Meet the Team
Dedicated & Certified
Owner | Director
Miss Elle is the owner and operator of Oakville Preschool Learning Centre. She has a passion for providing the highest quality care and education and for making a positive difference to the lives of others. Elle has pride in the service she provides and strives to provide families, children, staff and the community with a unique high quality early education experience. Elle has been in the early childhood industry for over 13 years and has a vast range of experience working with children of all age groups and managing different teams. Elle has managed Oakville Preschool for 10 years and absolutely loves what she does. Elle has 2 young children of her own.
Educational Leader | Management
Miss Kristy holds a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and has been employed at Oakville Preschool Learning Centre for over 5 years. Miss Kristy is our Kangaroo Prep room leader, Educational Leader and assistant office manager. Kristy has been in the early childhood industry for over 14 years and she absolutely loves everything from building connections with the children and families to helping them grow and learn throughout their preschool years. Kristy has a passion for connecting deeply with our community and for building strong and long lasting connections.
Miss Mel is the assistant Director of Oakville Preschool Learning Centre. Mel holds her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and has close to 15 years experience in the early childhood industry. Mel has a young daughter of her own and has been a passionate educator of the Oakville Preschool family for over 8 years. Mel believes all children have the right to feel supported and safe with their physical and emotional needs met in an empowered and engaging environment. Mel is dedicated to the early childhood industry and thrives on her ongoing relationships with families, children, educators and the community.
Miss Katrina holds a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care and has been a part of the Oakville Preschool family for over 15 years. Katrina has a young family and balances a business of her own, working at Oakville Preschool part time and being a Mum to her young daughter. Katrina loves her job and is so passionate about giving the children quality, creative and beautiful learning experiences to blossom in. Katrina works in our Kangaroo Prep Room.
Miss Melissa has a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and has been working in the industry for more than 10 years. Melissa works at Oakville Preschool part time, 3 days a week Monday Tuesday and Wednesday and has 2 young children of her own. Melissa loves working in early childhood as it gives her the opportunity to expand children’s knowledge about the world around them. She hopes that all of the children she works with walk away being enthusiastic about learning and prepared for their life ahead. Melissa works in our Kangaroo Prep Room
Miss Rachel holds her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and has worked at Oakville Preschool Learning Centre for almost 8 years, she commenced at Oakville as a trainee and has now started a young family of her own. Rachel works part time in our Kangaroo Prep Room and has a passion for Prep Education, giving all children and families the best transition to big School. Rachel’s relationships with each child and family is very special and something she truly nurtures.
Miss Kyrsten holds her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care and is currently studying her Bachelor of Teaching. She has been working in the childcare industry for over 10 years. Kyrsten works part time in the Kangaroo Prep Room, she has a baby boy and loves working in the childcare industry and helping each child to grow and blossom into capable learners. Kyrsten has a vast range of experience in the industry and is always looking at ways to learn and grow as a professional.
Miss Bianca holds her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Bianca works full time in our Kangaroo Prep Room. Bianca says that working in the early childhood industry is an extremely rewarding job. She loves being able to inspire and build on each child’s knowledge, it brings her so much joy. Bianca has a passion for bundling strong and positive relationships with all families. She loves providing families quality feedback on their child's day and progress.
Miss Sam holds her Bachelor of Teaching in Early Childhood Education. Sam works in our Kangaroo Prep Room. She has always loved being around children. She is passionate about all about seeing each child grow and reach goals and achievements. Sam believes that the early years are crucial in nurturing and teaching young children. She loves that she can provide them with rich learning opportunities that will set them up for the future. Sam finds her role as an early childhood educator very rewarding.
Miss Jenna holds her Bachelor of Teaching in Early Childhood Education. Jenna works in our Kangaroo Prep Room and has a young family of her own.Jenna is very passionate about supporting and guiding children to have a positive mindset, strive to reach their full potential and to have all the skills ready to begin their journey onwards to Primary School. Jenna loves seeing the children achieve milestones and master new skills in their learning and development. Jenna has a passion for being outside in nature, practicing yoga, mindfulness and dancing.
Joey Room Leader
Miss Sinead holds her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. Sinead is the Room Leader of our Joey Room (3-4 years). Sinead has always been passionate about guiding young children and providing love and care for each and every child that enters our setting. She loves getting to know the children and families each year and building beautiful bonds with each child and strong connections with each family. Sinead is very approachable and is a dedicated leader and positive role model.
Miss Ally holds her Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and care is currently working towards completing her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Ally was nominated by her training organisation as Trainee of the year. Ally works full time, in our Joey Room (3-4 years). Ally says that working with children is extremely gratifying and she is grateful to have been given the opportunity to impact the lives of each child and family that she meets. Ally’s positive approach and smile is infectious.
Miss Kodie holds her Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and works full time in our Joey room (3-4 years). Kodie is our Sustainability Coordinator and has a passion for providing all of the children in our care with natural, hands on experiences that will positively impact their lives and future. Kodie is dedicated to the early childhood industry and embraces all connections with each child and family. Kodie is passionate about community connections.
Miss Felicity is currently completing her certificate III traineeship in Early Childhood Education. Felicity is due to complete her Certificate III in October 2020 and has loved working in this industry as it has given her the opportunity to have a positive impact on all of the lives of the children in our care, she loves putting a smile on the children’s faces each day and watching them grow into their own individual person. Felicity works in our Joey Room.
Cockatoo Room Leader
Miss Steph holds a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Steph is the Room Leader of our Cockatoo Room (2-3 years). Steph has been a part of the Oakville team for almost 10 years now and she has loved every minute! She is very passionate about the 2-3 year old age group; it makes her feel so happy and fulfilled having this amazing opportunity to introduce each child to the beginning of their journey in early childhood education.Steph has a passion for connecting with each and every family and for building collaborative relationships, as she believes this is crucial in caring for and educating each child. Steph is dedicated to the industry and advocating for quality.
Miss Millie holds her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and care. Millie absolutely loves our centre, children, families and the Oakville team. Millie works full time in our Cockatoo Room (2-3 years) and absolutely loves the age group and is very excited about being in the Cockatoo Room this year. Millie gets look forward to meeting each child and family and has a passion for supporting them in every way possible, including watching each child grow and develop to their full potential.
Miss Caity holds her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and care. Caity truly loves being an educator for the youngest members of our community. Caity happily arrives to work each day knowing she is a part of helping support each child as they begin their lifelong learning adventure. Caity is constantly learning new skills and techniques to support the children, families and also her co-workers which is something she values immensely. Caity is a firm believer in the saying ‘find a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life.’ She has been in the childcare industry for 10 years and works full time, in our Cockatoo Room (2-3 years).
Miss Rochelle holds her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Rochelle has been working at Oakville Preschool Learning Centre for over 5 years, she currently works full time in our Cockatoo Room (2-3 years). Rochelle says that every day is so different and rewarding and it is so lovely to see the children’s personalities shining in the environment. Rochelle loves that she plays such a big and positive part in each child’s life. Rochelle believes in collaborative partnerships with families to ensure the best outcomes for all children. Rochelle is our munch and move coordinator and has an interest in promoting healthy lifestyles.
Miss Emily is currently completing her certificate III traineeship in Early Childhood Education. Emily works full time, 5 days per week and assists in all 3 rooms across the Centre. Emily's warm, approachable and friendly personality is adored by all. She enjoys caring for each child and getting to know each family. She finds the job very rewarding and is loving the Oakville Team. She enjoys getting to know each and every child and meeting their individual needs and interests.