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Eastwood Before & After School Care Centre

Cook

Reports to: Centre Coordinator, Parent Management Committee

Location Eastwood Pubic School NSW

Our Centre: 250 places, not for profit, run by parent committee, before and after school care centre located in the school grand of Eastwood Public School

Job Summary: EBASCC cook is responsible for menu planning and evaluation, purchasing of groceries and supplies and daily preparation of nutritious breakfast/afternoon tea and snacks served to children (ages between 5 -12 years old) enrolled in the centre. The kitchen is to be managed and the work of the Cook is to be conducted in strict compliance with Health Department and all other applicable legislation. The cook works in consultation with the Centre Director to ensure the smooth operation of the kitchen and its coordination with the other programs of the centre.

Responsibility:

  • Support the health and wellbeing of the children through planning and preparing nutritious meals and snacks
  • Prepare meals to meet the needs of children with special dietary requirements and allergies
  • Order food supplies in consultation with centre coordinator
  • Ensure safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks
  • Work as part of team to create a safe, caring and educational place for children.

Required Experiences, Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in cooking for childcare centres (is preferred but not essential)
  • Must hold relevant food handling certificate( Food Safety & Menu Planning ‘certificate, or equivalent TAFE Commercial Cookery Certificates)
  • Although not essential
  • Must have a current working with children check
  • Work well within a team and take directions from the centre supervisor
  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • The position is Permanent Part Time working Monday to Friday, working hours are between 9:00am -4:00pm each day or flexible hours, minimum of 5-6 hours per day.

Job Type and Category

  • Above award rate
  • Immediate start
  • Permanent Part Time/ Full time with flexible hours

Eastwood Before & After School Care Centre

PO BOX 129, Eastwood, 2122

ABN: 6296 738 7230 Ph: 9874 2019 Email: ebascc@yahoo.com.au

 

Added 15/2/2019


Centre Director – Preschool and Long Day Care

  • 2 positions available – Auburn and Sadleir-Miller
  • Immediate start desirable
  • Work with a dynamic team who are passionate about delivering a high level of care and education

Sydney Catholic Early Childhood Services (SCECS) is a not-for-profit service catering for 3-4 year old children and their families from our local community.

We have an exciting opportunity for two highly experienced Directors to be the foundational Directors of our new state of the art, purpose built buildings (40 places) for the below locations that are due to open in May 2019.

  • St John of God Catholic Church, AUBURN
  • St Therese Catholic Church, SADLEIR-MILLER

About the opportunity:

The Director of the centre will work closely with the Parish community and be fully supported by the SCECS management team. The role is focused on providing leadership in ensuring high quality education and care provision. The Centre Director is responsible for managing all day to day aspects of the service’s operations while maintaining strong relationships with children, parents and team members.

The Centre Director is responsible for:

  • providing a safe service for staff and children in an all-inclusive professional team environment under the guidance and support of the SCECS management team
  • overseeing all procedural and educational programming
  • inspiring educators to design curriculum that promote and engage children’s learning
  • creating pedagogical practices informed by reflective assessment
  • ensuring high quality, stimulating, safe and clean physical facilities are maintained at all times
  • overseeing all regulatory, policy, staffing and operational issues
  • recruiting and monitoring staff
  • managing the financial affairs of the service
  • developing meaningful and supportive relationships with families and the Parish community
  • promoting the Catholic philosophy of the service in everyday practices and interactions

Skills and experience required for the role: 

  • Have at least 3 years experience as a Director of a childcare service
  • Hold a Degree in Early Childhood teaching or equivalent as accredited by ACEQA
  • Hold a DEC approved child protection training certificate
  • Hold a current First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management (HTAID004) certificate, or be willing to obtain
  • Hold a NSW Working with Children Check, or be willing to obtain one
  • Consent to undertaking nominated supervisor and responsible person role for the service
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have strong team management skills

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants must formalise their application by submitting an SCS Application Form, resume and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria to hr.recruitment@syd.catholic.edu.au

Closing date: 10 February 2019

 

 

Added 30/1/2019


Exciting Opportunity as Coordinator at new service – Terrey Hills

Green Umbrella OSHC Coordinator/Supervisor

Would you like to lead a space for children that emphasises play, nature, exploration, creativity and critical thinking? Can you work cooperatively with children to help them discover, grow and learn?  Kinma is a dynamic independent progressive school Terrey Hills offering a unique child-centred education in a beautiful bushland setting. Green Umbrella is Kinma’s new out of school hours care program which launches in Term 1, 2019. Within a caring, creative and connected school community, you will bring the skills and passion to help shape Green Umbrella into the perfect place for kids to thrive outside school hours.

About the role
This is a great opportunity to bring to life our new out of school hours care program as it launches in Term 1, 2019. You will ensure the effective operation of the after-school care program, which will initially run 3 afternoons a week. The supervisor will:

  • Ensure the effective operation of the after-school care program
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of a Nominated Supervisor
  • Oversee all procedural, educational programming, regulatory, policy, staffing, and operational issues
  • Inform the Green Umbrella committee on policy, financial, educational, regulatory, staffing, and operational issues
  • Support the development and implementation of varied and interesting programs as per requirements of National Quality Framework and My Time Our Place

Initially the position is 15 hours per week, with face to face care 3 to 6pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

About you

We are looking for a caring, creative leader to deliver quality education and care to children and families and to manage our new, small (licenced for 30 children) part time (3 days a week initially) out of school hours care service.

You will have

  • Skills in connecting and communicating with children and families
  • A Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, an equivalent qualification or working towards this
  • Experience running an OSHC service and working with children aged 5 to 12.
  • Knowledge of the NQF as it applies to after school care and My Time Our Place
  • Emotional maturity and stability
  • The ability to self-organise and manage your time effectively
  • Be able to work autonomously
  • Experience supervising or leading others
  • Experience with all administrative aspects of running an out of school hours care service

In addition, you will have:

  • A current Working with Children Check
  • First aid, anaphylaxis and asthma certificate
  • Evidence of completed Child Protection Training

Please send a cover letter and your resume by January11 2019 with the names and contact details for two referees to:

Amy Webster

Chair, Green Umbrella OSHC

greenoshc@gmail.com

 

Added 14/12/2018


OOSH Educator (certified) – West Pymble, Upper North Shore

PERMANENT – FLEXIBLE HOURS, 25 – 30hrs/ PW.
COMMENCING TERM 1 2019
SPLIT SHIFTS REQUIRED (split shift allowance paid)

Looking for a CERT III or IV, or above, with experience in Out of School Care.  You will be joining a small permanent team. We are a 100-place centre within a small public school.  No vacation care. Our permanent team is supported by a crew of casual educators.

Ongoing training encouraged and supported. Base hourly rate paid during school holidays. Above award rates.

Staff Centre Hours are 7.30 – 10.00am and 2.30.- 6.00pm during term only.

Essential criteria for this position are:

  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Cert III / IV or above
  • First-aid certificate and asthma and anaphylaxis training
  • Child protection training certificate
  • Proven experience in similar roles and able to contribute to planning, implementation and evaluation of our program
  • Understanding of ‘My Time, Our Place’ National Quality Framework and the ability to contribute to the Quality Improvement Plan in the context of National Quality Standards

Please submit your resume with a cover letter and a paragraph of no more than 100 words describing your strengths within Quality Area 1 of the NQS.

Email to: Sonja de Jong at coordinator@wpoosc.com.au

 

Added 14/12/2018

 

 


 

Director – Out of School Hours Care (OSHC / OOSH)

at Berowra Cottage Inc (BOOSH)

Nominated Supervisor| Full Time position | 38 hours a week.

