The Preschool Team

The Preschool Team

We believe that our staff are our greatest asset. We are proud that our staff are very experienced and that we have a higher staff : child ratio than required and a higher number of qualified staff than required by the National Regulations and Quality Standards.

Introducing our current preschool team that “champion” the children every day.

Director / Nominated Supervisor

Caroline Dalziel – B.Ed. (ECE), B.Ed. –Primary Special Education Proficient Teacher (NESA)

Early Childhood Teachers

Amanda Buzacott – B.Ed. ECE – Special Education. Proficient Teacher (NESA), Responsible Person

Amanda Hirst – B.A.QUT, Dip Teach, SKTC. Proficient Teacher (NESA), Responsible Person

Yvette Karwaj – B.Ed (ECE), Dip Teach (ECE)  Proficient Teacher (NESA), Responsible Person

Rebecca Cato – Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to 12 years), Educational Leader, Responsible Person

Sara Sobrevinas – B.Med Tech, M.Teach. Proficient Teacher (NESA)

Child Care Educators

Paula Honeyman – Diploma in Children’s Services. Responsible Person

Lee Eagleton – Cert III in Children’s Services

Hanae Bansemer Diploma in Children’s Services

Alexis Ogata – B.Ed (ECE)

Vanessa Daniels – Cert 3 in Children’s Services

Angela Lee – Diploma in Children’s Services

Sohee Kim – Diploma of Children’s Service

Office Manager

Susanna Wong – Office Administrator

Inclusion Support

Allison WatsonBachelor of Social Work, Behaviour Therapist (30 years experience in Early intervention and family support)

Where possible we try to use our part time staff as relief staff to ensure continuity for the children and understanding of the philosophy, policies and procedures of St Stephen’s.

  • All permanent staff have current first aid certificates with training in Anaphylaxis and Asthma management and Child Protection
  • Responsible Person = staff members that are certified by DEC as “responsible” people in the absence of the Nominated Supervisor.