Kids At Home
ECE Service Category: Home-based
Ownership: This service is a privately operated business e.g. it is owned by a sole trader, partnership, company or private trust
Street or Road: 57a Spring Street, Tauranga (head office address)
Phone: 0800 543 728
Ages of children: Licensed to care for children from infancy
Group / Centre Size: A group size of no more than 4 children, with one educator. Small group size is important for children's learning and emotional well-being.
Qualified teaching staff: Home educators and carers are not recognised for a practising certificate as teachers by the Teaching Council. But educators may hold a recognised qualification - you will need to personally ask your child's home educator
Has male and female teaching staff: In 2019 the teaching team was, known to have been usually or all of the time, women only. (Note that it is best to have gender balance with children being taught and cared for by both men and women. In Home-based ECE this criterion relates to visiting teachers only)
Is this service HIGHLY Parent Rated?: No it is not. Before choosing a service you want to know if it comes highly recommended by other users. Check out the reviews posted below - are there any? Does it have at least 5 recent positive reviews if a small centre, or 10 if a mega-sized centre or a home-based service
Entrant in the Hall of Excellence: Not yet. To find out more, go to the Hall of Excellence page
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COMPLIANCE warning: In 2019 or 2020 this service's licence was downgraded by the Ministry of Education to a provisional or suspended licence. If you would like to know more go to the lists for each year by clicking on the link - see below. Also, you may wish to ask the service manager or owner who should be happy to explain what happened to receive a licensing action and what they have done to make improvements.
Is this service in the Wall of Shame?: NO. This service is not in the Wall of Shame. To see the services that are, go to the Wall of Shame page.
Ministry of Education Licence ID number: 30039, 30183, 30217, 40339, 45071, 45210, 45537, 45685, 46396
In 2019, 5 licences relating to Kids at Home - The Bay, in Tauranga only were downgraded by the Ministry of Education due to breaches in meeting minimum standards. No other services belonging to Kids at Home were affected.
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