Family Day Care Educators

Application Due:
22 July 2021
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

  • Take advantage of generous salary packaging options.
  • Work within a team that is committed to making a difference to the lives of children.
  • Work for an organisation that values professional development and growth.

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, homelessness and affordable housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership, and advocacy.

As a values-based organisation, and Canberra’s only Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, YWCA Canberra is a great place to work. We have a strong track record in building long-term, sustainable careers with excellent conditions and a supportive work environment for all employees.

We are currently looking for Family Day Care Educators to join our team across Canberra to provide high-quality early childhood education and care from your own home.

Our team of Family Day Care Educators enjoy the benefit of working for a well-known Canberra employer with above award employment conditions, support and guidance from experienced Quality Support Officers and the added bonus of working from home.

What’s in it for you:

  • Excellent salary packaging options that can increase your take-home pay by up to 4k annually.
  • Enhanced terms and conditions of employment including 14 weeks paid parental leave, sick leave and annual leave plus extra holiday at Christmas.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.
  • Canberra’s ONLY Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA).

About You:

This position is suitable for you if you hold;

  • Certificate III or actively working towards an approved Certificate III level education and care qualification.
  • You are committed to providing high-quality education and care to children.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, and a warm and friendly nature.
  • Experience in maintaining a safe workplace and working within a compliance framework.
  • Able to work collaboratively with the Quality Support Officers.
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People Card and Police check or ability to obtain one.
  • Current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID004) including Asthma / Anaphylaxis training, prior to the commencement of employment.

How to Apply:

  1. Visit [link removed] to access the position description.
  2. Applications including a cover letter and CV can be submitted through the Seek portal.

Applications close on 22 July 2021

Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Siobhan Parker, School Age Care and Pedagogical Manager, on 6185 2035 or email:

YWCA Canberra is committed to the safety of children and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to participate fully in all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes. 

YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Application Details:

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