Alison Pechey is the Centre Director, Education Leader and Teacher in the 3 day group (A3). She has a Bachelor of Primary Education (South Africa, 2002) and a Diploma in Early Childhood Education.
Alison has taught in schools, kindergartens and early education centres in South Africa, England and Australia.
Lyndall Hind has been with the centre since 1992. She holds a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and has more than 30 years’ experience in the field. She is the teacher of the 2 Long Day group(LM) and the 5 Day Fortnight group (LF).
Jane Nimmo is the teacher in the 2 Long Day Group at the end of the week (J2). She has a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood). Jane has taught in a variety of early childhood settings over the past 14 years. She worked as relief teacher for us for 2007 and 2008, and is now a permanent, part-time teacher.
Karen O’Neill Karen O’Neill has worked in Early Childhood Education for over 20 years. She has a Diploma of Early Childhood Education. Karen has been involved with Kenmore District Kindy since 1997 as either an assistant or teacher. Karen is the teacher in the Mini-Kindy group and has also been working in a relief capacity.


Tonia Fletcher has completed her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. Tonia has worked at the centre as our Special Needs Educator and was appointed to the 3 day assistant role in January 2004. Tonia has been working full-time in Unit 2 since 2010.
Lyndal Ram is 4 year trained in Early Childhood Education. She has worked in a variety of settings over the past 12 years, including our Centre as a Special Needs Assistant in 2010/11 and 2 Day Assistant since 2013. She is a permanent, part-time assistant at Kenmore District Kindy.
Robyn Bowman has worked for the Centre as a relief & additional needs Assistant from 2010. She has completed her Certificate III in Early Childhood Education. She is a permanent, part-time assistant at Kenmore District Kindy.
Luisa Babbolin is our Assistant for our Mini Kindy Group and assists with our Kindy Groups as well. She has worked in Child Care for the past 7 years in both Family Day Care & Long Day Care Centres. Luisa holds a Diploma in Children’s Services.

Administration Staff

Gillian Mullis Gillian Mullis is our administration assistant who manages our bookings, fees and undertakes many other administrative jobs. She is available on Mondays and Thursdays for queries. Please contact the Centre if you wish to speak to her.


Becky Lochel is our visiting music specialist. Becky has a Bachelor of Creative Industries and a Graduate Diploma in Education. Her teaching approach is highly influenced by the Orff Schulwerk approach of which she has completed levels 1-4 of their teacher training, as well as many workshops. This approach has a focus on play and integrating music, movement, speech and body percussion to scaffold children’s learning. Becky also plays the cello and loves to dance!