CASS Family Day Care is a service which provides professional child care services in the comfort of a home environment. It has a Coordination Unit staffed by experienced and qualified professionals who have qualifications in Bachelor of Teaching and Diploma in Children’s Services. All our staff members have over 10 years of experience working in child care centre and family day care settings. We support the provision of quality education and care by:
recruiting and monitoring educators and providing them with training, support and resources;
making regular visits to the educators' homes to ensure children are provided with the best quality education and care possible
giving the educators the best possible support and training so they can provide a wide variety of educational experiences to meet children’s interests and developmental needs
ensuring the educators comply with the National Regulations and the National Quality Standards are being practiced;
having an Educational Leader who is experienced and holds a Bachelor of Teaching qualification to lead the development and implementation of educational programs in the service.
Senior Executive Officer, CASS Child Care Services
Masters of Arts (Social Work & Social Policy) , Bachelor of Arts (Welfare Studies)
Dorothy is responsible for the overall management of CASS Child Care Services including CASS Gumnut Early Learning Centres, Out of School Hours Care, Family Day Care and other parent support services. She has over 20 years of extensive experience in the for-profit and not for profit sectors, working in areas as diverse as aged and disability services, education, marketing and manufacturing.
Prior to joining the CASS Child Care Services Team, she was managing the Services Development and Promotions Team where she implemented strategies in promoting the various child care services. With her passion in serving the community and extensive experience in training and management, she will ensure those we serve are well supported, their voices are being heard and the team will continue to provide quality services. Dorothy believes children are our future and it is commitment to help them grow!
Executive Officer and CASS Family Day Care Educational Leader
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education), Diploma in Community Services (Children’s Services) and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Wei has over 20 years extensive experience in the Early Childhood field, working across a range of roles. Wei is responsible for providing professional support and monitoring Registered Educators in proper implementation of their duties and responsibilities. Wei is also responsible for organizing and providing training to both registered and potential educators and ensuring quality practices are delivered to the children and families. She believes it is important to acknowledge the uniqueness and potential of all children, recognize their enjoyment from all perspectives, and respect the uniqueness of each family and strive to learn about their culture, structure, lifestyle, customs, language and beliefs.
Team Leader and Nominated Supervisor
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education), Diploma in Children’s Services, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Fanny has been worked in Family Day Care industry for more than 15 years and as a nominated supervisor since 2016. She has experience in recruiting and providing professional training to educators. She also provide ongoing support to the educators and ensure high quality practices are delivered to the children and families through close monitoring of the services. She believes a caring and responsive environment is essential for supporting a child's physical, emotional and intellectual development. She works in partnership with educators and families to create a learning environment where children feel safe and secure, while motivating children to expand their learning opportunities. Furthermore, Fanny pursues professional development opportunities continuously through attending relevant trainings and conferences.
Family Day Care Coordinator
Diploma in Community Services (Children’s Services)
Pearl has more than 13 years experience in working with children in Long Day Care and 18 years experience in teaching primary school students in China. She believes it is important to build up trust relationship with educators and families, and she hopes to provide efficient and convenient services for families and educators on her daily work.
Advanced Diploma in Accounting
Wendy has more than 3 years experience in accounting industry. In addition, she has previously worked in a childcare relate industry. Wendy originates from China and can communicate in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. With her experiences and positive attitude, she is committed to continue to provide quality services to our families and educators.