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Nominated Supervisor and Centre Manager
My name is Katie O’Malley,
I am the Centre Manager and Nominated Supervisor of Kids Capers Childcare Northgate.
I have worked in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry since 2010, I joined the Kids Capers Childcare team in 2017 after moving to Brisbane. I have successfully completed my studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood). I am passionate about educating young children and helping them to grow into confident and capable young people. I believe I am extremely lucky to have the opportunity to experience each child’s learning journey with them as they explore and discover a place to belong within their environment.
I love mentoring and supporting Early childhood Educators to be the best Educator that they can be and being able to make a difference in this industry. Please feel free to come and see myself at any time.
Assistant Centre Manager and Educational Leader
My name is Emily Walker,
I have been given the opportunity to grow within the Kids Capers family and am very excited to be in a leadership role here at Northgate. I am the Assistant Manager and Educational Leader. I love all aspects of my role especially building strong relationships with the children, families and Educators.
I completed my Diploma in Children Services in 2013 and have been working for Kids Capers Childcare since 2014, originally from our Sandgate Centre.
I am passionate about the early years, as I believe we are teaching the future leaders of the world.
I love mentoring Educators to build on their knowledge and skills so it can filter down to the children and entail create an enriched learning environment. I look forward to meeting you.
Hi my name is Kylee Kenn, I am fortunate to be the Support Manager for some of the Kids Capers centres including North Lakes, Sandgate, Northgate, Bald Hills and Wamuran.
My passion for Early Childhood Education began in 2003, when I discovered and became passionate about the Early Years and children’s Development, I joined the Kids Capers family at Clayfield in 2010. During my time, I have transferred between Capers centres in various roles.
My intention in this role is to support our management teams to bring the best outcomes for our children and families and encourage the development and growth of our wonderful educators to reach their full potential as professionals in the Early Years of the children’s lives.
Facilities & Programs
Completed in early 2016, Kids Capers Childcare Northgate incorporates state of the art design with engaging green spaces. We have used the best of modern technology alongside solar energy, rain harvesting, recycling practices and natural playscapes to create a unique environment for children and their families. All of the rooms open out to spacious verandas and adaptable natural play spaces.
We encourage children to respect their environment by first appreciating all that it has to offer. We support children to safely explore our environments that contains logs, rocks, sand, dirt, grass and gardens. We have 4 playgrounds all offering a different experience that children can freely explore. We view all children as capable and resourceful learners, our environments and curriculums supporting their emerging autonomy.
The centre includes 6 rooms and provides long day care for children from 6 weeks to school age. We have an onsite Chef that prepares fresh meals daily for all children attending the service. We run a Government Approved Kindergarten Program with a qualified Kindergarten Teacher. Our centre is managed by a team of passionate and highly qualified Educators who either hold a Diploma of Early Childhood or are working towards. Our curriculum is guided by the Early Years Learning Framework, Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guidelines and Our Centre Philosophy.
We look forward to meeting you and your family to become a part of the Kids Capers Northgate community.
“We would like to recognise the traditional landowners of this land, the turrbal people, on whose land we play and learn today.”
Here at Kids Capers Northgate, we believe all children are confident and capable learners and it is a privilege to be involved in their learning journey. We value our families and believe that it is our role to work in partnership to create the best outcomes for all children.
We value all children as successful, competent, capable learners and decision makers in their life and learning. We believe all children’s voices should be heard and embed into our daily programs. We believe in quality, inquiry driven, play based outcomes and children are at the centre of everything we do.
We consider our families as partners in educating children and encourage strong relationships and a sense of community. We believe that when a family enrols their child with our service, they become apart of our Kids Capers family.
We aim to foster an atmosphere in which learning is valued and excellence is encouraged. We believe children should feel personally connected within their environment. Each environment reflects the interests of each child to reach to reach their goals and invite creativity. We provide a play-based framework for learning, where children feel supported to engage in critical thinking to organise and make sense of their world.
Our qualified Educators are very passionate, committed, and nurturing, with each bringing their own talent, strengths, and love of learning. We believe in sharing creative practices within our team and community. Our Educators intentionally scaffold children’s learning through intentional and spontaneous teaching moments, using the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and Queensland Kindergarten Learning Guide (QKLG). Our goals and aspirations are to provide high quality education and care for all young learners and we believe our Educators are the forefront of what we do.
We believe our community is a key partner in educating young children and we strive to promote a wider sense of belonging to our community. We aim to engage with our community through excursions and creating strong relationships with local schools and play groups.
6.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday