Hayley Clearihan: Bachelor of Education and BA in Psychology.
Hayley is classified as a senior teacher with twelve years experience in the education system. She has worked in both the public and private sectors.
Hayley has a passion for working with young people and has developed a strong sense of the academic and social/emotional needs and requirements for students and children, depending on their developmental stages.
She has worked with students from PREP to year ten in her capacity as a teacher and has developed and worked with many solid literacy and numeracy programs. She has a deep understanding of the Australian Curriculum having taught all subject areas including history, science, and Mathematics.
Hayley has two gorgeous children of her own and lives on 2 acres in the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland. She is also the author of three novels and often writes for educational publications.
After her Primary Teacher training in South Africa, Cheryl then moved to the UK to work in a boarding school on Duke of Wellington’s estate for disadvantaged boys aged 6 -12. She migrated to Australia in 1977.
Cheryl has worked in both public and private schools in Victoria and Queensland for the past 25 years. She is committed to a holistic education and is passionate about integrating literacy and handcraft within the school day.
Cheryl is a member of the Nerang Community Garden and volunteers with OZHarvest - Nourish Program. She mentors youth in nutrition and kitchen skills.
Cheryl lives in Nerang with her hubby and delightful sausage dog Pepper. She enjoys spending time with her 2 grandsons who are now 10 & 13, and who she regularly visits on the beautiful Bribie Island.
Skye Warner (Bachelor of Education (post grad) and Bachelor of Social Work, is thrilled to be joining the team at Sunshine Bridge Education. Skye has 8 years full-time teaching experience in the private sector, working with children from prep to year 7, and experience in learning support, curriculum development and teacher mentoring. Most recently, she has been working as the Nature Play teacher at a local Lady Gowrie affiliated community kindergarten (3-5year olds). Skye enjoys finding ways to teach creatively and has special interests in music, art, storytelling and learning in nature. She has two special children of her own and lives on the Gold Coast Hinterland.