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.
With 34 years in the field, Elli is an invaluable resource at Alpha.
In addition to her qualifications, Elli is trained in first aid and administering CPR for asthma and anaphylaxis attacks. Her strongest skills are her ability to adapt to any room she works in, her punctuality and being able to be part of a team. Working with children, being a part of a friendly team and having a variety of activities to participate in are her favourite aspects of working at Alpha. When she isn’t teaching, she loves reading and embroidering tapestries.
Diploma Qualified Educator
Iqbal is a qualified early childhood educator with more than a decade of experience
Iqbal holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree and a Diploma of Children’s Services. In addition, she has a Diploma in Computers Management and has trained in Child Protection and First Aid. She is a motivated, confident and has great communication and problem-solving skills. Iqbal is proud to work at Alpha and be part of a team of supportive staff that looks after each other. She enjoys reading, cooking, travelling, shopping and spending time with her family.
Diploma Qualified Educator
Maria is a childcare educator, qualified in Australia and in Greece
Maria has a certificate III in Early Childhood Services and a Diploma in Early Childcare Education. She is known for her communication and listening skills. She is considerate of the children’s needs, helpful to her colleagues and confident in expressing her ideas. She loves being part of a team that’s working together to successfully deliver the bilingual educational program, and enjoys strong relationships with parents and children.
Early Childhood Educator
Teena is a qualified and experienced Early Childhood Educator
Teena has a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care, and a Certificate III in Children’s Services. She is known for her creativity, positive attitude, strong communication and decision-making skills. With extra training in First Aid and Child Protection, she is a great asset to the team. Her favourite part about working at Alpha is the flexibility they provide to employees with young children, and getting to witness and support the students’ growth and learning.
We would like to welcome our new Cook Nicoletta to Alpha ELC
Nicoletta has worked as a cook in various and diverse environments.
In addition, Nicoletta has worked in Delicatessens where maintaining excellent food hygiene practices are compulsory and brings with her knowledge on serving various and diverse clientele is priority. As a commercial cleaner she brings with her a high standard of general hygiene practices.
Nicoletta’s understanding of food and its nutritional value, equips her with knowledge to cater to all the children’s dietary needs.
We have the pleasure of welcoming Maria to our Casual Educator team.
Maria is a high achiever having studied abroad and come to a foreign country, pursued a career in Child Care where her passion lies seeing children develop and thrive.
Maria aspires to developing her professionalism and is pursuing further studies in the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
Maria is a great asset to Alpha ELC as she is very fluent in both English and Greek and able to support the Greek Bilingual Program.