Family Day Care Educator

Posted by Melton City Council on 17 Jun 2022

Organisation Melton City Council
For Provider Melton City Council
Closing date 31.12.2022
Primary role Other
Position type Part-time
Location Melton council area
State VIC
About the Centre/Service Run your own business from your home… looking for a career change from Kindergarten or centre based care… then welcome to Family Day Care. Operating since 1974, a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable professionals, Melton City Council Family Day Care warmly welcomes you. We are offering you an opportunity to become a Registered Family Day Care Educator, to establish close relationships with small group of children 0-12 yrs and make a lasting difference in the lives of children and families in our growing community of Melton. School or Kinder drop off and pick up. Work as a Sole trader with great council FDC support unit.
Work Days of the Role Choice of - Part / full time / weekends / over night care options.
Hours of Work of the Role Your choice - minimum 5 hrs a day / min 3 days a week
  • Freedom of being your own boss, building your business and a rewarding career,
  • Your choice of flexible working hours and days – choose to include before/after school, holiday care, and even overnight, evenings and weekends too.
  • Genuine long lasting bonds with a small group of families and children of your choice
  • Paper free program planning, online system & simple to use
  • Developing areas with many new housing Estates and young families and high birth rates are an opportunity for a new business to grow
  • Part of a FDC Educator community with loads of experience and knowledge to help you
  • Support you through every step of the process of applying and set up
  • Ongoing high quality training and support from Melton City Council and our amazing FDC Unit team
  • You will earn more or less depending upon your availability and flexibility. You set your fees within our agreed fee range.
  • You can earn extra by – being open some weekends and evenings (limits apply) and available for casual or back-up care
  • Charging a higher rate for after hours and weekends.
  • You can charge for extras such as transportation, snacks, meals, excursions, pick up or drop off services,
  • We will support you with a FDC agreement, before registration.
  • If you are interested in becoming an Educator with Melton City Council apply via our website at Become a Family Day Care Educator ( or contact the Co-ordination Unit on 9747 7307  or email [email protected].
Qualifications Cert 3 minimum, Diploma or Bachelor qualified Educators welcome to apply.
Requirements WWCC
Additional Requirements This is a home based sole trader business. You are your own boss! We will assist with information on requirements for registering as a FDC educator. All residents 18 yrs + need WWCC.
Industrial Agreement/Award Other
Salary Other AS per your Fees agreement and within council fee range.

Contact Name
FDC unit
Application Procedure
online via our website

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