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Are you interested in establishing a Professional Career in Early Childhood  Working from Home?

Are you energetic, reliable and do you enjoy having children around you and making a difference in their lives? Are you looking for an opportunity to work from home?

Coffs Harbour Family Day Care is offering you the chance to build a successful home-based childcare business on the Coffs Coast.

Whether you’re looking to spend more time at home with your own children while earning an income or interested in using your childcare qualifications to start your own business, we may have just the perfect opportunity for you.

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What does Coffs Harbour Family Day Care Offer?

  • You have the security of working with an organisation that has more than 30 years experience in providing family day care in the Coffs Harbour region.
  • You receive the support of a service that is a member of NSW Family Day Are Association and abides by the Code of Conduct.
  • You will be supported in building your business.  You receive training and guidance to assist you to establish your professional education and care service.
  • Our existing educators are willing to mentor you and provide the opportunity to do some work experience with them prior to commencement.
  • You will benefit from the networking opportunities with other educators with the service.
  • You will receive automatic membership of NSW Family Day Care Association
  • You will have access to the national industry association, Family Day Care Australia
  • You will be provided with the initial induction and training and the ongoing support of professional staff at a local office in Coffs Harbour.
  • You will receive fortnightly newsletter and up to date information regarding changes within the early education and care sector.
  • You have access to latest policy information, newsletters and scheme forms via the educator section of our professional website.
  • You will be provided with marketing and promotion materials and we will assist you with further promotion of your service if required.
  • You will receive professional service from our administration team who are responsible for ensuring that you receive correct payment for the service you provide in accordance with the relevant legislation.You have access to a local office for support and ease of access to resources and a 24 hour On Call service.
  • The service you provide for families can be supported during your periods of absence by our network of “Relief Educators”.

Qualities we look for:

A good sense of humour and good health is essential when providing personalised care for children.  The operation of any business requires effective communication skills,  management and organizational skills.  When considering a professional career in family day care you may also consider some of the questions below?

  • Do you enjoy being with children?
  • Are you creative?
  • Do you have Certificate III in Children’s Services or above?
  • Are you willing to complete Certificate III in Children’s Services?
  • Have you read our Philosophy?
  • Do you feel you can provide a service that is consistent with our service philosophy ?
  • Do you have enthusiasm and genuine commitment to the wellbeing of children?
  • Are you willing to provide an environment that is warm, nurturing, secure and family-focused?
  • Do you have an  acceptance of inclusive practices and respect for cultural and religious diversity, disabilities and additional needs?
  • Are you looking for a professional career in early childhood?
  • Do you have a desire to build a successful home-based childcare business
  • Would your family support a professional  service operating from their home?

Whether you’re looking to spend more time at home with your own children while earning an income or interested in using your childcare qualifications to start your own business, we may have just the perfect opportunity for you.

Want to find out more?

Keep searching through our webpage for more insights into our service.  We would be happy to talk to you about this exciting career opportunity.  Call us on (02) 66527819.  We will forward you some additional information.  We are happy to arrange a time to meet with you, have a preliminary visit to your home, meet your family and pets if any, and discuss your options for family day care as a career.

If you have any further questions, please contact the Coffs Harbour Family Day Care Coordination Unit on (02) 6652 7819.

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