Become an Educator
Create and build a satisfying, profitable, Government Approved Education and Care Service in the comfort of your own home. This is a rewarding career in the Childcare industry with flexibility to fit into your family life.
Is Family Day Care for you?
Individuals with early Childhood experience and those that are knowledgeable in the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Standards are encouraged to apply. Although people with a genuine interest and understanding of Children and their developmental needs can also work towards becoming a Family Day Care Educator. Personal requirements will include a current First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificate as well as a New Working with Children Check. You must also be able to provide a premises to set up an Education and Care Service which is a safe and secure environment with adequate indoor and outdoor space.
Full training and support will be provided by an experienced Childcare professional. We have families on our waiting list requiring care immediately.
We support you
As an Educator with Shellharbour City Education & Care you will be part of a network of more than 18,000 Educators across Australia. You will also have the opportunity to be a member of the national peak body, Family Day Care Australia.
Family Day Care Educators have personal qualities which reflect community diversity of families, values and cultures. These may include empathy, warmth, flexibility, professionalism, maturity and commitment to nurturing and educating children. Many Educators hold formal qualifications. Educators are recruited, trained and resourced by the Child Care Unit that supports and monitors individual Educators services.
Do you enjoy the company of children? Do you want to make a difference in their lives by providing quality care and learning experiences from your own home? If you answered yes, Family Day Care may be for you.