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In Home Child Care Educator Vacancies


In Home child care is for families who are unable to access standard child care due to work, location or care requirements.

This type of care provides a qualified and experienced child care educator to look after children in their own home. The educator works with the family providing quality child care experiences within the family environment. In Home Child Care Educators are contractors and therefor set their hourly rate of pay. Educators are expected to provide planned experiences appropriate to the children’s ages and abilities, whilst working within the family routine.

Current Opportunities

We currently taking applications from In Home Child Care Educators for the following families:

Family 1
Live at: Windsor
Children: 3 children – 5 year old, 3 year old & 10 month old
Care Required: Monday 8:30am - 4pm (some flexibility on times).

Family 2
Live at: Oxley
Children: 3 children – 4 year old (ASD), 2 year old, 2 month old
Care required: approx. 20 hours per week, afternoon to early evening, 3-4 days per week.

Family 3
Live at: Ferny Grove
Children: 2 children in family but care only needed for a 9 year old who has ataxia. Child uses a wheelchair or walker and needs assistance with all daily routines.
Care required: 2 - 3 hours after school on Mondays, Tuesdays and alternate Fridays.

Family 4
Live at: Graceville
Children: 2 children in family – 5 year old at school, and an 18 month old who is waiting for a bone marrow transplant and cannot access a child care centre due to health reasons. Both parents work. 
Care required: approx. 30 hours per week for younger child and around 5 hours per week for older child.

Family 5.
Live at: Forestdale
Children: 2 children – 8 year old with complex medical conditions, ASD, ADHD and a 2½ year old
Care required: 2.30pm – 8.30pm during school terms, preferred days are Monday and Thursday but may be flexible. More hours needed during school holidays.
Other details: Experience with complex/high needs children would be well-regarded. Students studying Education, Nursing, Disability/Special Needs welcome to apply. Must drive and have own transport as school pick-up is needed during school terms.

Family 6
Live at: Ferny Grove
Children: 3 children - 3 year old twins and a 12 month old.
Care required: Thursday and Friday 7.30am - 5.00 pm. 

How to apply

 To apply for one of these positions you must possess:

  • Current First aid qualifications including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Current CPR
  • Hold or ability to obtain a paid (Working With Children Check) blue card
  • Relevant Qualifications can include Certificate 111 in Child Care; Certificate 111 in disability; Diploma of Children’s Services
  • Students of Nursing, Social Work, Child and Family Studies, Diploma of Teaching are welcome to apply
  • Public liability insurance

Wesley Mission Queensland's highly experienced and skilled Coordination team provides Educators with:

  • Access to an extensive resource library, nursery equipment, quality toys and equipment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • On-going support and guidance
  • Business management assistance
  • An orientation and induction program
  • Administration support

To apply to become an In Home Child Care Educator must submit:

  • Current resume including 2 professional referees
  • A cover letter detailing your interest in which family position

A selection process includes:

  • Interview at our office
  • Referee checks
  • Following successful interview Educator information including location and availability is shared with prospective families. Family meets the educator so as both parties can explore compatibility including values, availability, fees, location.

For any enquiries for these positions please call WMQ Family Day Care and In Home Care on 07 3151 6160

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