Would you like to become an educator?
WE HAVE CURRENTLY REACHED OUR CAPPING FOR EDUCATORS. WE WILL PUT YOUR NAME ON OUR WAIT LIST AND ADVISE IF A POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE ANYTIME SOON.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN A SERVICE WHERE OUR EDUCATOR WON NATIONAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR FOR 2017?
Are you Passionate about working with children?
If you enjoy working with children, and want to make a difference in their lives by providing quality care and learning experiences from your own nurturing home environment, then family day care could be your career of choice!
A flexible and rewarding career ... at home!
Combine your passion for children with the opportunity to create a financially rewarding, professional home based career as an early childhood educator.
While several models of employment exist within family day care, in most cases you will enjoy the flexibility of running your own business with the support and guidance of your coordination unit. Based on the demand in your area and the policies of your coordination unit, you will often determine your hours of work and your fees and charges.
You will also develop tailored educational programs for your children based on their individual developmental needs, interests and experiences.
An exciting change from center based employment.
If you are an early childhood professional working in a center based environment, you may enjoy the freedom and flexibility offered by family day care to shape your career and your learning environment
A new career for a new phase in your life
With a commitment to training and professional development, family day care can offer you the opportunity to start a rewarding new career with the flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of your own family.
A growing profession
With the changing and ever increasing childcare needs of Australian working families, family day care services have never been in such demand. Furthermore, with family day care’s inclusion under the National Quality Framework and a growing awareness of the many unique benefits of the service, family day care is fast becoming the option of choice in early childhood education and care.
Starting an exciting new career as a family day care educator begins with a phone call to your local coordination unit; you can find this information by clicking here.
The coordination unit will most likely discuss your interest, suitability and availability in becoming an educator and the processes by which they recruit, train and initiate new educators.
Qualifications and professional requirements
Hold or be actively working towards at least a Certificate III in Children’s Services.
Current first aid and CPR certificates and training in the emergency Management of asthma and Anaphylaxis.
Appropriate clearances for working with children.
Maintain current public liability insurance –this is available from Family Day Care Australia.
Please refer to our Becoming an Educator page for further information or alternatively you may contact us on 9749 7918 during business hours.