Our Team

Jayne

Hello everyone, My name is Jayne Bray and I am so pleased to be the Director of our beautiful centre, Bay Explorers. I am married with one son and a "Nanni" to two beautiful girls. Like all parents, family is so very important to me and I love spending time with my son and his family.

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Donnelle

Kia Ora & Hello. My name is Donnelle Ngatai and I am the Lead Educator in Toddlers and 2IC at Bay Explorers, Deception Bay.

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Kylie

Hello my name is Kylie and I am employed as the Kindergarten Teacher at Bay Explorers Early Learning Centre. I am originally from New Zealand, however have spent time in Sydney, before making the move north to this beautiful city.

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Allison

My name is Allison. I am a mother of 2 grown daughters and am Nonny to my beautiful granddaughter Onyx. I have nine years' experience in the childcare industry and am studying my Diploma.

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Ashleigh

Hi I'm Ashleigh or some people call me Ash. I have been in the industry now for 7 years and during this time I have worked with children from six weeks through to school age. I joined Bay Explorers in January 2017.

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Chris

Hi, my name is Chris Saldez. My family and I recently moved from Hervey Bay back to North Brisbane after being away for four and a half years and it's great to be back home. I am lucky to be a proud father of three children, two boys and a girl aged 14, 12 and 10. They all share my passion for basketball, my two boys are Division 1 players for North Lakes Hawks and also play up an age division and my daughters' team is currently undefeated. Basketball has always been a big part of my life - whether it's playing, coaching or administrating - it has always been a great way of breaking down barriers and meeting new people as well as having fun.

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Kirstie

Hi my name is Kirstie and I am an Educator in the Senior Kindy room. I have worked in childcare for 8 years and hold a Certificate 3 in Children's Services and I am currently studying my Diploma in Children's Services.

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Jess

Hello my name is Jess and I am the Lead Educator in the Junior Kindy Room. I am qualified with a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary). I graduated from University in 2012 and have been working in the Early Childhood industry since 2013.

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May

Hi! My name is May, and I'm an Assistant Educator here at Bay Explorers. I am currently studying my Diploma of Childcare Education and Care and have been in the industry for over 5 years.

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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.

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Rebecca

Hello my name is Rebecca Anderson. I am an Assistant Educator at Bay Explorers. I have been in the childcare industry for 6 and a 1/2 years and wouldn't change my career choice for the world.

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Sarah M.

Hello, my name is Sarah and I am the Lead Educator in the Senior Kindy room. I am qualified with a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Teaching), graduating in 2014.

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Sarah P.

Hi my name is Sarah and I am the Assistant Educator in the Toddlers. I am a mum of one and love working at Bay Explorers and feel safe and happy knowing my little boy is in great hands here too!

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Sharon

Hi my name is Sharon and I am an Assistant Educator at Bay Explorers. I have been working in the industry for 4 years working both in Sarina and in Brisbane. I have experience in working across all rooms as Lead Educator and Assistant Educator both at childcare centres and at a private kindergarten. I completed my certificate III in Children Services in 2011 and then started studying my Diploma in Children Services but decided to put that on hold to start a family.

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Tracey

Hi my name is Tracey. I have worked in the Childcare Industry since I was 17. I have 3 children who are 15, 13 and 10 this year. I have a Certificate 3 in Childcare and Education and will soon be enrolling to study for the Diploma. I also have First Aid, CPR and Asthma and Anaphylaxis Training.‚Äč

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Talitha

Hello I am Miss Talitha the Assistant Educator for the Junior Kindy room. I am currently studying my Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

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