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Are you passionate about working for children – Become an Educator

If you are passionate about caring for children and would like to operate a small business from your own home – Queanbeyan Family Day Care may be able to help you find your next career.

What do you need to become an educator with Queanbeyan Family Day Care

Queanbeyan Family Day Care will provide the necessary support to help you become a registered educator with the scheme. Educators work in partnership with staff members who are located in Queanbeyan. Educators also have access to playgroup and staff members are available outside of normal working hours.

Essential Criteria for becoming an Educator with Queanbeyan Family Day Care

  • Demonstrate adequate knowledge, understanding and experience with children (ages 0 to 12 years) and capable of meeting their needs
  • Able to provide a warm and secure home environment for children
  • Have or be willing to obtain a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, or equivalent qualification
  • Meet national child care standards which include maintaining quality learning programs, safe and hygienic environments and up to date record keeping
  • Participate in regular support and monitoring visits conducted by the Co-ordination Unit
  • Attend training, meetings and workshops periodically to maintain currency of skills and knowledge
  • Have or be willing to obtain current First Aid Certification, Cardio Pulmonary
  • Resuscitation certification and Emergency Asthma, Anaphylaxis Management training
  • Willing to obtain Public Liability Insurance coverage
  • Willing to undergo a National Criminal History Check
  • Willing to undergo a Working With Children check
  • Be 18 years or over

What are the next steps?

If you are interested in becoming a Family Day Care educator and running your own business please complete and return the application to be an educator form

If you would like more information please contact (02) 6285 6253 or email

Educator Recruitment

Queanbeyan Family Day Care is currently recruiting educators in the Queanbeyan and surrounding region. We are targeting the following areas:  Googong, Bungendore and Womboin