0-5 year olds welcome

Healthy & nutritious meals provided

Stimulating & safe environment

Non-profit parent-run organisation

Highest quality care & education assured

Challenging curriculum

STAFF PROFILES

Port Ahuriri Children's Centre

Name Qualification Days worked
ADMINISTRATION
Lynda
(Managing supervisor)
Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (ECE), Diploma of Teaching (ECE); Certificate of Management and Operations (ECE), fully registered. Lynda is responsible for the overall daily operation and functioning of the centre.
Full Time -
Mornings at City
Afternoons at Port
Barbara
(Office Administrator)
  Tuesday & Thursday 8.30am - 5.30pm. Monday, Wednesday Friday afternoons
KINDERGARTEN ROOM
Carolyn
(Assistant Supervisor)
Diploma of Teaching (ECE), fully registered
Full Time
Elizabeth Diploma of Teaching (ECE), fully registered Full Time
Diane Diploma of Teaching Primary, fully registered
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Vanessa Bachelor of Teaching (ECE), provisionally registered Full time
Sarah Diploma of Teaching (ECE), Fully registered Monday, Tuesday Wednesday
Nicole In training Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
TODDLER ROOM
Megan Diploma of Teaching (ECE), fully registered
Full Time
Anne Diploma of Teaching (ECE), fully registered Full Time
Carol Bachelor of Teaching (ECE), provisionally registered On maternity leave
NURSERY
Renee Bachelor of Teaching (ECE), Diploma of Teaching (ECE), full registered Full Time
Jenny Diploma of Teaching (ECE), fully registered
Monday, Tuesday, Friday
Tania Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) provisionally registered
Full time
Jacinta Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) provisionally registered Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Renee C
Nursery Support

Monday-Friday
SUPPORT STAFF
Teresa (breaks)   Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Tess (sleep room)   Monday-Friday
Carol (Children’s chef)   Monday-Friday
We also have a fantastic team of relievers who cover our existing staff when they go on courses, annual leave etc. We also support student in training, and provide learning opportunities for student teachers to undertake voluntary hours and work experience/practicum at the Port Centre.

City Children's Centre

Name Qualification Days worked
ADMINISTRATION
Lynda
(Managing supervisor)
Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (ECE), Diploma of Teaching (ECE); Certificate of Management and Operations (ECE), fully registered. Lynda is responsible for the overall daily operation and functioning of the centre.
Full Time -
Mornings at City
Afternoons at Port
Barbara
(Office Administrator)
  Monday, Wednesday 8.30am to 3.30pm & Friday Morning
KINDERGARTEN ROOM
Kylee Bachelor of Education (Primary), Diploma of Teaching (ECE), fully registered Full time
Louise Diploma of Teaching (ECE), provisionally registered. Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) Monday
Michelle C Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) provisionally registered Full time
Wendy Diploma of Teaching (ECE) provisionally registered Full time
TODDLER ROOM
Lynda Diploma of Teaching Primary, Diploma of Teaching (ECE), fully registered.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Louise Bachelor of Teaching (ECE), provisionally registered. Diploma of Teaching (ECE) Maternity leave
Deena Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (ECE), Diploma of Teaching (ECE), fully registered Full Time
Jo Diploma of Teaching (ECE), 2/3 Degree, fully registered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
NURSERY
Michelle G (Assistant Supervisor) Bachelor of Teaching (ECE), Diploma of Teaching (ECE), fully registered Full Time
Oxana Teaching Degree (Kazhkstan qualification) Monday,Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Megan Bachelor of Teaching (ECE), provisionally registered Full time
Stephanie Diploma of Teaching (ECE), provisionally registered Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
SUPPORT STAFF
Christine (Non-contact cover) Diploma of Teaching (ECE), 2/3 Degree, fully registered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Margaret (Support person Nursery)   Monday-Friday
Angela (Children's Chef)   Monday-Friday
Helen
(Over 2s Rest/ sleeptime Person)

 
Monday-Friday
Maureen
(Support)
 

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
We also have a fantastic team of relievers who cover our existing staff when they go on courses, annual leave etc. We also support student in training , and provide learning opportunities for student teachers to undertake voluntary hours and work experience/practicum at the City Centre.

 

TRUSTEE PROFILES

Name Summary
PARENT TRUSTEES
Richard (Chairperson) Richard was co-opted to the Trust in November 2013. Richard has extensive experience serving on various boards. Richard is also project manager for our current fundraising venture.
Rawinia
(Treasurer)
Rawinia was co-opted to the Trust in January 2012. Rawinia (and Jamie) have a daughter in the Kindergarten room at City.
Jacqui
(Fundraising)
Jacqui was co-opted to the Trust in August 2013. Jacqui's daughter has just left Port centre and has started school. Jacqui is currently assisting Richard with our fundraising venture.
Katie
(Marketing & Image)
Katie was co-opted to the Trust in September 2013. Katie (and Colin) have a son in the Toddler room and a son in the Kindergarten room at City.
Leigh
(HR Liaison)
Leigh was co-opted to the Trust in September 2013. Leigh (and PJ) have a son in the Toddler room at Port.
Kirsten
(Communication & Parent Involvement )
Kirsten was co-opted to the Trust in November 2013. Kirsten (and Pete) have a daughter in the Nursery room and a son in the Kindergarten room at City.
STAFF TRUSTEES
Christine
(Marketing & Image)
Christine joined the Trust as City Staff Representative in 2015. As a Staff Trustee, Christine has the same responsibilities and voting rights as the Parent Trustees and represents City Staff issues/ideas.
Sarah
(Staff Benefits Scheme Developement)
Sarah joined the Trust as Port Staff Representative in November 2012. As a Staff Trustee, Sarah has the same voting rights and responsibilities as the Parent Trustees, and represents Port Ahuriri staff issues / ideas.
Barbara
(Trust Secretary)
As Centre Administrator/Trust Secretary Barbara manages the administration functions of both Centres and the Trust.
ADMINISTRATION
Barbara
(Office Administrator - Port and City)
Alongside her lengthy corporate administration experience, Barbara has been involved in the Early Childhood Education industry for over 15 years, specialising in payroll and financial management.