Reporting to: BOOSH Parent Management Committee

BOOSH is located within Berowra Public School and provides before and after school care for up to 90 children per session.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Director to lead our team of educators in providing a stimulating, creative and safe environment for children.

Key Features

  • Attractive above award salary package.
  • Block shifts (no split shifts).
  • Independent not for profit community-based centre.
  • Own building within school grounds.
  • Energetic team with a positive workplace culture.
  • 90 place service.
  • Supportive PMC.

Conditions of Employment and Salary

  • Full time position of 38 hours per week.
  • Generous 25 hours of non –contact hours for management, administration and compliance, and approximately 13 face-to-face hours.
  • The position will be in accordance with the conditions of the Children’s Services Award 2010 and pay will be dependent on experience and qualifications.
  • Ongoing Professional Development encouraged.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leadership of the service with a strong focus on business development, financial management, team building and excellence in service delivery.
  • Oversee the day to day operations of the service and manage the administration, staff, planning, programming and implementation of the National Quality Framework (NQF).
  • Develop, monitor and continuously contribute to the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) and work with the PMC to deliver a great service for the children.
  • Work with the PMC to develop the service to meet the needs of the children and the school community.
  • Monitoring, providing guidance and assisting the Educational Leader with the development of child-centred programs.
  • Ensuring a high-quality standard of care is provided and that a positive, safe and professional environment is maintained for all.
  • Providing hands on supervision and care of the children.
  • Ensuring NQF compliance regarding to WHS are adhered to.
  • Creating a positive team culture and effectively managing, supporting and developing the educators at the centre.
  • The operational needs of the service are met through effective forward planning.

Essential Criteria

  • A Diploma or Degree in Children’s Services or equivalent.
  • Strong knowledge of the National Quality Framework, My Time Our Place, National Quality Standards and National Law and Regulations.
  • Leadership experience and demonstrated business, financial, budget and human resource management capability.
  • Experience with program planning, preferably in an OSHC setting.
  • Knowledge of QikKids.
  • Ability to function effectively as a member of a team and work independently.
  • Ability to lead and manage the day to day operations of the service.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills.
  • A positive, professional and co-operative approach to working with educators, parents and the school community.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to children from a diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and groups.
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk – Accredited Child Protection.
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.

A Working with Children Check & Criminal History Check applies to this position.

Please do not hesitate to enquire for any further questions on the position – it is a fantastic opportunity!

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter explaining why you would be suited to this position to:

apply@fireflyhr.com.au

Applications close: Friday 14th December 2018

Firefly HR – OSHC Specific Recruitment

Encouraging Positive Change – made by Educators for Educators.

 

Added 28/11/2018

 


Certificate III Qualified Child Care Educator

  • Permanent Part Time – great work/life balance
  • Sector leading pay and benefits
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development

The Centre

KU Bay Road Kids Care offers before school care and after school care for the children of the North Sydney Demonstration School. The services offer a play-based learning program rich in leisure opportunities that are centered upon children’s interests and strengths to support their learning and development.

The children have the opportunity to develop their creativity, relationships and life skills in a safe relaxed environment, strengthening children’s emerging talents and abilities.

At KU, we recognise our staff as being our most valuable resource. Our staff are highly qualified and well trained. We provide staff with ongoing in-service training and meet within regions on a regular basis to share our experiences and innovations.  We have a dedicated team of Area Managers and Education Support Managers who support our services, working with staff on their professional development, the curriculum provided for children and families, providing support for children with additional needs and generally supporting the operation and management of each service.

The role

We are looking for an experienced Educator with a Certificate III qualification who values partnering with families, is keen to further develop their skills and wants to join a passionate, capable and dedicated team to work 21 hours per week as follows;

Monday: 2pm – 6pm

Tuesday: 2pm – 6pm

Wednesday: 1pm – 6pm

Thursday: 2pm – 6pm

Friday: 2pm – 6pm

Student Visa holders are encouraged to apply as flexibility in working 20 hours can be negotiated for the right person.

What we’re looking for?

We want you to be as passionate about early childhood education and as committed to achieving positive outcomes as we are. In addition you will have:

  • A current NSW Working with Children Check.
  • Work rights to enable you to work in Australia.
  • a recognised Certificate III in Children’s Services qualification or similar as approved by Australian Children’s Education and Quality Authority (ACECQA).
  • Sound understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law(2010) and the Education and Care Services National Regulations(2011).
  • Working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and/or Framework for School Age Care in Australia’ My Time, Our Place’
  • Professional level of written and verbal communication skills.
  • Current knowledge of Child Protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills.

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017 and 2018. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward – We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers – We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People – We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture – We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

So, if the above resonates with you and you feel you can positively contribute to this close-knit team, please apply now!

For more information and/or confidential discussion contact Katie, Careers Consultant on 9268 3934 or email careers@ku.com.au.

Added 21/11/2018

 

 

 

Diploma Qualified Child Care Educator

  • Permanent Part Time position
  • Sector leading pay and benefits
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development

The Centre

KU Bay Road Kids Care, offers before school care and after school care for the children of the North Sydney Demonstration School. 

Close to public transport, this exceeding rated Out of Hours Care service offers a play-based learning program rich in leisure opportunities that are centered upon children’s interests and strengths. The children have the opportunity to develop their creativity, relationships and life skills in a safe relaxed environment, strengthening children’s emerging talents and abilities.

The role

We are looking for a Diploma qualified Child Care Educator who values partnering with families, is keen to further develop their skills and wants to join a passionate, capable and dedicated team.  You must demonstrate knowledge of documentation of children’s learning and development to a high standard, a sound knowledge of curriculum development with great written skills.

On offer is a permanent part time role working 21 hours per week as follows;

Monday: 2pm – 6pm

Tuesday: 2pm – 6pm

Wednesday: 1pm – 6pm

Thursday: 2pm – 6pm

Friday: 2pm – 6pm

Student Visa holders are encouraged to apply as flexibility in working 20 hours can be negotiated for the right person.

What we’re looking for?

We want you to be as passionate about early childhood education and as committed to achieving positive outcomes as we are. In addition you will have:

  • A current NSW Working with Children Check.
  • Work rights to enable you to work in Australia.
  • A recognised Diploma level of qualification in Children’s Services or similar as approved by Australian Children’s Education and Quality Authority (ACECQA).
  • Sound understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law(2010) and the Education and Care Services National Regulations(2011).
  • Working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and/or Framework for School Age Care in Australia’ My Time, Our Place’
  • Professional level of written and verbal communication skills.
  • Current knowledge of Child Protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children.
  • A current First Aid certificate which includes Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management training.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills.

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017 and 2018. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward – We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers – We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People – We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture – We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

So, if the above resonates with you and you feel you can positively contribute to this close-knit team, please apply now!

For more information and/or confidential discussion contact Katie, Careers Consultant on 9268 3934 or email careers@ku.com.au.

 

Added 21/11/2018

 

 


 

Coordinator  (Nominated Supervisor)

North Sydney Community Centre – After School Care Program  (ASC)

  • Based in North Sydney – Short Term Contract until the end of Term 4, 2018
  • Permanent Part-Time Position (35 hours per week), Monday to Friday from Term 1, 2019
  • $55,000 pa (annual salary, working school terms only)

North Sydney Community Centre is looking for a motivated Coordinator to join the team!

About the program

North Sydney Community Centre welcomes up to 105 7-12 years olds, predominantly from North Sydney Demonstration School every afternoon. We are an independent Not For Profit Incorporated Association. The ASC program was established 45 years ago and for many years was known as The Leisure Centre.  The program has a strong reputation in the community.

