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By on November 3, 2016

The child is at the heart of everything we do.  

Amana Family Day Care Scheme was established in 2010 by the amalgamation of 2 existing QLECS, Family Day Care schemes; New Life Family Day Care and Carina Family Day Care, which between them had over 35 years of operation.  Amana Family Day Care Scheme is a not-for-profit community based organisation.    We are managed by QLECS and our approved provider is the Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District.  

Family Day Care (FDC) Educators can provide flexible care arrangements, including all-day care, part-time, evening, overnight, casual, before and after school care, and care during school holidays.

The maximum number of children a family day care Educator may care for at any one time is seven, with no more than four children not yet at school. The Educator’s own children are included as part of this ratio.

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Our service is approved for CCB & CCR

Child Care Benefit (CCB) and the Child Care Rebate (CCR) are payments from the Australian Government that help you with the cost of your child care.  

Find out more:  

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/enablers/claiming-child-care-benefit

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/child-care-rebate

Amana Family Day Care Team:

The Service leader (Nominated Supervisor) is responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the whole Scheme.

Educator Support Coordinators (Coordinators) – support the Educators through regular home visits, play sessions, resources and equipment, etc.  They support families and monitor children’s placements.  

Educational Leader (Coordinator) – mentors educators on implementing a program which fosters the social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development and is compliant with the Government, approved Early Years Learning Framework &/or My Time our Place. 

Administrative Staff – process time sheets (CCB & CCR) and ensure necessary records are kept and archived to meet the requirements of various Government departments.

Family Day Care Educators – provide high quality care and education to children in their home.  They must hold current Blue Card, First Aid (CPR, Asthma & Anaphylaxis), public liability insurance and hold (or be actively studying) a child care qualification.  

Please contact us about your child care enquiry.