Sandra - Director

My name is Sandra Kohler and I am the Centre Director at Mirambeena Children's Centre.

I hold a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and I am a qualified teacher.  Prior to teaching in schools, I have 20 years experience in the early childhood sector.

I am passionate about working with children and helping to shape the minds of the next generation.  I believe that high quality care, a safe and stimulating environment, and a chance to develop at their own pace is essential for our children.  I look forward to welcoming you and your family to our lovely centre.

 

Julie - Cook

For the past 10 years, Julie has provided the Mirambeena Community with nutritious and wholesome meals, catering for special dietry requirements, as well as providing birthday cakes for the children's special day.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Gumnuts' Room Staff Members

Saru - Group Leader
Diploma of Children's Services

Nepalese born, Saru has been a part of the Mirambeena Community for over 10 years and is Group Leader in the Gumnuts' Room.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Yan - Assistant & Relief Group Leader
Diploma of Child Care & Education

Born in Malaysia, Yan is the full time Assistant in the Gumnuts' Room and has been with Mirambeena for over 18 years.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Kabari- RDO & Relief Assistant
Certificate III in Children's Services, Diploma in Children's Services

Kabari is originally from Bangladesh and provides Mirambeena with lunch relief for staff and is the afternoon assistant in the Gumnuts Room.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

 

Possums' Room Staff Members

Heather - Group Leader
Certificate III in Children's Services, Diploma in Children's Services

Heather has been working at Mirambeena as the Possums' Room Group Leader for over 4 years and vows to become "the oldest child care worker..... ever!"

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, every 2nd Friday

Punitha - Assistant
Certificate III in Children's Services, Diploma in Children's Services

Punitha was born in Sri Lanka and moved to Australia from England in 2007. After working at Mirambeena as a volunteer, Punitha was offered the position of Part Time Permanent Assistant in the Possums' Room.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Doris - Assistant
Stuyding Certificate III in Children's Services

Having more than 30 years experience in Child Care, Doris was initially employed with Mirambeena as relief staff and is now the Part Time Permanent Assistant in the Possums' Room.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday  

Kookaburras' Room Staff Members

Cathy - Teacher
Bachelor of Education, Early Childhood

Cathy is a teacher in the Kookaburras' Room and has many years of child care experience in early childhood, having been a valuable staff member of Mirambeena for many years.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday Wednesday

Kathy - Teacher
Bachelor of Education, Early Childhood

On Thursday and Friday, Kathy teaches the children in the Kookaburras' Room and with 18 years teaching experience has been an integral part of the Mirambeena Team for over 7 years.

Availability: Thursday, Friday

Barbie - Assistant
Diploma in Children's Services

Since 1992, Barbie has been working in the child care industry and has been the assistant in the Kookaburras' Room for almost 7 years.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Louisa - Afternoon Group Leader
Diploma in Children's Services

Originally from Zimbabwe, Louisa has been working at Mirambeena since 2012.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Belinda - Assistant

Diploma in Children's Services

Belinda has been working at Mirambeena since 2013.

Availability Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

Butterflies' Room Staff Members

Zai - Teacher
Bachelor of Education, Early Childhood

Born in Malaysia, Zai began her affiliation with Mirambeena as a parent, and now is employed as the full time teacher in the Butterflies' Room.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Sepi - Assistant
Diploma in Children's Services

For over 6 years, Sepi has been working at Mirambeena and is the Assistant in the Butterflies' Room.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday