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Introducing our Amazing Team

Collette Doyle

Nominated Supervisor


EC Teacher on Thurs and Fri

Collette started working at Roderick Street Kindergarten in January 2007.  Collette enjoys spending weekends up at her farm with her husband, two daughters, cattle and dogs. She is passionate about giving children the opportunity to spend time in nature. Collette has worked in primary school and kindergarten settings since1992 and has a Bachelor of Teaching Primary and Graduate Diploma of Early Childhood.

Madonna Nielsen

Educational Leader

EC Teacher on Mon and Tues

Madonna began teaching at Roderick Street Kindergarten in Jan 2013 after several years as a full time Mum and relief teacher. She is very passionate about Early Childhood teaching and is also interested in sewing, making things and photography. Madonna loves spending time with her gorgeous twin grandsons. Madonna holds a Diploma of Teaching and Bachelor of Education Early Childhood.


Kim Wright

EC Teacher on Wednesdays

Inclusion Educator on Thurs & Fri


Kim has been a valued member of our relief teaching team for several years and has worked across both groups. She loves to spend time with her family and enjoys cooking, camping, sport and travelling. Kim is passionate about Early Childhood and has been involved in the profession since 1991 as a teacher, director and family day care coordinator. Her qualifications include an Associate Diploma of Education and a Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood. 

Cheryl Cumberland

Educator on Mon and Tues

Inclusion Educator on Wednesday

Cheryl was appointed as a Group 1 Educator in 2013 and lives in a country farmhouse. Cheryl’s interest in working with children was inspired by her own boys’ education at a C&K kindergarten. She is a lover of all things old and vintage and has a gorgeous online store that sells vintage wares. Cheryl is a talented photographer and stylist and has a beautiful Grandaughter. She has worked in both kindergarten and primary school settings and has a Certificate III in Children’s Services.


Belinda Walker

Educator on Thurs and Fri

Inclusion Educator on Wednesday

Belinda began working at Roderick Street Community Kindergarten and Pre-school in 2017. She is very passionate about Early Childhood Education.  Belinda loves to spend time with her family and enjoys travelling. Belinda has 2 beautiful dachshunds and 2 cheeky cats. Belinda has worked in both child care and kindergarten settings and has a Diploma of Children's Services. 

Our kindergarten is managed by a team of dedicated committee members, elected at our AGM each February.
The Creche and Kindergarten Association of Queensland provides invaluable support and encouragement to both the staff and the committee. We also have a paid cleaner, groundsman and book keeper.

Julie Craig

Inclusion Educator Mon and Tues

Educator Wednesday

Administration Officer Thurs

Julie works both in our office and on the floor as an educator. With the help of her family, Julie cares for injured and sick wildlife. They are very lucky to live on property and have many different pets including horses, goats, sheep, chickens, dogs, cats and birds. Julie loves spending time with her family outdoors and they enjoy camping, fishing and Sunday afternoon picnics. Julie has a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

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