Providing quality home-based education and care for the City of Melton since 1975

  • Work from home
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Use your early childhood qualifications
  • Support to apply and set up your business

If you’re passionate about working with children, and would like an alternative to centre based care, then make the change and work from home in Family Day Care.

As a Registered Family Day Care Educator, you’ll make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and families in our growing community.

This is a fantastic opportunity for people with qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care to join a team of experienced childcare professionals providing quality childcare from home.

At Melton City Council, we have one of the longest running Family Day Care services – operating from carers’ homes more than 45 years.

Many benefits of joining Family Day Care:

  • Freedom to work independently and build your own business.
  • Build meaningful relationships with families and children.
  • Flexible working hours and days – choose day care, before/after school, holiday care, overnight, evenings, weekends.
  • Small groups of children.
  • Support from a team of experienced and knowledgeable professionals at Melton City Council.
  • Ongoing high-quality training.
  • Program planning support, and freedom to develop and set up your own programs.

To apply for this position, you will be:

  • Over 18 years.
  • An Australian citizen, hold residency or have the right to work.
  • Qualified with Certificate III, Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education and Care.
  • Hold a current first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis certificate.
  • Medically fit.
  • Provide a suitable environment to care for children in your home.
  • Have a current Working with Children's Clearance (WWCC).
  • Committed to high quality care and education.

This is an opportunity for everyone in our diverse community, and we strongly encourage enquiries from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Our team is here to support all applicants through the application and set up process.

To apply for this role please visit the below page and follow the steps to submit an application form:

For more information, please call us on 9747 7307 or email

Please note: Applications should not be submitted through the below portal, please follow the link above to submit an application. 

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be legally entitled to work in Australia.

We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQA+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. If selected for an interview and you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance.

Melton City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and has Zero tolerance for child abuse. Melton City Council is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is at the centre of our everyday thinking and service delivery.




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City of Melton,Victoria,Australia

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Job Posted:
1 week ago
Job Expire:
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Job Type
Part Time
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City of Melton,Victoria,Australia