Licensee / Approved Provider
Robyn along with her family designed and built Tarragindi Child Care & Development in 1993. In 1999 they established Carina Heights Child Care & Development then in 2007 designed and built Prior Street Child Care & Development in 2007.
Robyn is a qualified teacher holding a Diploma of Education. She identified back in 1993 when opening Tarragindi Child Care & Development the community's need for high quality care and education in a long day care setting. Since then Robyn has been carefully selecting professional, qualified educators (including Early Childhood Teachers) to ensure a welcoming, professional centre is maintained; while also upholding her philosophy of dedication to quality care and education.
Robyn is very hands on in the operation of the centre, readily available to support the staff and families.
Angela first commenced working at Tarragindi Child Care & Development in 1995 as the kindergarten teacher. She moved to Carina Heights Child Care & Development in 1999 taking on the role as centre Director through until 2008, before moving to the role of Operations Manager for the 3 associated centres.
She holds a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) and Bachelor of Education; is a Registered Teacher with the Queensland College of Teachers, as well as holding a Food Safety Supervisor qualification. Angela also holds a Certified Supervisor Certificate.
Angela's role sees her visiting each of our three centres across the week to support management and staff in the HUGE task of operating a long day child care and development centre.
Human Resources Manager
Louise played a vital role in setting up and establishing Prior Street Child Care and Development, working hard to meet the opening date in January of 2007. She originally commenced work as the preschool teacher at Tarragindi Child Care & Development in 2000. December 2015 saw Louise stepping into her new role as Human Resources Manager.
Louise is a registered teacher with the Queensland College of Teachers, holds a Bachelor of Teaching and a Bachelor of Education Studies. She has diverse education experience working in the Early Childhood sector as well as primary schools in Australia and the UK.
Louise's role will see her visit the three associated centres across her week. Her role is to support management and staff to maintain quality care and educati
Director / Nominated Supervisor
Monica joined Tarragindi Child Care & Development in 2009. Prior to this she had a long association with our Carina Heights centre - as both a staff member and parent.
Initially Monica completed a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) and started working immediately in child care, moving very quickly to the role of Director. She recognised that child care was moving into a new era and went back to part time study, completing a Graduate Diploma of Education (Educational Management).
Monica has previously worked in a small number of centres, in a variety of positions, including a role as a mentor to other Directors.
She had sometime away from the industry to have 2 children.
Monica is always willing to learn new skills and is committed to quality improvement through continued professional development.
Her greatest reward is being able to support a strong, committed team.
Megan holds both a Diploma and Certificate 3 in Children's services; she is currently studying a Bachelor of Early Childhood. Along with being the Kindergarten Teacher, Megan is the Educational Leader of Tarragindi Child Care & Development. She has 20 plus years teaching experience - during this time having worked with children from 6 weeks to 5 years.
Megan prides herself on being a dedicated educator and professional care giver; further she displays a real enthusiasm for teaching young children - appreciative of each child's individuality. She has a real passion for the creative arts which is reflected in the room environment.
Megan sees herself as part of a team - built up of parents, children, extended family members, the community, co-workers and professionals that all work together to see the children happily developing while reaching their full potential. She is dedicated to providing quality care for all children.