KingKids Mooroolbark Childcare: Kindergarten & Daycare Mooroolbark
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Mooroolbark KingKids Early Learning

101-103 Manchester Rd, Mooroolbark, Victoria, 3138

Our Mooroolbark early learning educators are undertaking Covid-19 infection control and training, to minimise the risk and protect our community too.

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Where We Learn

OUR MOOROOLBARK EARLY LEARNING CENTRE

Our unique and exciting double-storey kindergarten and childcare centre in Mooroolbark is complete with natural indoor and outdoor spaces that stimulate learning and exploration for every age.

Our excellent programs and emerging curriculum are purpose-built and created by the children, families and educators within the environment focussing on the interests, ideas and conversations we have throughout each day. Our 6 educational rooms ranging from babies through to kindergarten and exceptional educators create a warm, welcoming and nurturing environment that your family will feel like you just belong.

Where We Play

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What We Eat

OUR DAYCARE’S CHEF-DESIGNED MENU

JESS

Cook

Hi my name is Jess and I have been settling into my new role as the kindergarten chef at KingKids Mooroolbark. I have been a chef for over 15 years and have worked on many exciting projects like working on a TV set providing lunches, to high-end weddings and at board room functions for lawyers.

I have two kids of my own who also attend KingKids so it definitely gives me an upper hand on what they are eating.

All my cooking is fresh on the day and everything I tend to cook is from scratch. I use a lot more of the whole meal flours and use fruits as a natural sweetener. My favourite appliance in the kitchen is the food processor where I blitz and grate lots of vegetables to add to my cooking.

ALLI

Kitchen Assistant

NATASHA

Kitchen Assistant

Who Teaches Us

OUR MOOROOLBARK DAYCARE EDUCATORS
KingKids Mooroolbark Director

COLLEEN BRAVERY

CENTRE DIRECTOR

Hi, I’m Colleen,

I have been working in the early childhood industry for over twenty years. I have worked in long daycare, sessional kindergarten and ran my own family daycare from home.

I am passionate about developing relationships with not only the children in my care but their families as well. I believe kids learn through play and learn best when they are feeling safe, secure and supported. I believe every child is important and needs time to be allowed to develop at their own rate. I believe “It takes a village to raise a child” and I am excited to be part of your village.

Mooroolbark Childcare Assistant Director

KATHY ISIDRO

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

 and Cultural Inclusion Officer

Languages: Hungarian & English

Hi, I’m Kathy, I am the Assistant Director at KingKids Mooroolbark.

I became an early childhood educator because I want to make a difference in kids’ lives, to be an Educator who supports, encourages, challenges & builds on their early learning on a daily basis.

Nursery Educator

CHYNA-MAY

Educational Leader

Hi, my name is Chyna-May. I completed my Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care in 2016 and have been working in the field since. I have experience working with young kids of all ages and thoroughly enjoy each age group for so many wonderful reasons!

I am very passionate about early education and development and love being able to support kids and families through these early stages.

I am so excited to be a part of the team here at KingKids and look forward to learning and growing together

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VIKKI

Room Leader

Hello my name is Vikki,

I am so excited about joining the KingKids team. I am a mum and a gran who began working in Early Childhood Education after my own Children were all at school.
I have worked over all age groups and love them all, I
love all the things the Children teach me , and hope that in return I am able to support children to be enthusiastic learners who use their imagination to further their knowledge, while feeling supported and respected.

KYM

Educator

Hi, my name is Kym,

I am a mother of 2 beautiful children, I enjoy working with kids and watching and helping them develop skills in order to grow and learn as an individual.

I am currently working towards my certificate 3 of early childhood education and care. I enjoy engaging with children of all ages and developmental levels and I am honoured to be a part of the Mooroolbark early learning team at KingKids.

HOPE

Educator

Hi, my name is Hope,

I am currently completing my cert III of Early childhood Education and Care .

I love to teach and learn with children and knowing that we are helping to guide the next generation and create a real positive difference in their life.

CHLOE

Educator

Hi, my name is Chloe,

I’ve recently finished studying my Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

I have always loved being around children. As an Educator I love being able to build relationships with children of different ages and watch them grow and develop as individuals.

LOUISE. S

Educator

(Maternity Leave)

Hi, my name is Louise,

Working with kids has always been my passion. I have been working in childcare for 12 years now and have loved every minute. I love the imagination of kids and seeing what kind of things they can create by using it.

I look forward to working with you and your kids.

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DANIELLE

Room Leader

Day care Educator

GEORGIA

Educator

Hi, I’m Georgia

I have been working in Early Childhood for over 4years and have enjoyed every moment . I am passionate about little ones’ independence and agency as well as creating lasting relationships with families and children.

Mooroolbark day care educator

ISABEL

Educator

Hi, I’m Isabel,

I have a passion to work with children and like-minded people, I find it really amazing to witness kids’ growth and development while supporting their learning journey and emotional needs.

One of my biggest passions is supporting language and social skills through positive interactions and extending their interests and curiosities of the world.

