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KF - Sarah 2014 smlHi my name is Sarah, the Head Teacher here at Bethlehem Community Pre-School. I have been here since 2006 and have been teaching Early Childhood Education since the 1990’s. I have a Bachelor of Teaching degree and truly love being part of children and families lives during these important formative years. I have two teenage boys and enjoy the outdoors.

   


KF - Carol 2014 smlHi my name is Carol and I have been working at Bethlehem Community Pre-School since my own son came here in 2005. Since gaining a diploma from Waikato University I have enjoyed working with children and their families in various kindergartens. I particularly like our Pre-School because of the opportunity to partner with parents for the education and care of their children. I have also enjoyed the continuity of staff in this centre and feel privileged to work with such a fantastic team. I am happily married with two children. My interests are reading, when I can – cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

  


KF - Donna 2014 smlKia Ora, my name is Donna. I have been here at Bethlehem Community Pre-School since 2007 and I have a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood. I love working here with the great team of teachers and feel privileged to be a part of the children’s lives and helping them learn and develop. I have four grown children and 8 grandchildren.

  

 

KF - Cheryl 2014 smlHi my name is Cheryl. I have been involved with Early Childhood Education since my late teens and have a Diploma in Early Childhood Education. I have taught in both kindergarten and daycare centres. I joined the team here at Bethlehem Community Pre-School in 2006, initially as a Relieving Teacher, but now hold a permanent part-time position. I most enjoy sharing art and creativity with children. I am married with two children. My interests include going to the gym, cake decorating and spending time with my dogs.

                                                                                                                                       Toni - KF

Kia Ora, my name is Toni.  I have been a teacher since the year 2000 and during my years of teaching I have been a part of many different educational environments and teaching philosophies.  I have worked in daycare, kindergartens and Montessori environments.  I have a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning degree and I thoroughly enjoy working alongside and with children scaffolding their interests and learning.  I became involved with Bethlehem Community Pre-School when my family moved to Tauranga in 2016 and I chose this environment for my youngest child.  I was impressed with the wonderful caring staff whom fostered children's interests and provided great opportunities for exploration and discoveries.  I was fortunate enough to do some relieving here in 2016 and then transition into a teaching position here in 2017.  I am excited to be a part of the Bethlehem Community Pre-School working closely with all the staff and families as well as supporting and extending children's learning.  I myself have three boys whom are now all at Bethlehem School.  I enjoy running, swimming and biking and taking my children for bush walks and bike rides. 

 

 

KF - Jo 2014 - sml 2Hi, my name is Jo and I am the Administrator here at Bethlehem Community Pre-School. I have 2 teenage children who attended here so I have been involved in this wonderful Pre-School since 2002, first as a parent and Committee member, then as the Administrator since 2005. I have a degree in Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management. I enjoy playing tennis, cooking and watching my kids’ sports – tennis, rugby, netball and volleyball – so keep pretty busy!

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