Big Childcare is actively monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and are taking steps to help keep our communities safe.
We are working closely with the relevant governing departments and adhering to all advice accordingly.
The safety and well-being of our children, staff and families is our priority.
As we all adjust to new precautions, we want to highlight a few actions we are taking:
All staff, children and visitors are encouraged to practise efficient and effective hygiene, including covering their nose and mouth every time they cough or sneeze into their elbow or a tissue and disposing of the tissue immediately.
All staff, children and visitors are advised to wash their hands regularly with soap for at least 20 seconds, every 30 minutes.
Additional hand sanitisers and supplies have been ordered for our services.
We are requiring increased awareness and vigilance from staff.
Avoid unnecessary contact with others, such as handshaking.
Recommend minimum exclusion periods for staff, children and visitors if they are sick.
You also play an important role in helping prevent Coronavirus from entering our service.
|If unwell, are a traveller from or transited through high risk countries, or have been in contact with a confirmed case of coronavirus; staff and students are asked not to attend our services for the required 14 days quarantine period and seek medical attention immediately. The primary care provider will liaise with the local public health authority to determine when it is safe for them to return to usual activities.|
We understand that you may still have some concerns or further questions about this, if so, please do not hesitate to contact you centre manager or our Head Office on 8682 9400.
Big Childcare is a leader in the Out of School Hours Industry; our team is professional, experienced, nurturing and committed to providing a supportive and transparent environment for families, where their feedback and support is highly valued.
We provide exceptional quality, out of school hours care, for school aged children which meets the health, safety and wellbeing needs of the children and families in the community.
We believe in making our programs engaging, diverse, physically active and fun, where children’s learning can be scaffolded, so they can reach their full potential. Through these experiences children will develop a range of life long skills including building on their social and emotional capacity.
Children are valued and respected as individuals and central to our programs. The programs we offer are developed in conjunction with educators, schools, the community, children and families. They are critically reflected upon and evaluated to ensure we are providing positive experiences that are age appropriate and extend every child.
Contact your Big Childcare centre for operational times
During this time your children will be provided with a delicious, nutritious breakfast which will prepare them for the day ahead. They will also be supervised with amazing activities that will not only be fun but also stimulating and engaging.
Contact your Big Childcare centre for operational times
Our after school program is where the fun really begins! We provide your children with a yummy afternoon tea and drinks. We then have a range of experiences on offer that are sure to entice all types of children. The only issue you will face as a parent is getting your children to leave!
Our holiday programs run during all major school breaks!
Big holiday care programs are all about creating life long memories for your children. Each and every program is specifically tailored to provide fun, creativity and amazing adventures! Our programs are always changing so be sure to check out our latest program here!
Our values serve as a compass for our actions and describe how we behave. They are the DNA of our organisation and enable us to focus our attention on what is important and align us towards us our goals and vision.
Big Childcare understands that each and every centre they provide must be at the highest of standards for your children. The values of: fun, safety & learning can be clearly seen and demonstrated in each centre (trust us, your children will not want to leave). See below for a grid view of the Big Child Care centres. You can also click here for further centre contact details.
The New Childcare Subsidy (CCS) will:
How much Childcare Subsidy (CCS) will I be entitled to?
This will depend on three factors:
For your convenience please use the button below to estimate your entitlements. This will allow you to make an informed decision around your individual family circumstances and if your family can enjoy even more benefits of being in before and after care.
The Government has provided a handy CCS Estimator that can help you see how the new changes may affect you.
Big ChildCare has a very strict and thorough recruitment process. We have several base requirements that all applicants need to meet before consideration. In turn; only the best, most passionate and most dedicated educators represent our organisation. All government guidelines in relation to qualifications, medical certificates and backgrounds checks are achieved with flawless precision.
Educators are trained in child protection, first aid, anaphylaxis and asthma management, with yearly CPR updates. Our Managers undergo a robust induction process and are provided with outstanding support to complete the incomparably essential role of caring for your child. Our Managers are consistent, and available each day; hence you will receive open and transparent communication from your main contact at Big Childcare on a regular basis.
Our team is comprised of some very proficient people. They train regularly to sharpen their skills to be educators who are able to bring out the best in a child. This training combined with our staff banks gifting’s produces children specialists who devise programs that exceed the National Quality Framework. They also remember you the parent, so if you have a question or need some service our team are ready to help.