Become a Family Day Care Educator with Happy Child Family Day Care. We are hiring now. 

Happy Child Family Day Care is an Accredited service which provides quality home based child care. Come and join one of the reliable Family Day Care Scheme in Bankstown area and enjoy first hand experience, flexible working hours, generous professional support, recognition & rewards – you’ll be glad you did!

If you enjoy working with children, there is a great opportunity for you to work from your home. An exciting opportunity for employment, from the comfort of your home and enjoy working with children. With a commitment to training and professional development, we will offer you the opportunity to start a rewarding new career with the flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of your own family. We help and guide you step by step and make the whole process easy, fun and enjoyable.

When you are committed to provide quality care to the children, we assure you have a financially rewarding profession waiting for you as a Family Day Care Educator. With the changing and ever increasing childcare needs of Australian working families, family day care services is in high demand. Start your own business with the support and guidance of Happy Child Family Day Care today! Large demand of family day care in our area, come and register with our approved service, you will often determine your hours of work.

We will train you to develop tailored educational programs for children based on their individual developmental needs, interests and experiences. If you are already working as a family day care educator with any scheme or with a child care centre, when you join with us you will discover the enjoyment of freedom and flexibility offered by our scheme to shape your career and your learning environment.

We helped many of our Educators to achieve very high distinctive professionalism. Setting up your own home business can be very exciting and proper investment is essential for your business to be a successful one. We will help and guide you step by step and make the process easy, fun and enjoyable. Children’s health and safety is the number one priority. Guidelines and standards are available to ensure that your home is safe for children.

Some key upfront start-up requirements are:

  • Home maintenance or safety upgrades (safety gate, locks, fire extinguisher, fire blankets etc.)
  • Educational equipment and materials (Toys, books, computer, etc.)
  • Registration with Happy Child Family Day Care
  • Qualifications (Diploma / Certificate-III in early childhood education.)
  • Public liability insurance (FDCA)
  • Police / criminal record check
  • First aid certificate
  • Medical fitness
  • Working with children check
  • Drivers licence & car

Suggested additional resources:

  • Computer / email
  • Printer
  • Mobile phone with Camera

Your income being a self-employed business operator, you can set your own fees and advice can be sought from our coordination unit. As many parents are eligible for Child Care Benefit (CCB) fee subsidies from Centerlink, the coordination unit pays you the CCB on behalf of the parent and the parent pays you the outstanding difference of the full fee. Office will inform you with CCB amount and parents fees. Happy Child Family Day care sets and collects an administration levy that is reviewed each year. The levy is collected from the parent’s fees.

Expression of interest to become a Child Development officer with Happy Child Family Day Care.

Child Development officers are responsible for providing professional support and training to Educators and ensuring quality practices are delivered to the children and families enrolled with the scheme.

If you are an enthusiastic, motivated child care professional with demonstrated experience working within the children and families services sector, we would like to hear from you. Relevant ECT or Diploma level child care qualifications, WWCC, Australian driver license, willing to use own car and previous experience of minimum 2 years in Family Day Care Scheme as a CDO are essential.

This is an identified position under the Child Protection Legislation and applicants will be required to sign a declaration and undergo investigation by the relevant government agency. It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position.