Afternoon activities include pottery, mosaics, craft, sport, singing and dancing, cooking and homework club. We hold an annual Welcome BBQ for parents, we farewell our Year 6 students with a Pizza and Movie Night. We hold an Annual Open Day to showcase all the Centre activities – from the Explorers Playgroup for Under 5s, to After School Care, the Adult Classes and Workshops, and the twice-monthly Northside Produce Market. It is a true community centre with activities every day and evening. This role is not just After School Care: you are stepping into a broader community with fun, collaborative, welcoming, professional and supportive staff.

About the role

We’re looking for a Coordinator with leadership experience who brings a range of skills and depth of knowledge to continue the management, administration and programming of our dynamic ASC Program. The successful applicant will have a solid understanding of NQF and NQS and have practical experience running a Centre and a team of permanent and casual staff, and enjoy liaising with parents, school community and industry colleagues and networks. You will excel at creating a welcoming environment and a positive workplace.

You will be supported by, and report to, the Centre Director and the Committee of Management.  You will be required to attend monthly management meetings in the evening.

Selection Criteria

Required skills and experience

  • A Degree or Diploma in Children’s Services or ACECQA approved equivalent, or a Cert IV in School Aged Care
  • Accredited Child Protection Training
  • Working with Children Check
  • Current Supervisors Certificate
  • Thorough knowledge of the National Quality Standard and National Quality Framework and a commitment to continuous quality improvement.
  • Familiarity with QIKKIDS software programs
  • Ability to fulfil the obligations of a Nominated Supervisor including ensuring children’s health and hygiene, safety and wellbeing, and risk management.
  • Experience in the day-to-day management of an After School Care program with demonstrated capacity to lead, manage and motivate staff, manage recruitment and performance management.
  • High-level organisational skills in planning, decision-making, time management and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computers
  • Ability to review and implement Centre policies ensuring compliance with the NQF and Regulations
  • Demonstrated skills in the supervision and positive behaviour management of school aged children.
  • Ability to manage and monitor ASC budget, enrolments and fees, staff rosters and staff ratios
  • Current First Aid Certificate, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, and CPR.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Sense of humour
  • At least 5 years working in a child care setting with school age children
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Applicants must address the selection criteria to be considered.

What we offer:

  • Salary in accordance with the Children’s Services Award 2010
  • $55,000 (Annual salary, working school terms only)
  • 35 hours per week.
  • Structured induction, mentoring and opportunity for professional development
  • A collaborative and supportive workplace
  • Free or discounted access to most adult classes and workshops
  • Annual CPI salary increase in accordance with Modern Awards

Applications remain open until a suitable applicant is found.

Email your CV and Cover Letter clearly addressing the selection criteria to:

Joanna Goodwin, Director, North Sydney Community Centre

Email: Joanna@northsydneycentre.com.au

For any enquiries please call Joanna on 02 9922 2299.

For full details about all the programs at North Sydney Community Centre check out our website:  www.northsydneycentre.com.au

 

Added 01/11/2018

 


Positions available
Wesley Out of School Hours Care

Coordinators, Assistant Coordinators, Senior Educators and Educators

  • based in Quakers Hill, Seven Hills West, Epping West, North Kellyville and Riverstone
  • before and/or after school care and/or vacation Care
  • permanent, permanent part-time and casual positions available

Wesley Out of School Hours Care (OOSH) provides high quality before and after school care and vacation care for school aged children.

Wesley OOSH provides an environment that is warm, caring and engaging for the children, staff and families. We want the children in our care to feel at home while providing them with a secure environment to grow and learn.

Wesley OOSH is currently experiencing strong growth across all centres. We currently have centres at Quakers Hill, Seven Hills West and Riverstone and are excited to be opening 2 new centres at North Kellyville and Epping West Public Schools in January 2019.

We have a number of full time, part time and casual positions available across all centres, including Coordinators, Assistant Coordinators, Senior Educators and Educators.

If you have OOSH or childcare experience, are passionate and love working with children.  You will need to be motivated, enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated to providing children with the best possible childhood experiences.  You will have a cooperative approach to working with staff and families and love to work as part of a vibrant and energetic team.

Visit our website at https://www.wesleymission.org.au/about-us/careers/ or email oosh@wesleymission.org.au for more information

 

Added 01/11/2018

 

 


 

Assistant Co-Ordinator

Ridge Street Kids Club operates out of St Mary’s Primary School, North Sydney. We run a Before and After School Care Centre, that also caters for Vacation Care in the school holidays.

We are looking for somebody who enjoys working with children, who can engage and interact with children, as well as parents. Ideally you would live close to the North Sydney Area. The service operates between 7-8.30am (Before School Care) and       3.00-6.00pm (After School Care) during school terms. Vacation Care operates between 8am-6pm during the school holidays.

The ideal candidate will hold a sense of responsibility to work with a great team of staff to organise a range of activities each afternoon. You will be required to help run craft activities, games, sports and prepare and serve afternoon tea.

You will also be responsible to guide staff in daily duties and be a mentor When the Coordinator is not on site, you will be responsible for looking after the Centre.You will join a team which prides itself in the care of the children and families of our Centre. Apart from the skills and experience needed which is listed below, we will be looking for a person who is RELIABLE, HARDWORKING, DEPENDABLE AND CARING. This will start as a casual position and hours will be negotiable. Administration duties and hours may be available as well. All relevant Working with Children checks will be conducted. This will become a permanent position for the right person.

Wages will be negotiated based on skills and experience in accordance with the Award.
Start date can be negotiated.

Skills & Experience:

Essential

  • Qualifications in Children’s Services or related field OR working towards obtaining
  • Be confident in stepping up to the co-ordinators position (if required)
  • Be punctual and motivated
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with children aged 4 – 12 years
  • Current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)
  • Accredited Child Protection training
  • Current First Aid Certificate (including CPR)
  • Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management Certificate
  • Ability to assist with planning and implementing quality programs to meet the developmental needs of the children

Desirable

  • Over 21 years of age
  • Lives close to North Sydney.
  • Working knowledge of QIK kids software is ideal
  • Knowledge of updating policies and procedures and administration tasks
  • Demonstrates organisational and administrative skills, knowledge and experience with National Quality Framework, My Time, Our Place
  • Ability to assist with planning and implementing quality programs to meet the developmental needs of the children
  • Demonstrated knowledge of QIP, WHS processes and child protection legislation.

For more information, call Warren O’Flaherty (Director) on 043 157 3772

Please send all résumés and contact details of 2 referees to: rskc777@gmail.com

 

Added 01/11/2018

 

 

 

OOSH Educator – Casuals

  • Various shifts as suits the right candidates
  • Great work life balance

Overview: 

Sans Souci OOSH has been servicing the local community for over 20 years. We are seeking Educator /staff on a casual basis, to join our team in providing high quality Out of School Hours and Vacation Care for 5-12 year olds. We invite you to become part of our busy and dedicated staff providing before and after school care, and holiday programs, for school aged children.

This is a good development opportunity as the job provides support to an established team.  This is an opportunity to share the responsibility, learn and support each other. The shifts consist of shared roles regarding children and staff supervision.

The successful applicants will have: 

  • High energy and a passion for fun!
  • Similar experience working with school aged children and families in a similar setting.
  • Be passionate, friendly and approachable while working closely with other educators, children, and their families.
  • Be available for split shifts (Split shift allowance is included).
  • Hold a Working With Children Check Number.

Educator responsibilities include:

  • Providing a warm, child-friendly, inviting and clean environment.
  • Plan and organise fun activities that are aligned with the children’s interests.
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and have good social intelligence.
  • Ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensuring appropriate supervision of the children in your care.
  • Ensuring health and safety requirements.
  • Providing opportunities to expand children’s interests through the activities you help program.

