Become a Family Day Care Educator

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What Is Involved in Becoming an Educator?

Being a Family Day Care Educator is probably the most rewarding career you can have. As an educator you get to choose which hours and days suit you. You have full control over the operations of your business.

Imagine: your love of children, together with your love of leading, teaching and inspiring, in a business that you can call your own.

Who Can Become an Educator?

Anyone can become an educator with the right training and qualifications.  Educators come from a wide range of diverse backgrounds with different experiences.

We look for people who:

  • Have a minimum ACECQA approved Certificate III qualification (or be actively working towards).
  • Have an understanding and willingness to adhere to the National Quality Framework (NQF).
  • Have an understanding and willingness to adhere to the National Quality Framework (NQF).
  • Are passionate about children’s rights including the right to rest, play and participate.
  • Have the ability to run a small business and meet legislative requirements (inc. taxation).
  • Are committed to ongoing professional development.

You will be expected to:

  • Follow My Place’s educational philosophy, policies and procedures where children are supported to engage with educational experiences that extend children’s learning.
  • Work collaboratively with My Place team members, families and community to establish and maintain strong business partnerships.
  • Use required documentation and assessment templates to meet regulatory requirements and NQF standards.
  • Embrace technology including emails, online meetings, electronic timesheets.

Read more on My Place forms & policies here.

Sound Like You?

If you’re interested in becoming an Educator with My Place Family Day Care, please submit the form below.

A member of our team will be in touch very soon to discuss the next steps.

Do you have a Certificate III in Education and Care (or are actively working towards one)?(Required)