Our Staff

We have very passionate staff who have worked together as a team for a very long time. Each staff member brings different gifts and talents to our preschool and will go above and beyond to ensure the children and their families are supported and nurtured during their time at Ariah Park Preschool.

Leanne Nixon


Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood)

Experience: 27 years

Educational leader

Nominated Supervisor

Certified Supervisor

Responsible Person

'Unless someone like you, cares a whole awful lot; nothing is going to get better. It's not.' Dr Suess.

Shaz Gordon

Certified Supervisor

Cert 3 in Childrens Services

Enrolled Nurse

Experience: 15 years

"In this place of knowledge, warmth and fun, some arrive as little strangers but every child leaves with a piece of my heart."

Felicity Doyle

Certified Supervisor

Bachelor of Education

Mother of 3 

First worked at Ariah Park Preschool in 1994 and has been a regular casual since.

I thoroughly enjoy working in the caring, nurturing environment of Ariah Park Preschool.

Sue Haddrill


Cert 3 in Children's Services

Involved with preschool since 1995

I love going to preschool because it is a place of kindness & happiness like no other.

Leah Harper

Certified Supervisor

Diploma Early Childcare Education & Care

Involved with preschool since 2002

Special interest in language and early literacy and believes that every child should have a voice.

Dominica Walker


Cert 3 in Teachers Aide (Special Needs)

Cert 3 in Children's Services

Experience: 10 years

Mother of 3, 25 years experience, master of none!

'Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.' Nelson Mandela

Debbie Worland

Clerical Aid

Cert 3 in Business management

Experience: Office clerk preschool, 18 years

Mother of 4.

Love working with children and the wonderful staff at Ariah Park Preschool.

'When life throws you lemons dont just make lemonade, use the whole lemon.'

Enjoy a relaxed, constructive learning environment for your child.




Contact us

  • (02) 6974 1243
  • ariahparkpreschool@hotmail.com
  • Memorial Hall, Pitt St, Ariah Park NSW 2665
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