185 Butterfield Street, Herston, 4006
(07) 3252 3732

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Emily Clark (middle)

Our team of teachers is headed up by Emily Clark.  As the Nominated Supervisor of Ballymore Kindy Emily is in the position of responsibility for the day-to-day management of our Approved Service and teaches full time at Ballymore Kindy.

Emily has many years experience teaching young children in Schools, Distance Education and Community Kindergartens.  Emily has a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and a Master of Education (Early Years). 

Emily also fills the position of Educational Leader at Ballymore Kindergarten. This is a role/function held by one educator who is suitably qualified and experienced to lead the development and implementation of the educational program (or curriculum) in the Service. This person must also have a thorough understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework.

Karen Curling (left)

Karen Curling is the assistant teacher working on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and commenced employment at Ballymore in 2009. Karen has a Bachelor of Speech Pathology (UQ) with 10 years experience in this field. Karen also has a Certificate III in Children’s Services.

Yvonne Matthews (right)

Yvonne Matthews is the assistant teacher working Mondays and Tuesdays. Yvonne commenced work with us in 2011. Yvonne has a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Chris Nicoll


    Chris Nicoll, our Administration Manager, is employed one day per week to assist the staff
    and committee with the administration of the centre. Chris has a Diploma of Accounting and is a Commissioner for Declarations.