Our Educators

The dedicated teachers at Twin Hills Pre-school are passionate about the education and care of every child attending the kindergarten. They are committed to ensuring a nurturing and inclusive learning environment, providing activities that are fun, stimulating, positive and challenging.

Each child at Twin Hills Pre-school is valued as an individual with endless potential and capabilities, having creativity and a natural curiosity and the desire to explore and learn. They are also respected as important members of the group with much to contribute.

The educators partner with families, encouraging input from parents and caregivers in a supportive and respectful environment. They draw upon and incorporate within the programs the unique experiences and practices of each family, resulting in a rich learning experience for all.

As a close knit team, staff support each other and work cohesively together to develop and implement the programs respecting the ideas, contributions and beliefs of one another.


Director and 4 Year-Old Group Educator
Patricia commenced with Twin Hills Pre-school in 2011 as Director, and is the teacher to the 4 year-old group.

Having worked in early childhood education for over 24 years in both pre-schools and long day centres, she has been Nominated Supervisor as well as the Educational Leader mentoring and guiding the other educators in delivering high quality educational programs.

Patricia holds a Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood) from The University of Melbourne.


3 Year-Old Group Educator

Katrina is the 3 year-old group teacher.

Katrina has worked in both community run pre-schools and large, school based ELC settings for the past 7 years after her own children ignited her interest early years education. She has worked in a variety of roles including lead teacher, support teacher and educator.

Katrina has a passion for working with 3 year-olds in their first year of formal education. She believes that by working in partnership with families, children can develop confident dispositions for lifelong learning.

Katrina holds a Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education from RMIT University.


3 and 4 Year-Old Group Co-Educator
Helen is the 3 and 4 year old Co-Educator, having commenced with Twin Hills Pre-School in 2023, with 12 years experience in Early Childhood Education.

Helen holds a Certificate III in Children’s Services and as the 3 and 4 year old Co-Educator, supports Patricia and Marcella with the implementation of the Kindergarten programs.


4 Year-Old Group Co-Educator

Chai is the 4 year old Co-Educator, having commenced with Twin Hills Pre-School in 2024, with 17 years experience in Early Childhood Education.
Chai holds a Diploma in Children’s Services and Certificate III in Integration Aide/Teaching Aide Support. As 4-year-old Co-Educator, Chai support Patricia and Helen with the implementation of the Kindergarten programs. 

Established 1967

We have provided excellent
early childhood education to
families for over 50 years.



Twin Hills Pre-school
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Contact Us

Twin Hills Pre-school
A sessional kindergarten
located in Lower Templestowe



39 Mayfair Avenue, Lower Templestowe VIC 3107
T: (03) 9850 8157