Meet the Staff

Jo Miles; Nominated Supervisor

Jo is our 4 Year Old Yellow Group Educator, she has her Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies, Associate Diploma of Applied Social Science Child Care. Jo has 30 years experience in the field and has been at Paratea Preschool for 11 years. 

Simone Edwards

Simone is our 4 Year Old Blue Group Educator and 3 Year Old Green Group Educator, she has her Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. Simone has 5 years experience working in early childhood at various local kindergartens and is excited to continue her teaching experience with us at Paratea Preschool. 

Lauren Legendre

Lauren is our year old Purple Group Educator, she has her Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with 9 years experience in early childhood and has been at Paratea Preschool for 6 years. 

Lucy Bridgeman

Lucy is our 4 year old Yellow Group Co-Educator, she has her Certificate III in Early Childhood and Certificate of Education Support; Integration Aide. Lucy is working towards her Diploma of Early Childhood Education. Lucy has been at Paratea Preschool for 3 years. 

Lisa Stocker

Lisa is our 4 Year Old Yellow Group Assistant and 3 Year Old Purple Group Co-Educator, she has her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and is working towards her Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. Lisa has 4 years experience working in early childhood and this is her first year teaching at Paratea Preschool.

Ally Shepherd

Ally is our 4 year old Blue Group Co-Educator, she has her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Certificate III in Early Childhood Education. Ally has been at Paratea Preschool for 6 years. 

Linda Osborne

Linda is our 4 Year Old Blue Group Assistant and 3 Year Old Green Group Assistant, she has her Certificate III in Early Childhood and working towards her Diploma of Early Childhood Education. Linda has been at Paratea Preschool for 3 years.