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EDUCATORS

Our Belong Family Day Care educators operate their Family Day Care business in their own home with the support of Coordination Unit staff. Educators program and plan for children to support them to learn grow and discover in a safe and secure environment. The Family Day Care business model offers educators the opportunity to work from home.

WHO CAN BE AN EDUCATOR?

AN EDUCATOR MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING

PREPARING YOUR HOME

We know that each home is unique, and will be assessed on how well it can provide quality child care. It will be a warm and welcoming home to care for children that both the indoor and outdoor areas are assessed as being safe. The Co-Ordinators will work with educators to identify any issues, and strategies to manage and find a solution. An educator’s home will need sufficient space for children to play in groups as well as an area for quiet play away from the group. Need sufficient space for children's sleeping. Need for somewhere where equipment can be safely stored is a must. Hazardous items should be out of the reach of children. Outdoor equipments that is suitable for the children of different ages meeting Australian standards. Most importantly an area where dogs can be separated from the children is preferable. If you are renting, you will need to seek written permission from your landlord to conduct Family Day Care. There may be some costs associated with making the home safe e.g. glass, fencing, repairs, storage, child safe locks for cupboards.

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