About Us

Merewether Heights

At Merewether Heights OOSH & Vacation Care we have a team of dedicated, caring educators who are committed to ensuring your child receives the highest standard of out of school hours care. Our educators are qualified to care for children between 4-12 years of age, and are additionally trained in First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, and up-to-date Child Protection. So you can rest assured your child is in capable and caring hands.

The Team

Larissa Street

Nominated Supervisor/Proprietor

For more than 20 years, Larissa had been operating Merewether Heights OOSH & Vacation Care. She has a Diploma in Children's Services and an Associate Diploma in Centre Based Care. She divides her time between Merewether Heights and our sister centre at Mount Hutton OOSH & Vacation Care.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training. Associate Diploma and Diploma of Community Sector Management

CURRENTLY STUDYING:
Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Mhairi McGregor

Centre Manager/Certified Supervisor

Mhairi works full time as the service manager at Merewether Heights OOSH. She works every day. Mhairi has been working as part of the team since 2014.

CREDENTIALS:
Certificate IV in OOSH Care
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training.

CURRENTLY STUDYING:
Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Chloe Ibbotson

Child Care Educator/Certified Supervisor

Chloe works every day at our service and is in charge of the service when Mhairi and Larissa are absent. Chloe has been working as part of our team since 2010.

CREDENTIALS:
Certificate IV in OOSH Care
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training.

Ralph Jodlowski

Child Care Educator

Ralph works everyday at both Merewether Heights Oosh and Mount Hutton Oosh.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid and Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training.

Jack Green

Casual Workers

Jack works 4-5 days at Merewether Heights OOSH and has been a part of the team since 2015.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid and Working with Children Check.

Mount Hutton

Mount Hutton OOSH & Vacation Care is staffed by a team of qualified educators who are committed to providing your child with a caring, nurturing environment where they can learn and play in their own time. Our staff are also trained in First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, and up-to-date Child Protection.

The Team

Larissa Street

Nominated Supervisor/Proprietor

For more than 20 years, Larissa had been operating Merewether Heights OOSH & Vacation Care. She has a Diploma in Children's Services and an Associate Diploma in Centre Based Care. She divides her time between Merewether Heights and our sister centre at Mount Hutton OOSH & Vacation Care.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training. Associate Diploma and Diploma of Community Sector Management

CURRENTLY STUDYING:
Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Keira Scott

Certified Supervisor/Childcare Educator

Keira works full time at Mount Hutton OOSH. Keira has been a part of the team since 2014.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training. Keira holds a Certificate for 1V in OOSH from TAFE

Karlee Davidson

Karlee has more than 13 years of OOSH experience and joined the team in 2004. You will find Karlee at our facility every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning and afternoon. Karlee is a certified supervisor and service manager when Jordan and Larissa are absent.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training. Diploma in Children Services.

Alice Scott-Wells

Child Care Educator

Alice works with us part-time as she completes her degree at Newcastle University. Alice joined the team in 2014.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training.

Cassandra Shields

Child Care Educator

Casi works at both Mount Hutton and Holy Family. She has a cert iv in child care.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid and Working with Children Check.

Ralph Jodlowski

Child Care Educator

Ralph works everyday at both Merewether Heights Oosh and Mount Hutton Oosh.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid and Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training.

Nathan Stewart

Casual Worker

Nathan works most afternoons.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid and Working with Children Check.

Holy Family Merewether Beach

Holy Family Merewether Beach is staffed by a team of qualified educators who are committed to providing your child with a caring, nurturing environment where they can learn and play in their own time. Our staff are also trained in First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, and up-to-date Child Protection. Holy Family will be opening from the first day of the 2016 school year.

The Team

Larissa Street

Nominated Supervisor/Proprietor

For more than 20 years, Larissa had been operating Merewether Heights OOSH & Vacation Care. She has a Diploma in Children's Services and an Associate Diploma in Centre Based Care. She divides her time between Holy Family Merewether Beach and our sister centres at Merewether Heights OOSH and Mount Hutton OOSH & Vacation Care .

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training. Associate Diploma and Diploma of Community Sector Management

CURRENTLY STUDYING:
Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Jordan Davidson

Service Manager/Child Care Educator

Jordan is our service manager and works at our service every day. Jordan has been a part of the team since 2012.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training. Jordan holds a Certificate 1V in OOSH from TAFE.

CURRENTLY STUDYING:
Bachelor of Teaching through University.

Chloe Ibbotson

Child Care Educator/Authorised Supervisor

Chloe works every day at our service and is in charge of the service when Jordan and Larissa are absent. Chloe has been working as part of our team since 2010.

CREDENTIALS:
Certificate IV in OOSH Care
First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training, Working with Children Check, as well as Child Protection training.

Cassandra Shields

Child Care Educator

Casi works at both Mount Hutton and Holy Family. She has a cert iv in child care.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid and Working with Children Check.

Jack Green

Educator

Jack works 4-5 days at Holy Family Merewether Beach and Merewether Heights OOSH and has been a part of the team since 2015.

CREDENTIALS:
First Aid and Working with Children Check.

Merewether Heights Public School Off Scenic Drive , Merewether Heights , NSW 2291

Mt Hutton Public School 12 Dunkley Parade , Mt Hutton , NSW 2290

Holy Family Primary School 19 Janet Street , Merewether , NSW 2291

Quality Childcare for
School Age Children

Holy Family, Merewether Heights and Mount Hutton OOSH and Vacation Care offer affordable before and after school care services for school-aged children in Newcastle. We also offer fun, stimulating Vacation Care services which are fully supervised and competitively priced. Our services cater to children aged between 4-12 years of age.

Mt Hutton OOSH

0431 411 758
02 4948 0276
Mt Hutton Public School
12 Dunkley Parade
Mt Hutton NSW 2290
mthutton@ooshnewcastle.com.au

Merewether Heights OOSH

0412 787 605
02 4963 5654
Merewether Heights Public School
Off Scenic Drive
Merewether Heights NSW 2291
mhts@ooshnewcastle.com.au

Glendale East OOSH

0431 860 342
geast@ooshnewcastle.com.au

Holy Family Merewether Beach OOSH

0423 638 232
Holy Family Primary School
19 Janet Street Merewether NSW 2291
holyfamily@ooshnewcastle.com.au