Additional Information:

Sans Souci OOSH hours of operation are Monday to Friday: 7.00am – 10.00am & 2.00pm – 6.30pm.  Vacation care hours are 7.30 am to 6.00 pm. The centre is open 50 weeks per year.

Various shifts will be offered as casual spots arise in both School Term time and Vacation Care.

It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application.

Hourly rate on offer will be based on the skills and experience of the successful candidate in line with the Award.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Qualifications Sought:

  • Current First Aid Qualification – to provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting – Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management training
  • A Working with Children Check number
  • Desirable – a qualification related to working with school aged children, a willingness to obtain one, or be currently working towards a qualification

Essential Experience or Skills:

  • Previous experience working in an OOSH, long day care or school aged care setting
  • Effective communication skills
  • Willingness to embrace the responsibilities that come with an Educator’s role

Please send your resume and cover letter with any relevant certificates to manager@sanssoucioosh.com.au

Applications close: 30 Nov, 2018.

 

Added 24/10/2018

 

 



Lapstone OOSH
Explorers Rd, Lapstone
4739 0410
loosh01@outlook.com

Centre Coordinator
Lapstone OOSH and Kidzone Vacation Care

Lapstone Out of School Hours Care is a Not- For-Profit community run organisation committed to providing high quality care in an engaging and fun environment for children.

We are seeking an experienced OOSH Coordinator with strong leadership skills and a clear passion for working with primary school aged children.

This is fantastic opportunity for a passionate and experienced centre director to work alongside like-minded educators and leaders to help children develop the skills they need for school and for life, build positive and open relationships with families and continue to embed the service as a pillar of the local community.

Our Centre 

  • Is located on-site at Lapstone Public School grounds amongst a warm and vibrant school community
  • Has a relaxed and friendly homelike environment
  • Caters for up to 75 children aged 4 to 12 years (potential to increase to 100 children)
  • Provides fresh and stimulating educational and outdoor activity resources
  • Provides Before School Care, After School Care, Vacation Care and care on Pupil Free Days
  • Is open for a minimum of 49 weeks of the year
  • Is well supported by the parent run management committee

The Role 

  • This is a full time permanent position commencing immediately
  • The role requires variable split shifts Monday to Friday
  • Required to manage a vibrant collaborative team of permanent and casual staff, hold regular staff meetings and attend monthly committee meetings, school P&F meetings and hold a monthly meeting with the School Principal.
  • Is responsible for overall management of the day to day operations of the centre and compliance with the NQF and all relevant regulations.

Our ideal candidate will possess/demonstrate the following attributes:

  • You will be an enthusiastic, committed professional who is fun, energetic and passionate
  • Be both a team leader and a team player
  • Have a proven record of managing and developing your team
  • Excellent communication & time management skills
  • Strong administration skills including computer literacy (QikKids, Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • At least 5 years+ experience working in an OOSH/childcare setting
  • Experience in the implementation of & compliance with the National Quality Framework.
  • Ability to implement quality programs to meet the developmental needs of the children in accordance with “My place, our time” framework
  • Outstanding skills in supervision and positive behaviour management
  • Commitment and passion to build and maintain strong professional relationships with children and families, OOSH staff and the Principal of Lapstone Public School
  • Experience managing an accreditation cycle will be highly regarded

Qualifications required:

Diploma or Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood Education or equivalent (must be ACECQA approved)

  • Nominated Supervisor Certificate or ability to meet requirements and willingness to obtain
  • Current certification in First aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis
  • Current certification in Child Protection
  • Working With Children Check clearance

A full job description and the opportunity to negotiate the remuneration package will be made available to the short listed candidates during the interview process.

Please send a cover letter and your resume to: lapstoneoosh2@outlook.com

Two current references must be supplied on request.

 

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Coordinator – Darlington Aftercare Association

Darlington Aftercare is looking for a highly motivated Centre Coordinator to lead our service! It’s a full-time role and we’re offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

We’re looking for a Centre Coordinator who can bring a depth of knowledge and a broad range of skills to facilitate best practice management, administration and programming within our OOSH service. The successful applicant will have a solid understanding of the NQF and NQS and have practical experience of running a Centre and ensuring all regulatory requirements are being met.

Key Skills/Knowledge

  • Diploma or higher qualification is preferred (OR 5 years industry experience and working towards a Diploma).
  • At least 3 years of experience working in a child care setting, preferably with school aged children.
  • Experience in a leadership or management position.
  • Current First Aid Certificate, Asthma & Anaphylaxis, CPR and WWCC.
  • Accredited Child Protection Training
  • Extensive knowledge of the National Quality Standard and National Framework
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the My Time Our Place Framework.
  • Awareness of current issues in children’s services.
  • Extensive knowledge of Child Protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children.
  • Extensive knowledge of Work Health and Safety legislation and safety issues relating to children and staff.
  • Knowledge of childcare management software applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work in partnerships with families, management and the school community.
  • Ability to create and manage budgets.

 

To apply please send your application to the Darlington Management Committee via email at darlomanagementcommittee@gmail.com.

Please include a cover letter outlining your relevant experience along with an up-to-date resume.

 

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TYNDALE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Child Care Assistants – Casual

Cert III & Diploma Level
Before and After School Care and Vacation Care

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and committed child care assistants for casual hours within our Kid’s Club (Before and After School Care and Vacation Care). The Applicant needs to be a Protestant/Evangelical Christian, who is active in their own church and whole heartedly subscribes to the School’s Educational Creed as found on our website www.tyndale.edu.au under Our School, Educational Creed.

Our Kid’s Club operates from 6:30am to 8:45am and 2:45pm to 6:30pm during term time and from 6:30am to 6:30pm during vacation periods. Kid’s Club comes under the National Quality Framework applicable to child care centres.

The minimum qualification is Cert III in Children’s Services or equivalent, a current first aid certificate, asthma and anaphylaxis training, the completion of a recognized child protection course and a minimum of two years’ experience in child care. We are looking for a people who have an ability to take direction and work as part of a team, as well as having a genuine passion for working with children.

Child Care Assistants will be paid at the appropriate step under the NSW Christian Schools General Staff Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017-2019 or its replacement.

Tyndale Christian School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will need to provide the new NSW Working with Children Check, and sign a Statutory Declaration under the oaths Act 1990 (NSW) under section 40A of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

Please apply by submitting an official application form which is available from the School Office or via www.tyndale.edu.au/ourschool/employment.

Please enclose full CV and details of 3 confidential referees (minister, employer, and
colleague) to:

The Principal, Locked Bag 35, BLACKTOWN NSW 2148

or email to office@tyndale.edu.au

For further information, please phone school office on (02) 8811 7800

Applications close at 4.00pm on 19 October 2018

 

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Outside School Hours Care Educator, Drummoyne

Above Childcare Award rates of pay
Part time (32.5 hours per week)

  • Provide quality education & care in a supportive team environment
  • Highly respected not for profit organisation
  • Part time flexible role

Take the next step in your career and join a team dedicated to working with children. Great work-life balance and opportunity to make a difference.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a part time OSHC Educator within our large Drummoyne OSHC program. Gowrie NSW has recently been successful for this program, so you would be starting the journey along with the organisation.

About Gowrie NSW

A leader in early and middle childhood for 77 years, Gowrie NSW is a not for profit organisation providing diverse education and care, family support and professional development services to the early and middle childhood sector across NSW. We employ a team of 150 dedicated professionals who are committed and passionate about the sector.

The Role

We are looking to appoint an OSHC Educator who is dedicated, confident, creative and open to learning. This is an opportunity to join an enthusiastic motivated team who are dedicated to working with school aged children.

The position is term-time only with the option of working in the vacation care program during school holiday periods. There is a requirement to work split shifts across the week. The hours of work are as follows:

  • Before School Care: Monday – Friday 7am to 9:30am
  • After School Care: Monday – Friday 2pm to 6pm

There are also casual positions available.

