Our Team

Established for 22 years, we are the premium Childcare Centre in the Bald Hills area situated in an old church with lots of character. At Bald Hills Childcare Centre all of our Educators are Diploma qualified and most are long term staff of the Centre.

We pride ourselves on the commitment we have to our Families and the Community and our long term relationship with Bald Hills State School through our Before and After School Care.


Samantha Quirk

Working mainly behind the scenes, Sam holds a Bachelor of Teaching along with an Associate Diploma of Education (Early Childhood) and has worked in the industry since 1992, when she started as an assistant to the preschool teacher.  Sam has worked in all roles over the years and has made many special memories and friendships along the way.  Having three children of her own has given Sam an insight into the busy lives of families and the appreciation of the enormous trust families place in the hands of educators every day.  Coming from a large family of her own, Sam is very happy in the company of all of the little people in her life.

Kelli Thomas – Centre Manager

Kelli has worked at BHCC since 2012 with an amazing team of Educators who continue to inspire her every day. Kelli thoroughly enjoys working with children, making connections with families. Kelli holds a Diploma in Children’s Services and is a mother to her beautiful daughter, who has taught Kelli the importance of being sensitive to others needs, empathy and the need to be nurtured and supported.



My name is Gurpreet (Preet) and I am the proud Early Childhood Teacher here at BHCC, where I have had the opportunity to grow professionally and work with children during their early years.  Teaching is my passion and I have been working in Early Childhood since 2008.  I hold a Certificate III, Diploma and Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education.  I enjoy teaching young people and love learning from them.  I believe that nothing is more precious in our lives than children, and nothing is more rewarding than watching them grow and develop through their early years.  I look forward to being a part of your children’s lives through fun, engaging and developmentally appropriate experiences.