Fees and Opening Hours

The Centre is open Monday to Friday from 7:45am to 5:15pm.
We are closed on public holidays.

Non 20 Hours ECE 

Fee schedule for all ages (including children 3 -6 years not taking up to ‘20 Hours ECE’)

Days Full Time >6 hours per day 
Part Time   6 hours per day 9:00-3:00
5 days $237.50 $200.99
4 days $190.00 $160.79
3 days $142.50 $120.59
2 days $95.00 $80.40
We provide morning and afternoon tea for children aged between 2 and 5, which is included in your fees. Nappies are provided for all ages, which is also included in your fees.

20 Hours ECE

Over 3 fee schedule for children taking up ‘20 Hours ECE’

Days Full Time >6 hours per day  Part Time   6 hours per day 9:00-3:00 
5 days $137.50 $67.00
4 days $90.00 $26.80 (no charge for the first 2 hours)
3 days $52.50 No charge
We provide morning and afternoon tea for children over the age of 3.  Nappies are provided for all ages. There will be no extra charges for nappies, morning or afternoon tea.

 

Further Information

  • Attendance: If your child does not attend a session that they have been booked for, full payment is still required as their place has been reserved.
    • At Ecokids there is a minimum attendance requirement of three days per week (minimum of 6 hours per day)
  • Holidays: Full fees are charged for any holidays (including statutory) sick days and absences.
  • Late fee: There will be a late fee of $10.00 charged if you are outside your booked time.
  • Resignation: Two weeks written notice is required if your child is leaving the Centre.  Fees are payable during this notice period.
  • Ecokids may utilise up to two weekday days per year as Teacher only days.  All parents will be advised at least 30 days in advance of these dates.
  • Depending on the level of your total family income, you may be eligible for a WINZ Childcare Subsidy.  This subsidy is only part payment for fees and parents must meet the balance.   Full fees will be charged until the Centre receives the WINZ subsidy.  Please speak to Sarah for further information.

Fees: 

  • Are payable by  Direct Credit to bank account: 03 1518 0055908 000Fees are to be paid one week in advance.
  • Are payable 52 weeks of the year.
  • Are to be paid in advance of the child’s first weekly session.Automatic payment, internet banking or direct debit are our preferred methods of payment.
  • Every year centre charges are reviewed.
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