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Employee Rostering Software for Childcare Centres

Build conflict-free schedules in minutes, automatically calculate pay based on the Children’s Services award, and let employees swap shifts on the go. It's the Early Learning Centre Staff Scheduling solution you've been looking for.

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A magically simple childcare staff management solution all in one place

With the help of RosterElf, save time on admin, build rosters within minutes and process staff payroll with just one click.

weekly roster view

Build staff rosters with ease

weekly roster view

Build rosters to match your childcare centre’s demand using RosterElf’s online rostering software.                     


  • See staff availability and qualifications as you schedule.  
  • Use your saved roster templates to cut down time spent scheduling staff. 
  • Build schedules based on your labour budget using the live budget tracking tool. 

Track accurate time and attendance

Shift swapping capabilities

RosterElf’s digital time clock eliminates the need for paper timesheets and manually uploading hours worked.                     


  • Avoid inaccurate timesheets and time theft with accurate time and attendance.
  • Get live updates when employees clock in, clock out, take breaks and arrive late. 
  • Export digital timesheets directly to your payroll software with one click.
Shift swapping capabilities
Approved hours for payroll

Process payroll with one click

Approved hours for payroll

With RosterElf’s seamless payroll integration, you can automatically calculate Children’s Services awards and eliminate manually entering data.                     


  • Avoid compliance issues and human error with automatic award interpretation.
  • Approve payroll on the go by comparing hours worked to hours scheduled.  
  • Seamless payroll processing with intuitive payroll software integration. 

Keep your employees connected

Seamless Payroll Integration

Most importantly, RosterElf allows you to keep your center’s employees engaged and up to date with any changes or updates.                     


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Childcare Staff Scheduling Software

Why choose RosterElf to manage your Child Care centre?

RosterElf is the perfect fit for the childcare sector. Whether you want to save time building staff schedules, calculate awards without the risk of making a mistake or keep your employees engaged and connected - RosterElf is the number one solution for your needs.

Core Challenges

  • Administrative time required to roster staff.
  • The cost to process payroll and calculate awards.
  • Keeping track of hours worked.

RosterElf Solutions

  • Build staff schedules based on demand within minutes.
  • Expedite payroll processing with seamless payroll software integration and automatic award calculations.
  • Digital time and attendance tracks hours worked and saves to digital timesheets.


We have the answers.

What if I need to schedule staff across more than one childcare centre?

With RosterElf, you can designate specific locations and roles for each child care employee to build conflict-free schedules across all locations.

Can I see staff availability as I build the weekly schedule?

Yes, you can see staff availability as you schedule employees. However, availability is managed by the employees. Therefore, it’s their responsibility to keep it up to date.

How long does RosterElf take to set up?

With the help of our team, we can have you and your childcare centre set up with RosterElf in less than 30 minutes. We also offer free onboarding support when joining RosterElf.

How can I update staff immediately on changes?

With the RosterElf app, you can update staff and request changes with SMS and email notifications.

Does RosterElf help reduce time spent on admin?

With RosterElf’s seamless timesheet to payroll solution plus quick and easy scheduling, you can significantly reduce the time spent on admin tasks.

Does RosterElf integrate with my payroll software?

RosterElf offers payroll integration with significant payroll software, including Xero, MYOB, and Sage.

Can I schedule employees based on my labour budget?

Set budget targets and get a live update of roster costs as you build the schedule, so you never go over budget.

Does RosterElf have a free trial?

Yes! We’d love to give you the chance to try our childcare centre employee scheduling software first before you commit. However, we know you’ll have a hard time saying goodbye, so we’ll give you 30 days with no credit card needed to sign up.

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