All of the Teachers and Educators at Bundoora Pre-school have Early Childhood Education qualifications and they acknowledge the vital importance of the early childhood years in an individual’s development. All staff have First Aid and Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management Training
Four-year-old Program Teacher and Nominated Supervisor:
Carla De Souza
Four-year-old Program Teacher and Educational Leader:
Four-year-old Program Educators:
Grażynka Chochowska, Nicki Villella, Cathrine Krousoratis and Jean Wu
Three-year-old Program Teacher:
Three-year-old Program Educator:
Early Childhood Teachers
The Teacher of each program at Bundoora Pre-school has undertaken full-time tertiary training for at least three years and is a qualified Early Childhood Teacher. The teacher, with help from the Educator/s, is responsible for the planning of an educational program that caters for both individuals and the group as a whole.
The Teacher is the person who should be approached in regard to ANY matters pertaining to the pre-school program or your child’s development (all of which is treated with the strictest of confidence).
The Teacher is also directly responsible to the Committee of Management to which they submit a monthly program report.
The Educators at Bundoora Pre-school have undertaken tertiary studies pertinent to Early Childhood Education and participate in regular professional development. The Educators help to set out materials, equipment and work along side the Teacher in the supervision of activities. The Educator also works with the Teacher in recording observations and developing and carrying out programs for the children.
The Educators play a vital role in liaising with parents at drop off and pick up times and they help to ensure that open communication between parents/carers and staff is maintained at all times.