Our Mosman Team

The Ballykin Mosman Team

At Ballykin we care, with the needs and wellbeing of each child is at the core of everything we do. Our nurturing and highly experienced team delivers educational programmes that help the children become confident, creative and curious thinkers, with an enduring love of learning.

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Lucy – Centre Director
Ballykin Mosman

I have over 15 years’ experience in Early Childhood Education in both teaching and Directing roles. I come from a family of teachers and grew up surrounded by storytelling, music and imaginative play! love my role of Director at Ballykin Early Learning Centre because it allows me to develop relationships with each and every child and family, with a balance of time teaching, leading the team and centre operations. I am passionate about engaging children in the creative arts and fostering each child’s curiosity and love for learning. I enjoy working with our community of supportive families and forming links within the wider community to extend children’s learning and experiences whilst they are at Ballykin.

Early Childhood Teacher
Nominated Supervisor
Centre Director since 2018

Arri – Educational Leader
Ballykin Mosman

I’m a dedicated Educator who comes from the North of Spain. I speak three languages and teaching Spanish to the children is one of my passions. I also love sharing my culture with the children, families and staff and organising different events which recognise my traditions and customs. I’m very excited to be the Educational Leader of Ballykin Mosman and keep implementing the wonderful programs which Ballykin offers.

Educational Leader & Spanish Teacher
Responsible Person
Educator at Ballykin since 2016

Elise – Early Childhood Teacher
Ballykin Mosman

I have been working in the Early Childhood field for more than 20 years and hold my Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) as well as my Associate Diploma in Social Science. With my years of experience, I feel I have been able to build an established reputation as a dedicated Early Childhood Educator. I bring with me my practical skills, my expertise and my passion as an educator and teacher. I get a lot of joy out of caring and educating children and sharing in the children’s learning journey as they transition to school. In my spare time I like to travel, especially to Hawaii and New York, see musicals and spend time with my family and friends.

Early Childhood Teacher
Responsible Person
Teacher at Ballykin since 2018

Heather – Early Childhood Teacher
Ballykin Mosman

Originally from Scotland, I moved to Yorkshire and kept travelling south until I settled in Australia over twenty years ago. Following a career which involved children was a natural progression for me as I loved being one, and coming from a large family I always loved being around children. I gained a Nursery Nurse Diploma in England and hold an Advanced Diploma in Children’s Services. I then completed by Early Childhood Education degree in 2014. My special interests are social and emotional intelligence, resilience, empathy, social justice, literacy and numeracy, and the creative arts.

Early Childhood Teacher
Responsible Person
Teacher at Ballykin since 2013

Vahid – Certificate 3 Educator
Ballykin Mosman

I was born and raised in Tehran/Iran. I used to teach in private Schools in Tehran for five years. I immigrated to Australia in 2018 and started working in different Early Childhood services on the Northern Beaches and then settled at Ballykin in 2019. Sports have always been my passion. I have played soccer for several years. Working at Ballykin has given me a great chance to combine my passions (teaching and sports). At Ballykin I support children to develop and improve their physical skills through a range of different skill based games and sports.

Certificate 3 Educator
Educator & Sports Coordinator
at Ballykin since 2019

Asma – Diploma Educator
Ballykin Mosman

Originally from Bangladesh, I moved to Australia with my husband in 2012 and am a Mum to an 8 year old son. I highly value my lovely family – my Mum and my siblings. I value being a kind, honest and hard working person. I hold a post graduate degree in Geography and as well as my Diploma in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy spending time with my friends from childhood and love being outdoors, appreciating the natural beauty of our local area.

Diploma Educator
Permanent Full Time
Educator at Ballykin since 2019

Maria – Certificate 3 Educator
Ballykin Mosman

I am originally from Peru but since 2007 when I arrived in Australia I fell in love with this country and its people. I speak two languages – English and Spanish. I am an Educator who is passionate about interacting with children, fostering and promoting their learning by sharing singing, dancing and storytelling experiences.

Certificate 3 Educator
Permanent Full Time
Educator at Ballykin since 2014

Rojina – Diploma Educator
Ballykin Mosman

I was born and brought up in the beautiful country Nepal, which is rich in its culture and traditions. I graduated in 2018 from Nursing School however my passion for teaching children drove me to this profession. I migrated to Australia in 2018 with experience working with children from many different backgrounds. I focus on building responsive, positive, nurturing relationships with each child in my care. I completed my Diploma in January 2021 and strive to continue my professional journey through continuous reflection and professional development.

Diploma Educator
Permanent Full Time
Educator at Ballykin since 2020

Paris – Diploma Educator
Ballykin Mosman

As the eldest of six children I have always enjoyed acting as a second Mum to my siblings. I have always had an interest and passion for teaching and have known I wanted to work in Early Childhood Education since I was very young – about the same age as the children I now teach!

Paris - Diploma Educator
Permanent Full Time
Educator at Ballykin since 2022

Audjima – Cook
Ballykin Mosman

I have worked in corporate catering for ten years and also ran my own cooking school many years ago before coming to Ballykin four years ago. Cooking is my passion and I love teaching children about cooking and developing healthy eating habits. When I am not working at Ballykin I teach children with disabilities.

Cook & Meal Planner
Permanent Part Time
Cook at Ballykin since 2017

Bandana – Diploma Educator
Ballykin Mosman

Diploma Educator
Casual/Part Time
Educator at Ballykin since 2021

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