The Staff

The Centre employs two fully qualified and registered Early Education Teachers and a full-time qualified Assistant.
All the staff hold a current Senior First Aid Certificate and current Suitability Cards (blue cards), issued by the Commission for Children and Young People.
Susan Accad
Co-Director (Group 1) -  Mrs Susan Accad

Susan graduated from the Mt Gravatt College of Advanced Education in 1979 with a Diploma of  Teaching (Primary and Special Education). 

She then completed a Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood) from the Queensland  University of Technology in 2003.  Susan has worked in many positions in Primary and Special  Schoolsas well as in Community Kindergartens and Child Care Centres. 

 Susan is currently the Director/Nominated Supervisor of the Kindergarten.

Co-Director (Group 2) - Mrs Michelle Macdonald 

Michelle Macdonald completed a Diploma of Teaching Early Childhood at Brisbane Kindergarten Teachers College.  Later she completed a Bachelor of Education Studies at the University of Queensland. 

Michelle has taught in community kindergartens affiliated with C&K and Gowrie.  She travelled overseas and taught in outer London for 14 months.  Michelle has also worked contracts in State Preschools.

Michelle is the Educational Leader of the Centre.

Assistant (Groups 1 and 2) - Mrs Dianne Kay

Dianne completed a Diploma of Community Services (Children’s Services) in Qld in 2003
whilst working as a Family Day Care Provider. Dianne commenced working as an Additional
Needs Assistant and progressed to full-time Kindergarten Assistant.

Dianne has been at Corinda Christian Kindergarten since 2005.

Administrative Assistant - Mrs Anne Riachi
Our Administration Assistant Anne Riachi has had several years of accounts/payroll
experience within the Kindergarten sector. Prior to having a family, Anne’s work career 
involved positions in sales/marketing and finance.

Anne considers herself very fortunate to be working in such a positive and caring environment.

  Additional Needs Assistant/s – employed as required.