The centre is staffed at ratios that are higher than required by the Ministry of Education. All staff are qualified or are in training.
Kia Ora, My name is Pauline and I am the owner/manager of Pitter Patter Education Centre. I teach in Pitter Patter 2, however I also go over to the 'Infant/Toddler Centre' (PPEC1) at least three times each day and if needed I teach there.
I have been teaching now for 24 years and I am passionate about Early Childhood. It is awesome observing the children at our centres and being part of their Education. It is so rewarding when our 5 year old Children go off to school with the skills that they learn from us. I really love my job.
In my spare time, I enjoy eating out, music, travel and being with my wonderful family.
My name is Karen Wildbore. I have a Bachelor of Teaching (Degree in Early Childhood Education) and hold full registration. I really love teaching the children at Pitter Patter.
In my spare time I enjoy riding my horses, show jumping and I also enjoy spending time with my husband Matt and our twin boys Luke and Noah.
Hi my name is Amanda, and I am very excited to be part of the teaching team at Pitter Patter. I have a degree in Early Childcare Education, which I gained through NZTC. I am married to Brent and we have two children Matt and Kelly.In my spare time I enjoy walking, reading and arts/crafts.I look forward to getting to know you and your child during your time at Pitter Patter.
Hello everyone, my name is Angela Bary. I have a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education). My husband Corey and I have a son, Kieran and a daughter Maddy.
Kia Ora my name is Tess. I have a degree in teaching Early Childhood Education. I have been teaching since early 2000. I have experience working with infants, right up to new entrants. I live in Feilding with my two children and I come from a big whānau. I have a passion for music and Te Reo Māori and learning alongside children. I look forward to meeting you and your tamariki.
Kia Ora, my name is Emma. I live in Feilding with my two dogs. I work with the infants and toddlers. I am working towards my degree in Early Childhood Education. I love art, music and books and cannot wait to share my interests with you.
Kia Ora Koutou, my name is Elli and I am privileged to teach our tamariki. My interests include Māori culture, music, art, physical education and literacy to name a few. I value meaningful relationships with our tamariki and their whānau. I am passionate about empowering and contributing positively towards our unique young learners as they develop and grow.
Kia Ora, my name is Amber. I have a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education. I grew up in Feilding and have recently moved back after completing my studies. I am passionate about creating reciprocal relationships to promote learning. I look forward to meeting you and your tamariki.
Hi, my name is Laura and I am currently studying towards gaining my Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) degree. I live in Feilding with my partner and two children. My daughter Harper also goes to Pitter Patter. I look forward to meeting you.
Kia Ora, my name is Lorelei. I am currently studying towards my bachelor of teaching - Early Childhood Educacation. I live in rural Manawatu with my daughter Millie. I work in the infants and toddlers centre and I have a passion for creative arts. I look forward to sharing my interests with your tamariki.
Kia Ora e te whanau, my name is Tracey. I hold a bachelor of teaching ECE. I enjoy developing a child's curiousity and knowledge. Building relationships with children and parents is at the core of my teaching philosophy. I am originally from South Africa but I have been in NZ for over 20 years now. I have two 14 year old boys and a 16 month old daughter.
Hi, my name is Vanessa. I am origianally from Feilding. I am the Pitter Patter chef. I have been a chef for many years and I have decided to put my love of cooking and children together and became part of the Pitter Patter team.
Kia Ora, My name is Jess. I have a Bachelor of Teaching in Early Childhood Education and have been teaching since early 2012. I live in Feilding with my partner and 9 year old daughter.
I believe that building meaningful relationships with tamariki and their whanau is essential to provide quality care and learning opportunities to support growth and development. I look forward to meeting you and your tamariki.
Kia Ora, My name is Chantel. I have a Bachelor of Teaching in Early Childhood and Primary Education. I have been involved in teaching for the past 5 years. Recently relocated from South Africa, I enjoy my time by exploring all New Zealand has to offer. At the core of my teaching principles I firmly believe in equitable opportunities for each child. Each unique little person develops at their own speed and I am here to guide them along their road to discovery, one day and one hug at a time.
Lily the Blue Tongue Lizard
I'm Lily and sometimes I come out of my glass cage. I'm a Blue Tongue Lizard and have a lot of interesting features. See you soon.
Jules the Turtle
Hi - looking forward to meeting you!