Bright Futures In Home Child Care Service selects educators for membership once the selection criteria has been met. Educators who are accepted into the service pay a membership fee and fees are charged fortnightly.

The educator’s role is to:

  • Provide quality education and care with developmentally appropriate activities to children;
  • Hold a current Working with Children Card and meet Fit and Proper requirements;
  • Maintain confidentiality, public liability insurance, police clearance, medical clearance and first aid certification;
  • Attend a minimum of 8 hours professional development training per year;
  • Maintain open communication between educators, parents and service staff; and
  • Abide by the Educator Membership Agreement.

As per the Department of Education and Training In Home Care Handbook, educators registered with our service are required to:

  • Meet the IHC qualification requirements, and have a sound understanding of early childhood development and the child’s education and care and other support needs; and participate in professional development activities offered by the IHC service and the IHC Support Agency;
  • Nurture children’s health and safety; IHC educators must be aware of each child’s symptoms, allergies and medical issues and procedures to be followed in these circumstances;
  • Develop a suitable learning program for each of the children receiving IHC, and record each child’s progress against the program and discuss the progress with the family.
    • The written program should reflect the education and care requirements outlined in the Family Management Plan;
    • The educational program should be designed to help develop the child’s social, emotional, physical and creative abilities, and should promote each child’s engagement in self-directed learning/play and independence;
    • Follow safety procedures during excursions and travel.

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