Open 7:00am to 6:30pm
Monday to Friday
Child Care Subsidy at Guardian Childcare & Education Mt Eliza
The Childcare Subsidy (CCS) is financial assistance to help with the cost of child care. Knowing how much CCS you are entitled to is important, because it helps you understand how much care you can access and what your out-of-pocket expenses will be.
We are here to help. We believe in forming strong, trusted relationships with families. Supporting you to get the most of out your CCS is just one of the ways we make it easier for families to choose the right partner for the care and education of your child.
Use our CCS calculator below to see your estimated entitlement.
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Information about Guardian Childcare & Education Mt Eliza
- Engaging outdoor spaces featuring a treehouse, herb and vegetable gardens, creek beds, and worm farms to inspire exploration and discovery.
- Special visits from the local community and established relationships with both Kunyung Primary School and the local retirement village to support a being part of the community.
- Highly experienced Educators and degree-qualified Teachers support children to grow and thrive.
- Specialist two-year kindergarten and preschool program that prepares children for school, with the benefits of long day care.
- Joy of Reading, Cooking, Outdoor and Sustainability learning programs and Out & About Community Excursions.
Mon to Fri 7:00 to 18:30
1305 Nepean Highway,
Mount Eliza, VIC, 3930
Open 7:00am to 6:30pm
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What we Provide
- Five nutritionally balanced meals including: Breakfast, Lunch, Morning and Afternoon tea and a late Snack at the end of the day
What to Bring
- Formula and bottles
- Soft toy or comfort blanket for nap time
- Spare change of clothing
- Water bottle
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Our team of Educators are committed and passionate about ensuring your child will be safe, nurtured and cared for every day. At Guardian, children are encouraged to engage in interest-led play that creates learning and meaningful experiences.
Our Educators seek to optimise diverse learning opportunities and implement the Curriculum as framed by the Early Years Learning Framework.
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All Guardian Centres provide a Centre-to-Family communication platform so families can maintain contact with their children’s experiences through photos, stories and learning outcomes.
Our Centres use Storypark and each family is provided with a secure login to access on their computers, mobiles or apps.
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Guardian Childcare & Education Mt Eliza is designed for year round fun! Each room at the child care centre has a large verandah space and designated yard, allowing for outdoor play in all weather conditions. Surrounded by large trees, veggie patches and worm farms, there are plenty of opportunities for inquisitive minds to explore and learn in nature.
As well as the indoor/outdoor experiences on offer, the children love special visits from the local community. We have established connections with both Kunyung Primary School and the local retirement village, and look forward to our visits with the students and residents. Our Kindergarten Program helps prepare your child for Primary School with our leading curriculum delivered by Teachers with specialist early childhood university degrees.
Our passionate and experienced educators have been with the centre for many years, which helps to create our family feel. Families love returning with their new little additions and seeing the same warm, friendly faces that looked after their older children years before.
We take the time to learn about each new child and their family, including their traditions and celebrations, to ensure they settle in as quickly as possible. From a reassuring phone call to an action shot via email, you’ll always have peace of mind that your child is in safe, capable hands.
The importance of nutrition is emphasised, with fresh fruit and vegetables prepared daily by our qualified chef. We also strive to instill a love of learning, with a high quality program that supports the children to develop socially, emotionally and intellectually. Each child’s individual interests and abilities are nurtured, and creativity is encouraged through play, art, dance and music.
Our close partnership with families allows us to offer a range of additional benefits to the learning and childcare experience for the children in our Mt Eliza childcare centre. We pride ourselves on the support we offer families and want to help make it a little easier to balance all those daily commitments, through initiatives such as:
- Designated drop off and pick up zones to assist with those busy mornings and afternoons.
- Casual care days where possible to help you manage the unpredictable nature of work life and home life.
- Assisting you with government subsidies and entitlements to help you make the most of the financial support which may be available.
- Our family communication app StoryPark to keep you informed throughout the day with photos, videos and updates about your child
- We hold parent and educator sessions to keep you informed of your child’s individual progress.
If you’re thinking of enrolling at Guardian Mt Eliza, we’d encourage you to book a tour today. During your tour you will have the opportunity to meet our Centre Manager, Educators and have a really good look around the Centre while the team answer any questions you may have.
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Guardian Mt Eliza services a number of local areas, including: Mount Martha, Mornington, Frankston South, Baxter, Moorooduc, Osborne, Tanti Park and Somerville.
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