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Our Trained Staff

Fig Tree Pocket Early Childhood Centre and Preschool elects to employ qualified early childhood staff who are devoted professionals, committed to continually improving their skills and knowledge.

We aim to develop a culture that maintains staff with a high dedication to Early Childhood Education, children and families. Fig Tree Pocket Early Childhood Centre has a low staff turnover allowing continuity of care to feature throughout our rooms.

Each room is staffed by a Lead Educator and an Assistant Educator, who are supported by a floating trainee Educator. Staff collaborate to ensure effective management of the learning environment and provide the best possible outcomes for children. A diverse team who share their skills, experiences and backgrounds enhances the curriculum and professional culture of the Centre.

Qualifications

Fig Tree Pocket Early Childhood Centre elects to employ qualified Early Childhood professionals as prescribed by the Early Childhood Education and Care Services National Regulation.

Lead Educators and Assistant Educators hold, Diploma and/or Certificate III’s, respectively, in Children’s Services. Teachers have a Bachelor of Education, with an Early Childhood specialisation, and hold current teacher registration with Education Queensland. The Director holds an Advanced Diploma in Children’s Services.
As an ongoing commitment to the Early Childhood Education and Care industry, Fig Tree Pocket Early Childhood Centre offers Traineeships in Children’s Services.

Trainee Educators work throughout the Centre supporting Lead and Assistant Educators.
All employees have suitability for working with children Blue Cards, issued by the Commission for Children Young People and Child Guardian.

Fig Tree Pocket Early Childhood Centre requires all staff to hold or obtain Senior First Aid Certificates. A selection of employees also hold Managing Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificates.