Our Team

Our Team

Julie Hollis, B.Ed. (Auckland), PGDip (ECE Leadership)

Centre Owner. I have always been part of a large family, so becoming an early childhood teacher was a natural […]

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Eric Hollis, MA FGS

Centre Owner. I am a passionate advocate for children and children’s rights. Together with my wife julie, I own and […]

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Anne-Marie McMillan, B.Ed.

Head Teacher. I have been in early childhood education for 18 years. I am in awe of the wonder and […]

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Denise

Denise Smith, Dip. Ed.

Our tamariki are our futre: what we model for them now will be havested by us all in the future. […]

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Carla McLeod, BTchg (ECE)

I am committed to the development and care of all children. Their natural inquisitiveness is a quality that I foster, […]

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Stacey

Stacey Pearson, B.Ed.

My passion for teaching began when I was at Primary School. Early Childhood is the only career that I have […]

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Jonathan Forrester, B.Ed.

I am excited to be part of The Ole Schoolhouse community. I am a father of two beautiful girls aged […]

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Gagandeep Kaur, B.Ed.

Kia ora, Sat Sri Akaal, my name is Gagandeep and I am from India. I am married and live here […]

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Kusum Prasad, Grad Dip (ECE)

In order to make our experiences more significant and richer, continue with our learning, engagement and reflection there needs to […]

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Jani

Ranjani Lata, B.Ed

Kia ora! Namaste! I am originally from the Fiji Islands and New Zealand is now my home away from home. […]

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Evelyn Paras

Mabuhay! My name is Evelyn Paras. I was raised and educated in the Philippines. I am happily married with three […]

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Danielle Walker

Kia ora! My name is Danielle Walker and I am currently a teacher aide at the Ole Schoolhouse where I […]

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Mary

Mary Simmons, BTL (ECE) (Reliever)

Kia ora koutou. Children can be anyone or anything by creating imaginary play spaces and roles. It is a privilege […]

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Cleo Bonnington

Cook. I absolutely love being the cook at the Ole Schoolhouse. The centre gives me the best ingredients to work […]

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