Hannah

Hi, I'm Hannah

I have been working in Family Day Care for three years but have been educating children since 2004. I hold a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and I originally began my career in New Zealand. Once my husband and I married, we packed our belongings and moved to Australia, making Melbourne our home.

I believe that giving children time to grow, learn and experience life in a non-rushed, relaxed, safe and loving environment is an important foundation for future development. Here, children will be involved in a play-based learning program that supports their interests and allows them to be active agents in their own learning and development. Open ended play experiences offered will allow for self-selection and shared learning as well as encouraging your child to use their imagination, solve and work through problems, think creatively, explore, take on different perspectives, make choices and have a sense of wonder, excitement and anticipation.

I love being able to nurture and educate a smaller group of children which means I’m able to form strong bonds with them and their families. It is a joy to have such strong relationships with families. Many of them I am still in contact with after they leave and some have come back with siblings. Working alongside the families, my house has become an extension of their home and I have built some wonderful strong relationships and shared in special family milestones with them. Having these relationships helps strengthen a child’s sense of belonging, identity and enhances their learning.

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My child attends Hannah’s Family Day Care and soon my newborn will also be attending. Hannah is professional, caring and provides my child with a safe and educational space. My son absolutely loves going which is a fantastic representation of the care she provides. We feel extremely blessed to have our children in Hannah’s care.
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Hannah is the best Family Day Care Educator there is! We love her!
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Benefits of Family Day Care

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A nurturing, natural and flexible home learning environment.

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Individualised learning programs.

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Flexible hours of care, including evenings, before/after school and school holidays.

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Small group sizes means more attention and a stronger bond with your child.

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Early Education excursions and playgroups.

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Parents are eligible for the Child Care Subsidy.

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Siblings can be cared for together, regardless of age difference.

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bestchance regularly assesses our Family Day Care educators for ongoing quality control.

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Educators are screened and held to the same ACECQA standards as traditional child care.

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Educators are qualified and undergo regular training.