6 Weeks - 3 Years
Treetops Stepney Banksia House opened in September 2007. At the purpose built centre we offer care for children from 6 weeks to 3 years in an environment that caters to the developmental needs of babies and toddlers. As a fully serviced centre you supply the child and we supply most other things – meals and snacks, nappies, sunscreen.
The centre has a four rooms, children do not move from one room to the next according to age but rather when they are ready. Staff evaluate a child’s overall development and learning, through written observation, before discussing the next move with the parents.
Our team values providing our children with support through their developmental milestones. We offer a warm and inviting atmosphere to allow the children and their families to feel a sense of security and belonging in our centre. Our educators guide the children’s learning abilities through supporting their individual needs and interests.
Parents are always welcome to join us and share their child’s day. As a parent you are the best resource and staff welcome your input into your child’s day and the centre’s activities. We encourage parents to share their special talents with us.
My passion for children and belief in the rights of a child in child care began 30 years ago, after completing the Child Care Certificate. This passion and belief has lead to me working in various fields relating to children, including working “on the floor” as a qualified staff, community work through a Toy Library- visiting homes of families with young children, on a referral basis, to assist with parenting skills, lecturing in Child Care, working with refugee families with young children and finally to a position of manager in a Child Care Centre.
The realisation that children in child care often spend more of their waking hours within the centre and with centre staff than with their parents has pushed me to strive to achieve high quality child care in all areas of the fields I have worked in. Child Care, for me, is a profession not just a job.