Interested in working with children? Early Childhood is a vital period in children’s learning and development.
You can make a difference in the life of a child
If so, Family Day Care may be the career for you.
Become part of a family of Family Day Care professionals in your local area whom strive towards quality Family Day Care.
If you would like to combine your passion for children with the opportunity to create a financially rewarding, professional home based career as a Family Day Care educator, our Scheme can provide:
Our experienced, qualified, professional staff in the Family Day Care Co-ordination unit are there to support you by:
Setting up your own home business can be an exciting venture. Our recruitment process provides support through face- to -face training covering a variety of subjects, such as:
You are further supported through home visits from qualified and experienced co-ordinators who will assist you to develop play-based learning programs that are responsive to each child’s ideas, interests, strengths and abilities. On-going training is also available should you wish to gain child care related qualifications.
Prospective educators are required to attend an interview with Co-ordination staff and complete an ‘Expression of Interest’ form. An initial home check will also be conducted to identify any safety issues. Successful applicants will then be invited to attend the training sessions. On completion of the training and the above pre requisites educators will commence work as a Probationary Educator. During this time, educators are visited weekly to assist them in establishing their business, settling the children into care and becoming familiar with the schemes Policies and Procedures. On completion of the probationary period educators will become registered educators contracted on an annual basis to the scheme. Co-ordinators will continue to visit educators 3 weekly or as required.
Being a contractor for Family Day Care South Cairns Scheme enables educators to have access to a Toy and Resource Library. This library provides Educators with resources to assist with the learning and development of children in their care.
For new educators there is some equipment, such as cots and car seats available for hire on a short term basis. The scheme also has an assistance package for the purchase of equipment (please contact the Co- ordination unit for details)
Family Day Care South Cairns is recruiting!
Phone: 40 330498