Policies and Procedures for Family Day Care Educators
Policies and Procedures for Family Day Care Educators are designed for educators that take their business seriously, are in for the long-haul and already Meet or Exceed the National Quality Standard. The educators who ‘interview the service, not the other way around’.
These policies and procedures for family day care educators will guide your business by setting the foundations you must have to ensure you have the procedures in place to identify risk and opportunity, rectify and embed practice and ensure you remain compliant in your particular circumstances, in your own home. That you and yours are safe.
Why you need the JPS Policies and Procedures for Family Day Care Educators
Policies and procedures for family day care educators will allow you to build compliance around your home business; your hours of operation, how many children you want to or can provide care for, how much you charge and with your belief system built in. They will inform, guide and improve contracts and agreements between educators and service providers positioning educators to negotiate and improve their rates (fees). Only the best want the best, remember!
If you have surpassed the service you are registered with in professional practice and application of the legislation, the policies and procedures for family day care educators are for you. Family day care is scrutinised and even though you may be operating above standard, the service may not be, therefore making your business directly impacted by the service provider.
With so many educators turning to social media (facebook) to advertise their home business and attract enrolments, it’s vital you ‘promote’ the quality of your business, which is why in advertisements you must state the name of the service you are registered with, this allows families to check the quality of the service. The Service’s overall rating is YOUR overall rating.
Educators that surpass the standard of the service they are registered with now have the opportunity to take control and re-negotiate their terms and conditions, maybe with a new service provider. Choosing the right service to register with is a big decision and you should know what you want before entering into contracts.
We know recent times has seen some changes with the expectation of family day care as a sector to raise the standard (Register for my Newsletter to remain informed) a sector that now has an educator capacity of over 40,000.
One of the biggest risks to you and your business is your unseen competitors, who may be just around the corner.
The JPS Policies and Procedures for Family Day Care Educators will assist you to determine your worth, operate the way you want and keep everyone safe.
The policies and procedures for family day care educators cover Regulations 168 and 169 of the Education and Care National Regulations and have all of the required links to the standards. There are over 30 policies to ensure each aspect of your business affected by regulation is addressed and managed. Here’s what you may want to know about me.
Most people hate writing policies, and many mention of the law scares them useless. These policies remove that fear and responsibility. I’ve done them for you so you don’t have to. All you have to do is personalise them to you and your philosophy and get implementing.
How JPS Policies and Procedures for Family Day Care Educators can help improve your business
And if you should come across a provider that is operating with The JPS Policy and Procedures Manual, (which over 50% of services using the JPS policies have improved their rating within 2 years), you will already have a ‘shared understanding right there’. If you are not yet at the standard of the service you are registered, these policies and procedures will be one of the best investments you make to improve your home business.
Top 3 tips for success – How to use your policies and procedures for family day care educators
The time is always right to get organised if you’re not. Right? You know what they say, if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
As a family day care business, you need to be always improving. Not just so the children in your care reach their fullest potential, but so you do, too. Are you ready to roll your sleeves up and get to work? Here is how to prepare your business for success by using the policies and procedures for family day care educators:
1. Update your business plan: Having a business plan helps you develop a long-term vision and strategy. It is where you can set your goals for your marketing and finance, and help give clarity to the structure and operations of your business.
2. Create some professional goals: Setting and achieving professional goals leads to higher job satisfaction and a feeling of fulfilment. But how do you know what goals to set? Well, having a mentor can help you map out a career path and identify the milestones you need to. Or maybe you want to mentor others?
3. Remember that knowledge is power: Working in the education industry, as we do, I know you understand the importance of learning. We need to ensure we are providing the best education program we can to children, and to do that we need to commit to our own self-education. Have a read of my 5 self-education tips for family day care professionals blog post and check out my YouTube Channel to get yourself inspired and excited about building your knowledge.
The JPS Policies and Procedures for Family Day Care Educators is one of the most powerful tools you have in your arsenal to navigate everything you will face in education and care.
Happy Improvement. Remember you can always book a chat with me here if you have any questions.