Our Staff

walid-zoukaWalid & Zouka Krayem

Walid & Zouka are the owners, directors and the approved service provider of the centre. They opened the centre in 1995 and have over 18 years worth of experience in educating children and running an outstanding childcare. Zouka has a Diploma in children’s services and runs the administrative office of the centre. She is a mother of 5 and has 3 boys and 2 girls. Her experience with children stems from the heart and she is frequently involved in the day-to-day activities of the centre. Walid is a regular at the centre performing handyman duties and even cooking duties. The children love seeing him and being able to say hello! They both have a passion for educating the future and are fluent in both English & Arabic. Drop in and say hello any time!

Sarah Krayem

Sarah is a dolphin room Leader. She has a diploma in children’s services with over 4 years experience in educating children. Sarah speaks English & Arabic and can answer any questions you have about the centre. She also holds a supervisor certificate. Sarah recently had her own baby! A beautiful baby girl and is on maternity leave but will be back soon!

Shahnaz Afroz

Shahnaz is the dolphin room leader. She has an advanced diploma in Children’s services and has over 15 years of experience in educating children in a variety of centres. Shahnaz speaks Bengali and English and can answer any questions you have about the centre. Shahnaz is also the Nominated Supervisor of Love & Cuddles Pre-School. She has 2 children and loves interacting and teaching!

Zena Sayed

Zena is the Starfish room Leader with a diploma in children’s services. Zena has over 4 years of experience in educating children. She also has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Sydney and is studying to be a teacher. She speaks English & Arabic and can answer any questions you have about the centre. She also holds a supervisor certificate. Zena is also the Education Leader at the centre. Zena has a 2 year old girl and is full time mum and student!

Tuyen Hua

Tuyen is a Starfish and Dolphin room educator and has a certificate III in children’s services. She has over 7 years of experience in educating children. Tuyen speaks Vietnamese & English and can answer any questions you have about the centre.She has 3 children, 2 boys and a girl. Tuyen loves making the centre an exciting place for children to explore and loves infusing different cultures into everyday learning.

Houda Rifaie

Houda is a starfish room educator. She is currently completing a traineeship in Children’s services and will be completing her certificate III. Houda speaks English & Arabic and loves working with the younger children.

Kimberly Touch

Kimberly is a Dolphin room educator. She is currently completing a traineeship in Children’s services and will be completing her certificate III. Kimberly speaks English and loves making learning fun for the older children.