Welcome to Kuddles In-Home Childcare and Education
 
EVERY CHILD IS PRECIOUS
OUR ENROLMENT PROCESS
Preregistration
  1. We talk to you about your needs and provide you with options and a complete advisory service on everything to do.  
  2. We can help you find a suitable Educator, or you might have someone looking after the child already. 
  3. All of our Educators meet our strict health and safety guidelines. They are police vetted along with all adults over 17 if any that live with them in their house.
  4. If you are already having someone looking after the child, we will advise you about the requirements to be met in order to register with us with regards to health and safety, police vetting and reference checking criteria.
  5. We are approved by Work and Income as a licensed provider, so depending you’re your family income you may/may not be eligible to get Childcare Subsidy through WINZ. 
  6. We will introduce you to the most suitable educator/s closest to your requirement depending on the spaces available with the educator/s.
  7. Once you have made up your mind with starting with the educator, you will be asked to complete an enrolment form to enrol your child our service. We will also require proof of the child’s date of birth (passport copy/birth certificate) and the immunisation certificate for your child.
Registration

Once your child’s enrolment form with your child’s proof of birth and immunisation certificate are back with us, we will confirm enrolment for your child with the educator.

Post Registration

The Programme Coordinator will contact you to organise some time prior to the start date for settling the child with the educator to ensure that the child feels safe and secure in the absence of their parent/carers. She will also offer some free hours for this settling period.

Your child will be given a Child Portfolio which will become a valuable keepsake of your child’s learning and development for you. .

Based on the educator feedback about the child’s learning, the Programme Coordinator will make an Individualised Learning Programme, based on the Te Whãriki, the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum, for your child.

Every Visit the Programme Coordinator will discuss your child’s learning, review the Child’s portfolio. They will also leave resources and toys for the child. In addition to monthly home visits, our Programme Coordinators also organise play groups, outings and other activities to support educational care.

 

 

Contact us today to discuss your childcare options with our friendly staff or send us an online inquiry here.

 

View some of our Educator vacancies here

 

 

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TESTIMONIALS

I would like to thank Kuddles and your team, specially his educator for the great caring and loving nature given to him in our absence. He was well adjusted with the educator and no doubt she has a natural bond with kids and also is very caring, loving, mindful, cheerful, trustworthy & honest educator.



Fozia Sifaaz

" I cannot thank Kuddles enough for my child's educator who has been outstanding. A big thank you to you, your wonderful staff and for the wonderful service offered. Keep up the good work" - Shilpa Parab-Jenkins



Shilpa Parab Jenkins

Thank you Kuddles for everything. Shayene has developed and learnt a lot with her educator who provided her with lots of different resources and learning supported by your Visiting Teacher. She is confident to start school --Anshu Ali

 



Anshu Ali

"Programmes are responsive to children’s interests and strengths. Educators provide appropriate resources to enhance children’s learning. Parents speak with appreciation about the personalised care provided"- Education Review Office, 2012."



Education Review Office

"Open communication between the coordinator,educators, and families is a feature of the service.  Educators support children's development of social skills and support children to play co-operatively. the small group size  ensures that educators are able to provide individual attention to children." - Education Review Office, 2012.



Education Review Office




CONTACT US

KUDDLES OFFICE :
4 Kinross Street
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600
New Zealand

Email: info@kuddles.co.nz
Phone: 0508008800 / (中文)

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