About Us

Fun and functional learning environment

Camberwell Junction Early Learning Centre is a privately-owned purpose built childcare centre caring for up to 60 children each day. We have three separate rooms: Ladybird Room (Nursery), Caterpillar Room (Toddlers) and Butterfly Room (Kinder) where the children have small personal groups and are looked after by qualified and dedicated educators. Each room operates in accordance with national ratios and has its own learning program fitting to the individual needs of the group. Developmental observations are taken and recorded for parents to discuss with our educators at any time.

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The boutique nature of the day care centre means that we are able to provide more personal care to your children. We also have new learning equipment coming in regularly, enabling us to carry out our educational programs with modern teaching tools.

Centre Staff

We pride ourselves on the stability of our educators. This allows you and your child to develop a strong and trusting relationship. All educators have a working with children check, first aid and anaphylaxis training as well as food handling certificates.

You will be greeted by familiar faces every day allowing you and your child to develop strong and trusting relationships with our educators. Our educators have access to training and development opportunities in the early learning profession and are on track to comply with the government standards for educator qualifications.  We regularly attend professional development to keep up to date with current early childhood practices and to extend our knowledge in early childhood theory and development.

We value the role of the child in creating their own learning experiences and acknowledge our role as educators to expand on those experiences; we listen to their valuable opinions and involve them in the decision making process.  We believe that by providing a warm, nurturing, safe environment for children and families, children feel confident and capable to explore and examine the world around them.

Management Team

  • Linda
    LindaDirector

    Certificate of Applied Social Science – Child Care

    “I have been in the childcare industry for over 33 years and we designed this centre to offer genuine personalised boutique care to look after each family’s needs. We hope you become part of our family and see the benefits of our individuality.”

    Teaching Staff

    • Christine
      ChristineToddler room assistant

      Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

      "I have always had a passion to work with children. I love working at the centre and seeing the children each and every day. It gives me great pleasure watching them develop and unfold into their own personalities."

      • Hua
        HuaKindergarten Teacher

        Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

        Mandarin language speaker

        “I enjoy positive interactions amongst parents, staff and the management. I really look forward to children's reflections of what they have been learning via verbal interactions, drawing, painting and other lovely forms of art.”

        • Jessie
          JessieBaby room leader

          Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

          Mandarin language speaker

          “I love my job, it's more than just a job. Educating children and seeing them progress and flourish is amazing. One of the most important things is watching the child in my care that arrives as a little baby grow and become a person in their own right.”

          • Justine
            JustineToddler room leader

            Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

            “I enjoy coming in every morning and seeing the children's smiling faces. I love that every day is different and I get to watch them learn something new every day. I like that I get to work so closely with them and help them develop their skills and be part of their learning.”

            • Laura
              Laura

              Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care and studying Occupational Therapy

              “I enjoy coming to work to hear the children’s imaginative stories and caring for them whilst I complete my studies in childcare and occupational therapy.”

              Keeping Parent-Teacher Communications High

              We believe that a solid partnership between the parents and educators play a vital role in a child’s development. To maintain this partnership, we give you timely and open communication. Here are the channels through which we communicate about your child’s progress or any concerns you would like to raise with us.

              Newsletters

              The centre offers frequent newsletters and learning stories which are emailed to all families

              Constant Communication

              Parents can call or email the centre at any time during the day

              Meetings

              Parents can schedule a meeting with their child’s educators or management when they wish

              Journals

              Children have personalised journals that are maintained with observations and progress reports