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 a 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 each other.
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 and 4 Year-Old Group Educator
Marcella is the 3 year-old group teacher and co-educator for the 4 year old group.
She is a dedicated and longstanding member of the education team at Twin Hills Pre-school, having commenced in 1994, with a short break to have her own children.
Marcella holds a Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood) from The University of Melbourne
3 and 4 Year-Old Co-Educator
Sharon joined the education team at Twin Hills Pre-school in 2013. Diploma qualified in Children’s Services, she has worked in the industry for over 10 years, and prior to that worked as a Program Management Analyst for Ford Motor Company.
As the 3 and 4 Year-Old Group Co-Educator, Sharon assists Patricia and Marcella, with the implementation of programs and daily routines.
4 Year Old Co Educator
Since graduating from RMIT in the Graduate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood) in 2014, Mary worked at a preschool in the Banyule area. In 2017 she joined Twin Hills Pre-school, and currently works in conjunction with Sharon in the 4 year-old program. She supports Patricia in developing, documenting and implementing a play based program pertaining to children’s individual needs, stages of development and emerging interests.
We have provided excellent early childhood education to families for over 50 years.
Twin Hills Pre-school Enrolment Policy and Application Form
Twin Hills Pre-school kindergarten located in Lower Templestowe