POLICIES

BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre strives to manage children’s behaviour by the use of techniques to change or eliminate unwanted behaviour and to encourage desirable behaviour.

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BI-CULTURAL POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre is committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and the use of Te Reo Māori as a living language. The Service encourages an awareness and appreciation of the bi cultural heritage of our country.

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CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre is committed to meeting the needs of all children  regardless of special health care needs or disabilities.

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CHILD HYGIENE POLICY

At Little Feet Childcare Centre we are committed to maintaining high standards of hygiene.

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CHILD INJURY PREVENTION POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre is committed to the safety and protection of all children under their care from any accidental injuries.

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Children’s Health/Illness Policy

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to ensure that all adults and children are safe from infection and would take reasonable steps to minimize the spread of infection amongst all.

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CHILD PROTECTION POLICY AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN ACT 2014

Little Feet Childcare Centre is committed to the protection of all children under their care and aim to prevent any form of abuse and neglect.

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Cleaning and Maintenance Policy and Procedures

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to provide a safe and hygienic environment for all children staff, parents, and whanau at all times.

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COLLABORATION WITH PARENTS POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to make communication with parents as open, regular and informative as possible.

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Communication Policy

The management and Staff of Little Feet Childcare Centre will ensure that communication and consultation between the Centre and parents/Whanau acknowledges and respects all parties’ values, needs and aspirations.

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CONTRACTOR HEALTH AND SAFETY OBLIGATION AGREEMENT

All contractors and sub-contractors, before commencing any work in the Centre must ensure that their employees are fully aware of

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EMERGENCY PROCEDURE POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to maintain safety and wellbeing of all children and staff in an event of an emergency

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ENCOURAGING POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR POLICY

Little Feet Child Care Centre aims to encourage self-discipline, consideration for each other and our surrounding and property.

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

All contractors and sub-contractors, before commencing any work in the Centre must ensure that their employees are fully aware of

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EXCURSION POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre believe it is important for our children’s learning to have experiences outside the centre as well where they will learn about their wider local community.

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FEE POLICY

Upon completion of the Enrolment Agreement Form and a confirmation of your child’s place in the centre, you are required to pay one week’s BOND and one week’s FEE in advance.

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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to ensure that effective financial Management practises are in place for long term viability of its service and operatioN.

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FIRE AND EARTHQUAKE POLICY

Little Feet Childcare aims to ensure that appropriate procedures are in place to deal with fire and earthquake to maintain the safety and wellbeing of all children, staff, and parents in the centre

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First Aid Policy

It will be the responsibility of the centre Supervisor to ensure that the First Aid kit is re-stocked on a regular basis.

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FOOD PREPARATION AND HANDLING POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to ensure that all food is hygienically prepared and handled in the Centre by all staff and children to avoid any form of food contamination

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Handwashing Policy

At Little Feet Childcare Centre, we aim to promote the health of children and adults by minimizing hand transmitted infections.

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Hazards Policy

The Management of Little Feet Childcare Centre is committed in ensuring a safe and secure environment for the employees, children and their families as well as the visitors.

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Healthy Eating and Food Safety Policy

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to promote healthy eating habits and encourage a nutritional diet regime for all children under our care.

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Laundry Policy

Little Feet Childcare aims to maintain a high level of hygiene in place whereby linen and other Laundry items are cleaned and washed regularly.

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LOCKDOWN POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre is committed to providing a safe and caring environment for all children, parents/whanau, and staff of the centre and takes every precaution to ensure the safety of all.

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MANAGING AGGRESSIVE/THREATENING BEHAVIOUR

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to maintain a calm, peaceful and safe environment for their children, staffs, parents, and Whanau at all times.

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MEDICATION POLICY

At Little Feet Childcare Centre our aim is to ensure that appropriate procedures are followed while administering medicines to the children under our care.

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Nappy Changing Policy and Procedure

Little Feet Childcare Centre strives to ensure that the nappy changing facilities are safe and hygienic for children and teachers.

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NOISE MANAGEMENT POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to manage the noise levels during the operational hours for the comfort of our children, staff, whanau, and neighbours.

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ORIENTATION AND SETTLING IN POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to ensure that each child and their families receive an orientation session which meets their needs, allowing them to feel safe and secure in the level of care we provide.

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PEST CONTROL POLICY

LLittle Feet Childcare Centre aims to provide an environment which is free of pest and vermin and its harmful effects.

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POWERS OF ENTRY AND INSPECTION WITHOUT WARRANT

Any person holding an authorisation under subsection (3) may, for the purpose of ensuring that the provisions of this Act and any regulations made under this Act..

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Relievers Policy

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to provide quality care for all children, teachers and the staff. We also appreciate the need for our permanent teachers to complete professional development, take annual leave.

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Sleeping Policy

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to provide a safe and comfortable sleeping environment for all children during their sleep time.

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STAFF APPOINTMENT PROCEDURE

Little Feet Childcare Centre recognizes that robust and effective human resource practices support optimum performance in staff which promotes positive outcomes for all children and whanau

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STAFF DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to provide a procedure for resolving allegations of misconduct and serious misconduct for the centre employees, relievers, and volunteers.

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STUDENT TEACHER POLICY

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to support student teachers who are currently undertaking their studies in ECE.

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SUN SMART POLICY

Little Feet Childcare centre aims to protect all children and staff against the damaging effects of the sun.

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SUPERVISION PLAN LICENSE -1

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to ensure that all children will always be supervised while in the Centre by the educators.

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SUPERVISION PLAN LICENSE – 2

Little Feet Childcare Centre aims to ensure that all children will always be supervised while in the Centre by the educators.

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TRANSITION TO SCHOOL POLICY

We believe at Little Feet Childcare that a smooth and well-informed transition to school empowers children to achieve great social and academic success.

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WASHING SOILED CHILDREN POLICY

At Little Feet Childcare Centre, we aim to promote the health of children and ensure that a child is clean and comfortable after they have soiled themselves.

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