Our Team

 

MEET OUR STAFF - OUR STAFF HAVE FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS AND MUCH EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH 5 – 12 YEAR OLDS.

The Boronia Park Care Centre aims to provide a safe, healthy and caring environment for children aged 5-12 years. We accept and value every child regardless of race, cultural background, religion, gender or ability. We maintain positive communication and relationships between staff, children, families, schools and the community. We aim to provide a quality service, which addresses the current needs of our clientele.

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Director- Janet Carpenter

Janet has been employed at the centre for 32 years. She has formal qualifications and much experience working with 5-12 year olds. Janet has special interests in sport and outdoor activities.​

​Janet completed:

  • Certificate in Child Care
  • Associate Diploma in Social Science (Child Studies)
  • Course in Emergency Asthma Management
  • Course in the First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • Handling Food Safely
  • (AASC) Community Coach Training Program
  • Current Working with Children’s Check

 

Co-ordinator- Jackie Samiri

Jackie has been employed at the centre for 19 years. She has formal qualifications and experience working with 0-12 year olds. Jackie is particularly keen on art and crafts and sports activities and sharing her skills with the children.

​Jackie completed

  • Certificate III in Community Services
  • Diploma in Community Services (Children’s Services)
  • Course in Emergency Asthma Management
  • Course in the First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • Handling Food Safely
  • (AASC) Community Coach Training Program
  • Current Working with Children’s Check

 

Assistant-Mel Fontana

Mel has been employed at the centre for 27 years. She has qualifications in OOSH. Mel enjoys working with 5-12 year olds. She enjoys art and craft activities and sport.

​Mel completed

  • Certificate in OOSH Studies
  • ICS Studies Child Care Diploma short course
  • Course in Emergency Asthma Management
  • Course in the First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
  • (AASC) Community Coach Training Program
  • Current Working with Children’s Check

 

Permanent – Joy Fernandez

Employed 1.5 years.

 

Casual Staff

Addie Levy

Hayden Rolls

Phoebe Goodwin

Sean Tostensson