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WESTPAC CHILD CARE

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  1. WESTPAC CHILD CARE

  2. MISSION STATEMENT • We succeed only when we meet and exceed the expectations of our parents and children. We have a passion for excellence and endeavor to set and deliver the highest standards of service, values, integrity and fairness. We celebrate the diversity and power of people, ideas and cultures. We respect and enrich the communities in which we are involved.

  3. TEAM • Gary Thomas- CEO. • Gavin Weston- COO. • Dr Don Zakroczymski- Human Resources Manager • Janet Weston- Operations Manager/Education and Planning • Kerry Long- Staff Development and Training • Blaze Sedgwick- Staff Induction, Education and Training • Clare Simmons- Head Chef

  4. ADVISORY • Kerry Long- Principal Education Officer • Ben Clark- Nutritionist • Dianna Adams- Naturopath • Emma McCahon- Pediatrician Kerry Long---------->

  5. FORMS OF COMMUNICATION • General room forms • Room photos • Portfolios • Info Boards • Program overviews • Parent Input • Newsletter • Emails

  6. EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS • Emergent Curriculum • Child Centred Curriculum • Count-Me-In (Hands on Numeracy program) • Literacy/Literature immersion (including LOTE) • Smart Start Program (Group learning) • P.E. (including Music and Movement) • Writing (Scribble to Script) • Preschool Computer Program • School Readiness Program

  7. FOOD AND MENU PLANNING • Weekly Menu- (Eat Right Start Right Program) • Allergies/Dietary requirements catered for • Foods- incorporating a multicultural menu • Recipes available for families • Baby meals- catered for individual needs • Produce large number of meals on site • Children’s Celebration Cupcakes available

  8. INCUSIONS • Zoo Mobile - Pony Rides • Dental Hygienist - Sports Day • Dance Groups - Magic Shows • Cultural Groups - Mad Hatters Tea Party • Police - Pyjama Day • Fire Brigade - Teddy Bear Picnic • Puppet Shows - Themed Days • Kindifarm • Grandparents day

  9. EXCURSIONS • Aquarium • Taronga Zoo • Fairfield City Farm • Kidseum • Babies Proms Opera House

  10. DESIGN TEAM • Bart Bennison- Consultant/Designer • Richard Williams- Builder • Janet Weston- Early Childhood Consultant

  11. SCHOOL READINESS • Lunch box program • Introduction Package -Books, videos, posters, group discussions • Self help skills program -Health & Hygiene, dressing, care of belongings • Orientation Days

  12. BUILDING DESIGN • Superior fixtures and fittings • Carpet- high wear, easily cleaned & durable • Colours- Dulux professional consultant • Indoor/Outdoor play spaces - Lyn Evans -Megatoy

  13. MAINTENANCE • Daily cleaning regime • Cyclical maintenance program • Pest Spray- 3 monthly • Carpet Steam Cleaning - 8 weeks • Vinyl floor cleaning - 3 months • Garden/Landscape maintenance

  14. CHILD CARE STAFF • Qualified early childhood staff - Degree, Diploma, Associate Diploma • Registrated Nurse and/or Mothercraft Nurse • Trained/experienced staff and Trainees (Cert 3)

  15. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS • Australian Child Care Associations • Rotary & Youth RYLA • Links with local TAFE colleges- Petersham • Accreditation Council & Lady Gowrie Resource Centre • Australian/World Conference of Child Care

  16. CHILD ASSESSMENTS • Portfolios -annotated work/child work samples • Observations • Anecdotal records -daily diaries • Checklists • Parent/teacher meetings • Yearly reports

  17. SAFETY & SECURITY • First Aid Trained Staff • Food Handling/Health & Hygiene Certificate • Emergency & Evacuation training/drills • Confidentiality of Information -RTMS Data security • Adherence to all Govt Regulations • Allergy wristbands/posters

  18. ORIENTATION PROGRAM • Staff meetings with parents and children • Room visits/short day visits • Needs related forms completed • Individual room information packages • Orientation visits between rooms