The Team

Meet our team members and get to know the people behind the curtainĀ of HEY!

Carolyn Smart
Centre Director

Carolyn has recently joined the Hawthorn Early Years Team.

Sarah Auld
Centre Manager

Sarah has a degree in early childhood education and commerce (management and human resource management) and has spent ten years working as an early childhood teacher, educational leader, nominated supervisor as well as holding the roles of early years advisor for cluster management, human resources business partner and worked within kindergartens (stand-alone) and long day care environments. Sarah is passionate about early years education and has a particular interest in inclusion, wellbeing (child, family and educator) as well as equity and continuous learning and improvement. Sarah is also a mother (to three teenagers) and loves reading, self- improvement, nutrition, meditation, yoga and exercise.

Brooke Eastwood
Educational Leader

Samantha Hastie
Educational Leader

Anastasia Barion
Finance Manager

Mabel Tai
Administration Officer (Enrolments Lead)

Grace Woo
Administration Officer (Rosters Lead)