I want to see all children feeling safe, supported, happy and reaching their full potential

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Day Care Educator

SHAYLAH

Room Leader

Hi, I’m Shaylah,

 I am a qualified Cert.III educator currently studying my Diploma in Early Childhood Education. I have always enjoyed working with children and coming from a large family it is a natural progression into a career path. I’m passionate about children exploring and investigating their environment to see the possibilities and opportunities it offers.

ANGELA

Educator

Hi, I’m Angela,

I come to a workplace each day with a smile knowing that my day is going to be filled with love, laughter and curiosity.

I have a passion to learn and teach alongside children, I believe that children have the ability to reach their greatest potential learning and exploring through play.

I have an invested interested in the safety and wellbeing of all children and I am actively learning more about child welfare.

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ASHLEIGH

Educator

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ARUNA

Room Leader

Hi, I am Aruna,

I am a Diploma qualified educator and have 6 years of experience working with young children. I am an enthusiastic and passionate person who has a great interest and passion for working with children. I love to watch kids explore and learn from their environment, I enjoy interacting with them and enjoy their smiles and little discoveries they make during their day. As a mother of two beautiful children, I believe good nurturing, love and care benefits the growth and development in their early years. I believe I can make a difference in their lives while they begin to move towards their journey of life.

NICOLE

Educator

SHAMAIN

Educator

Hi, I’m Shamain,

I have been working in Early Childhood for 5 years and I truly feel as though I have found my home here at KingKids Mooroolbark.

I enjoy teaching and working with children, watching them grow and learn.  Most of all I am a big kid with a big heart and just have fun!

Tess

Educator

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KEERA

Educator

Hi, I’m Keera,

I hold my Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. I have had a great passion for child development from a young age. I have great memories from when my younger sister was born; it was so enjoyable to watch her as she grew and learnt new skills. This is where my passion came from and made me realise that I want to be around kids, to make a positive impact on their lives as they develop and grow.

KELLY

Educator

Hi, my name is Kelly,

I have completed my Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. I am an honest, energetic, and loving mum of two.

I get great satisfaction from spending time teaching and creating with all the children, guiding them, their curious minds and individual personalities. Not a day goes by that the Children don’t make me laugh and smile with joy, they truly brighten up my day.

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MISS CAZ

Kindergarten Teacher

Hi, my name is Miss Caz,

I am the 4 year old Kindergarten Teacher here at KingKids Mooroolbark. I started my teaching career in primary school, but as soon as I experienced the level of growth and development that happens in the Early Years, I instantly fell in love! I am proud to call this beautiful Centre my home.

Ildi and I run a play-based educational program in accordance with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF), so that we are not just preparing our children for going to school, but also to be truly great citizens today, in every aspect of their young lives.

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CHAI

Inclusion Support Educator

Support Educators

LIZZY

Educator

& Workplace Health & Safety Officer

Hi, I’m Lizzy

As an Early Childhood Educator, I find it truly rewarding. Helping guide all the children and their families through their first years of life, is such a privilege. And seeing all the smiles on their faces, most certainly makes my day.

STACEY

Educator

Hi, I’m Stacey

I’ve held my Advanced Diploma in Community Services since 1997. Over the 20 plus years I have loved working with children and families and have found, especially after having my own three children, how much I love watching kids grow, watching them experience, understand and learn from everything through their play.

LOUISE

Educator

Hi I’m Louise,

I believe that children should be given the opportunity to learn and explore their surroundings that are offered to them.
Kids should be treated as individuals as they are all different and learn at their own pace.
I believe that Educators should respect each parent and be honest and sincere with them when they require information about their child’s welfare and development.
I believe that kids with different cultural backgrounds should be acknowledged and respected and included in the programs when possible.

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AYESHA

Educator

Hi, I’m Ayesha,

I have had the privilege of working as a 3-year-old and 4-year-old kindergarten teacher in the last 7 years as well as working with children of other ages. It is fair to say that I have a real passion for the Mooroolbark centre being a parent and educator, watching my child and other kids enjoy and grow in their time at KingKids Mooroolbark. I enjoy taking the time to get to know the children and families and love the variety and challenge that each day brings.
Research shows that environmental factors play a critical role in enabling children to grow and fully realise their potential. It is through ‘Nurture’ that man is able to figure out who he is. I believe that once a child feels cared for, secure and supported that’s when he or she will go on to learn, grow and meet his or her full potential. My work as an educator is rewarding not only because I teach children but because I learn so much more from them.

KRISTINA

Educator

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LILY

Educator

ANUSHA

Educator

Hi, I’m Anusha,

I come to a workplace each day with a smile knowing that my day is going to be filled with love, laughter and curiosity.

I have a passion to learn and teach alongside children, I believe that they have the ability to reach their greatest potential learning and exploring through play.

I have an invested interested in the safety and wellbeing of all kids and I am actively learning more about child welfare.

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ANDREW

Educator

Hi, I’m Andrew,

I have just begun my career in Early Childhood Education after discovering the amazing, hilarious world of early childhood.

I love playing with children, helping them grow, develop and discover their world. I am a strong believer in the importance of having fun, going on adventures, using imagination and taking risks to explore the world we live in and how it works.

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