Pamela Moller

Preschool Manager

Blurb to come

Shells Coulter

Private Kindergarten Manager

"I love Beach Kids because it provides children with incredible opportunities to grow and develop. The children are happy, engaged learners and I feel very lucky to be a part of their early years."

Beach Kids Under Two's Team


Shelley Cruickshank

Head Teacher

Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)

"I love the family orientation of Beach Kids. We work hard to build partnerships with parents and Whanau to support the wellbeing, learning and development of their children. 


Dawn Priestley


Bachelor of Science
Postgraduate Diploma in ECE

"I love working at Beach Kids because of the strong sense of connection to the community. It's like one big happy whanau!"


Beach Kids Over Two's Team

Sara Mangos


Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)

Blurb to come

Emma Overdevest


Bachelor of Teaching (ECE)

Blurb to come


Cindy de Lange

Teacher / Student Teacher

Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) - Training

"I am passionate about children's learning and development, and love that I am able to assist and support children in the first steps of development which will shape them for a lifetime.  I love being a part of the Beach Kids team because here we provide an optimal environment for children to explore and learn from.  Beach Kids is like the family away from home, the warm and loving environment is just captivating"

Dean Wedlake

Sports Coordinator (on Break)

Bachelor of Sport and Nutrition

I love Beach Kids and the privilege of being involved with their early development as people. I get particularly excited about testing their movement skills, interacting with each other and improving every day whether it be throwing a ball, climbing a wall, jumping onto a mat or in any endeavour that fills them with joy.

Shaquille Coulter

Social Media / Marketing

Bachelor of Arts - Studying

Growing up in a large family has instilled in me a love of children. Being a private, family owned and operated centre, Beach Kids allows for a level of connectivity with families that would otherwise be lost in larger enterprises. I love Beach Kids because of this very reason - I not only get to know the children, but the parents as well. I feel privileged to be a part of Beach Kids.


Sarah-Kay Coulter

Professional Development Consultant

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Psychology
Masters of Education

Blurb to come

Beach Kids Private Kindergarten Team


Stacey Temple


Graduate Diploma of Teaching (ECE)

“I love that Beach Kids provides a nurturing and unhurried learning environment. Being situated close to Waihi Beach provides many opportunities to explore the natural environment and our surrounding community – what an amazing outdoor classroom we have access to!”



Megan Postmaa


"I love working at Beach Kids because I find it so rewarding to help the local children of our community to grow and learn. Walking into work to see the children's happy faces and work along side Positive, inspiring people, You just can't beat that!"


Whitney Comrie


Bachelor of Teaching (ECE) - Training

"I love Beach Kids because of the awesome team I get to work with everyday and the amazing learning opportunities and experiences I get to share with the children, parents, whanau and teachers."