About you

Essential requirements for this position are:

  • New working with children check
  • Qualifications or study in Education or similar
  • A current first-aid certificate and asthma and anaphylaxis training or willingness to undertake training in this area
  • Child protection training certificate
  • The ability to interact well with children and build positive relationships with families
  • Proven experience in similar roles

Next steps 

If you can demonstrate that you can meet the above criteria we look forward to hearing from you. Please to send your resumes to hr@gowriensw.com.au. Please indicate in your application which role you are interested in.

 

Added 24/09/2018

 

 

Centipede Coordinator – Glebe

Centipede is a not for profit Outside School Hours Care service for children located at Glebe Public School. We are seeking an enthusiastic community focused individual to lead this unique service for 12 months while our current coordinator is on maternity leave.

Why we are unique:

Centipede is a child centred, community focused non profit that cares for a diverse group of children in a vibrant local community. We are open to children and families regardless of their circumstances and our service reflects the diversity of the community, with a high number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, at risk children and children from a variety of different cultural backgrounds and life experiences. We embrace this diversity and aim to provide a safe place for children and families to play and learn. We have strong partnerships with other organisations in the area, parents and teachers, and the wider community and aim to be known as a safe community space where everyone is welcome.

About the role:

The OSHC Coordinator will work with our Assistant Coordinator, senior educators and casual staff in providing high quality care for up to 70 children.

  • Our ideal candidate will be passionate about working with children, eager to work with a strong and supportive team and open to a challenging role where every day is different. The position is  full time, permanent (38 hours per week) position, with flexible working arrangements (split shifts or full day shifts) and a competitive salary to reflect skills and experience.Qualifications and experience:Demonstrated leadership, with a minimum 2 years experience as a OSHC coordinator, or similar leadership role.
  • A Degree or Diploma in Children’s Services, Education or related discipline
  • Current Working With Children Check and National Police Check
  • Child Protection, First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead, manage and motivate staff to ensure delivery of innovative and quality programs for children
  • Experience in developing and implementing programs to cater for a range of children’s special or behavioural needs
  • Working knowledge of My Time Our Place, the National Quality Framework and the National Quality Standards
  • Experience with grants and fundraising will be highly regarded

If this sounds like a position you are interested in please send your resume to: centipede.glebe@yahoo.com.au

 

Added 23/09/2018

 

Casual/Part-time Educators – Glebe

Are you passionate about working with children?

Do you enjoy sport, craft and engaging school aged children in play based activities?

Are you available to work mornings and/or afternoons and school holidays?

We are looking for casual and/or part time educators to join our team at Centipede at Glebe. We have shifts available between 7:30-9:30am for before school care, 2:45-5:45pm for after school care and 8am – 5:45pm in the school holidays. Additional hours may be available for the right candidate.

Centipede is a not for profit Outside School Hours Care service for children aged 4-12 located at Glebe Public School.

We are a child centred, community focused child care service that cares for a diverse group of children in a vibrant local community. We are open to children and families regardless of their circumstances and our service reflects the diversity of the community, with a high number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, at risk children and children from a variety of different cultural backgrounds and life experiences.

We are hoping to find educators who have experience or keen interest in working with children. Job tasks will include engaging children in play based learning experiences, general supervision of children and helping with cleaning and food preparation at the centre.

We are a close knit supportive team and are very happy to provide training and opportunities to our educators.

If this sounds like a position you are interested in please send your resume to centipede.glebe@yahoo.com.au

 

 

Added 23/09/2018

 

Centre Director – Permanent Role, Full Time

Greenwich OOSH is looking for an experienced, highly motivated and energetic Centre Director to lead our team and continuously improve the service we offer. Ideally we’d like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible with a generous transition period from an interim Centre Director.

This is a fabulous opportunity to build on the excellent service we provide and bring your own ideas and visions of what we could do in the long term and inspire the team.

Role description:

As the Centre Director, you will be responsible for the daily operation of the service providing leadership to a team of experienced Certified Supervisors and developing the experience of casual Educators. You will have a solid understanding of the NQF and NQS and have the practical experience of being able to run a Centre, ensuring all regulatory requirements are being met.

Role is approximately 40 hours per week and has combination of face-to-face shifts (7am-9am & 2:30pm-6pm) during term with administration time for programming and other tasks and up to 8 hours per day during Vacation Care.

Attractive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Key Skills & Qualifications:

  • Degree in Primary/Early Education/ Diploma in Children’s Services/ Diploma/ Cert IV in OSHC/ Cert III in Children’s Services or currently working towards.
  • At least 2 years of experience working in a child care setting, preferably with school aged children.
  • At least 1 year of experience in a leadership or management position.
  • Current First Aid Certificate, Asthma & Anaphylaxis, CPR and WWCC.
  • Accredited Child Protection Training (or willingness to obtain in first month of employment).

To apply:

Please email resume to: greenwichoosh@bigpond.com

If you would like to have a discussion on the role please contact Mel Seeney or Evelin Coronel Diaz on (02) 9436 1894.

For more information please visit the website www.greenwichoshc.com.au

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Added 18/09/2018

 

 


OOSH Educator

Annandale North OOSH Care Association (‘ANOOSHCA’) is a community-based not-for-profit service based in inner-west Sydney.  ANOOSHCA is seeking an enthusiastic OOSH Educator to join their team, working after school care Monday to Friday during the term and must be available to work during vacation care (vacation hours negotiable).

Formal qualifications and experience are desirable but not necessary; however, working in a child-focused industry must be your chosen profession. You need to be willing to get involved in all aspects of the centre and have a mature work ethic.

The hourly rate is above award but is dependent on qualification and experience, and the role will be subject to a probation period.  The successful applicant must have a valid Working With Children Check.

Please email your resume to info@anooshca.com.au or contact Kelsey on 02 9660 7024 for additional information.

 

Added 13/09/2018

 


Service Manager/Director

Are you a skilled and knowledgeable professional wanting to lead a well – established Out of School Hours Care Service, offering a vacation care program?

We have an amazing full-time opportunity available for a Service Manager/Director to lead a devoted team of Educators in the day to day operations of a service. A thorough knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Framework is required, with a strong emphasis on all legal, ethical and curriculum frameworks.

Eaton Street Centre is an already established not-for-profit service that is supported by a Parent Management Committee, which means that our primary focus is our children, families and staff.

Supported by our team of Educators, the service prides itself on capturing the imagination of children to play, learn, develop and have a strong sense of belonging, in a healthy and safe environment.

ABOUT US

Eaton Street Centre Inc, is an independent, not-for-profit, community-based incorporated association providing before and after school care services to the Balmain locality. The centre is managed by the Service Manager/Centre Director and Assistant Director with oversight by volunteer members on the Parent Management Committee.

Our services are currently providing care to two main local communities with children from Balmain Public School and Father John Thierry Catholic Primary School. Our before school care sessions are available from 7.30am to 9am and our after school care sessions are available from 3pm to 6pm from Monday to Friday during school term.

Eaton Street Centre Inc also offers an in demand vacation care programme during NSW school holiday terms, with services also operating on staff development days within the local school.

