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Family Day Care Coordinator



Sydney Family Day Care is seeking applications for an experienced Family Day Care Coordinator to provide business support to our educators located throughout Sydney.


The role is part time offering flexibility with the possibility of increasing hours as the business continues to grow. We are seeking a well-organised, positive and energetic person to keep our coordination unit running smoothly.


Family Day Care Coordinators are responsible for:

  • Providing professional, helpful support and training to Educators.

  • Ensuring that quality outcomes are delivered to children and families enrolled in the Service.

  • Monitoring compliance with National Regulations and Service policies.

  • Recruiting of new Educators and developing a growing portfolio in a region.

  • Motivating & mentoring a group of Educators.

Essential Criteria of a Family Day Care Coordinator:

  • Diploma of Children’s Services or appropriate tertiary qualifications in the field of child development

  • Driving Licence

  • Cleared Working with Children check

  • First Aid Certificate including current CPR

  • Asthma and anaphylaxis certificate

  • Child Protection training

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in children's services, offering programs for children 0 - 12 years

  • Working knowledge of the National Quality Framework, including the National Regulations & Learning Frameworks

  • Strong documentation, organisational & communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Write & manage quality improvement plans

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Commitment to inclusion and ethical practice

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft programs

  • Ability to facilitate networking meetings and deliver training to small groups

  • Knowledge or experience with HUBWORKS Software

  • Accounts and clerical support

Desirable Criteria

  • A suitably qualified educational professional to undertake extra pedagogical duties.

  • Ability to write policies & systems in line with industry change when needed.


This is an identified position under Child Protection Legislation. A Working with Children Check & Police Clearance will be undertaken before the position is offered to the successful applicant.

Please apply by sending a resume and short cover letter to info@sydneyfamilydaycare before close of business Friday 16th August 2019. 



About Sydney Family Day Care Scheme

At Sydney Family Day Care Scheme, we strive to provide excellent home-based education and care environments to nurture every child's growth and learning.

By working in partnership with educators and providing them with support and training, Sydney Family Day Care Scheme works to ensure that each child's needs and interests are valued and reflected in quality programming.


We and our educators honor parents' and families' role as children's first and primary educator. We always welcome inputs from families to help us create family day cares where children can feel safe and encouraged to explore their potentials.


Children in Family Day Care have the advantages of learning and developing socially, educationally and emotionally within the security of a small group. They will participate in activities that have been planned to suit each child's individual needs, such as story-telling, singing, playing games, outdoor play and executions.

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