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Introducing our Amazing Team for the 2024 year

Collette Doyle

Nominated Supervisor / Educational Leader


Early Childhood Teacher on Thursdays, Fridays and alternate Wednesdays

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.

Kim Wright

Early Childhood Teacher  on Mondays, Tuesdays and alternate Wednesdays


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. 

In 2024 Kim will be teaching in the first half of the week. 

Cheryl Cumberland

Educator on Mondays  and Tuesdays

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 Thursdays and Fridays

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

Educator on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Administration Officer on Thursdays

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 Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.


Jo Baker

Educator on Thursdays and Fridays

Jo will join our team in 2024 as our inclusion educator on Thursdays and Fridays. She has a Diploma in Children's Services and has has worked in a variety of Child Care settings. Jo's daughter Elke previously attended Roderick Street Kindergarten. 

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