ABOUT YOU

Service Manager’s Role:

  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the service and to guide the service in the understanding and implementation of the National Quality Framework which encompasses the National Law, the Education and Care Services National Regulations, Assessment and Rating and the curriculum framework for School Age Care – My Time, Our Place for OSHC.
  • Lead, motivate and support staff in the provision of the educational program.
  • To treat each child with dignity and respect, taking into consideration any cultural socio-cultural or other differences that may arise.
  • To mentor, guide, manage & support other educators in providing an environment where new ideas are welcomed and encouraged.
  • Facilitate a high degree of teamwork, guided by an understanding of individual educator’s strengths through comprehensive staff appraisals.
  • To understand the service philosophy and to uphold the policies and procedures in place. Be skilful in policy review and development.
  • Oversee the Quality Improvement Plan and report to the PMC on the progress of the QIP.
  • Comply with the current Jobs & Family package legislation and maintain the systems in place for administration of CCS.
  • Develop and facilitate the weekly staff roster to meet regulatory requirements and the needs of the service.
  • Contribute to the development of an annual budget and adhere to it.
  • Oversee & ensure all children’s health records are current & up to date and ensure the health and safety of the children, staff and visitors in attendance at the service.

You will use your previous experience in a similar role to ensure the service continues to reach high standards. Using your initiative and interpersonal skills, you will create an inclusive environment for children, families and educators. To help you reach the centre’s full potential you will have the full support of the Parent Management Committee.

Skills and experience

Essential Criteria

  • Current Senior First Aid qualification inclusive of CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis certification.
  • WWCC for paid employment
  • Completion of Child Protection training – ACECQA approved Statement of Attainment
  • Capacity to attend out of hour’s meetings and Professional Development.
  • A minimum of a Diploma in Children’s Services or higher qualification OR 5 years’ experience AND working towards a Diploma
  • Be flexible for morning and afternoon shifts

Desirable Criteria

  • Leadership & management experience
  • Strong initiative in problem solving and decision making
  • Experience with assessment and rating

Benefits

  • Comprehensive and generous professional development allowances
  • On shift allocation in the before, after and vacation care hours and at the service with non-split shifts 5 days a week.
  • Salary range starting from $70,000 (negotiable on experience and qualifications)

How to apply

Download a Job Description>>

 

Added 07/09/2018

 

 

OSHC Coordinator (Waterloo and Fairfield)

Hours: Flexible from 7am-9am and 2pm-6pm Monday to Friday
Commencement date: 15 October 2018
Applications close: 7 September 2018 

Location: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School, Waterloo and Our Lady of the Rosary, Fairfield

Sydney Catholic Early Childhood Services (SCECS) is a not-for-profit service catering for children and families from our Catholic parishes. Services provide high quality early childhood and school aged care. SCECS provides education and care within the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church and with the intention of being an integral part of the local Catholic community.

SCECS has two new of services opening in October 2018 and as a result we are seeking a OSHC Coordinator’s to join our teams at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School and Our Lady of the Rosary, Fairfield.

As the responsible person for the service, you will role model policies and core values to staff, children, parents and the school community. 

Some of the role responsibilities include:

  • Fulfil the responsibilities as the nominated supervisor for the service
  • Under the guidance and support of the SCECS management team, provide a safe OSHC service for staff and children in an all-inclusive professional team environment
  • Maintain children attendance and casual bookings schedules to ensure child safety and supervision
  • Supervise other Educators, ensuring they understand and perform in-service responsibilities
  • Design and implement engaging educational programs with observations and reflection journals
  • Create opportunities to share children’s participation and engagement in programs with families
  • Maintain strong relationships with families and the school community
  • Ensure high quality, stimulating, safe and clean environments are maintained at all times.
  • Oversee all procedural, educational programming, regulatory, policy, staffing and operational issues

 To be considered for this role, you will:

  • Hold qualifications in Child Education and Care – completed or be on your way to completing a Cert III, Diploma in Children’s Services or Bachelor of Education or equivalent
  • Hold a current First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management (HTAID004) certificate, or be willing to obtain
  • Hold a NSW Working with Children Clearance, or be willing to obtain one
  • Have previous experience working with children
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Consent to undertaking responsible person role for the service
  • Hold certificate of training in child protection, e.g. ‘Identify and Respond to children and young people’ certificate or ‘Supporting the rights and safety of children and young people’ certificate, or be willing to obtain
  • Be flexible and consistently available across morning and afternoon shifts, Monday to Friday
  • Be over the age of 18 years
  • Hold a current driver’s licence or access to reliable transport

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a background check prior to commencement and Child Protection training as part of the induction process.  

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants must formalise their application by a resume and a covering letter addressing the criteria to hr.recruitment@syd.catholic.edu.au

 

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OSHC Educators (Waterloo and Fairfield)

Hours: Flexible from 7am-9am and 2pm-6pm Monday to Friday
Commencement date: 15 October 2018
Applications close: 7 September 2018

Location: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School, Waterloo and Our Lady of the Rosary, Fairfield

Sydney Catholic Early Childhood Services (SCECS) is a not-for-profit service catering for children and families from our Catholic parishes. Services provide high quality early childhood and school aged care. SCECS provides education and care within the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church and with the intention of being an integral part of the local Catholic community.

SCECS has two new of services opening in October 2018 and as a result we are seeking a number of OSHC Educator’s to join our teams at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School and Our Lady of the Rosary, Fairfield.

As an Educator you will be required to assist in the operation of a safe, fun, engaging and quality OSHC service for all children under the supervision of the service Coordinator.  

Some of the role responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring all children are ‘actively’ supervised at all times
  • Assist in implementing and providing a diverse and stimulating program that matches the developmental needs and interests of the children in your program, including those with additional needs,
  • Ensuring safe food handling and hygiene practices are upheld at all times
  • Developing and fostering positive relationships with parents, caregivers, children and other key stakeholders.
  • Assist in establishing daily routines and create appropriate rules and boundaries for children to encourage positive behaviour.
  • Encourage and maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness of program premises and facilities.

To be considered for this role, you will:

  • Hold qualifications in Child Education and Care (desirable)
  • Hold a current First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management (HTAID004) certificate, or be willing to obtain
  • Hold a NSW Working with Children Clearance, or be willing to obtain one
  • Hold certificate of training in child protection, e.g. ‘Identify and Respond to children and young people’ certificate or ‘Supporting the rights and safety of children and young people’ certificate, or be willing to obtain
  • Be flexible and consistent available across morning and afternoon shifts, Monday to Friday
  • Be over the age of 18 years

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a background check prior to commencement and Child Protection training as part of the induction process.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants must formalise their application by submitting a resume and a covering letter addressing the criteria to hr.recruitment@syd.catholic.edu.au

 

Added 29/08/2018

 

 

Maternity Leave Cover to start Now!

Centre Director

A skilled professional to join a growing Before, After and Vacation Care Centre

An opportunity to play an integral role in mentoring, guiding and supporting the management team and its educator’s adherence to the OOSH Centers Policies and Procedures and the Childcare Industry requirements. Curly Kids OOSH is an already established Not-for-profit service with a committee of parent support, which means that our primary focus is our children and our staff.

