Bakers Hill Out of School Hours Care is a not-for-profit organisation started by a group of parents who saw a need in the local community. It took a year of hard work to setup!
We are very proud to be the first out of school care facility in the Wheatbelt.
Our office is located in the Bakers Hill Primary School Library.
Our staff place the health, safety and well-being of the children in their care above all other concerns.
Carmen Knight (Centre Coordinator-Nominated Supervisor)
Carmen knew she wanted to work with children from a young age. Shortly after completing year 12 she began studying child-care on a full time basis at Midland TAFE. While studying she worked for the Shire of Kalamunda in Holiday Programmes operating in Forrestfield and High Wycombe. Since completing her qualification in 1993 Carmen has worked as a qualified care-giver in private and government child-care facilities in Fremantle, Midland, Forrestfield, Middle Swan, Northam and Toodyay.
Carmen holds the following qualifications:
- Associate Diploma in Social Science (Child Care)
- Supervisor Certificate (Education and Care Services)
- Provide First Aid Certificate
- Lisa Giorgi - Chairperson
- Karen Isherwood - Vice Chairperson
- Carmen Knight - Treasurer
- Debra Wessley - Secretary
We received initial funding from the Royalties for Regions Programme and the Shire of Northam. We are also very fortunate to have the use of the Bakers Hill Primary School Library and Facilities.
We are licensed for 24 children.
We comply with all government policies, procedures and regulations.
We comply with "My Time - My Place" as required for all Out of School Facilities.
“It takes a village to bring up a child.”
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