Benefits of Becoming a Family Day Care Educator
- Operating your own business from home
- Set your own work hours
- Set your own fees for the service you provide
- Providing your own child care while earning an income
- Ongoing support from qualified and experienced staff of the Coordination Unit
- A range of tax benefits may be available
Requirements for becoming an Educator
- A commitment to children and a willingness to provide a quality learning environment
- An ability to create a warm, safe, hygienic and stimulating environment that acknowledges each child as an individual
- An understanding of children's needs and development and experiences that foster and nurture children's growth and development
- An ability to establish cooperative working relationships with children, families, Coordination Unit staff, other educators, support services and the local community
- Be professional and enthusiastic about being self employed and operating a small business with sound record keeping practices
How to become an educator...
The process of becoming an Educator may take some time allowing for: collection of required documents, completion of home safety audit items, the interview process to occur which involves a number of home visits by coordinators and possible processing of Positive Notice Blue Cards.
- Enquire with the Coordination Unit
- First home visit and safety audit completed
- Completion of application package
- Risk Assessments completed during 2nd home visit
- Attendance at New Educator Induction Training
- Final audit and sign up completed at 3rd home visit
- Mentored by Coordination Unit staff for a probationary period of 3 months
- On going professional development, mentoring, training, support and guidance provided
Become an Educator..
For more information on becoming an Educator with Beenleigh Family Day Care
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