Career Opportunities

Under the umbrella of the Family Day Care Association QLD, Approved Provider for Enhance Family Day Care and In Home Care Services invites interested parties to apply for 1  new positions in Central QLD.

About the role

The Program and Practice Managers are the lead communicator, manager, and champion of our Family Day Care and In Home Care Services and their operations. Due to a redevelopment of our strategic directions, 1 new positions are available in Central Queensland.

The Program and Practice Managers develop strategic, program-level approaches to achieving the vision, values and operational objectives of FDCAQ Enhance Family Day Care and In home Care Services. Serving as an example for all other members and leaders in the team. The Program and Practice Managers will advise and mentor other team members, and lead movement towards the organisational vision and values.

Promote and manage services – inspiring excellence in the brand including marketing and communications.

Providing strategic advice and input to assist FDCAQ in influencing the direction of children services   reform and future directions of the sector.

The positions play a key role in developing the culture and capability required to take our services into the future.

The Central Queensland Position is 32 hours per week and could be based at our service sites in Rockhampton, Gladstone or Childers and will require regular travel between Wide Bay, Emerald, Gladstone and Rockhampton regions.

About you

You have a professional and personal commitment to influencing the outcomes for children, families and community.

You are excited about the opportunity to work alongside, celebrate and inspire dedicated team members in being the best they can be. 

The things that bring a feeling of joy to your work, is the opportunity to create and challenge systems and process that make meaning to peoples work and experience.  You feel satisfied when you get to test your own skills, acknowledge your mistakes and 

process that make meaning to peoples work and experience.  You feel satisfied when you get to test your own skills, acknowledge your mistakes and see it as a time for growth and development. 

You know you are at your best when you are taking opportunities to experiment and take risks to build exceptional practice and service delivery.  Holding the organisations vision strong and assisting others to be a part of that vision. You make this happen by being a strong listener, enabling others to act, are resilient and act in congruency with your personal and professional values.


Family Day Care Association Queensland is a well-established and growing community based organisation that offers staff flexible work arrangements, remuneration commensurate with responsibility, and a supportive team environment.

How to apply

Applications should provide on no more than 2 pages,  two examples of projects or activities that you have lead.  These examples should demonstrate outcomes of the role, including skills and attributes that you brought to achieve the project outcome. The application should include your Resume and two referees and should be forwarded to:  

Position Descriptions:


Practice Mentor – 38 hours per week

Enhance Family Day Care – Blue River is seeking an enthusiastic, qualified professional to join the team.

The coordination unit requires a self-motivated person that possesses the ability to lead self, a team of educators and the passion to influence the profession that enables children to flourish. The focus of the Practice Mentor role is facilitating quality education and care practice within a relationship based learning culture congruent with the spirit of the learning frameworks.

Applicants must possess:

  • Experience working in children’s education and care service profession.
  • Minimum Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.
  • ‘C class’ driver’s licence and registered roadworthy vehicle.
  • Current Suitability for Child Related Employment card or eligibility to obtain one.

Applicants are to forward a cover letter outlining the experience in leading others to deliver education and care services under the National Quality Framework – National Quality Standards, a resume and 2 referees to
Applications close: 5pm, Friday 4th August 2017.

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