Alpha staff respect that a child’s family is the most important influence and the primary educators in their development. The staff work collaboratively with parents ensuring the children reach their full potential. The unique, personal, professional and multicultural qualities of our team contribute to achieving high outcomes for the children.
Kelly is a highly qualified and trained leader with experience across the industrial and childcare sectors.
Kelly oversees the implementation and extension of Alpha’s programs in a safe, multicultural and equitable environment. She ensures the provision of nurturing, play-based activities to help children in care flourish. Kelly assists staff with their professional and personal development, and also mentors TAFE students training in the early childhood sector. At Alpha, she enjoys the opportunities for self-development, positive role-modelling and engagement within the community.
Kelly holds a Certificate III in Children’s Services, Diploma of Children’s Services, Bachelor of Applied Science Majoring in Biochemistry & Microbiology, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Food Safety Supervisor Certificate, Certified Supervisor and Nominated Supervisor under the Education and Care Services Nation Law Act 2010.
Nina is a highly qualified professional with teaching experience in Russia and Australia
Nina has a Certificate III and Diploma in Children’s Services from Swinburne University, as well as a Bachelor of Kindergarten Teaching. Her strongest skills are her professionalism, passion and her spirit of active learning. Her favourite part of her job is encouraging children’s curiosity, and making them feel special and proud of their identity. Nina loves that her work at Alpha has a positive impact on children. Her hobbies include gardening, dancing, reading, arts, crafts and drama.
Administrative Services Officer
Roulla lends her organisation skills to support the education of our future leaders
Roulla is a trained administration officer with certificates from the Receptionist Centre of Melbourne and MYOB Statement of Attainment Level III ICA20201. Her ability to multitask under pressure makes her an invaluable part of the team. In addition to her general admin duties, she assists parents with their questions. Roulla loves the atmosphere at work and enjoys working with the Alpha team. In her down time, she likes dancing, shopping and socialising with friends.
Angela is a qualified early childhood educator with three decades of experience.
Angela holds a Diploma in Early Childhood (TAFE) and a Bachelor of Early Childhood from Melbourne University. She is extremely organised when going about a task. Her favourite aspect of her job is watching children develop and grow during the year. She is fascinated by how they absorb information and feels that educators have the responsibility for facilitating this learning. When she isn’t moulding young minds, Angela can be found reading, keeping fit and travelling.
Litsa is a qualified and talented educator who is passionate about helping children develop and grow
Litsa holds a Certificate III and a Diploma in Children’s Services. She is trained in First Aid, CPR, Child Protection and Food Handling, and plays the violin! Her key skills include art and crafts, patience, organisational skills and communication. For Litsa, Alpha feels like home. She enjoys the environment, and her colleagues, and looks forward to coming to work. When not developing young minds, Litsa enjoys indoor plants, music, spending time with family and house décor.
Vicky is qualified in Food Handling and has been cooking professionally for more than four decades
Vicky is skilled at preparing meals for large groups of children and catering to all their dietary requirements. Seeing children happy and enjoying the food gives her the greatest satisfaction. Vicky creates a menu that is tasty, nutritious and true to Alpha’s multicultural community. She feels very comfortable working at Alpha and enjoys it’s Greek-Australian environment. When she’s not busy whipping up meals, she loves walking and being with her family and friends.
Educator & 2IC
Anna is a highly qualified, trained and experienced childcare professional
Anna has a Certificate III and Diploma in Children’s Services, and is trained in First Aid, CPR, child protection and food handling. Her excellent cooking, great communication and organisational skills, and endless patience make her perfect for her role. She enjoys watching children develop their personalities and loves to see children who attended Alpha years ago now bringing their children in for care. She considers Alpha her second home and looks forward to coming into work every day.
Greek Language Teacher & Kindergarten Assistant
30 years of preparing children for primary school
Eleni has a certificate III in Early Childcare, a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, and has completed a Professional Development Program in Second Language Teaching Methodology for teachers in community school. In addition to teaching, she plays a key role in organising Alpha’s end of year concerts. Her creative nature, excellent communication and organisation skills make her perfect for this role. She loves reading, cooking and getting together with friends and family.