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Ama Lala Day Care


Ama Lala Child Care Centre is open 5 days a week 7:30am-5:30pm. We are closed on public holidays and over the Christmas period for two weeks.  The Ama Lala Child Care Centre has just moved into a new building which is now licensed for 52 places, all staff are indigenous and qualified in their field.

The centre provides all the meals for the day, this includes morning tea, lunch and an afternoon tea.  The centre caters for children 6 months to 5 years.  Each room is run by a qualified Group Leader and a qualified assistant or assistants. Ama Lala Child care centre focuses its program on the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) into their program.

Our philosophy for staff is that they:

  • Acquire an understanding of children’s development through careful observation and interaction.
  • Explicitly model the learning processes and introduce knowledge areas to children.
  • Work together with children in all areas of learning and jointly construct an understandings of their world around them
  • Gradually hand over responsibility for the learning task as the child gains understanding and confidence.

Staffing Structure

  • Ama Lala Child care centre is operated by The Bamagau Kazil TSI Corporation and governed by a board of Directors.
  • Centre Director
  • Assistant Director
  • Group Leaders
  • Child Care Assistants
  • Cook/Cleaner

Enrolling your child at Ama Lala Child care centre:
Please call or visit the centre to put your childs name down on the waiting list for enrolment into the centre. Once your child has been offered a space you will need to fill out an enrolment form.
We welcome your partnership with Ama Lala Child Care Centre and we hope it will be a long and happy one.

Why Ama Lala:

  • Well resourced centre
  • Trained and qualified staff
  • Low child/Teacher ratio
  • Safe and Caring Environment
  • Large spacious out door areas
  • Walking distance from Bamaga town centre.
  • Early Years Learning Framework