I also love spending time with my grandchildren.

Lola

Support worker

I have worked at Jack and Jill Preschool for over 20 years. I take care of the environments at Jack and Jill, ensuring that the children have high quality early childhood environments. In my spare time I like to garden and cook. I love working at Jack and Jill Preschool because it is a friendly warm place.