Inspira Kids Early Learning Centres offer high quality Long Day Care and a kindergarten program to children from 6 weeks to 6 years old. Our Centres are purpose built and full of natural light and resources..

Our Centre Managers

Shepparton Centre Manager

Melissa has been in the Early Years industry since 2012, starting off by doing a traineeship at her previous centre at age 19, which then lead to her becoming the Assistant Manager and Educational Leader there.

She has been Diploma qualified since 2013 and has been a part of the InspiraKids Early Learning Family since the start of 2017.

Melissa has worked in various roles across the Shepparton service during her time there, such as, Room Leader, Assistant Director, Educational Leader, Marketing Manager and now Centre Director.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the gym and baking yummy treats.

Her passion in the Early Years field revolves around the promotion of healthy life styles and encouraging positive food choices for all age groups, with some of her previous education being in Alternative Medicine and Nutrition.

Alongside developing meaningful relationships with all of the families who come through the front doors, she aims to promote a home-like style of care for the children and provide them with endless opportunities in which the children can be the dictator for their own personal learning journeys.

“The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create people who are capable of doing new things”

– Jean Piaget

Laverton Centre Manager

Rebecca has over 14 years of experience in the childcare industry and holds a diploma in Early Childhood Education. She has worked in various roles, including as a centre manager, second in charge, co-ordinator, and in the Kitchen. Throughout her career, she has shown great passion for working with children and believes that they learn best through play.

Rebecca takes pride in building beautiful relationships with children and their families. Her primary goal is to ensure all children have a warm, safe, secure, and nurturing environment, where they can flourish in their development and strive to achieve their fullest potential. She has been a valued member of the Inspira Kids family since 2009.

In addition to her work in the childcare industry, Rebecca is a dedicated mother to two children and is currently pursuing her certificate 3 in Fitness. During her free time, she enjoys going to the gym, spending time with her family, and traveling.

Gladstone Park Centre Manager

Michelle has been in the Early Years industry since 2008 and has been part of the Inspira Kids Early Learning family for 13 years. She initially began as an assistant working with children of all ages, then transitioned to Qualified Leader after completing her Diploma in Children’s Services.

Over the years, Michelle has undertaken multiple roles within the service and has enjoyed exploring and developing new skills through each position.

Michelle has been the Educational Leader for Inspira Kids, Gladstone Park since 2015 and is passionate about supporting children through achieving their fullest potential and meeting developmental milestones.

She is dedicated to provide an inclusive, supportive & nurturing environments for all children and families through establishing an open and honest relationships to achieve high quality service and care.

Michelle has a background in social work, she enjoys networking with people, and is passionate about supporting individuals experiencing hardship. She speaks both Spanish and English fluently and enjoys all things nature, holistic health, cooking, keeping active and spending time with her two bunnies, two cats and puppy.

Michelle is enthusiastic about delivering meaningful, educational, and stimulating programs for all children and ensures that all programs promote creativity, curiosity, and abstract thinking.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

– Dr Seuss

Archer Street Centre Manager

Christine has been in the Early Years Learning profession since 2016, starting her career in Family Daycare which then led to her working in a long daycare setting one year after. Christine Completed her Diploma in 2017 and immediately took on Leadership positions allowing her the opportunity to experience rooms with various age groups including Kindergarten and multi-aged spaces.

Christine has been working with Inspira Kids at the Kialla service as the Educational Leader since 2022, her passion for Early Years Learning and Care revolves around promoting resilience in children and providing them with positive environments where learning can flourish giving them the best possible start to education.

Hear From

Our Parents

Damien Fernando

"Absolutely thrilled with Inspira Kids Childcare, I could feel the warm and nurturing environment they've created for the children. The staff is not only highly professional but also incredibly caring and attentive to each child's needs. The facilities are great, with engaging activities that promote learning and creativity..."

Wynter Maisey

"The centre takes good measures to make sure the kids get yummy healthy food throughout the day and my daughter prefers their chiefs cooking over mine any day. I could not recommend any other childcare/kinder for my child they are absolutely fantastic."

Mycah Astrera Sgro

"Great child care centre! The educators knows the kids very well. It reflects on how the children interact with the educators. They are full of joy and their smile beams when they see their teachers."

Steffany Nisbet

"Our daughter joined Inspira at the beginning of 2023. Our experience has been nothing but wonderful. The whole staff have made every effort to ensure our once anxious-about-“school” daughter transitioned to not only a happy kid at drop-offs but to actually looking-forward to and loving school..."

Dwayne Bulmer

"The service you get from inspira kids is perfect, my daughter started here almost 6 months ago and she loves it so much. The staff made it an easy transition to kinder for her. She has learnt so much in the time coming here. I'm happy with how she enjoys it there and how amazing the staff are towards us parents."

Nelita Lacorte

"The area is clean, interesting and spacious. The center is suitable for children to grow and learn. The staff are nice and very helpful. Will definitely recommend the center to my friends who are looking for childcare center."

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