Meet the team

Our team work to facilitate a calm, settled environment and focus on each child's individual needs to foster their emerging skills. They provide a range of interesting resources and activities for children that helps recognise and respond to their individual strengths and interests.

Avadene

Avadene

Manager Early Childhood Education - Registered teacher

Avadene has been at Little Owls for six years and has experience in both corporate and community preschools. 

Avadene enjoys helping in the classrooms when needed and can often be found in the kitchen preparing lunch.

Renee

Renee

Non-registered teacher

Renee has a calm and nurturing manner with children and enjoys working with infants. Renee currently teaches in our Nursery. 

Erin

Erin

Head Teacher Preschool - Registered Teacher

Erin has been with Little Owls for 13 years.  Erin brings vast knowledge to the centre, which helps Erin and the team provide a learning focused environment in the preschool, and is currently Acting Manager Early Childhood Education whilst Avadene is on secondment.

Jessie

Jessie

Non-registered teacher

Jessie has been with us for three years, and is currently studying her Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.

Jessie is currently teaching in our Nursery.

Tannia

Tannia

 Registered teacher

Tannia has recently joined the Little Owls team, but comes to us with years of experience in Early Childhood. Tannia enjoys being creative and extending children’s learning. Tannia currently teaches in our Preschool Room

Nerissa

Nerissa

Head Teacher Nursery - Registered Teacher

Nerissa has been with Little Owls for four years.  Nerissa has wide knowledge of child development which ensures her and her team create a nurturing environment for our infants and toddlers. Nerissa also leads our Bi-cultural programme.

Madeleine

Madeleine

Registered teacher

Madeleine has been with Little Owls for 12 years.  Madeleine has a passion for music and movement and leads wonderful whanau times.

Madeleine is currently teaching in our Preschool room.

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