l Our Educator application process includes an interview with one of our Visiting Teachers, three telephone references and a full police check. Educator's homes must comply with the Ministry of Education's (Early Childhood Services) Regulations 2008 and Licensing Criteria for Home-based Education and care services 2008, which requires that each home must have a fenced outdoor area for children to play in and provide a smoke-free, safe secure and stimulating environment both inside and outside the home.
l Educators must have experience with children and an awareness of the different needs for different stages of development.
l Every person over the age of 17 who lives in the Educators home, or visits on a regular basis is Police checked.
l All Educators hold a current first aid certificate
l Educators have access to professional development to support their learning and help them develop their practices for the best outcomes for children.
Do you want to be at home for your child's early years – but still want to contribute to the family income?
As a home-based Educator you can care for your own children while getting paid to look after other children at the same time. You have the freedom to plan your day's activities and your working hours can be flexible to suit your family.
What do we provide for you . . .?
l No registration fees – no programme charges - to you or the families in your care
l Regular visits from highly experienced, registered ECE VisitingTeachers who will support you to develop individualized learning programmes to meet the changing needs of each child in your care
l Access to equipment on-loan to help you get started
l Excellent income opportunity – fitting around you and your family
l Access to ECE & WINZ subsidies for your care children
l Free Marketing Kit to help you build your business
l Monthly resources specific to each child's unique interests
l Weekly Nature Playschool
l Activity Ideas and Information on Child Development
l Educator reward payments to acknowledge all your hard work
l Your Visiting Teacher will record each child's progress in a learning journey – allowing you to concentrate on the children
l Costs covered for maintaining your First Aid Qualification
l Rewards for referring New Families and / or Educators
What do we need from you . . . ?
l Educator's homes must comply with the MOE (Ministry of Education) Licensing Criteria for Homebased Education & Care Services which requires a safe, clean and hygienic environment with a fenced outdoor play area. We will support you to achieve this.
l A genuine love for children
If you . . .
l are over 17
l are passionate about welcoming children into your own home
l are already caring for a child other than your own (under 5 years)
l want to care for a family member's child