Family Day Care Educator
Sydney North and North West, NSW
Do you live in the Hornsby Shire or immediate surrounds? An excellent career opportunity exists to:
  • Be your own boss and work from your own home
  • Have an attractive income potential ($62,000-$93,000 Full time)
  • Have flexible work hours and manage work/life balance
  • Experience great job satisfaction in planning and implementing programs for a small group of children
About us
CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is the Approved Provider for Family Day Care Sydney North and North West (FDCSNNW). Our Family Day Care scheme is well established and has been operating for over 40 years. In joining our vibrant team, you have the opportunity to be part of an organisation that provides a wide range of support services to individuals and families across the Northern Metropolitan Sydney and Central Coast areas.

About the opportunity

Family Day Care is a home based child care service providing care and education for up to 4 children from birth to 12 years of age. Educators are self-employed and registered with the Approved Provider, CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay. The small group setting allows FDC Educators to give each child the personal care and attention which is vital to help young children develop new skills and interests.


  • Work cooperatively with the Coordination unit to ensure the best outcomes for children and their families
  • Plan and implement programs for a small group of children
  • Develop and maintain a safe, stimulating environment for children
  • Abide by the legal requirements outlined in the Education and Care Services National Regulations and Family Day Care SNNW Educator’s Agreement


Skills & experience

To be considered as a FDC Educator for CatholicCare you will have:
  • Minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (or working towards or willing to obtain)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of Child Protection responsibilities and the mandatory reporter role
  • Current Working with Children Check

Why choose our scheme?

  • Be part of a well established, high quality scheme that has been in operation for over 40 years
  • High levels of support and training from very experienced coordination unit staff
  • A local scheme with local knowledge
  • Coordination unit staff are always available to attend Educator’s homes in an emergency
  • Whether your home is big or small we will assist you in creating a fantastic learning space
  • Be part of a large organisation with access to a wide range of services for both the educator and their families. Refer to our website here.


Register your interest

If you are interested in this opportunity, please provide your work history and education information and submit your resume. If you are shortlisted you will be required to undergo a process to assess your suitability.
Please contact the coordination unit at [email protected] / 0417 270 634 or 0448 239 863 for more information.
We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All child related roles are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. Completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance is a requirement of this position.
No recruitment agencies please.


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