Our team of educators at The BOOSH Centre are highly dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate about working with children. The educators create a nurturing, fun and safe home-like environment for the children during their time at the centre. Each educator brings with them many and varied talents and skills that are used to cater for children’s individual needs and interests.
All staff have Working With Children clearance and are qualified to provide emergency first aid in an education and care setting, which includes management of Asthma and Anaphylaxis.
Please feel free to discuss with the director or staff any additional needs or interests that you would like to see catered or programmed for at the centre.
Melissa Fyfe – Centre Coordinator
Melissa joined The BOOSH Centre in 2013 having previously worked in accounting and audit for 10 years. Prior to joining The BOOSH Centre Melissa had left Australia to live and teach in Canada for 5 years before returning to Australia to complete a Masters of Teaching. In 2015 the opportunity to become Center Coordinator arose and Melissa was successful in gaining the position. The opportunity to use previous skills gained both in business and child care was what was appealing and the centre has flourished in the years since.
Stephanie Farac – Assistant Coordinator/Educational Leader (Currently on Maternity Leave)
Steph joined The BOOSH Centre in November 2017 bringing with her years of experience having been both an Educational Leader and a Center Coordinator in previous centres. She started working in Childcare when she finished her HSC in 2008 and has since completed her Certificate III and Diploma in Children’s Services. Steph has worked in Childcare since 2010 in both Long Day Care and OOSH. She has made a considerable contribution to the team as well as guiding the staff in the programming and evaluation of each child’s learning, play and development.
Steven Rochow – Assistant Coordinator/Educational Leader
Steven has been working as an Educator at The BOOSH Centre since November 2013 and accepted the opportunity to take on the Assistant Coordinator/Educational Leader role in February 2019. He has almost completed a Bachelor of Health and Movement majoring in Sport and has a passion to support and develop children in all facets of their life and development. He acknowledges the importance of guiding and mentoring the Educators to ensure they have the skills and knowledge needed to best support the children at the centre.