Our Team

Sarshar

Hello, my name is Sarshar and as a Service Manager I believe it is my role and responsibility to ensure that every child has a voice, and every child and family is supported within our care and education environment. I hold very close to me our core values and beliefs in advocating for Children and Families, Supporting their decision making, and Providing an environment that is inclusive to all. I believe it takes a community to raise a child, and community is something I value as a true sense of Belonging.

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Mel

Hi. My name is Melinda, but most people call me Mel. I have been in the early childhood education and care industry for just over sixteen years, and in this time I have worked with children from six weeks through to school age. I am the Assistant Director here at Deception Bay, and I also enjoy being creative with the children including messy and sensory play.

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Aimee

Hi my name is Aimee and as an educator I believe that viewing children as active participants and decision-makers opens possibilities to move beyond preconceived expectations about what children can do and learn. This requires me to understand, respect and work with each child's unique qualities and capabilities.

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Alexander

Hello, I am Alexander and as an early years educator, I believe it is my role to educate and guide children to lifelong learning. I believe each child is an individual with the right to learn, and learning through play-based experiences is a key foundation for young children as it supports and guides them into the person they will grow to become. I am passionate about providing a curriculum based on a variety of learning styles and techniques, and I value families input to guide and assist each child through their learning journey.

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Alyshia

Hi I am Miss Alyshia and I believe that children will thrive when they feel comfortable and supported, and this starts with making strong and positive connections with the whole family. The relationships we build will help us all support each child and their families, to learn as they grow into aspiring young people with brilliant minds. Children can achieve anything they put their minds to, and will go further when given the love and support from everyone who surrounds them.

Bec

Hi, I'm Miss Bec and I believe in fostering a nurturing learning environment that recognizes the unique potential of each child. My philosophy emphasises the importance of early childhood education which provides the foundation for lifelong learning, and is grounded in the principles of respect, collaboration and individualized support.

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Chloe

Hi, my name, is Chloe, and I believe that each child has their own identity, which as an educator I will value and support in order to develop their own strengths, interests, skills, knowledge and extend their learning.

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Danielle

Hello everyone, my name is Danni, and I am an educator in the Junior Kindy room at Bay Explorers Deception Bay. I have completed my Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and am currently studying for my Diploma. I enjoy studying and educating myself with new and up to date theories and developments in Early Childhood so that I am able to guide your children through this important phase of their lives.

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Fleur

Hi my name is Fleur and I have been in childcare for 12 years, currently studying for my Bachelor of Early Childhood. I am a mother of three children and when I am not working I am spending time with my family exploring the outdoors, enjoying the beach, camping and bush walking.

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Issy

Hi I'm Miss Issy and I believe everyone should experience confidence and involvement with their service and community. Working with Families to support their children is really rewarding and allows me to support each family's individual care and educational needs as well as being culturally responsive. I guide each child to enhance dispositions such as curiosity and creativity while constructing their own understandings and learning journey.

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Kya

Hi I'm Kya and I am studying my Cert III in childcare. I am really sporty and love playing soccer.

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Lauren

Hi, my name is Miss Lauren and I believe that as an educator, I am responsible for providing each individual child with a positive learning experience in areas for which they have an interest. I strive to provide a warm and welcoming environment with a sense of Being, Becoming and Belonging, so that children feel safe and secure to explore their interests, whilst developing their individual capacities, skills and friendships.

Neha

Hi everyone, my name is Neha which means love and affection, which is very much how I am. I am an educator at Bay Explorers and a proud mother of a cheerful toddler. I am proud to have completed studying my Diploma in Children's Services.

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Porntip

Hi, I am Miss Porntip and I believe it is crucial for children to feel safe, secure and supported in their learning environment. I am passionate about children's development and helping them thrive in all aspects of learning. By providing a variety of learning enriched experiences to children, I am able to challenge and support children's development, particularly with learning through play.

Sami

Hi, I'm Sami and I've been a part of the Bay Explorers family since 2020. I am Diploma qualified and also hold a Certificate II in Auslan (Australian Sign Language). I enjoy a variety of roles within the centre which allows me to meet, interact and grow with the children of all age groups. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing them engaging in active learning strategies and reaching goals.

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Talitha

Hello I am Miss Talitha. I have worked with Bay Explorers for many happy years. I have completed my Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, which underpins my experience in the profession.

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