TAFE Kids Inc provides child care for the general community and TAFE staff and students. Centre based care is available to children aged from 6 weeks to school age. The centre is a strong supporter of multiculturalism which is integrated into the children’s daily curriculum. TAFE Kids is assessed by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and the centre is managed by a Committee of Management and caters for 91 children. The centre also has a Kindergarten with degree qualified Kinder teacher.
TAFE Kids provides qualified, experienced and friendly educators; weekly curriculum that is child focused and on display in each room; nappies, records of children’s daily activities; eating patterns and sleep routine for parent information and nutritious home cooked meals including morning and afternoon snacks (special dietary requirements are catered for).
Noah’s Ark funding is available to approved additional needs children. Child Care Benefit, Jobs, Education and Training Child Care Fee Assistance (JETCCFA) and other benefits are also available through the Department of Human Services. The centre has an access policy that gives high priority to children of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.
Opening hours are Monday to Friday; 7:30am – 6:00pm
Bookings must be made in advance as vacancies may be limited.
The Centre is open all year, except for public holidays and the period between Christmas and New Year. Vacation care is also available during school term breaks. Inspection of facilities is invited and enquiries are welcome.
For more information or to speak to us about enroling your child, please call us on 03 5022 3791.