Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Children's Services (Early Childhood) and Advanced Diploma of the Community Sector
Adline has been a part of the Early Childhood industry for the last 30 years. Prior to this, Adline has experience teaching overseas, as well as working within the welfare industry where she supported vulnerable people within the community. Adline is often seen floating around our service and provides us all with the warmth that a mother provides.
Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Certificate III of Early Childhood Education
Joseph has recently joined our Cuddly Bear family, and has a wealth of business knowledge behind him. Joseph has supported the business with developing clear structures and processes, which have enabled all aspects of the service to then succeed. Joseph's kind, caring and professional approach has equipped our staff with the skills to enhance their own professional practice.
Diploma of Children's Services qualified. Working towards Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood & Primary)
Chey has been contributing her passions and knowledge in the early childhood sector for the last 7 years. She has previously held the position of lead educator as well as educational leader. Chey’s new role combines her ‘Educational Lead’ function and a new day-to-day operations function. Chey regularly performs to a very high standard, and this new role recognises her competence and positive work attitude
Diploma of Children's Services (Early Childhood)
Brooke has been a part of the Cuddly Bear family for 8 years. Brooke has experience working as an assistant educator as well as a room leader, which supports her in her new day to day operations role. You will often see Brooke as you walk through our doors and will no doubt be met with a warm and comforting smile!
We have highly qualified and trained Educators. Consistency with our permanent educators allows strong relationships to form between the children and educators, as well as with the families. It also allows a smooth day to day running of the centre, with educators knowing the children and the routines. When relief educators are needed we endeavour to draw from our regular pool of casual relievers to ensure consistency at the Centre.
Our qualifications for our staff include:
Early Childhood Teacher = Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood)
Qualified Child Care Educator = Diploma of Children’s Services (Early Childhood)
Qualified Assistant Educator = Certificate 3 in Children’s Services
All educators will have their current:
Asthma Management Training
Level 2 First Aid Training
Current Working with Children Check
At Cuddly Bear, we love for our educators to gain hands on experience. Our staff meetings are used as opportunities to enhance our skills and gain knowledge, which can then be carried to the context of the classroom. After all, educators also need to know how to play!
Cuddly Bear Child Care Centre and Kindergarten is a registered Long Day Care Centre with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and complies with the Education and Care Services National Regulations.