Educators typically come from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. Some have formal qualifications in Early Childhood, whilst others have experience working with young children. There is a stringent screening and induction process to ensure that Educators have the skills and knowledge to provide a quality service. Educators must pass a Working With Children Check, and a National Criminal Check. They must obtain public liability insurance and have a current first aid certificate (HLTAID004).
FDC Educators are required to provide and maintain quality child care in a safe, healthy, nurturing, friendly home environment.
This responsibility includes adhering to the:
- Education and Care Services National Regulations and Law
- National Quality Standards
- Family Assistance Law
- WHS legislation
- Service policies & procedures
Educators are classified as self employed and are required to comply with all administration and business requirements as a small business operator.