Committed to the welfare and development of every child in our care

Our Team

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.

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Vicky

Cook

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. 

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Nina

Casual Kindergarten Teacher

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.

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Eirini

Casual

Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care

Eirini is a native Greek bilingual educator having studied abroad and attained her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care in Australia.

Eirini is fluent in both Greek and English and has a passion for encouraging children to achieve high outcomes.

She is very supportive of families and has developed strong relationships with parents and children.

She strives diligently for high outcomes and keen to further her knowledge and expertise.

In her spare time Eirini likes to make Terrariums, read, watch movies and going for walks in the park.

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Frances

Casual

Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care

Frances is our youngest member of the Alpha Team who has participated in placement work at Alpha and achieved her Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. Frances is very talented with great singing abilities, always willing to share these opportunities with the children in her care and over the years has taught the children various songs as well as an Indigenous Lullaby.

Always strives to achieve high outcomes, she is always supportive of her colleagues.

In her spare time Frances likes band practice and to spend time with her friends.

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Joanne

Casual

Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care

Joanne, over the last few years, has been working on a Casual basis. She has been with Alpha for over 18 years, As a qualified Diploma Educator she has a strong knowledge of the Service Day to Day operations, the room structures and the ability to support all age groups, having worked in all rooms Babies, Toddlers, Pre-Kinder and Kindergarten support educator.

Joanne is fluent in both Greek and English, nurturing and supports the Greek Bilingual Program throughout the day through song, story time and movement to music.

In her spare time Joanne likes to spend quality time with her family. Going for walks in the park and having family movie nights.