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Job: Family Day Care Educators

Active since 10-04-2017 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location Eastern Metropolitan Regi... Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type Working at home
Hours 0 Salary -

Family Day Care Educator

• Work from home, and possibly care for your child as well?
• Are you passionate about caring and educating children?
• A support network that cares and assists daily

Believe a home environment is better to develop, educate and grow stronger bonds with children than long day care? 

Want to become an Educator? 

Want to run a business from home? Are you an educator from the long day care area? The home environment provides a better atmosphere to grow, nurture and develop stronger bonds with the children and families. Family Day Care allows you to care for your child or children from home while earning an income of up to $90k per year.

We encourage all educators in the South and Eastern Metropolitan Regions to apply as demand for Family Day Care is growing! However to meet current demands we are currently seeking educators in the Camberwell, Ashburton, Balwyn and Kew areas.

Education and care is delivered in small groups where educators can provide care for up to 7 children, 4 of which may be under school age. Flexible hours can be offered, however a minimum of 3 days care is required.

What we expect from you.

We are looking for passionate, caring and professional early childhood educators who work within the Early Year’s Learning Framework to guide, nurture and educate children. Maintain a healthy and safe environment, focusing on the wellbeing of the children and delivering engaging experiences.

Ideally we are looking for experienced Certificate III educators or Diploma qualified educators, however we will consider mature and passionate applicants that have the right qualities for a career in Family Day Care. bestchance can provide you with assistance in obtaining your Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and care through bestchance Training our Registered Training Organisation.

You are also required to have the following;

  • A home that meets safety and environmental requirements
  • A commitment to safety and prepared to follow the National 
  • Standards for family day care
  • Enrolled in or completed a Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and care.
  • Medical Clearance from your doctor.
  • Level 2 First aid certificate.
  • Current CPR, asthma training and anaphylaxis training
  • Police or criminal record check.
  • Working with children check for educator and family members 18yrs & over.
  • Provide toys and equipment as outlined in our Induction Kit
  • For renters, permission from landlord to operate family day care from the home.
  • Public liability insurance.
  • Apply for an ABN.

Support we give to you.

bestchance Child Family Care is an independent, not-for-profit community organisation which has been providing a high quality of support to children and families since 1895.

We assist our Educators to get started in the following areas;

  • Guidance around home safety upgrades.
  • Assistance in meeting of relevant requirements from regulatory bodies
  • Marketing assistance to get your business up and running
  • Work to your own schedule, you choose the days and hours you want to work.
  • Work from home with your child or children while earning an income
  • Peer group support from our team of Educators, mentoring assistance, regular playgroups
  • Support from bestchances training department, covering upgrading of qualifications and professional development.
  • Support from the bestchance team, providing regular visits to assist you in every aspect of operations, including, health and safety, programming, quality of care and administration.
  • Ongoing support via, visits, email, phone, mentoring and group assistance.

For more information about Family Day Care please visit our website at


Want to get started?

If you are ready to start your Family Day Care career and join our team, we would like to hear from you today. Please forward your application and resume to or click apply below and follow the steps by attaching your CV and other relevant documents.

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More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region Australia
Keywords Manager, Family Day Care, early childhood teacher, kindergarten, kinder, preschool, pre school, part time

Contact information

Name Randima Sandirigama