Who are we?

SCECS is a not-for-profit, operating high-quality Preschool, Long Day Care and Out of School Hours Care services within the Sydney Archdiocese.  Providing high-quality education and care programs and delivered by qualified and passionate Educators. SCECS caters for children and families within our Catholic schools and operates in close partnership with the local Catholic school and Parish community.

Our Statement of Committment to Child Safety:

SCECS is a Child Safe Organisation dedicated to the Protection of every child in our care. SCECS aims to create environments where children’s safety and wellbeing is the centre of thought, values and actions. This framework is underpinned by the United Nations Convention on the rights of Children and aims to ensure that every child’s safety and wellbeing is maintained.  View our SCECS Child Safe Organisation Framework.


The SCECS Management Team

Franceyn O’Connor
Franceyn O’ConnorChief Executive Officer
Liz Pahor
Liz PahorPedagogy & Practice Manager
Sara Hole
Sara HoleOperations Manager
Julie Tonowicz
Julie TonowiczCommercial Business Manager
Betty Stojcevska
Betty Stojcevska Administrative Assistant
David Saunders
David SaundersProgram Specialist
Leah Meletis
Leah MeletisProject Portfolio Officer
Andrew Hearne
Andrew HearneRecruitment Officer
Simone StroomerRecruitment Officer
Mary Searson
Mary SearsonFinance Officer
Candice XuFinance Officer
Allana Hancock
Allana HancockOperations Establishment Coordinator
Emily SpiteriRegional Operations Coordinator
Lisa Fontana
Lisa FontanaRegional Operations Coordinator
Elise Weller
Elise WellerRegional Operations Coordinator
Belinda Rixon
Belinda Rixon Regional Operations Coordinator
Kristina ShadRegional Customer Service
Caitlin MillerRegional Customer Service
Mary AzziRegional Customer Service