1st Year at MELCC
Carmel has her bachelors in early childhood education and over 20 years experience in the industry including over 11 years running a community based centre.
Carmel brings a wide range of expertise and energy to her role at Malvern Early Learning.
Educational Leader & 3-Year-Old Kinder Lead Educator
Four Years at MELCC
Alex completed her Diploma of Community Services (Children’s Services) in 2001 and in 2012 completed her Advanced Diploma of Children’s Services. Alex is lead educator at Malvern Early Learning.
Since beginning her career in the early childhood sector 13 years ago she has worked in both the Private and Not for Profit sectors. During this time she held positions in both management and as senior educator. Alex is passionate about early childhood and believes that children are confident and capable learners when provided with learning opportunities through providing a play based curriculum.
Babies Room Lead Educator
Three Years at MELCC
Kala holds a Diploma in Children’s services and has been Educating children for over 10 years. She believes that each child has their own unique way of learning and that educators have responsibility to present opportunities for children to discover through play base learning. Kala has sound knowledge of the EYLF and is enthusiastic about providing programs which reflect children’s interests and then scaffold’s their learning by providing stimulating play experiences.
4-Year-Old Kinder Teacher
1st Year at MELCC
Naomi has been working in Montessori setting since year 2000 both in overseas and Australia. She retrained and graduated from the Deakin University with a Bachelor of Early Childhood (from 0-8 years old) in 2015. She has since working both in private and not for profit organisation play-based setting. She is committed to providing a loving, safe and nurturing learning environment for children to experience success through “Belong, Being & Becoming”.
Committee of Management
MELCC is a parent-managed community-owned childcare centre where decisions about care and education are made collectively. Family members of children attending the centre are encouraged to get involved and apply to be a part of the committee. Family members are also encouraged to support the centre using any particular skills they wish to contribute with.