OSHC Educators

Who We Are

OSHC Educators

Meet our friendly team of Educators

Meghan Orr

Meghan Orr

Director

Diploma of OSHC

Meghan has been the service Director since 2015 and has been with the service since  2004 where she started as a support worker.

Meghan is a passionate educator with strong interests in mindfulness and assisting children to develop skills in emotional regulation.  She has implemented Wellness Wednesdays where children take time to centre and practice mindfulness and gratitude.

 

Gaynor Mayfield

Gaynor Mayfield

Assistant Director

Masters of Early Childhood Education

Bachelor of Education (Junior Primanry / Primary)

Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Diploma of Early Education and Care

Gaynor has been with the service in a variety of roles since 2005. Gaynor is the Educational Leader and is passionate about play based learning and developing play spaces that provide opportunities for children to explore.

Akela Anderson

Akela Anderson

Educator

Currently studying Bachelor of Education

Akela has been with the service since 2018.

She is a highly creative educator who endeavours to develop environmental awareness and promotes sustainability through her daily practice.  She seeks opportunities for children to look at ways that they can reduce their environmental impact and become agents of change.

Taylor Buck

Taylor Buck

Educator

Bachelor or Education

Taylor has been with the service since 2016. She is a regular releif teacher in southern schools.

She is an enthusiastic educator who can often be found engaging and playing games with the children.  She is approachable and has developed strong connections with children.

Kate Dohnt

Kate Dohnt

Educator

Diploma of OSHC

Kate has been with the service since 2004, starting as an unqualified educator and building her knowledge and skills to become diploma qualified.

Kate is an intergral part of the team flashing her contagious smile to all who enter the service.  She is passionate about documenting children’s learning.

Harrison Hards

Harrison Hards

Educator

 

Harrison has been with the service since 2019.

Harrison loves the outdoors and can often be found kicking the footy or playing cricket with the children.  He is a friendly and energetic team member who brings his love of ICT to our future OSHC gamers. He is an active community member in the Christies Beach SLSC.

Caitlyn Hawke

Caitlyn Hawke

Educator

Currently studying Bachelor of Education

Caitlyn has been with the service since 2019.

She is a highly motivated educator who is passionate about social justice.  She is creative and provides opportunites for children to explore their own creativity using a variety of mediums.

Liam Kilner

Liam Kilner

Educator

Liam has been with the service since 2018.  He also works at the school as an ACEW.

Liam has a strong connection with the older children and can often be found engaging in group games.

He is artistic and encourages children to explore their emotions though art.  He uses art as a way to build emotional connections with children.

Jacqui Kuerchner

Jacqui Kuerchner

Educator

Diploma of Early Education and Care

Jacqui has been with the service since 2017, she also works as an SSO in the school helping her to develop deeper understanding of  restorative and trauma informed practices.

Jacqui is a calm and easy going educator who brings a positive energy to the service.  Her bright and bubbly personailty helps children to feel safe, secure and supported in the OSHC learning community.

Sarah Pozzebon

Sarah Pozzebon

Educator

Currently studying Bachelor of Education (Middle Primary)

Sarah has been with the service since 2018.

Sarah has developed strong relationships with the children and places high importance on forming strong and meaningful connections with children.  She can often be found engaging with small groups of children helping them to develop skills in working collaboratively.

Zac Scott

Zac Scott

Educator

Cerificate 3 Early Education and Care

Zac has been with the service since 2019.  He also works as an SSO in the school.  He has strong connections with the school and has built positive relationships in the local community.

Zac has developed strong relationships with our older children, he is a fun and energetic educator who advocates strongly for child voice and for working with children to develop their own voice so that they are confident to share thier ideas and have input into the program.

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