Meet the Team cultivating at The Lemonade Stand

Our zesty and caring educators at The Lemonade Stand have been carefully selected to join our early childhood learning centre. While all of our educators display a high range of skills, it’s just as important to us that they share the same love and passion for teaching to ensure our children become the best they can be to laugh, learn and grow. 

Our centre, locally owned, is here to assist all our families and community along this early learning journey. We will be there for the ups and downs – cheering for those big little achievements. We love teaching and from the minute you walk through our doors you’ll become part of The Lemonade Stand community.

Director

Director & Lead Educator: Diploma qualified; Shara

Juicy facts about Shara

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Our Director and shining diamond, originally from a small town in Victoria; with over 16 years in childcare and after school care industry; relocated to Bribie Island a few years ago. When she goes back to visit, the children she cared for are now grown and can still recall her efforts and teachings, a true educator at heart. We are grateful for her extensive experience and passion that she brings to Lemonade Stand. Her dedication to the children and our Service Philosophy is demonstrated daily. 

Seedling Studio

Lead Educator: Diploma qualified; Tash

Assistant Educator: Certification qualified; Lourdes

Juicy facts about Tash

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Our Lead Educator, Tash, knows how to raise our little ones to be the best they can be. Her experience in Nursery studios has extended for over 17 years. Her knowledge of the importance of toddler milestones and the relationships she has with our parents and caregivers, provides the comfort and security one looks for for their little one at a daycare. You can find Tash enjoying Bribie Island with her own family as her zest for life is contagious ❤️

Juicy facts about Lourdes

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Our lovely Lourdes, has been looking after our little ones since we opened and has been caring for children for 10 years. Her inspiration comes from the children and her own family. Being on Bribie Island, spending time with family camping is how she likes to spend her free time. When around Lourdes, you feel like family, her presence is like a warm hug.

Sunbeam Studio

Lead Educator: Diploma qualified; Lisa

Assistant Educator: Studying Diploma & Certification qualified; Karlah

Juicy facts about Lisa

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Lisa, a ray of sunshine for our Sunbeam Studio, brings over 9 years of early childhood education to our centre. One of her favourite things about working at our centre is the friendly-family feeling you get, but her favourite thing is how close we are located to the beach and waterways. (Well, that’s probably one of our favorites too:)

Juicy facts about Karlah

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Our captivating Karlah is devoted to the early childhood learning journey as she advances her education by pursuing her Diploma, all the while dedicating her time to the children every day. Her positive energy is felt by all the children and is the perfect fit for our Sunbeam Studio. When Karlah enters the Centre, screams of delight can be heard in every studio ☀️

Bloom Studio

Lead Educator: Diploma qualified; Kelly

Assistant Educator: Certification qualified; Robyn

Juicy facts about Kelly

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Kelly, our Lead Educator for Bloom (Jr. Kindy) is a natural as she values the connection between families, the learning journey of each child, and how that is of most importance in the daily routines and ensures it each day. Her creative approach is welcomed and when she’s not busy with zestful activities and plans for the kids, she loves chilling with a good cup of coffee. (You may spot Miss Kelly with coffee in hand on the weekends!)

Juicy facts about Robyn

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Robyn has a talent with helping our little ones bloom and grow in all our studios. She makes everyone feel at home and welcomed anytime they enter the centre, allowing the kids to play and learn in all our environments. We watch the children light up with Miss Robyn. We all shine a little brighter when Miss Robyn is around✨

Flourish Studio

Lead Educator: Bachelor qualified; Laura

Assistant Educator: Diploma qualified; Molly

Juicy facts about Laura

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Our kind kindy Educator, Laura, with a Bachelors of Education, has been teaching over 4 years in Early Childhood centres. Our children love and learn with Miss Laura, she knows how to gradually ‘get them ready’ for Prep. With each child’s development as her focus, she incorporates daily doses of fun and harnesses their curiosity in the Flourish Studio. You will find Laura enjoying a beach walk with Oreo or you may bump into her shopping at Kmart- her fav ways to relax. 

Juicy facts about Molly

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Our American Educator who entertains and delights the children with her ‘funny’ ways that she speaks. We know when the kids go home trying to talk like Miss Molly, we know they had a great day and love learning from her. Molly was inspired to change careers to early childhood learning from her own daughter and her fondness for creative play. 

Assistant Educators & Floats for all Studios

Assistant Educator: Diploma qualified; Hannah
Assistant Educator: Certification qualified; Julie
Assistant Educator: Certification qualified; Kylie

Juicy facts about Hannah

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Our zesty educator who keeps us smiling with her loving and witty nature. Children, parents, colleagues, everyone, loves Miss Hannah! With over 5 years in the industry and part of the team since opening, we love watching her bring out the best in all. When she’s not working or advancing her career with a Nursing Diploma, she loves chilling with her besties at all the local hangs.

Juicy facts about Julie

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Julie has a beautiful zest about her; she must know the secret to life. With over 12 years working with children, she continues to care for all children as if they are her own. She ensures each child feels safe, secure and confident and most of all loved. Her love of cooking, beach walks and quality time with family is her fav way to spend her free time.

Juicy facts about Kylie

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 Kylie, a true Bribie local at heart, who loves spending time on the beach. Beach Kindy and the excursions are where she thrives, because her connection with the community and the children are evident and embraced. One of her fav reasons for working at our centre is that she loves being a part of a locally owned centre that focuses 100% on the children. 

Kitchen

Kitchen Guru; Di

Juicy facts about Di

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Our amazing Kitchen Guru, Miss Di, is the best. She definitely puts the secret ingredient – love, in every meal. The kids love the food and are always asking her what she is making next! Miss Di loves the children and working with her family in the family-owned learning centre. When she’s not cooking for our little ones, she enjoys spending time at Bribie’s best parks and beaches with her family.