Teachers

Teachers

Deepika Lahar

Kia ora koutou. Namaste. My name is Deepika Lahar. I am a qualified registered ECE teacher basically from India and have been living in New Zealand since 2014. I did a Post Graduate Diploma in ECE in NZTC. I love to work with children being Mum of two children. I am dedicated to working with children on the basis of healthy and trustworthy teaching-learning for their holistic development. I work in the team of wonderful teachers of Superstart family providing care and love to our tamariki.

Carol Zhao

Kia Ora, everyone, I am YongJian (Carol) ZHAO, I have been living in New Zealand since 2001 and started my Early Childhood Career from 2006. I have spent more than ten years teaching in Auckland city CBD and now returned to my local day care. There is never a day that goes by that’s the same, which keeps me on my toes and enthusiastic in my teaching. I am always amazed at what I learn from the children that I am looking after. I am passionate about teaching and truly look forward to each day I head off to work to see both children, families and colleagues at SuperStart. I value the positive and warm relationship I establish with co-workers and children. I enjoy outdoors, traveling, playing badminton and swimming in my spare time.

Rajwant Kaur-Teacher

Myself Rajwant Kaur, and teaching is my passion. I always want to be a teacher. Its my dream job. I love kids and enjoy their company. I have 3 years teaching experience in NZ and abroad as well. I have a lot of patience, listening skills and communication skills. Recently I am doing Graduate diploma in ECE, so I expend my knowledge and provide more better care to our small precious kids.

Prashantika Sharma-Teacher

Namaste, Kiaora, My name is Prashantika Sharma. I have been living in Auckland since 2010. I have been working as an early childhood teacher since 2016. I come from the beautiful country of Fiji. Becoming a early childhood teacher my knowledge, value and beliefs around nurturing young children within a healthy learning environment. This includes respectful caring of children and having responsive, meaningful, relationships with their families to promote children’s holistic learning development.

Fiona Zhang-Centre Manager

Kia Ora, my name is Fiona Zhang. I have worked in Early Childhood for more than 10 years. Working at Superstart each day is never the same. I feel very privileged to be working alongside such a professional, passionate and supportive team here.

I enjoy having fun with the children while also sharing their learning journey alongside them. I believe children learn best through play and education at their own pace, level and ability and most importantly when they feel safe and secure in trusting relationships.