Our Service

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Our Service

The Jindalee School Age Care Program provides a safe and stimulating environment for children to enjoy. Our program is responsive to each child, building on their interests, culture, strengths and knowledge to advance their life skills, learning and development. We respect children’s views and feelings by understanding, communicating and interacting with them and their families.
 
We work together with other professionals sharing information to ensure the best approaches to children’s learning and development. We reinforce shared opinions and value all families contibutions.
 
Our service considers each child’s ability to learn and develop, whilst encouraging them to work towards their full potential.
 
We support and promote cultural awareness in everyone who comes into our centre and develop a sense of belonging, identify and wellbeing. We encourage all to be active participants for sustainability and provide the best quality program for now and our future generations.
 
We value the importance of childhood and the role we play as educators to advocate for children.
 
We are proudly owned, operated and managed by the Jindalee P&C Association. The Jindalee P & C Association employs a full time Director ( Tracy Schadendorff), Advanced Diploma of Children’s Services and a full time Coordinator ( Clyde McIllroy), Studying Diploma of School Age Care. Both Tracy and Clyde have extensive knowledge of the National Quality Framework, have years of valuable experience in the Outside School Hours Care Sector and are always available for you to provide feedback, concerns or discuss your child’s day in the program.
 
We are licensed under the Education and Care Services National Law (QLD) Act 2011 and the Education and Care Services National Regulations. Our Program is developed by using our knowledge about the children in our care and programing activities and experiences that is based on their current interests that will nuture the development of each child’s life skills All of our programming and practice is guided by the National Framework for School Aged Care Services ‘My Time Our Place’ The NQF helps ensure your child is given the best possible start in life. The NQF has quality standards to improve the quality of care in education and care services throughout Australia.
 
Our Motto is : ‘To enrich the lives of children’

 
The National Quality Standard consists of 7 Areas:
 
1. Educational Program and Practice
2. Children’s health and safety
3. Physical Environment
4. Staffing arrangements
5. Relationships with children
6. Partnerships with families and communities
7. Leadership and Service Management