joey’s – Ages 2-3 

joey’s

Developing your child’s natural curiosity

The Joey and Possum Rooms are catered for children aged 6 weeks to 2 years. This room averages four infants and five toddlers a day.

Our small group allows educators to be responsive to the individual and varying needs of each child.

Our Educators are highly focused on introducing children to viable self-help skills and nurturing the emotional development of each child within this group.

Activities

Meals

Education

FAQ

Activities

Our on-going children’s development program offers educational and recreational programs which are designed to optimise the creativity, mental and physical advancement of your child. Self expression is encouraged through a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities, such as music, arts and crafts. Children’s interests are supported and encouraged through individual and group stimuli, all in the name of fun!

Meals

Our service offers a nutritiously appropriate menu with opportunities for children to try new, wholesome foods. We offer breakfast, morning tea, afternoon tea and a late snack. Infants also have lunch provided for them and are supported as they learn to navigate new textures and flavours.

Education

Our service offers a child-led program centred around each child’s ideas, interests, culture, strengths, knowledge and abilities.

Our Educator’s apply intentional teaching strategies to scaffold every child’s learning and development through holistic approaches and shared observation.

Children are encouraged to progress developmentally though hands on approaches to learning, whilst every child is included to participate in the Educational Program.

Parents are able to view their child’s progress in the program through our online app which is updated daily.

FAQ

What are the Centres operating hours?

The Centre is open from 7:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday.

Are meals provided?

Our service offers a nutritiously appropriate menu with opportunities for children to try new, wholesome foods.

We offer breakfast, morning tea, afternoon tea and a late snack. Infants also have lunch provided for them and are supported as they learn to navigate new textures and flavours.

What do I need to bring?

A labelled bag including your child’s lunch; cot-sized bed sheets; water bottle; pillow; spare clothes and a hat. 

Is it affordable?

Our daily fees are set competitively relative to other childcare centres in the area.

The Centre is registered to provide Child Care Subsidy (CCS) assistance to families. CCS is means tested and is available to eligible families..

senior educator

Jen has a Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care and has worked in the early years sector for 5 years. She has two children of her own which is what helped shape her passion for Early Education.

Jen is a big believer in viewing children as competent and capable learners, and she likes to support every child’s autonomy and ability to make decisions for themselves, even at an infancy age. She offers a nurturing approach to supporting development and cultivating peer interactions.

Centre director

Jessie has a diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and is completing her Bachelor of Education along with a Diploma in Business Studies. 

She has worked in early childhood for ten years and believes a strong team thrives under passionate and inclusive leadership. Jessie prides herself on providing families with a sense of belonging to our service and understands how challenging it can be for new parents to entrust their children into our care; allowing her to establish strong connections to each family through shared understanding and mutual trust.

Enrol your child today

If the Hills Little Learners sounds like the right place for you, we would love to have you. To enrol, simply pop on down to the Centre for a tour and request an enrolment form to start the process. 

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book a tour today

We encourage families to come and view our Centre and meet our friendly staff to discuss your children and ask questions. Taking a tour is the perfect way to showcase our great learning environment and allows us to get to know you and your child better so we are able to provide the best care possible.

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