Botany Family Day Care complies with the National Quality Framework for Early Education and Care and is regulated by the NSW Department of Education and Communities.
Our qualified and carefully selected Family Day Care Educators work from their own homes, providing an outstanding level of personalised care and education to up to four children under school age. Our Educators are mentored and monitored under Botany Family Day Care’s Coordination Unit.
The service is rated as exceeding the National Quality Standard.
Botany Family Day Care provides flexible quality care and education. Depending on your family and child’s needs, a range of care options can be provided. One of the key benefits of family day care includes the variety of care which may be provided, these can include:
- Part-time care
- Before & after school care
- Vacation care
- Long day care
Our family day care Educators provide quality education and programs, which include:
- Meaningful 1: 4 child to Educator ratio (which promotes strong bonds between a child, Educator and family)
- Flexible child care arrangements that meet the family needs
- Learning environments that support children’s overall development including programmed indoor and outdoor experiences (all Educators have registered outdoor spaces)
- Individualised Educational Programs based on children’s interest incorporating the National Curriculum Framework
- All Educators are skilled and experienced early childhood professional ; they hold formal qualifications ranging from Certificate III to University Degrees
- All Educators hold a current First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificates
- Mandatory Working with Children Checks for Educators and household members and public liability insurance to meet safety and regulatory requirements
- Educators are well resourced with access to an extensive Resource Library to provide children with a variety of simulating play and learning experience
Botany Family Day Care Educators are supported by a team of early childhood professionals (Coordination Unit Staff) who ensure the highest standards of family day care for children.
The Coordination Unit refers families to interview suitable Educators who reside in Bayside Council and surrounding areas.
Coordination Unit Staff will:
- discuss your childcare needs
- provide information about Family Day Care
- help you to find the right Educator and environment for your child
- monitor your child's progress through regular location visits
Council facilitates regular play sessions for Educators to attend with the children in their care. Children can socialise and interact with a larger group of children while participating in stimulating play activities and educational experiences.