St Nicholas appoints Adette Smith as Pedagogical Leader for 11 centre network

St Nicholas appoints Adette Smith as Pedagogical Leader for 11 centre network

by Freya Lucas

April 13, 2021

New South Wales Central Coast early childhood education and care (ECEC) provider St Nicholas Early Education has appointed Adette Smith to the position of Pedagogical Leader for the 11 services in its network. 

 

Ms Smith has been with St Nicholas since the opening of its first service five years ago, and commenced with the network as an early childhood teacher at the Singleton campus, progressing to the role of Director at Cardiff before taking on her new position. 

 

“Adette has continually proven herself to be a tome of knowledge when it comes to early childhood education and care,” a St Nicholas spokesperson said. 

 

As Pedagogical Leader, Ms Smith will be responsible for leading the development, implementation and quality of educational programs and practices across all St Nicholas Early Education centres.

 

In addition, Ms Smith will be responsible for ensuring that:

 

  • all St Nicholas Early Education centres are compliant with the relevant national rules and regulations;
  • all policies, procedures and the Quality Improvement Plan are implemented across all centres; and
  • all centres are working towards ‘Exceeding’ the National Quality Standard for Early Education and Care.

 

“As a leading provider of early education and care, St Nicholas Early Education is committed to providing the highest quality of care to children aged from birth to five years of age. Adette will play a key role in working with our centre teams to ensure we continue to deliver on this commitment every single day,” the announcement concluded. 

 

For more information about St Nicholas Early Education, please visit the website, here

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