Child care educator reading to young child in child care classroom at 121 Cannonvale Rainforest Centre

Our People

Our people

Educators at 121 Cannonvale Rainforest Centre are a caring bunch. Dedicated to our small groups of children, we get to know each child in our care. This creates wonderful learning partnerships that support each child’s development. We consider it a real privilege to be part of the early learning journey for every child in our care.

Meet our Centre Manager

Barb Paterson

Years in childcare: 21 years

Qualifications: Diploma in Children’s Services

What makes you passionate about working in childcare? I enjoy seeing children grow and develop and knowing that I am a part of this wonderful experience.

What is the funniest or most memorable moment you can share from working in childcare? Too many to note!

Why do you believe your centre is an excellent choice for parents seeking the best childcare? We provide good quality care, and Lifelong Learning and Education, delivered by educators who enjoy what they do. Our cook provides wonderful nutritious meals on a daily basis and the centre has large undercover play areas as well as open playground space for a variety of activities.