happy 'n' friendly family day care scheme

Become an Educator!


Benefits of becoming an Educator! 
  • Flexibility - choosing your days and hours of work

  • Working at your own home

  • Ongoing support and professional development

For additional information about Happy 'N' Friendly family day care, our services, fees and charges as well as our policy and procedures, please don't hesitate to contact our Coordinator.

In addition to the above, essential attributes for an educator include the following:

  • Ability to ensure that the physical care and safety of children is protected.

  • Familiarity with and competence in managing children's routines.

  • An awareness of children's and families needs and appropriate responses.

Resources available to educators
Our coordination unit will provide all educators with a resource list for where to find or hire toys and other equipment’s used for the purposes of activities for the children

Educators are self- employed who are assisted and supported by a professional Coordination Unit. Quality care is maintained by frequent home visits by professional staff and additional support services such as playgroups, toy library, equipment library, regular newsletters and administrative support.
All of our educators are thoroughly assessed prior to registration. The selection process requires:

  • Satisfactory completion of the required trainings and orientation.

  • Completion of Working with Children Checks and Police Check.

  • Working with Children Check for all 18 years of age who are residing in the home.

  • Providing a medical certificate in the required format and 2 appropriate personal/professional references.

  • Providing proof of current First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificate.

  • Certificate III in children services.