Bellbird Public School - OSHC Services.
Applications are invited for the opportunity to provide services to operate an Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) and Vacation Child Care Facility at Bellbird Public School.
Further information relating to;
Community Use of School Facilities can be found via the following link: https://education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library/policies/community-use-of-school-facilities
Before and after school care for schools and providers is available at the following link; https://education.nsw.gov.au/content/dam/main-education/public-schools/going-to-a-public-school/media/documents/basc/before-and-after-school-care-information-pack.pdf
Additional Details / Instructions
Due to recent COVID-19 update, no site visits are to be undertaken for OSHC tenders until further notice. Please refer to Building Survey Report for details and additional photos of premises to be used by the OSHC service.
The National Standards for OSHC set down the minimum standards necessary to ensure that OSHC services provide a safe, nurturing and developmental experience for the children and provide the foundations for current and future systems of Quality Assurance. These standards address; facilities, health & safety, staffing (including staff to child ratios), service procedures (policies, programs etc.) and administrative functions required to operate an OSHC service. Further information relating to these standards can be found via; https://www.acecqa.gov.au/nqf/national-law-regulations and https://www.acecqa.gov.au/nqf/national-quality-standard.
OSHC services are regulated by the Department of Education Early Childhood Education & Care Directorate. Please refer to the Department of Education internet for more information; https://education.nsw.gov.au/early-childhood-education
Interested applicants submitting an application to this Request for Tender (RFT) must ensure that they (and by extension, associated entities in any other State of Australia and proposed staff) are able to comply with ALL conditions of this RFT document and all relevant Regulations and Acts including Privacy Act at all times. This is a mandatory condition and applies throughout the tender process and duration of the Agreement entered into by the tenderer if successful. Any non-compliance issue occurring during any stage of the tender process may result in rejection of the proposal by the Department and/or termination of the Agreement if the latter is executed.
Only information submitted on the RESPONSE SCHEDULES published will be assessed. Please DO NOT include any attachments unless requested in the Response Schedules.