Cannon Hill Community Kindergarten Team

Rhonda Murphy

Rhonda Murphy

Centre Director & Teacher

Diploma of Teaching - Early Childhood

Rhonda has a long and happy association with Cannon Hill Community Kindergarten and began her career as Director with us in 1985. Prior to this, Rhonda taught for a number of years at Canossa Kindergarten at Coorparoo. Until recently she also undertook the role of Supervisor in the School Aged Care Programme at Sheldon College. During her years of teaching Rhonda has developed a passion for Early Childhood Education and the foundation it provides for children as life-long learners.

Phone: (07) 3399 7280

Email: cannonhillkindy@gmail.com

Julie

Julie Lederhose

Assistant

Certificate III in Education Support

Julie has been the Kindy M Assistant since 2011 and she loves working with Rhonda and the Kindy M children. Prior to joining us, Julie worked as a Teacher Aide with a number of local schools. Julie especially enjoys teaching the children new songs and rhymes with the help of Mrs Murphy's piano and guitar skills. Julie finds great joy in watching the children grow and learn through play.

Phone: (07) 3399 7280

Email: cannonhillkindy@gmail.com

Leanne

Leanne Cameron

Centre Director & Teacher

Diploma of Teaching - Early Childhood

Leanne has been a Teacher with us at Cannon Hill Community Kindergarten since 1997. During her career Leanne also worked for Education Queensland and Catholic Education, teaching both lower and higher primary classes, before coming back to the age group that she really loves working with at Cannon Hill Kindy. Leanne's objective is to make the children's first year of their educational journey as fun and enjoyable as possible. She strongly believes that laughter is essential alongside encouraging resilience in all children. Leanne recognises that each child has their individual strengths and she endeavours to help them discover what makes them special.

Phone: (07) 3399 7280

Email: cannonhillkindy@gmail.com

Tracy

Tracy Farley

Assistant

Diploma of Childcare and Education

Tracy joined us as at Cannon Hill Community Kindergarten in 2012, returning to work after caring for her two children. Tracy brings lots of fun and smiles to Kindy C and she and Leanne make a great team. Tracy loves helping the children develop throughout their Kindy year and finds great joy in supporting the children to find their confidence and independence.

Phone: (07) 3399 7280

Email: cannonhillkindy@gmail.com

Tanya

Tanya Barrett

Office Manager

Bachelor of International Business

Tanya joined the Kindy as Office Manager in 2015. Both of her girls attended Cannon Hill Community Kindergarten and she loved that they experienced such a fun and engaging early childhood environment. Managing the Kindy enrolment process means Tanya is usually the first point of contact for most of our families and she oversees the liaison between parents, staff, committee and Lady Gowrie. Tanya is responsible for all administrative tasks and she aims to keep the Kindy operating as smoothly as possible.

Phone: (07) 3399 7280

Email: cannonhillkindy@gmail.com

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Support for Additional Needs

We are committed to providing inclusive environments and programs to meet the diverse needs of all children and their families. At our Kindy there may be an Additional Needs Assistant working to facilitate the inclusion of children with additional needs. This additional staff may be employed for limited hours through the day to work one on one or with small groups of children, on an as required basis.