Our Staff

Kylie Naismith

Acting Centre Director

Megan Gray

2IC

Judith Popping

Chaplain

Judith’s role was created to provide Christian leadership and pastoral care to the children, families and staff. She supports and cares for the wellbeing of everyone in the NSELC community by:

  • Supporting new families accessing the service, through orientation and settling of the children
  • Guiding and supporting our team members, and being available for pastoral care duties
  • Building networks with specialist agencies and community resources for the service
  • Identifying and engaging families that might be at risk and need of support and connecting to other services
  • Encouraging health and safety for all in our environment; and
  • Representing the interests of the staff and families including celebrations of religious or cultural backgrounds.

Sally O’Meara

Centre Administrator

Sally ensures that the administration of Children’s Services is efficient and effective and provides high level customer service which leads to high quality outcomes for children and their families. This involves:

  • Undertaking general office duties, operating and communicating with Xplor
  • Ensuring compliance with policy and legislation
  • Providing a high level of customer service, telephone and reception duties
  • Maintaining positive relationships with families, children and staff; and
  • Administering NSELC fees and finances.

Sylvia Khoo

Acting Educational Leader

Shikha Shikha

Educator

Sabrina O’Sullivan

Educator

Thushanthi Edirisinghe

Educator

Tania Locke

Educator

Kathy Cipolla

Educator

Sumaiya Rafique

Educator

Brooke Purcell

Educator

Gillian Anderson

Educator

Crystal Jones

Educator

Samerawit Taye

Educator

Mitch Ivery

Educator