Kia ora te whānau. My name is Jackie McCullum and I am the Centre Manager here at Southern Kids.
I am married to Matthew and we have two children, Lucas and Samara.
I have a Bachelor of Education in Primary Bilingual Teaching and have worked in administration as a personal assistant to two financial advisers.
I am really happy to be part of a fantastic team here at Southern Kids and look forward to seeing what the New Year has in store for us all.
Team Leader – Kea Room
I’m Emma Jeffrey, a qualified early childhood educator. I have been working as a teacher for four years. During my career I have worked mostly with children from two to three and a half years of age and I find this age group rewarding and a lot of fun.
I live with my husband Arron and we have two fur babies which are a cat and a dog. I feel very fortunate to be art of such an awesome teaching team and I am looking forward to spending time with the Kea whānau.
Team Leader – Pukeko Room
Kia ora/Kia orana/Namaste/Kumusta and Hello
I am Kim Hartley and I am a born and bred Southlander! My great achievement is my three children Jarod, Brianna and Luke.
I have a Bachelor of Education from Massey University. I feel privileged to lead such passionate and enthusiastic teachers.
I look forward to meeting and chatting to you about your child’s learning journey.
Team Leader – Under 2’s
Kia ora ki te whānau. Ko Audreyanne Ormond tōku ingoa.
I completed my Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood in 2010 and have been working at Southern Kids ever since.
I have a passion for working with the under 2’s and love all the diversity that comes with this age group.
I look forward to getting to know you and your whānau over your time here at Southern Kids and am excited to be a part of their lifelong learning journey.
Acting Team Leader – Kea Room
Kia ora, my name is Sarah-Jane Davis.
I am a qualified early childhood educator and have been teaching for eight years. I have three children and a grandson, so I am now officially a Nana!
In my spare time I love to play netball, read and bake.
I am very excited to be joining the Kea room and getting to know your children and whānau.