Welcome to Bentleigh East Kindergarten

A Kindergarten that is managed by the Glen Eira Kindergarten Association (GEKA) Inc

Our service is next door to GESAC (Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre) and has 3 groups operating this year with a total of 6 educators. We are a community based Kindergarten operating in Bentleigh East for over 30 years. We encourage parent involvement in the kinder and family participation in sessions. Our Kindergarten is managed by Glen Eira Kindergarten Association Inc, a local kindergarten cluster management group operating in the municipality of Glen Eira.

Our Mission

To work in partnership with:

  • children – GEKA is committed to maximising outcomes for children’s early years
  • families – GEKA is committed to encouraging opportunities for families to be involved in their child’s early education
  • educators – GEKA is committed to promoting pedagogical and career support that is consistent, professional and available
  • community – GEKA is committed to providing professionally run early years services within the Glen Eira community

Our goals:

  • provide quality early childhood and care programs for all children enrolled in a GEKA kindergarten
  • ensure that families are provided with information regarding their child’s year at kindergarten and how they can be involved
  • ensure that all GEKA staff are provided with an orientation program that ensures a smooth transition to GEKA
  • ensure that GEKA builds a sustainable organisation that has a robust governance structure and financially viable framework


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The Glen Eira Kindergarten Association Inc (GEKA) contact for all general enquiries is 9528 6713