Your Role

  • Guide and support the Centre’s team members to ensure the care and education of children and their families.
  • Manage a team of professional staff consisting of Managers, Supervisors/Educational Leaders and Educators in the day-to-day operations of the service.
  • Administration of student enrolments, bookings and daily roll entries, CCS required submissions.
  • Ensure accurate record keeping, emergency procedures are followed and documentation submitted.
  • Manage and keep up to date with the service software and devices.
  • Attend management meetings, committee meetings, staff meetings, parent meetings (behavioral) and training as requested by the Director.
  • To obtain the understanding of childcare systems emplaced- HubWorks or any other childcare related system introduced, child care subsidy requirements/IT systems.
  • Templates to support new or update policies, procedures and programs.
  • Maintenance of filing systems and retention of records in compliance with requirements under the Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations.
  • Parent communication with administration duties.
  • Work alongside the Centre administration Office Manager, supporting the needs in communication and data entry of office administration.
  • Implement system changes.
  • Supervise the programs and the quality of care the Centre provides.
  • Ensure that the programs provided encompass all aspects of child development.
  • Maintain wage to revenue ratios in accordance with company requirements.
  • Participate in meetings, conferences and training courses, where appropriate.
  • Maintain a harmonious liaison with parents, team members and children.
  • Handle waiting list and enrolment enquiries.
  • Organise team member rosters as per the award / regulations and ensure team members complete the necessary forms.
  • Assist team members by being available to work contact time in the rooms as required or as directed by your Operations Manager as required.
  • Maintain the established process for the recruitment, orientation and support of team members.
  • Ensure team members are suitably qualified in adherence with regulations.
  • Adhere to the OOSH Education policies, the Child Care Award and Child Care Regulations at all times.
  • Manage WHS and Food handling standards

Skills and experience

  • Hold a Diploma of Children’s Services / Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience within an Early Childhood Education setting
  • Previous experience as a Centre Director is preferable
  • Experience in a not for profit or running a small business
  • HR knowledge or practice
  • A current qualification in First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma certification
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  •  IT skilled

Benefits

  • Paid Training and Development
  • On shift allocation in the before, after and vacation care hours and at the service with non split shifts 3 days a week.
  • Career path planning with the opportunity of continue employment
  • Excellent Support

How to apply

Maternity Leave Position Description 2018

Please send your resume to:

bookings@curlykidsoosh.com.au

 

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Out of School Hours (OOSH) Care – Assistant Director

St Ives North After School Care

Assistant Director

  • Well-established school based centre
  • Permanent full-time role

The Centre

St Ives North Public School Out-Of-School-Hours Care is a quality service managed by the P&C of the school. The service operates before and after school care during school terms only for all school aged attending our school.

We provide a relaxed environment where all children are safe and well cared for which encourages cooperation and positive interactions. Our program is child-centred and is based on a range of structured and non-structured activities and experiences.

The Role

The position of Assistant Director is a key role within the organisation, working alongside the Director and the P&C sub-committee and Management committee, and is responsible for assisting with the operational management of the service. In the Director’s absence, from time to time, the Assistant Director will be required to work autonomously and have the confidence and ability to manage the service as Nominated Supervisor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with National Quality Standards, regulations, service policies, procedures and all other relevant legislation (WH&S, CCS, Child Protection)
  • Provide effective leadership that promotes a positive organisational culture and professional development of educators
  • Oversee administration of the service (Kidsoft, Icheck in)
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including children, parents, staff, Management Committee, government and support agencies

Essential Requirements

  • Degree or Diploma in Children’s Services / Education
  • Three or more years working with children aged between 0-12 years, including over one years’ experience in a leadership position within an After School Care
  • Proven ability to plan, implement and evaluate programs applicable to school children aged 5-12 years
  • Understanding of ‘My Time – Our Place’ National Quality Framework and the ability to contribute to the Quality Improvement Plan in the context of National Quality Standards
  • Understanding of Workplace Health & Safety requirements in an OOSH context, including risk management
  • Current Working With Children Check (NSW)
  • Current Accredited Child Protection training per National Regulations
  • Current Apply First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training
  • Superior communication and relationship skills for dealing with children, parents and staff
  • Administration skills including computer literacy – experience with Kidsoft will be an advantage) as well as proficiency with Word and Excel
  • Sound understanding of book keeping and general accounting concepts
  • Strong organisational skills in planning, decision-making and time management
  • Ability to identify problems, resolve them and effectively communicate the issue and outcome
  • Proactive approach – willingness to own issues and work to understand and resolve them
  • Applicants should be able to demonstrate and satisfy the above criteria.

How to apply

If this sounds like the role for you please forward a cover letter and resume to:

Director

stivesnthasc@gmail.com

Please note that only suitable applicants will be contacted

 

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PERMANENT PART TIME OOSH WORKER REQUIRED
at Heathcote OOSH

30 hours – 5 days per week | Heathcote Before & After School Care

Heathcote OOSH, provides high quality, out of school hours care for primary school children. The centre is open Monday to Friday from 7-9am in the morning and 3-6pm in the afternoon. HOOSH is located within the grounds of Heathcote Public School, accessed via Rosebery St, Heathcote.

We are currently looking for an experienced Child Care Worker to join our team, Monday to Friday, morning and afternoon.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Certificate III or higher Children’s Services, OOSH, Recreation; or Degree or Diploma Primary Teaching. And/or other relevant qualifications.
  • First Aid, Asthma, Anaphylaxis management certification
  • Valid working with Children Check clearance
  • CHCCHILD401A – Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk.

Your key tasks will involve:

  • Supervising and interacting with 5 – 12 year old children
  • Collaborating with staff in planning and implementing a variety of developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Cleaning and maintaining facilities and equipment
  • Preparing breakfast and afternoon tea

To be successful in this position you must possess the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in the planning, delivery and evaluation of programs for children aged 5 to12 years within a care and education or recreational setting.
  • At least six months leadership experience in a school aged care and education centre.
  • Capacity to be approved as a Certified Supervisor.
  • Demonstrated skills in the supervision and positive behaviour management of school aged children.
  • A working knowledge of the National Quality Standards and a commitment to continuous quality improvement and to children learning through play.
  • Understanding of child safety issues and child development
  • Demonstrated ability to source information and advice to meet the needs of children and families.
  • Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of the Care and Education Services National Regulations 2011, the My Time, Our Place: Framework for School Aged Care in Australia, Children’s Care and Protection legislation and Duty of Care principles.
  • Understanding of needs of children from Aboriginal, CALD backgrounds and/ or with additional needs and ability to accommodate these needs within the program.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Work, Health and Safety.

Desirable criteria:

  • Writing and analyzing reflections to improve children’s wellbeing and learning through play.
  • Understanding of child care administration software e.g. Qikkids
  • Computer literate and demonstrated capacity to use Office suite – Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Possess Safe Food Handling, Child Protection knowledge and competency.
  • Current driver’s licence

Personal Attributes:

  • Values high quality care and educational outcomes for children
  • Team work, collaborative approach and can-do attitude
  • Values and strives for continuous improvement in service delivery
  • Shows patience, creativity and a sense of humour when confronted with challenges
  • Shows respect and understanding of diverse views and opinions
  • Steps up to show leadership and role model effective practice and ethical behaviour that positively influences other educators and supports management objectives.

If you would like to work in a fun, dynamic environment then forward your application to:

Alana Shannessy
Coordinator | Heathcote OOSH
PO Box 262
Engadine NSW 2233

Or email to hoosh@live.com.au

Applications must address the essential criteria and include at least 2 current referees.

Above award rates apply for the right applicant.

Applications close: 10th September 2018

 

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Centre Director – Gladesville OOSH

Reporting to: GOOSH Parent Management Committee

Gladesville OOSH is located within Gladesville Public School and provides before and after school care for approximately 100 children per session as well as providing a popular Vacation Care program to the surrounding community each school holidays.

We operate out of a heritage listed sandstone cottage and have the use of school premises including a large, recently completed school hall.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Director to lead our team of educators in providing a stimulating, creative and safe environment for children.

This full-time (40 hours per week) permanent position where the standard hours are Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm.  The centre currently cares for children between 7am – 9:10am and 3:10pm – 6:00pm.  Attractive salary package in accordance with the Children’s services Award.

