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Child Care and Kindergarten for families in Keilor Downs

Quality early childhood education and child care provides the foundation for learning for life.
Let your child’s learning story begin with us

Customised Daily Routines

Story House Early Learning Keilor Downs provides customised daily routines to suit each child

Child Oriented Curriculum

Story House Early Learning Keilor Downs provides child orientated curriculum is that is based on family and child input.

Family Involvement

We encourage involvement with all aspects of our service including parent helpers within the service.

Safe Environments

We have a safe and friendly atmosphere where children are welcomed as individuals and feel a sense of belonging.

Nutritional Meals

Our healthy and nutritional menu considers cultures and dietary requirements of each child.
  • Purpose built service with 7 spacious rooms and 4 separate playgrounds that are age appropriate and allow for children to explore their own space
  • Government funded Kindergarten program delivered by our Early Childhood Teacher 5 days a week
  • Indoor and outdoor play based experiences
  • Multicultural, passionate and very dedicated educators
  • Celebrations of cultural community events
  • Healthy and freshly cooked meals prepared by our professional cook
  • Tailored learning and curriculum for each age group
  • Safe, quality, family-centred learning environments
  • Easy parental access to information by communicating with the educators and provided documentation
  • Excursions within our community such as nursing home, primary schools and more

Tailored Learning and Curriculum for each age group

Baby Nursery Child Care

Babies

We partner with you to provide a safe, quality, family-centred learning environment where every child is respected and nurtured. We continually develop our skills and explore new ways to enrich your child’s early learning experience.

Child Care Toddler Room

Toddlers

Indoor and outdoor play based experiences are an integral part of our program. Educators plan a diverse range of experiences to create opportunities for your child in both structured and spontaneous play.

Pre Kindergarten and early Preschool

Pre-Kindy

Our programs are inspired by the wisdom and teachings of early childhood theorists and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), and aim to develop children’s emotional, social and cognitive intelligence.

Kindergarten and Preschool

Kindergarten

The Kindergarten curriculum continues to emphasise play based learning, however offers additional intentional learning times where the focus is on literacy and numeracy, socialisation, self-regulation and independence.

MEET OUR SERVICE MANAGER ANTONELL SALIBA

What led you to a career in the childcare industry?
I decided to start a career in childcare when I first came to Australia because I have always loved being around children and thought I could make a different to children’s lives and their learning experiences. I have always had little children around me growing up and have always loved caring and supporting them. I realized that a career in childcare would be best for me as it would not feel like a job as such because it would be something that I love doing.

What are your favourite memories within the workspace?
Gaining the position as the Service Manager for Story House Keilor Downs. I am excited to guide and lead my team to become a quality service.

Who inspires you and why?
The person who inspired me the most was my old centre manager at my first job in childcare. I feel as though she really taught me how to become a great educator. She was able to teach me everything I know today and supported me during my studies. She is a very dedicated person who was passionate about the early childhood industry. Coming from an exceeding centre, she showed me what a high quality centre looks like and how it can be run. She inspired me to be the best that I can in this industry.

What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about my job here at Story House Keilor Downs. My passion is to make the centre a high-quality exceeding centre for the children and families. I am passionate about ensuring children are treated equally, all of their physical, social, emotional, and mental needs are met and ensuring educators are delivering a great learning program that can contribute to their development and learning. I really love managing the team and helping all the educators to achieve their goals within their own professional learning and their careers.

Service Manager Keilor Downs Childcare Story House

What type of leadership style do you have?
I believe I am a confident leader who is able to motivate my team with honestly and support. I think I am a friendly and knowledgeable leader who can guide educators to be their best.

What makes your service such an amazing service?
I love working at my workspace, because we have wonderful families, a great team to work with and most importantly I am able to see the children grow and achieve their developments.

What are your goals for the service over the next 12 months?
To have a high quality programming for the children. To make all the children’s environments fantastic for the children to develop their milestones and make their spaces inviting for the them.

Take a look at our centre

Where To Find Us

Our early childhood education centre is conveniently located between Keilor, St Albans and Taylors Lakes
with easy access via Taylors Road and Sunshine Avenue

7 Copernicus Way Keilor Downs VIC 3038
 03 9366 4380  |  [email protected]
Open  Monday to Friday 6.30am to 6.30pm