Meet the Team

Qualified, Experienced, Passionate Early Childhood Educators!

Founder

Deborah

Licensee

Vince

Director

Ashleigh

Administration 

Assistant

Christie

Deborah

Vince

Ashleigh

Christie

The daughter of Vince and Deborah, Ashleigh grew up in the family day care environment run by her mother Deborah and then at Laughing Clowns Early Learning Centre.

 

She took over the role of Director from her sister Christie in 2015.

~Senior Educator~

Fatima attained her Certificate III in 2012 and then her Diploma in 2015. 

She joined the centre in 2016 and quickly took on a leadership role in the 0-3 years class.

 

In 2017 Fatima took on the role of room leader in the 3-4 years class.

In May 2021, Fatima moved to co-room leader of the 2-3 years class.

 

~Senior Educator~

Wei joined the team at Laughing Clowns in 2018.

 

She completed her Certificate III in Early Childhood Education in 2018. 

 

In 2019, Wei took on the role of 0-3 years room leader when Fatima was on maternity leave, she continues in the role today.

~Senior Educator~

Room Leader
2-3 years

Room leader

Pre-school

Room Leader
0 - 3 years

Fatima

Chi

Wei

Annie

Chi joined the team at Laughing Clowns in 2015 as an educator's assistant, completing her Certificate III in Early childhood Education and Care in 2015.

In 2017 Chi took on the role of was room leader of the 0-3 years class. 

 

In August 2019, Chi took on the role of room leader of the 3-4 years class as Fatima left for maternity leave

In 2020 Chi then moved to Room leader of the pre-school class where she provides a comprehensive school-readiness program.

Chi is currently studying a Diploma Qualification

Annie joined the team at Laughing Clowns in 2014, completing her Certificate III in Early childhood education and care and working as an assistant across all age groups.

Annie completed her Diploma Qualification in 2018.

 

During her 7 years at the centre, Annie has been a room leader for all age groups, she is currently co-room leader of the 2-3 years class.

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Room leader
2-3 years

Educator

All age groups

Educator

All age groups

Crystal

Educator

All age groups

Helen

Educator

All age groups

Veena

Veena joined the team at Laughing Clowns in 2021.

 

She is currently studying a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and care.

Veena works with all age groups at the centre.

Nicole

Nicole joined the team at Laughing Clowns in 2019.

 

She has completed a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and care, and works with all age groups at the centre.

Nicole is currently on maternity leave as of May 2021

Crystal joined the team at Laughing Clowns in 2020.

 

She has completed a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and care, and works with all age groups at the centre

Helen joined the team at Laughing Clowns in 2018.

 

She has completed a Certificate III and a Diploma in Early Childhood Educator care, and works with all age groups at the centre

 

Deborah grew up working in her mother's child care centre, she later ran a home day care centre before establishing Laughing Clowns Early Learning Centre with her husband in 1996.

We continue her legacy and passion for working with children

In loving memory

24.04.1959  -  9.11.2019

Vince founded Laughing Clowns Early Learning Centre with his wife Deborah in 1996.

He is the current licensee of the service.

The daughter of Vince and Deborah, Christie also grew up in the family day care and then at Laughing Clowns.

Director of the centre from 2009 - 2014, she returned as co-director in 2020

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QUALIFIEd

All our educators hold a Certificate III and/or Diploma in Early Childhood Education and care

EXPERIENCED

We have a vibrant team of young and mature aged educators that are dedicated to the centre, this allows children to form strong bonds with their educators.

CARING

Our experienced educators engage in ongoing professional development to ensure the highest quality care and education for children