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Family Day Care Educator

Do you enjoy working with children? If you are interested in being self-employed and running your own business from your home, Glen Eira Family Day Care may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the role:
We are looking for enthusiastic, genuine, caring and diverse educators who will work in partnership with families and aim to provide best outcomes for children aged six months to 12 years.

Glen Eira Family Day Care service currently has opportunities available for Glen Eira residents to become registered educators. Family Day Care offers high quality, home based childcare services in the homes of selected educators.

Please note to be eligible to be a Family Day Care Educator you must be a current resident within the municipality of Glen Eira City Council.

You will have:

  • Apply First Aid (Level II)
  • Course in Anaphylaxis Awareness
  • Emergency Asthma Management
  • Police record check (less than 6 months old)
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Certificate III in Children Services or willing to obtain

Police Record Checks and Working with Children Checks will be conducted for all people over 18 years living in the home. Applicants must be willing to undergo a work based medical and safety check on the home.

Full orientation and ongoing training and support will be provided to successful individuals.

Glen Eira Family Day care is registered with Department of Education and Training (DET) and the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

How to apply
If you enjoy working with children and are able to provide a safe and stimulating home environment, then we would like to hear from you.

  • Attach your resume
  • Attach a separate cover letter detailing your experience

For further information please read the attached documentation that explains the Family Day service and requirements in further detail or contact the Family Day Care Co-ordination Unit for on 9524 3461 or

Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees.

We encourage applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people. We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.

Glen Eira City Council is committed to reconciliation and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations. If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Civic and Cultural Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E: