Our Staff

All Pre-School staff members are highly qualified and hold either TAFE or University qualifications. Moreover, they are very dedicated and highly committed to nurturing the well-being of each child in their care with the staff/student ratios ensuring a high level of personal care. This has contributed to the high level of professionalism evident within the program, to the quality care offered to each child and to the Centre being accredited at the highest level.

Djuna O’Hern

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), Macquarie University

Wombat Room: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday


Maryann Burns

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), Newcastle University

Possum Room: Wednesday to Friday


Julie Town

Diploma of Community Services (Children’s Services), Belmont TAFE

Possum Room: Monday – Friday


Jennie Kelly

Associate Diploma of Social Science Child Studies, Belmont TAFE

Wombat Room: Monday – Wednesday

Jodie Patmore

Diploma of Children’s Services

Administrative Assistant: Monday, Wednesday, Friday


Barbara Rosendahl

Associate Diploma of Social Science Child Studies, Belmont TAFE

Floater: Monday
Wombat Room: Wednesday

Rachel Tooley

Diploma of Children’s Services

Floater: Tuesday, Wednesday
Wombat Room: Thursday, Friday


Colleen Lonsdale

Environmental Services