“Andrea Christie-David started her own business on the day the government’s changes to childcare came into effect. The lawyer’s childcare fees were about to skyrocket, prompting her to seek the flexibility of running her own business.” says journalist Cara Waters.
“The service is different from in-home au pair and nanny services in that carers provide an early childhood curriculum – like that offered in traditional childcare centres – and some parents can qualify for the Child Care Subsidy.” writes Rhianna Mitchell.
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“For her, it wasn’t just childcare costs that were a challenge (especially with three in care at one time), but also trying to find good quality centres with availability and excellent early learning options.”
Leor was nominated as a finalist in the category of Employer Initiative of the Year for Women. “This year, we received a record number of nominations for these awards, with hundreds of women entering proving there is no shortage of female leadership talent available in Australia. The majority of our awards aim to recognise emerging female leadership talent, which presents an excellent opportunity for a new crop of female leaders to be recognised, celebrated and profiled.”
“At the time Andrea, then a human rights lawyer and chief operating officer for Salvos Legal, had a trio of kids under the age of three. She and her husband, an IT professional, struggled to find a childcare option that suited their needs.”
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“Shop Small’s message to Australians is that if they value small businesses and want to see them thrive, they need to ‘walk the talk’ and support them.”
“What do you enjoy most about your job?
That’s a tough one because there is so much to love. I have always had a passion for education. My mother used to run her own Montessori preschool, I have a sister-in-law who is a primary school teacher, and I have taught at university for many years. So overall, I love the fact that Leor educators are able to do what they love the most, teach children and see them learn and develop.” says Founder and Managing Director Andrea Christie-David
“It is also important to allow children the opportunity to explore all different sports and not restrict them due to their age, physical appearance or gender.” says Leor Lead Educator Jennifer O’Hagan