Monday, Tuesday and alternate Wednesdays
8:40am - 2:50pm
Our early childhood educators acknowledge that their work with children, families, staff and communities is driven by a desire and passion to support children in their learning and development. Our educators and management committee together, strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome and respected. We aim to provide an environment where there is a strong sense of belonging and therefore, we place great importance in building relationships that are open, collaborative, trusting and supportive.
When children come into our care, we ensure they feel a strong connection to the educators thus instilling a feeling of trust, security and safety. We value each individual and family as being unique with different culture, knowledge, skills and ideas about life that are explored and responded to.We put emphasis on creating an environment that is safe, unique and inspiring, therefore encouraging children to question, experiment, hypothesise, create, imagine and wonder.
We want children to feel supported and valued so they are empowered to question and contribute their thoughts and ideas with their peers, educators and families. We are committed to providing an enriching, meaningful and engaging program that supports children to grow and learn, develop a love for learning and inspires them to achieve their goals.
We see play as being a powerful tool for learning. Children are inquisitive and active and hands on learners. Play is the foundation of our inquiry approach towards learning.
As educators, we will provide engaging spaces, time, quality resources and support to enhance their learning. We also respect that children come to our kindergarten equipped with knowledge, ideas, culture, abilities and interests that form the foundation of our emergent program.
Our program here at the Jandowae Kindergarten is guided by the Queensland Kindergarten learning guidelines as we see this curriculum as the most appropriate to guide the learning and development of your Queensland children. We base our teaching approaches on the documented theories of Vygotsky (1978), Bandura (1977) and Maslow (1943). These theorists underpin our teaching strategies within this service.
Together, we are accepting of all, have open minds and unite for the prosperity of our Jandowae children.
Free Kindy for 2022 - Enrol Now
Jandowae Kindergarten has secured additional funding from the Queensland Department of Education to offer Free Kindy for 2022. The funding allows families of eligible-aged children to attend Jandowae Kindergarten for 15 hours per week at no cost. Your child must turn four-years-old by 30 June 2022 to be eligible for the funding. Please contact us for more information or to enrol and secure your child’s place today.