In Home Care educators are required to be skilled, qualified and dedicated child care professionals.
The main role of an educator is to provide children with a variety of age appropriate, play-based activities that encourage each child’s development, learning and life skills.
To become an In Home Educator you must hold a relevant qualification in one of the following:
Certificate III, a diploma or a degree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent qualifications that have a major focus on Early Childhood Education.
Primary school teaching qualifications of educators registered with state-based Teacher Regulatory Authorities are also deemed as acceptable qualifications.
Certificate III level qualification in a relevant course or be working towards a Certificate III qualification and provide documentary evidence.
Be at least 18 years old
Be an Australian resident, permanent citizen or have the relevant visa to allow employment on a continuous basis for 12 months or more
Hold a current Nationally co-ordinated Criminal History Check
Hold a current working with children check (Blue Card) relevant to the state the family resides in
Have a current First Aid Certificate HLTAID004 or equivalent
Have a PRODA number – Register for a PRODA number here
You will need to register with an approved In Home Care Service Provider.