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VACANCIES

Covering All Areas
Sydney Family Day Care Scheme educators wanted and educators available now.

Campbelltown 
ABC Preschool Academy enrol now
UWS Unique Kids Early Learning
accepting enrolments for 2017 be quick places are limited

Catherine Field
Catherine Field Preschool  have limited vacancies for 2017. Call 96065981 or 0435036540

Elderslie   
Macarthur Early Learning enrol now
Young Academics Early Learning Centre - Elderslie enrol now limited vacancies.

Rosemeadow
Young Academics Early Learning Centre - Elderslie enrol now!! Be quick.

Ingleburn 
The Pines Academy Child Care enrol now 

Macquarie Fields
Kids Kinder Childcare Macquarie Fields enrol now limited vacancies

Raby
Elizabeth Macarthur Montessori limited vacancies
Pied Piper Kindergarten enrol now

Smeaton Grange
Young Academics Early Learning Centre enrol now


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RESOURCES FOR CARE PROVIDERS


RESOURCES FOR PARENTS


PROFESSIONALS FOR CHILDREN


ADDITIONAL NEEDS PROVIDERS


CHILD CARE DIRECTORY
 

Covering All Areas
Sydney Family Day Care Scheme

Blair Athol
Pied Piper Kindergarten 

Campbelltown 
ABC Preschool Academy
Broughton Street Early Learning Centre 
UWS Unique Kids Early Learning

Catherine Field
Catherine Field Pre-School 

Elderslie   
Macarthur Early Learning
Young Academics Early Learning Centre - Elderslie 

Gregory Hills
Jennys Kindergarten & Early Learning Gregory Hills

Ingleburn 
The Pines Academy Child Care

Macquarie Fields
Kids Kinder Childcare Macquarie Fields

Mount Annan
Jenny's Kindergarten - Mount Annan

Narellan Vale
Jenny's Kindergarten - Narellan Vale 

Minto 
The Rainbow Family Centres for Children - Joste-Lin Farm 

Rosemeadow
Busy Kids Preschool Long Day Care Centre 
Willow Tree Kindergarten

Raby
Elizabeth Macarthur Montessori
Pied Piper Kindergarten 

Smeaton Grange
Young Academics Early Learning Centre


CARE IN OTHER AREAS

St George Local Child Care

Sutherland Shire Local Child Care

Inner West Local Child Care

Parramatta Local Child Care

Liverpool/Fairfield Local Child Care

Western Sydney Local Child Care

Canterbury/Bankstown Local Child Care

Eastern Suburbs Local Child Care

Ryde/Eastwood Local Child Care

Hills Local Child Care

North Shore Local Child Care
Northern Beaches Local Child Care
Illawarra Local Child Care

 
NOVEMBER 2016

Welcome to the November 2016 Camden Macarthur Local Child Care & Services Directory. 

This month we welcome

read all about these great services below.

Be sure to check out all our Detailed Listings to find all the information you need to make the right choice for you and your family when selecting child care.

Services are now taking enrolments for 2017 so be sure to read through our parents resource which gives you information about the different types of child care to suit you and your child.
  
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FEATURED SERVICES

UWS Unique Kids Early Learning

Enrolling for 2017. Our service has been rated  as exceeding the national quality standard  by the NSW department of Education and communities. We cater for ages 6 weeks to 5 years. All meals are provided and our menu has been approved by the department of NSW health. Our preschool room has 20 children with 3 educators.  We are a small centre with a total of 38 children.

This allows us to provide individualised care and build strong relationships with our families. Our preschool program also incorporates a social skills program and school readiness.  If you would like to have a tour of our service please contact the centre director Sarah McAllan  on (02) 4620 3536 or alternatively email any enquiries.

Kids Kinder Childcare Macquarie Fields we a family owned and operated centre, which provides quality care and a program for children aged 0 to 6 years of age.  We are open 7am - 6:00 pm Monday to Friday.

We offer:

  • 6 meals a day, nappies, bed linen and all other essentials provided
  • CCB and child care rebate to eligible families
  • Leading indoor and outdoor programs
  • Comprehensive school readiness program and pre-schoolers are given homework and assignments on a monthly basis
  • Fully qualified staff
  • 2 shaded outdoor play ground
  • 3 classrooms
  • Fully air conditioned facilities
  • Events + incursions on a regular basis
  • Excellent communication/liaison with parents including detailed run down of your child's day sent to parents daily via email and elaborated to parents in depth upon pick up.

