Meet The Staff 

Bay Island Early Learning and Care is committed to the recruitment and retention of highly qualified, dedicated and professional educators as an employer of choice. Further education and training is supported and ongoing professional development opportunities are provided.

Miss Petrae Owner / Authorised Officer Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Arts
Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care
 Certificate IV in Training & Assessment                                                   Bluecard, First Aid & CPR, Food Safety Supervisor

Mr Paul Owner/Maintenance Co-ordinator Bluecard, First Aid & CPR
Tiana-Jade
Lead Educator/ Inclusion SupportStudying for Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care, Blue Card, First Aid & CPR

Miss Jade
Bus Co-ordinator /Events Coordinator / AdminDiploma in Community Services, Diploma in Counselling
Studying Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care,                        Bluecard, First Aid & CPR
Miss Toni Bus Co-ordinator /Assistant Educator Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care , Certificate III in Education Support, Bluecard, First Aid & CPR
Miss Erica Bus Co-ordinator/Assistant EducatorStudying Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Bluecard, First Aid & CPR
   
Miss Lisa Educational Leader/Kindergarten Teacher Bachelor of Education - Primary
Diploma in Children's Services                                                                  Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
Bluecard, First Aid & CPR
 

Miss Jamie-Lee
Assistant EducatorStudying Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care,                           Bluecard, First Aid & CPR

Miss Kemmy

Assistant Educator

Studying Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care,              Bluecard, First Aid & CPR

Miss Michelle
Nominated Supervisor / DirectorCertified Supervisor, Cert III in Children's services, Diploma in Children's Services, Advance Diploma in Children's Services. Cert IV in Training & Assessment, Bachelor of Child & Family Studies.
Bluecard,First Aid & CPR

 

Miss TraceeAdmin / Bus Co-ordinatorStudying certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care,        Certificate III is Business Admin, Bluecard, First Aid & CPR

Miss Kirra Inclusion Support/Relief Lead EducatorDiploma in Early Childhood Education & Care
Bluecard, First Aid & CPR
Miss Breahn Inclusion Support/Assistant Educator Studying Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
Bluecard, First Aid & CPR

Miss Abbey
Inclusion Support/Assistant EducatorCertificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care

Studying Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Bluecard, First Aid & CPR

Miss Rowena Assistant EducatorStudying Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care
Bluecard, First Aid & CPR
   
Miss Budi Lead Educator /Inclusion SupportDiploma in Early Childhood Education & Care
Bluecard, First Aid & CPR
Mr Lennert  Maintenance  Bluecard, First Aid & CPR

Mr LouisMaintenance Bluecard, First Aid & CPR

 

Our Director and Nominated Supervisor

Director, Michelle Packness, holds an Advance Diploma in Children's Services, a Bachelor of Child & Family Studies, a senior first aid and CPR certificate, approval to work with young children. With 30+ years experience in the industry, Michelle understood the importance of Early Childhood Education to our community. Michelle became Director / Nominated Supervisor of our centre in February 2019 . Michelle believes that our children are this nations most precious resource and that educating our children, the future leaders of the nation, is a great privilege and even greater responsibility.

Our Educational Leader and Kindergarten Teacher

Kindergarten Teacher, Lisa Mooney, who holds a Bachelor in Primary Teaching which combined with a Diploma in Children's Services, is an Early Childhood Specialist Teacher, with a senior first aid and CPR certificate and approval to work with young children. Lisa has vast teaching experience in Primary, including Prep, as well as Kindergarten and childcare, and is respectfully known as the 'child whisperer'. As the Educational Leader for our service, Lisa supports all Educators in development and delivery of the children's educational programs and in the Educators professional development, facilitating in-house training, formal qualification study sessions and work placements.

Our Lead Educators and Relief Lead Educators

Lead Educators are qualified Assistant Educators who have also completed (or are currently completing studies towards) a Diploma in Early Childhood Education or equivalent, hold a senior first aid and CPR certificate, an approval to work with young children, and training in Basic Food Handling. Lead Educators develop and with the assistance of Relief Lead Educators deliver and document our learning programs and the individual learning journeys of the children in their care.

Our Assistant Educators

Assistant Educators hold (or are currently completing studies towards) a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education or equivalent, hold a senior first aid and CPR certificate, an approval to work with young children and training in Basic Food Handling. Our Assistants support Lead Educators in the delivery of our learning programs and in the care of the children.

Our Bus Co-ordinators

Bus Co-ordinators hold (or are currently completing studies towards) a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education or equivalent, hold an open Australian Drivers License, a senior first aid and CPR certificate, approval to work with young children and training in Basic Food Handling and the fitting and age appropriate use of child vehicular safety restraints. As many of the children attending this service transit to/from home via the courtesy (free) buses, our bus co-ordinator's are front-line service representatives providing an essential communication channel with many families.

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Phone:    (07) 3409 4433
Email:     admin@biearlylearning.com.au

172 High Central Rd
Macleay Island QLD 4184