Miss Melissa joined the MELC team in April 2021. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge with over 15 years of experience within the Early Childhood industry and nearly 10 years experience as a Centre Manager. She loves to share her creativity to with others, mentor her team and be there to support them!
Meet our Team
Miss Melissa, Centre Manager and Educational Leader
Miss Alex, Room Leader
Miss Alex started with us in June 2021. She holds her Certificate III and Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and has recently completed her Bachelor of Early Childhood Degree. Alex joins the MELC team with years of experience and brings with her a gentle approach to her teaching. Alex shares her passion for early education and is always keen to learn and further her teaching skills.
Miss Rie, Room Leader
Miss Rie joined the MELC team in 2017. She holds her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care and along with her experience as a new mum, is a valuable member of our team. Rie has a warm and gentle manner with all the children and families and is always wearing a smile. She loves being creative with the children and tells the best stories during group times.
Miss Tina, EducatorTina started out with us as a Student from TAFE when studying her Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. Instantly we knew we just had to keep her! Tina worked regularly as a casual for a period of time and has just joined us as part of our permanent team. Tina is one of the sweetest and kindest people you will ever meet and this is reflected in her interactions and relationships with the children every single day.
Miss Aline, Educator
Aline achieved her Certificate III in 2012, starting out as a casual at MELC in 2015 before joining the team permanently. As a mother and grandmother, Aline’s motherly instincts kick in on a daily basis not only with the children, but also with the educators. Aline is genuinely fun to be around and has a gentle and kind manner.
Miss Shahnaz, Educator
Shahnaz is one of our longest standing educators, starting at the centre more than 10 years ago. Her Certificate III along with her experience as a mother and a grandmother make her invaluable to our team. Shahnaz is extremely loved by her Ducklings and the children are drawn to her. Shahnaz is a very well-respected staff member who just loves what she does.
Miss Jade, Educator
Miss Jade joined us in 2020 after completing her Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. We now love supporting Jade through her traineeship as she completes her Diploma. Jade always has a smile on her face and bring so much energy and fun to the room. She is always very involved with the children and shows an endless amount of patience and care.