Information for Educators

Building Futures Family Day Care is dedicated to providing families with affordable, quality education and care. In a small group setting children are able to learn and build close relationships with their Educators, who are registered with our Approved Family Day Care Scheme. We are committed to provide care which includes early learning, safety and well-being through our high quality settings. We welcome you to our service and invite you to call one of our friendly coordination team members on (07) 3376 4349.

  • Are you passionate about providing high quality care and early learning to children?
  • Do you value children being supported and cared for in a safe, secure, welcoming and child-friendly environment?
  • Would you like the opportunity to work from home while creating your own successful business and earn a good income?

Educator Requirements

To be Registered with Building Futures Family Day Care, applicants are required to satisfactorily complete an application and registration process.

You will be assessed on your abilities to:

  • Be physically and emotionally able to care for young children
  • Create a safe, secure, welcoming and child friendly environment that will support the development and learning of young children
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm and genuine commitment for the wellbeing of children
  • Work independently with the support of our Coordination Unit
  • Have sound management and organisational skills
  • Communicate effectively with adults and children
  • Have an understanding of children's development
  • Be aware of and sensitive to the needs and values of parents and children
  • Have an appreciation of cultural and family diversity
  • Commit to ongoing professional development
  • Financially run a small business

Regulatory Requirements and Schemes Requirements for Educators are:

  • A valid Working with Children Check Blue Card (FDC)
  • All adult household members including family must have a valid Working with Children Check Blue Card (AO)
  • Minimum Certificate 3 level in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113 (completed, enrolled, with progress reports or equivalent - for a list of approved qualifications visit this link ACECQA qualifications)
  • First Aid Certificate, Emergency Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management Training (Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an education and care setting HLTAID004 - this course combines all)
  • Satisfactory First and Final Home Safety check
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • ABN Number
  • AFP Police Check
  • Adequate toys, equipment and resources
  • Health and Safety - Regulations and Standards ensure that your home and garden are hygienic and safe for children
  • Skills and knowledge competency of National Regulations, Standards and Child Development
  • Landlord approval where applicable
  • Pool safety certificate where applicable
  • Roadworthy / Safety certificate on Cars not under Warranty
  • Car Restraint Check on all restraints
  • Child Protection Training
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Fire Safety Training
  • Medical Certificate from your regular Doctor
  • Working Computer and Printer
  • Mobile Phone

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Educators Application Form

To begin the application process to register as an educator, please send us your details: