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Becoming a Family Day Care Educator

We welcome qualified, experienced and committed child care professionals to join our team of friendly Educators!  At Flamingo FDC, we work in collaborative partnership with the Educators and provide generous access to professional development and training.  Our admin charges are low and the processes are streamlined. 


As a Family Day Care Educator with us, you will become part of a dynamic and dedicated team of self-employed child care professionals, and:

  • work in your own home and operate your own business;

  • earn a good income and able to set your own fees within the Service's fee schedule;

  • care for your own children while still receiving an income caring for other children;

  • can care for up to 7 children including up to 4 children under school age; and

  • receive support, training and professional development from the Service.

"Why I love being a Family Day Care Educator"!

"Why did you chose to become a Family Day Care Educator"?

To be registered as an Educator, you are required to:

  • Blue Card (which we can assist with)

  • have a valid Provider Digital Access (PRODA) registration with the Department of Human Services (which we can assist with)

  • have a National Criminal History Police check (less than 6 months old)

  • hold Certificate III or above qualification in education and care;

  • maintain a First Aid certificate (HLTAID004) including training in anaphylaxis and asthma management;

  • maintain current public liability (at least $10 million) and accident insurance policies;

  • participate in regular support and monitoring visits conducted by the Service’s coordination unit; and

  • maintain currency of knowledge and skills through attending training, meetings and workshops.


If you would like to enquire about becoming a Family Day Care Educator with us, please contact us for an initial obligation free, confidential discussion. Alternatively, you can email to

To enquire about working for us or to register your interest for any upcoming opportunities, please send your resume to We also offer regular opportunities for employment on a full time, casual basis.

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