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Flynn Early Childhood Education

Centre

Flynn Early Childhood Education Centre is a not for profit community-based service providing full-time and

part-time care.

What we provide

Long Day Care &

Occasional Care

All Meals

(except breakfast)

Nappies

Free parking

at the door

Centre Details

Flynn Early Childhood Education Centre is an 140 place centre offering permanent full time, part time and casual care for children birth to five years of age with and two infant learning spaces, three toddler learning spaces and two preschool learning spaces.  These spaces are flexible in their use to accommodate different ages of children and availability of places.

 

Our opening hours are from 7:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday.

Flynn ECEC is open for 51 weeks per year, closing for approximately one week over the Christmas/New year period, as well as closed on all recognised Public Holidays.

Phone: 02 6258 3044

Email:  flynn@nbca.org.au

Physical Address:  5 Pither Close, Flynn ACT 2615

Postal Address:  PO Box 6730 Charnwood, ACT 2615

Enrolment

Flynn ECEC is happy to arrange a walkthough of the centre at a time suitable for each family.

Upon enrolment at Flynn ECEC, families are required to complete an enrolment pack and pay a $250 deposit, prior to commencement and to secure their enrolment.

This payment consists of 2 components:

$50 administration fee that is non-refundable and includes a hat for your child.

$200 holding fee for your child’s place at the service. If you do not follow through with the enrolment you will forfeit this money completely. If you continue with the enrolment your first account will be credited with $200.

 

We recommend families attended orientations before their child/ren commence in care, as this familiarises them with other children, Educators and their new environment. Orientation can be arranged to suit you and your family, as parents/guardians will be required to stay during the orientation visits.

Fees

Fee payment is via direct debit, the amount will be debited from your nomianted bank account or credit card each fortnight.

Fees as of 29 July 2019:

Weekly Fee (Monday to Friday):  $575 

Daily Fee: $121 

Casual Day:  $121 

Casual Hourly: $20 per hour

Flynn Team

'The educators and staff at Flynn have always been so lovely and approachable' 
Sheena, Flynn Early Childhood Centre

Natasha Bunter

Director

Natasha is our centre Director and has been a part of the NBCA community for 19 years.

She holds a Diploma in Early Childhood as well as a Diploma in Protective Intervention.

Natasha is an advocate for supporting vulnerable families and children in our community.

During her career, one of Natasha’s proudest achievements is being nominated by ACT Community Services Directorate and receiving a Child Development Award from the ACT Childrens Week Committee for her work with the Early Childhood sector.

Sarah Morrissey

Assistant Director & Teacher

Sarah is our Assistant Director as well as a teacher in the pre-school room. She has been a part of the NBCA community for over 10 years.

Sarah has been in our pre-school classroom for over 8 years. 

She completed her Bachelor of Early Learning in 2016 and is passionate about early childhood education and care.  

Anna Fennis

Educational Leader & Teacher
 

Anna is our Service Educational Leader as well as a part-time teacher in the preschool room.

She completed her Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary School) in 2016 and has been at Flynn ever since.

As part of her role, Anna helps to support educators at the centre plan and embed meaningful curriculums and document children’s learning and development.  

Our Philosophy

Relationships and the Community

We foster each child’s connection with us, their family and the wider community because we believe that these relationships are the foundations for quality early learning.

 

Environment

We are committed to providing spaces that foster lifelong learning for all.  We believe each child is capable and we ensure they are supported holistically in their development.  We place high values on the environment in the early learning context, allowing rich, authentic experiences to occur on a full time basis.

 

Cultural Values

The meaning of ‘Ngunnawal’ is we, the people, or us.  We come together as a community on Ngunnawal land, valuing the importance that one another’s strengths and contributions have towards fulfilling the needs, dreams, and wishes of the children.  Culture and diversity are meaningfully embedded through learning experiences, conversations and within our daily rituals.

 

Social Justice

We believe that social justice is underpinned by a belief in hope and possibilities for a socially just community and world.  We enrich the lives of children through providing a welcoming environment that highlights the importance of equality, fairness, advocacy and endless opportunities for all.

 

Professional

We understand the importance that early childhood education has in creating a better society for the future.  Our work as professionals in the field of education has a direct impact on the lives of young children, and we strive to share our knowledge through practice and professional development.

Reconciliation Action

Journey

At Flynn Early Childhood Education Centre, we actively recognise and acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the Traditional Custodians for the Land that we share today. We value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and will continue to share this with our children and families through our environments, curriculum, conversations and discussions.

We believe in partnerships, wellbeing and the power of educations, children and families coming together to build a community of learners.

We strive for all children, families and educators to develop a meaningful connections with, and understanding of, the Land on which we meet and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culture and heritage.

Tel: 02 6242 5004

Email: admin@nbca.org.au

© 2020 North Belconnen Community Association Inc.

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