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Becoming an educator

Becoming a family day care educator through Thrive Kids is a fulfilling a rewarding experience. It allows you to work from home, continue to be professionally supported, develop your skills while still doing what you love - working with children. When you become an educator, you'll be supported by our team who'll help you navigate setting up both your home and your business.

How we support you

  • Support - visits for all educators, programming assistance, information on legislative changes and opportunities to network with other educators.
  • Assistance - mentoring and development, marketing, help in emergency situations, online timesheets, fire testing and tagging of electrical equipment, work, health and safety checks and assistance for funding applications
  • Referrals - for families requiring care, from families on waiting lists and request for care from external organisations.
  • Fees - educators determine their own fees within the range set by Port Stephens Council Assessment and Rating.

Educator information pack

Download and read our Thrive Kids educator information pack.

For more information

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