Our Educators

At Birches ELC, our team of educators are one of our most valuable assets and we could not achieve our goals or honour our philosophy without their expertise, commitment and support. They understand the responsibility of caring, nuturing and educating every child in a safe and secure environment. They are commited to ensuring every child not only enjoys their time, but has been provided every available developmental and learning opportunity.  Our team approach ensures the individual and collective needs of the children are met in a harmonious and friendly environment. By maintaining a consistent and professional team of staff, we facilitate continuity and familiarity for the children and their families. Our permanent team of highly qualified and experienced individuals have been selected through an extensive recruitment process that requires the following as a minimum:

  • Working with Children Check
  • First Aid training certification
  • CPR training
  • Emergency Anaphylaxis Management and EpiPen administration training
  • Emergency Asthma Management training
  • Food Handling and/or Food Supervisor Certification
  • Child protection training

Our team participate in regular professional development, mentoring and first aid training updates to ensure they remain at the top of their profession. All team members hold (or are actively working towards) an early childhood qualification. Our educator-to-child ratios are higher than the recommended minimum ensuring exceptional quality care and supervision. Your team at Birches ELC offer minimum staff turnover and maximum fun!