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 TonowiczChief Financial Officer
Claire PalmerBusiness Development Manager
Betty Stojcevska
Betty Stojcevska Administrative Assistant
Andrew Hearne
Andrew HearneRecruitment Officer
Simone Stroomer
Simone StroomerRecruitment Officer
Leah Meletis
Leah MeletisProject Portfolio Officer
Allana Hancock
Allana HancockOperations Establishment Coordinator
Mary Searson
Mary SearsonFinance Officer
Manijeh Mohammadipour
Manijeh MohammadipourFinance Officer
Helen Thomas
Helen ThomasFinance Officer
Zoe Wang
Zoe WangFinance Officer
Elise Weller
Elise WellerRegional Operations Coordinator
Lisa Fontana
Lisa FontanaRegional Operations Coordinator
 Dylan Zaylaa
Dylan ZaylaaRegional Operations Coordinator
Elias Issa
Elias IssaRegional Operations Coordinator
Adriana DamevskiRegional Operations Coordinator
Victoria Ward
Victoria WardSenior Regional Customer Service Officer
Caitlin Miller
Caitlin MillerRegional Customer Service Officer
Mary Azzi
Mary AzziRegional Customer Service Officer