About Us

Our mission is to provide learning experiences that bring smiles to all the faces of our students. We strive to give each of our students the best possible chance to reach the stars and shine brightly in their own unique way.

Gabrielle Ninness
Bright Smiles Director & Founder

Bachelor of Education
Master of Special Education
Practicing MSL Educational Specialist (IMSLE, Aus)
Accredited Member of the Australian Dyslexia Association
AMADA Registration: 420072

Gabrielle has over 15 years experience as a Primary School teacher. She has worked extensively with students across a spectrum of learning disabilities and has a deep passion for teaching students with dyslexia. Gabrielle's core belief is that every child deserves the chance to reach their potential. Gabrielle received her MSL training through The Institute for Multisensory Structured Language Education. She is an active member of the Australian Dyslexia Association.

Jason Schmidt
Bright Smiles Therapist

Graduate Diploma in Education Primary
Bachelor of Science - Chemistry
Bachelor of Commerce - Economics and Human Geography

Jason has been a Primary School teacher for over 7 years and has worked with a variety of students from high achieving individuals to those needing more remedial programs. He believes adjusting his method of delivery to the individual's strengths and learning style greatly enhances levels of success.

Our Team

Our team are committed and dedicated in providing the best service for each of our students. Our therapists are all personally interviewed by Gabrielle and have a current Working with Children Check. Bright Smiles educational therapists are specialist teachers, other professionals or University students who have a minimum of two years teaching experience.

Poppy Adams

Literacy Therapist

Julian Makin

IT & Design Specialist

0412 818 541

Mon to Fri 9:00am to 8:30pm


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Figtree, NSW 2525

5/34 Princes Hwy