OUR EDUCATORS

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GRACIE RICHINGS, EDUCATOR AND STAFF COORDINATOR

Certificate III and completing Diploma in ECE

I have worked in childcare since the age of 15, it has always been my passion. I believe that each child is unique with their own individual strengths and that through spontaneous and planned activities that are interest-based, the children will develop a strong sense of well-being. I will value and develop each child’s interests and provide all opportunities for the children to explore, imagine and create. Coming from the UK, I use my experience in childcares there and my experience here in Australia to incorporate it into the children’s learning.

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KAMRUN NAHAR

Diploma in ECE

 I am a diploma qualified and dedicated early childhood educator with a drive and passion for the care and learning of children. Having worked in few other childcare centres, I have developed the skill of building strong rapport with the children and their families. Being a mother of two young kids, I feel more attached to the children and am able to pay particular attention to the safety and individual needs of all children. I was a school teacher for more than 3 years overseas. That experience enriched my knowledge about children, their well-being and their development. I will help children learn and grow in a safe and friendly environment.

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SUMAN ARORA

Diploma in ECE

I am diploma trained Early Childhood Educator. I am in this field from 2008. I love to brighten the day of each child with happy learning and care. I like to do art and craft, singing rhymes,  reading books, doing blocks, sensory activities and lots of cuddles. I am mom of 10 years old. We love to do Lego's and go for bushwalks together.

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ANASTASIA HATZIVANOF

Bachelor in ECE in progress

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ANNA DAMAYANTI

Director, Music specialist

As a concert pianist, Anna has been performing and teaching from a young age. After having her children, Anna has given a lot of attention to the education of babies through languages, music and art. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Early Childhood, and is using her past experience in Europe and Asia to create a unique music education program for preschoolers. She has been able to focus on language/literacy, fundamental gross and fine motor skill development in young children through preschooler classes she runs in her music school: Appassionato Music Academy, and is keen to bring the same experience to the children in Growing Maestros.

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RICHARD WONG

STEM programmer

With over 20 years of teaching mathematics to high school students, Richard has seen first hand how a good foundation in logical reasoning is crucial to students' success in later years of schooling. He is now bringing this classroom experience in designing learning activities in Maths, Science and Technology for our preschoolers in Growing Maestros.

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FREDERICK

Educational program tester!

Possessing a contagious enthusiasm, Frederick  has been an amazing asset for Growing Maestros. His warmth, creativity and drive makes him a great little consultant and a perfect fit for our program planning!