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Careers in Family Day Care

Greater Dandenong Family Day Care has been in operation since 1972, establishing themselves as a leading local service provider of accredited home-based family day care in a child and family friendly environment.

Greater Dandenong Family Day Care is a multicultural service dedicated to providing a safe, secure and comfortable environment for children of all ages.

Educators have the support of a field officer, the business support unit and the coordination team. Council's field officers are highly skilled professionals offering ongoing support to Educators in their home.  Coming from many different cultural backgrounds gives the Educators excellent communicate skills using  diverse languages that Greater Dandenong represents.


Why work for us?

Greater Dandenong Family Day has:

  • High quality service delivery
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Independent fee setting
  • Online timesheet submission
  • Free professional development program
  •  Free playgroup
  • Low educator to field office ratio


For further information or to become an educator, contact the Family Day Care Team on 8571 1805.

Family Day Care Field Officers

Greater Dandenong Family Day Care is a multicultural service dedicated to providing a safe, secure and comfortable environment for children of all ages. Our field officers are highly skilled professionals offering ongoing support to Educators in their home.

They come from many different cultural backgrounds and are able to communicate using the diverse languages that Greater Dandenong represents:

  • by supporting parents to choose appropriate care options for the needs of their family and child

  • offering referral pathways if needed, or requested by families if the child has additional needs

  • through provision of professional development and supervision of Educators on an ongoing basis

  • ensuring that Educators are kept up to date with best practice for maintaining quality care and education for all children and their families


For further information to join the Greater Dandenong Family Day Care Educator Team, contact the Family Day Care team on 8571 1805.


Family Day Care Educator information