For many children and their families, commencing child care is their first experience of separation. It is an experience that can be daunting and should be managed so that the process is as smooth as possible for all involved, especially the child. The experiences of families and their children during the enrolment and orientation processes strongly influence the quality of their future relationships with the Service.
Empowered FDC and their Educators are committed to working in partnerships with families to best meet the education and care needs of the children. This commitment is communicated to parents at enrolment and during orientation, as it is the belief that effective partnerships can only be achieved when information is exchanged regularly.
The enrolment and orientation processes are designed to be the beginning of the partnership. Parents are asked to provide as much information as possible about their child and the family background (e.g. cultural, religious, food preferences), and are provided with detailed verbal and written information about Empowered FDC and its practices and given a copy of the Service Handbook to keep. Our friendly team is here to support and guide you through your journey and assist you with any questions you may have big or small so never hesitate to call us.
EFDCS provide a service to families and children 52 weeks of the year only closing for approved QLD & National public holidays. Our Empowered FDC Educators choose their own hours of operation and the hours and fees charged vary from service to service in line with EFDCS Fee Policy. The scale of fees an Educator is able to charge ranges between $7-$15/hr for routine hours and non routine & casual hours between $7-$25/hr.
Educators provide flexible care for children aged birth to 13 years which includes before, after & vacation care for school age children, long day care permanent booked days, part time care, roster care, overnight and weekend care as well as occasional childcare places. Please ensure you speak directly to your Educator at the time of your interview about your care needs.
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