By law we are required to maintain the following staff to children ratios:
|Nursery||One staff member for every four babies|
|Toddlers||One staff member for every five toddlers|
|Preschool||One staff member for every 10 pre-schoolers|
We provide more staff, and more highly qualified staff, than required by law.
We are licensed to care for 46 children and are required to have 2 university trained early childhood teachers on staff on a full-time basis. We exceed this requirement and currently employ five Early Childhood Teachers (including our director).
I completed my teacher training at the Institute of Early Childhood, Waverley in 1989. I have 23 years experience in the Early Childhood field, 14 of them as a Director and 10 of those owning my own Early Learning Centre in Mosman. I have spent time in …read more
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Our Early Childhood Teachers
Our Early Learning Educators
Sandra Carvallho da Fonseca Reis
I’ve been the cook at Gumnut Gardens since the beginning of 2014. I plan seasonal menus that meet national nutritional guidelines. I prepare all the food myself – even the bread. When I first came to Australia I worked cleaning and cooking pastries for …read more