Become a Family Day Care Educator

Become a Family Day Care Educator2020-02-07T11:21:38+11:00

Are you ready to turn your love of childcare into a work from home business? Country Children’s Early Learning helps Childcare Educators in rural NSW setup and run their own business from home, all while fulfilling a passion for shaping young minds.

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It’s easy to get started as a Family Day Care Educator 

From Cooma to Yass, Wagga Wagga to Bungendore, Country Children’s Early Learning has helped countless child-care workers in rural NSW realise a dream of working from home and running their own business.

It’s easier than you think to get started and we’re here to help you every step of the way.  From taking care of the paperwork and getting your home setup, to finding your first customers.

Support and guidance 

Once you get started our support doesn’t end there.  At Country Children’s Early Learning we realise the importance of helping you develop your skills and experience and offer an ongoing program of support and professional development to help you grow.

What our Educators say

“I love to work from home and in my local community.  It has enabled me to be around for my children throughout the day, support local families and have a successful and rewarding career.”  Emilie Wade, Educator, Bungendore

“I was really worried about what may be involved in getting setup, though Country Children’s Early Learning have been so helpful and supportive in getting me up and running as a Family Day Care Educator.”  Inga Griffin, Educator, Gundaroo

What do I do next?

So, what are you waiting for? Enquire today and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have, and get you started on your journey of becoming a Family Day Care Educator.  See our frequently asked questions below and get in touch.

Julia Morphett, Director and Founder

Phone: (02) 6236 8305
Email: admin@ccel.com.au

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Educator FAQ’s

I want to be an Educator, how do I apply?

You can either call our Office on (02) 6236 8305 or email your expression of interest including a brief description of your experience to admin@ccel.com.au.  See also the Career Opportunities section on this website for more information.

Do I need any qualifications to be an Educator?

Country Children’s Early Learning requires that all Educators have, or be enrolled in a course that qualifies them for a minimum of Certificate III in Children’s Services.  In addition to that we will provide all Educators with training and ongoing professional development workshops that relate to the Care and Education of children.

How do I know that my home is appropriate for caring for children?

Country Children’s Early Learning will undertake a Home Safety Check to establish whether or not the home is clean, safe and will be an environment that children feel comfortable in.

If you believe that you may have issues with indoor and/or outdoor space (including access to outdoor play areas) or any other concerns, please detail these issues when making your application to become an Educator.

Will I need to register my own company?

No.  You can register a company if you wish, but most Educators operate as Self-Employed Contractors (also called Sole Traders) which means that you operate your own business in your own name.

However, you will need to obtain and Australian Business Number (ABN) and provide it to Country Children’s Early Learning.  You can register for an ABN online at www.abr.gov.au  This service is free and will provide you with an ABN at the end of the online registration process.  Further information on considerations when starting a business, such as whether to operate as a Sole Trader, Company or other structure can be found at www.business.gov.au

What about taxation?

Educators are responsible for managing their business practices in accordance with Australian taxation laws and for establishing and maintaining their own business records.  Educators are encouraged to seek advice from an accountant in relation to record keeping.

Who pays superannuation?

Educators who are Self-Employed are responsible for paying their own superannuation.

For more information and enquires please contact us today

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