Joining our Team...

 

A team of motivated, reflective practitioners who love children.

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Peace of Mind aims to attract and recruit like minded professionals who love what they do and who want to be part of a team.  We anticipate working with individuals who are committed to ongoing learning, have drive and warmth - and who are prepared to operate at the highest levels of quality and service.

 

The scheme offers opportunities for networking, attending professional development and in house partnership visits - to support you in being the best Educator you can be.

 

We aim to make the recruitment process as convenient as possible whilst ensuring that everything is in place to make your business rewarding and successful.

 

Please contact kim@peaceofmindfdc.com if you are already working in FDC and wish to enquire about transferring to our team, or info@peaceofmindfdc.com if you are new to early years education and care and are interested in getting started.  You can always call our office on 3888 5558 for an information pack.

Yarning Circles

Peace of Mind Educators are invited to attend a Yarning Circle, attending in person at various locations or even via zoom.  Yarning Circles are held every month and are a great opportunity for Educators to network, engage in professional conversations whilst covering Industry relevant or scheme related topics.

 

Professional Development

Many professional development opportunities are offered by Peace Of Mind, which may include:

- Peace of Mind Conferences - held twice within each year for registered Peace of Mind Educators

- Mid Year 1/2 day PD

- In-House First Aid Courses

Our Fees

Business Start Up Kit is sold for an Educator's start up.

A $1.30 per hour / per child scheme levy is charged to parents.

An Educator levy of $9.50/week is charged for 48 weeks of the year.

Information for Potential Educators

The Family Day Care Educator is responsible for the delivery of a high quality child care service in the home.  This includes:

  • Maintaining accurate records and documentation regarding your business and children's learning.

  • Ensure the your home based service is safe, compliant, reviewing your practices regularly

  • have a working phone, digital device or computer and printer.

  • Display all required documents

  • Attend professional development training

  • Plan and document for children’s learning and display it to the families

  • Stay up to date with changes in the regulation and national law

  • Ensure compliance with the frameworks including the National Quality Standards

  • Ensure compliance with the Regulations and the National Law

  • Engage and show interest in learning and development

  • The ability to develop relationships with families and children

  • Provide stimulating programs for children

  • Provide a clean safe environment inside and out

Qualifications required to become an Educator:

  • Certificate 3 in Education and Care Minimum or higher Diploma in Education and Care, a Bachelor or Early Childhood Education

  • Eligibility to obtain Suitability Care for Child Related Employment (Blue Card)

  • Current First Aid that includes Asthma and anaphylaxis Certificate HLTAID004

  • Current CPR Certificate

  • Federal Police Check

  • Knowledge Early Years Learning Framework and My Time Our Place

  • Knowledge of the National Quality Standards

  • Knowledge of Child Development

  • Current driver’s license (if using car)

  • Child Protection Certificate

  • ABN number

  • Road Worthy Certificate for car (if using)

  • Car Restraint Check (if using Car)

  • Orientation and Pre Service Training conducted by the Scheme

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