We have an open doors policy and welcome all enquiries and visitors to our centre so please feel free to contact us for more information or to discuss your child care needs


Macarthur Early Learning   2017 Enrolments open now!  Please contact us for more details, or  www.macarthurearlylearning.com.au  46582244 /email

Macarthur Early Learning cares for children 0-6 years. We endeavour to create a setting in which children will find comfort and security with a sense of belonging. We offer a rich, stimulating and nurturing environment to stimulate imagination, promote creativity, and enhance aesthetic development through play based activities in accordance with the Early years Learning Framework.  Contact us for more information.


Young Academics Early Learning Centre - Smeaton Grange

At Young Academics ELC Smeaton Grange we work in partnership with families to ensure we are providing individualised care and education for each child. We want our families to feel valued, welcome and a part of our Young Academics family. This month we held a very special ‘Stay and Play’ session for our Grandparents and Great-Grandparents.



The children loved showing their families around the centre and telling them all about what they get up to at Young Academics ELC Smeaton Grange. The Grandparents enjoyed a yummy morning tea and participated in lots of activates with the children such as threading, lawn bowls, finger painting, and building sandcastles in the sandpit. It was a very special day for all!


Pied Piper Kindergarten Book now for 2017! We are taking enrolments and places are filling up quickly, Don’t miss out!!

Pied Piper Kindergarten Raby and Blair Athol cater for children 0-5. We also have before and after school care and vacation care. We first opened our doors in 1995 and are very proud to have supported families in this region for over 20 years.  At Pied Piper we supply all meals and have a comprehensive school readiness program. The children and families at Pied Piper are encouraged to attend our special event days, Mother’s day morning tea, Easter Hat parade, book week activities and many more throughout the year.

Get in quick and reserve your place for 2017! Call us now Raby - 98249680  OR Blair Athol– 46209777  Or email us for an enrolment package


Australian Institute of Childcare Training  First Aid Course.   Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.  Course Number HLTAID004  RTO 91067.   Special Sale 40% off for 2016  $140 (usually $250). Course Covers – One day Course

  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • CPR techniques on adults, children and infants
  • compliance with first aid sections of the Education and Care

Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

  • incident reporting in a child care setting
  • child physiology
  • how to properly assess an emergency situation
  • DRSABCD
  • using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • first aid procedures for bleeding, burns and fractures
  • managing medical conditions such as epilepsy
  • managing medical emergencies such as snake/spider bites, poisons and choking
  • infection control procedures
  • managing exposure to extreme temperatures
  • administering first aid for eye & soft tissue injuries
  • assessing and moving sick & injured
  • legal responsibilities of a first aider
  • basic anatomy
  • managing shock
  • and much, much more!
Courses run at your place of business minimum 10 students or our premises at Level 3, Suite 303, 351 Oran Park Drive Oran Park NSW 2567 email 1300 889 678

AFS Training  We at Australian Frontline Solutions (AFS) specialise in training for the childcare industry through delivering First Aid, Combined Childcare, and WHS training to enable you to meet all legislative requirements. This is our 25th year in business please feel free to contact us for our anniversary specials in regards to all your training needs.

AFS Solutions provides training solutions in a variety of areas including but not limited to WHS, First Aid, Security, and customer service. Our clients range from small business through to national and multinational companies. We provide package training for nationally accredited courses as well as specifically designing courses to suit the client’s needs. Our highly experienced trainers will also deliver our clients in house training courses.

We will not only provide you with training, but with the confidence to act in emergency situations.

These courses can be conducted at your premises, another suitable location or in our training rooms.

Our Next Public Courses in November are held on the following dates:
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Saturday 19th November, 2016 at 9am Cost $66.00 (inc GST)

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Saturday 19th November, 2016 at 9am Cost $137.50 (inc GST)

Baby Talk – First Aid Awareness – ideal for new parents or grandparents Wednesday 9th November, 2016 at 5.30pm $75.00 (inc GST)

Schoolies Special RSA Course – Tuesday 8th November, 2016 at 10am, normally $130 (inc GST), reduced to $110 (inc GST)

Please contact our office on 1300 660 164 to book your place any of these courses or through our website www.afssolutions.com.au

 “AFS Solutions delivers nationally recognised training in partnership with, and under the auspices of, Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909”

At Vision Australia  we aim to provide specialist support services to children experiencing low vision and blindness, and their families. Services include adaptive technology & training, low vision assessments, equipment solutions, group programs, library services, orientation & mobility services, as well as specialist allied health providers. We also provide one on one specialist support to help you prepare for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Every child is unique and learns in different ways. Tell us about your family, your child and what your goals are. Together we can develop strategies to empower your child to live the life they choose.

It’s a partnership that can be particularly helpful in the early years, from birth to first steps, and then continue through schooling years, finding a first job and into adulthood. We will support you in negotiating the twists and turns of life and give you the skills and confidence to help your child fulfil their dreams.

Call 1300 84 74 66 to make a referral or contact one of our local offices in NSW.


