Taree Centre

The Cubbyhouse Preschool and Long Day Care Centre
Address: 54 Pulteney Street
Taree NSW 2430
Phone: 6551 2100
Fax: 6557 8067
email: taree@cubbyhousepreschool.com.au

 Opening Hours – The centres hours are from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Open all year round (except public holidays).

The centre is located on a large block conveniently located in Taree CBD. We have a large outdoor learning area and expansive playground with plenty of shade which allows for outdoor exploration, social interaction, and skill development.

The centre is comprised of 2 large purpose built and well-equipped rooms catering for 0-2 and 2-5 year age groups. The children spend time interacting and developing friendships with others in mixed age groups, family grouping and also in their own age group where they are provided with age appropriate activities and experiences that interest and challenge them.  The children’s learning is supported by Tafe and University trained educators with a wealth of knowledge and experience between them. Our qualified staff recognise the importance of developing strong partnerships with families through open communication in order to create a smooth transition between home and the long day care setting.

At The Cubbyhouse we believe all children learn in their own individual way and at their own pace, and we feel that they learn best through play based education. Our educational programs meet the practices, principles and learning outcomes of the EYLF and the quality standards determined by the NQS, which are essential to support and enhance young children’s learning from birth to five years of age, as well as their transition to school.

The Cubbyhouse is committed to working with families to provide a caring and positive learning environment. The Cubbyhouse Preschool and Long Day Care Taree was purchased in 1998 by Robert & Kristan Hartup, a local family with 2 children of their own. Kristan began in the preschool industry in 1992 and holds a Diploma in Children’s Services, Bachelor of Early Childhood and is a workplace trainer and assessor. After working in a variety of settings, Kristan wanted to extend on her career by using her knowledge and passion by operating her own centre to ensure quality childcare and education. Robert who is a qualified economist, accountant, workplace trainer and assessor, who also has a wealth of experience as a business coach. They make a great team in working together for a combined dream of quality education.

Taree Centre Educators

Janelle – Nominated Supervisor/ Director – Bachelor of Teaching. Early Childhood, Diploma in Community Services (Children’s Services). First Aid Certificate, Asthma & Anaphylaxis Training. Industry Experience since 1995. At The Cubbyhouse since 2003.
Jessica – Certified Supervisor – Diploma in Community Services (Children’s Services). First Aid Certificate, Asthma & Anaphylaxis Training. Industry experience since 2008. At Cubbyhouse since 2008.
Jenny – Certified Supervisor – Diploma in Community Services (Children’s Services). First Aid Certificate, Asthma & Anaphylaxis Training. Industry experience since 2012. At Cubbyhouse since 2012.
Faz – Certified Supervisor / Educational Leader– Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Children’s Services. First Aid Certificate, Asthma & Anaphylaxis Training. Industry experience since 2004. At Cubbyhouse since 2011.
Rachel – Certificate III in Children’s Services. Working towards Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. First Aid Certificate, Asthma & Anaphylaxis Training. Industry experience since 2013 At Cubbyhouse since 2013
Tonia – Working towards Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, Industry Experience since 2015, at Cubbyhouse since 2015.
Vanessa – Working towards Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. First Aid Certificate, Asthma & Anaphylaxis Training. Industry experience since 2014. At Cubbyhouse since 2014
Jaimee – Certificate III in Children’s Services. Working towards Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. First Aid Certificate, Asthma & Anaphylaxis Training. Industry experience since 2013 At Cubbyhouse since 2013