Bethany Fox is one of the board members for the New Zealand Home Based Association and the owner of Little Red Fox ECE homebased childcare. Little Red Fox ECE operates at the top of the South Island, LRF has two licenses and provides care in the Nelson, Tasman, and Marlborough regions.
Bethany has her Bachelors in Teaching and Learning Early Childhood Education and has been in the childcare industry for 12 years, her experience includes: working as a teacher in childcare centres New Zealand, Director for a chain of childcare centres Australia, establishing family day-care (Homebased) services in Australia, before returning back to Nelson to pursue her passion in homebased by founding Little Red Fox ECE Homebased care.
Her proficiencies are, ascertaining systems, simplifying them to be robust and cohesive, audit preparation, strategic planning, policies and forms, leadership, and communication development.
Bethany has two children, both who have attended Home based care sparking her passion and drive for the industry. She acknowledges the hard work and efforts that goes behind every educator, their time, creativity, planning, nurturing patience, and love for the children. Bethany has an enthusiasm to work with and collaborate with other services in the sector to promote Homebased throughout New Zealand.