PDF Education Supplies    have added quite a lot of NEW products to assist you the start of 2017, all of our resources are long lasting and value for money.  Please take a few moments to look at the range www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au

Also if you are thinking of a NEW custom made sign for your service please consider PDF we can supply all outdoor advertising A- Frames, Banners,  Metal signs etc. contact Mark for a quote 07/3265-5988 or mark@pdf.net.au


Ausure Insurance Brokers Macarthur Pty Ltd  
Despite best intentions, compliance with regulations and a thorough risk management plan, sometimes things go wrong.

A child injured in care today can make a claim until the age of 18. Depending on the Statute of Limitations in each State and Territory, some can even claim until they’re 21.  Given it can take years to determine the full effect of an injury, it is not uncommon for someone to make a claim long after the event.  

That is why it is important to have a policy that will protect you in years to come for something that happens today. Not all insurance policies do!

Ausure Macarthur’s knowledge of the childcare industry means we can compare different insurance policies to ensure you will always have the best protection, especially as needs change. 

 We can tailor policies to include the following:
• Public & Products Liability
• Professional Indemnity
• Property in your Care, Custody & Control
• Property
• Business Interruption
• Money
• Breakdown of Machinery & Electronic Equipment
• Glass
• Statutory Liability
• Personal Accident for Children
• Personal Accident for Volunteers
• Management Liability (including Directors & Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Taxation Audit and other benefits)

This covers all childcare services* including:
• Long Day Care 
• Preschool
• Vacation Care
• Before & After School Care
• Nannies 

*excludes home day care

To have us quote on your childcare insurance needs, contact us by visiting our new website http://www.ausuremacarthur.com.au/childcare

PARENT INFORMATION

Whether you're new to childcare or an old hat, you can't help but be confused by the different titles given to child care services these days. Here's a guide to help you work out what your options are.

Long Day Care
Long day care is just that - child care that is available from early in the morning to early evening, breakfast to dinner. The best option for parents who work the typical nine to five, long day care usually services children from around six weeks to six years, and tend to provide meals, nappies as well as developmental and school readiness programs for the children. Centres remain open during school holidays.

Long day care centres are predominantly approved child care, so parents whose children attend are eligible for the child care benefit. Centres can be run by communities, local councils, private operators and occasionally even employers and companies looking to make their business more family-friendly.

Family Day Care
Family Day Carers look after a smaller number of children in their own home. As a part of a network of caregivers carefully monitored by a family day care scheme, they provide care and developmental activities for the children, and are often more flexible with their hours - some can even include weekends and overnight stays for shift workers.

Family Day Care is generally aimed at non-school-aged children, but depending on the carer can be available to primary school children before and after school. Parents whose children attend Family Day Care are eligible for the child care benefit.

Pre-school/Kindergarten
Pre-school or kindergarten is usually for children between the ages of 3 - 5 and is designed to educate children before they begin school. Hours and setup are similar to that of a school - start at 9, finish at 3 and children are required to bring their own lunch and snacks. Centres tend to be closed during the school holidays.

Pre-schools and kindergartens can be privately or council run, or can be an initiative of a community or a part of another service such as long day care or occasional care.

Occasional Care
Occasional Care is designed for parents who require care for short periods of time for children from about six weeks to school age. Care can be provided for an hour or more per day on an irregular (or occasional) basis. Centres often provide developmental activities as the opportunity to socialise with other children for children who are not in regular care or pre-school. Occasional care can be run privately, by local councils or be a community centre, and is often attached to a pre-school or long day care centre.

Before and After School Care 
Often referred to as OOSH (Outside of School Hours) is run mainly for primary-school-aged children and opens for care before and after school hours, as well as pupil-free days during school terms. This kind of care is ideal for parents who work typical nine to five days and are unable to drop off and pick up their children at the standard times.

Centres typically provide recreational activities and are usually associated with schools, occasional care centres and preschools.

Vacation Care
Vacation care is designed for school-aged children during school holidays. With hours comparable to that of a long day care centre, children are provided with a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational activities, including outings such as the beach or movies. Vacation care is usually offered by before and after school care services.

Nannies
A nanny is a single carer that cares for the children inside the home and may or may not live with the family. Nannies are typically employed by the parents directly, with hours and duties negotiable. Typically, a nanny's duties revolve solely around the care of the children, however some nanny's also undertake domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning. Parents looking to hire a nanny also have options such as an Au Pair, which is typically a young person from another country who provides child care in return for board and a small allowance, as well as nanny sharing with another family.

The Camden Macarthur Child Care & Services Directory
web: www.camdenmacarthurchildcare.com.au
email: info@camdenmacarthurchildcare.com.au
Ph: 0403 187 292
 

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