A Business Opportunity

Who can become a family day care educator? Someone who :

  • is over 18 years
  • values and enjoys interacting with children and their families
  • has excellent communication skills
  • is warm, has good health, energy and motivation to care for children
  • is knowledgeable about child development
  • has a positive approach to supporting children's behaviour
  • has supportive family / household members
  • is keen to offer a variety of play based learning experiences for children
  • has excellent hygiene, safety and nutritional practices
  • appreciates and cares for our natural environment
  • is willing to continually learn and improve skills and knowledge through ongoing training - a minimum requirement of Certificate 3 in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • has very good organisational skills and a commitment and understanding of record keeping requirements
  • is committed to working as a team and able to develop trusting relationships with children, families and family day care staff / educators.

Changes to your home

Many family homes (especially with young children) may already meet many of the health and safety requirements necessary to become a registered educator. Our Registration Officer is able to visit your home to provide recommendations for any adjustments to meet regulatory requirements.

Benefits for educators

Some of the benefits of operating your own family day care business include:

  • the ability to earn an income from home as a self employed operator of a small business
  • assistance in setting up your business with a nationally accredited service rated exceeding
  • flexibility and choice of work days / hours
  • working from home and being available for your own children / family 
  • access to support and advice from early childhood professionals and administration staff
  • professional training opportunities and resources
  • making a difference to parents and children in your community
  • opportunities of days filled with play, the outdoors and laughter.

For more information, telephone us on 9290 6822 (to receive a Family Day Care Applicant Handbook) or email fdcc1@mundaring.wa.gov.au

​Registration Officer
9290 6822

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