Meet our amazing staff...

All our staff are fully qualified teachers, and with our diversecommunity that we have nowadays, our teachers definitely have a passion for supporting our multiculteral children.  As well as our talented full-time teachers we regularly have student teachers who join us for their practicums throughout the year.

Valma Wills

Creche Manager  - Dip.Tchg (E.C.E)

Valma has been with Meadowood Community Creche since it's inception in 1998.  Having been in early childhood for this amount of time, not only brings a wealth of knowledge, but along with this Valma brings her obvious love of working with children and the community families that become part of the creche.

Ashlee N

Teacher - B.Education (E.C.E)

Ashlee has been with Meadowood Creche since her Teaching training over 10 years prior, she has since added to her studies a Bachelor of Natropathic & Harbal Medicine and has a passion for Health & Well-being of children.

Jyothi M

Teacher - Grad Dip Teaching (E.C.E)

Jyothi became part of our team in 2023 and has quickly settled in with all of our Creche Families and is a valued member of our Creche Team.  Jyothi is a mother of two girls and loves socialising and dancing.


Brittany D

Teacher - Graduate (E.C Teaching)

Brittany has joined us straight from graduating from NZTC in 2019. Brittany not only is excited to start her practical teaching journey, but also brings with her a passion for singing and acting from her years of experience in Theatre productions.

Rhian B

Teacher - B.Ed (E.C Teaching)

Welcome to our new full-time teacher Rhian Bennett.  Rhian has recently graduated from the University of Auckland with a B.Ed (EC Teaching).  Rhian has a love of animals including cats, dogs, guinea pigs and birds and is looking forward to empowering children's learning in her teaching role.