Our Team

Our team of staff at Concord OSHC are highly dedicated, enthusiastic and passionate about working with children. The staff aim to create a fun, nurturing and safe environment for the children at the centre and each have various qualifications in the Childcare field.

Christina Chami – Centre Director
Christina joined the COOSH team in 2022. Christina is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce at Macquarie University. Christina loves to introduce the children to fun and creative art and craft activities and also lead the children in exciting cooking challenges.

Emily Gould – Centre Coordinator
Emily joined the COOSH team in 2022. Emily is currently studying a Bachelor of Social Work at Australian Catholic University. Emily loves to incorporate outdoor sporting activities into COOSH’s weekly program as she loves involving herself in group activities such as soccer and touch footy.

Julie Taare – Assistant Coordinator
Julie has worked at COOSH for more than 20 years; Julie can often be found cooking up a storm and works hard to provide our COOSH students with delicious breakfast and afternoon tea options.

Gabriella Skontos – Supervisor
Gabriella joined the COOSH team in 2022. Gabriella is currently studying a Bachelor of Business Administration and Psychology at Macquarie University. Gabriella enjoys outdoor activities and playing a range of sports with the COOSH kids.

Chelsea Johnson – Educator
Chelsea joined the COOSH team in 2022. Chelsea is currently studying a Bachelor of Health Science at the University of Technology Sydney. Chelsea loves running craft activities and cooking in the kitchen, especially making exciting desserts in the kitchen with the COOSH kids.

Tiana Casteralli – Educator 
Tiana joined the COOSH team in 2022. Tiana is currently studying a Bachelor of Communication & Bachelor of International Studies at University of Technology Sydney. Tiana has NDIS training and works closely with Christina and Emily on the COOSH inclusion program. Tiana also engages in arts and craft with our COOSH kids.

Mia Tskirekas – Educator
Mia joined the COOSH team in 2022. Mia is currently studying a Bachelors of Social Work at the University of Sydney. Mia loves challenging and engaging with the COOSH kids through board games, card games and Wii sports.

Isabella Laventua – Educator
Isabella joined the COOSH team in 2023. Isabella has graduated from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Sydney with a Bachelors of Music for Composition. Isabella enjoys playing soccer and painting with the COOSH kids.