Become an educator

Become an educator

How do I get started?  It's easy - call our family day care unit co-ordinator on 1800 556 495 or email fdcadmin@cofcqld.com.au.  They will assist you to locate the FDC coordination unit closest to you, and answer any questions you may have.  Your coordination unit will discuss your interest, suitability and availability in becoming an educator.  They will help you through the recruitment processes and guide you along the way.

We want you to be successful in managing your own business.  We will support, monitor, train and offer guidance, to ensure that the children in your care receive high quality education in a nurturing home environment.

Your coordination unit will work with you to meet legislation requirements, national standards and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).

 

Benefits

Family day care educator - a rewarding career that works for you!

Churches of Christ Care is a non-profit approved service provider of family day care. Our educators are supported by professional coordination units with educators located in Brisbane, Chinchilla, Gin Gin, Hervey Bay, Maryborough and St George.

There are many rewarding reasons to consider a career in family day care.  If you have a passion for early childhood education and a desire to grow your own business, then consider a career as an educator.  Experience the joy of watching a child blossom under your care, and know you helped them learn and develop skills to take them into the next stage of their young life.  You will enjoy the benefits of working from home and possibly caring for your own children - no driving, public transport or traffic.  Your work comes to you!

Enjoy the many benefits of entering a service agreement with Churches of Christ Care such as:

  • great earning potential - you set your own fees
  • operate your own small business from home - you set your own hours
  • on-going training and support to assist you to grown your business
  • joining a network of professional family day care educators
  • access to many great resources including weekly playgroups and toy library
  • supported by a professional FDC coordination unit who meet or exceed National Quality Standards.

Your coordination unit will help you in your journey to become a professional family day care educator.

Register your interest

How do I get started?

It's easy - call our family day care unit co-ordinator on 1800 556 495.  They will assist you to locate the co-ordination unit closest to you, and answer any questions you may have.  They will help you through the recruitment processes and guide you along the way.

To register your interest in becoming a family day care educator with Churches of Christ Care, please click on the button below:

 We have also included other useful information to assist you in making the decision about becoming an educator. Please take the time to read this information, and contact the unit coordinator if you have any questions on 1800 556 495 or email fdcadmin@cofcqld.com.au.

Please note that before you commence as an educator, you will be required to complete training, which can take approximately eight weeks.  The training package is created especially for you; our new educator, as we understand you will come with your own unique experiences and skills.

Educator application form
Educator role statement
Providing family day care information sheet 
Other people living at the home questionnaire
Home assessment form

We want you to be successful in managing your own business.  We will support, monitor, train and offer guidance, to ensure that the children in your care receive high quality education in a nurturing home environment.

Your co-ordination unit will work with you to meet legislation requirements, national standards and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).

Forms

To register your interest in becoming a family day care educator with Churches of Christ Care, please email the educator application form to fdcadmin@cofcqld.com.au.

We have also included other useful information to assist you in making the decision about becoming an educator. Please take the time to read this information, and contact the unit coordinator if you have any questions on 1800 556 495 or email fdcadmin@cofcqld.com.au.

Educator application form
Educator role statement
Providing family day care information sheet 
Other people living at the home questionnaire
Home assessment form
Family Day Care Educator/Assistant blue card application
Adult resident/occupant blue card application

If you are looking for a position at one of our early childhood centres, or at our other services, please go to www.imagineyourcareer.com.au to view our current vacancies.

 

Links

The following websites include really helpful information about family day care, particularly for educators and parents.  We thought you may find them useful and assist you on your journey.

Family Day Care Australia
Family Day Care Queensland
Early Childhood Australia
Care for Kids website
Government My Child

If you are looking for a position at one of our early childhood centres, or at our other services, please go to www.imagineyourcareer.com.au to view our current vacancies.