Gladesville Public School has tremendous community spirit with dedicated teachers.  The successful applicant will report to and be supported by a dedicated parent management committee.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Qualifications in Early Childhood or related discipline (such as Tertiary/Diploma in early childhood, OOSH)
  • Demonstrated experience in effective staff management and development
  • Proven organizational and leadership skills with demonstrated ability to work well with a team
  • Strong financial management skills
  • Proven ability to ensure legislative and regulatory compliance in the education sector
  • Strong communication skills and be able to confidently liaise with parents, teachers and other relevant stakeholders
  • Be enthusiastic, approachable and highly motivated
  • Detailed knowledge of the National Quality Framework including the law, regulations and National Quality Standards
  • Current Working with Children Check, Child Protection, First Aid, CPR and Asthma & Anaphylaxis qualification

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the effective operation of a quality before and after school care service and Vacation Care Program that meets or exceeds the National Quality Standards
  • Oversee all procedural, educational programming, regulatory, policy, staffing, and operational issues
  • Report to the Parent Management Committee on all relevant aspects of the centre (such as operational, strategic, financial and educational issues)
  • Support the development and implementation of varied and interesting programs as per requirements of National Quality Framework and My Time Our Place, including programs for children with special needs
  • Constantly review the overall performance of the Centre with the objective of identifying areas of improvement
  • Deliver service on budget and contribute to budget development
  • Communicate proactively and consult regularly with staff
  • Recruit, manage, develop and review the performance of GOOSH staff (both permanents and casuals), and mentor senior staff
  • Maintain strong relations with children, families, the regulator, the school and Government Department

Interested applicants should submit their resume to Committee@goosh.org.au

 

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Eastern OOSH – Assistant Coordinator

  • Do you have a passion for working with children?
  • Do you have a passion for delivering great educational programs for children?

The Assistant Coordinator will:

  • Be part of a supportive team
  • Be provided with ongoing Professional Development
  • Be directly involved with the operation of two services
  • Assist in the management of one of the largest OOSH services
  • Receive above award wages
  • Provide support to a large team

We specialise in providing quality outside of school hours education and care. We are a large service with great relationships between staff, children and families.

We are committed to delivering an inclusive service and providing stimulating and innovating programs for our children. We offer a supportive team environment with competitive wages and opportunities for professional development.

Hours:

This a permanent fulltime position including split shifts.

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Out of School Hours Care or equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience in working in a children’s service and at least 1 year in a leadership role
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing the National Quality Framework
  • Ability to effectively plan and program for school aged children
  • Current knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety requirements
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate and
    Management of Anaphylaxis and Asthma Certificates
  • Accredited Child Protection Certificate
  • Proven ability to communicate with and build relationships with all stakeholders
  • Strong administration and computer skills
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of the role of a WHS officer and Educational Leader (these roles may be delegated to the Assistant Coordinator)
  • A person of good character, who can be entrusted with providing adequate care for the welfare of the children
  • Has a passion to work with children
  • Knowledge and experience of working with child care software

Highly Desirable:

  • Bachelor of Primary Education or Certificate Diploma in Children’s Services/Diploma in OSHC or currently working towards same
  • Knowledge and previous experience of working with child care software Qikkids
  • Experience in managing a large service 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of the program
  • Be actively involved in the development and evaluation of the program, ensuring a rich curriculum
  • Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures
  • Assist with the management of day-to-day operations
  • Provide direction and support to educators
  • Oversee and maintain the services health and safety procedures
  • Provide ongoing support and assistance to the Directors and Coordinator
  • Create a stimulating and positive environment
  • Be passionate and strive to ensure our service philosophy is reflected in daily practice
  • Implement and promote positive behaviour management with children
  • Implement the NQF
  • Administration duties including working with Qikkids software
  • Development of Quality Improvements Plan and Assessment and Rating processes
  • Liaise with and support families

If you are interested in this position, please email your cover letter and resume to admin@randwickoosh.com.au.

 

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Coordinator/Educational Leader

Kids Club is currently looking for an enthusiastic, committed and motivated Coordinator/Educational Leader to join our 40 place centre in Rose Bay, Monday-Friday.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the day to day running of the service and ensure compliance with outside hours school care legislation, national regulations, as well as all centre policies and procedures.

This role includes administrative duties, staff rostering, continual support and mentoring of staff, planning and implementing of staff meetings and weekly planning meetings, planning appropriate staff training and development, the planning and evaluation of all program documentation and creating positive relationships between the school community, our families and their children.

The centre is close to public transport in a well-respected private boys school in Rose Bay, it has wonderful modern facilities including an indoor basketball court and outdoor tennis courts.

This position is for 37 hours a week.

 Essential Criteria

  • You must have a minimum qualification of a Certificate III and 2 years experience.
  • You must be enthusiastic and enjoy a challenge in the child care industry.
  • You need to be committed to working as part of a dynamic team that enjoys planning and implementing quality educational programs
  • You must show a desire and enthusiasm for working with school age children and actively support their learning and development.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience/desire to work in management
  • Current First Aid Certificate including Anaphylaxis & Asthma Management (can be obtained within the first 3 months of employment
  • Live close by or have own transport
  • Have a desire for further training and development.

We also have great casual positions available.

This position is for immediate start.

Please send your CV to alanna@kidsclubosh.com.au

 

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Coordinators – Eastern Suburbs

  • Lead and motivate a team of educators
  • Malabar & Little Bay Locations
  • 30 – 35 hours per week
  • Two positions available

We are currently looking for two Coordinators to come join and lead the teams based out of our Malabar and Little Bay YMCA OSHC services.

About the role:

As the Out-of-School-Hours-Care (OSHC) Coordinator, your primary responsibility is to ensure that the OSHC service is responsive to the needs of children and families.  You will ensure overall quality and compliance of the management and administration of the OSHC service operations in line with YMCA NSW policies and procedures and the Education and care Services National Regulations.

This role will see you with oversight of OSHC programs that is engaging and targeted to the needs of school age children and supporting families. Our engagement with the school community is crucial, along with a commitment to continuing a promising relationship with your internal & external stakeholders

To be successful in this role, you will have

  • HLTAID004 First Aid
  • Identify & Respond child protection certificate
  • Experience in leading a team of Educators (Preferred)
  • Diploma Level Education & Care or
  • Early Childhood teaching qualification

What can we give you in return?

This is an opportunity to work for a large organisation that will develop your leadership skills to ensure you become a successful professional in the Education and Care Sector. You will be supported by your management team.

Successful candidates will receive ongoing professional development and training, in house support and the opportunity to progress further within the organisation.

Our Commitment to Safeguarding

YMCA NSW, including its Board of Directors, commits to creating and maintaining an environment that ensures all people involved in YMCA NSW activities, programs or services act in the best interests of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and take all reasonable steps to ensure their safety, welfare and wellbeing.  The successful applicant is required to undergo probity checks which include Reference checks, a Working with Children Check and Criminal History Check before commencement. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks

To apply: https://hcm611.peoplestreme.net/YMCA-NSW6n2015/erec_candidate_job.asp?id=3395&src=ext

 


 

 

2 Part-Time Educators – North Parramatta

About us

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve.  We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.

About the Opportunity

Uniting Early Learning is the third largest provider of children’s services in NSW. We provide quality education and care services to over 6,000 children each year. Our goal of ‘nurturing confident and creative learners’ is the primary focus of all that we do across our Long Day Care, Preschool, Occasional Care, Outside School Hours Care.

We are currently seeking 2 part time educators to work at our Out-of-School Hours Care Centre in North Parramatta. One position will require you to work between the hours of 3-6pm Monday to Friday as well as vacation care. The other position is on a fixed term contract until the end of April, where you will be required to work approximately 26 hours a week.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide strong assistance to our Room Leaders
  • Develop strong relationships with children and families
  • Support the service in the provision of high quality care and education for children while working within the requirements of the National Quality Standard and the approved learning framework
  • Contribute to educational programs
  • Facilitating play based learning
  • Maintaining appropriate workplace health and safety.

Essential Criteria

  • Certificate 3 in Children Services desirable
  • Approved first aid qualification
  • Relevant child protection clearance i.e. Working With Children Check/Working with Vulnerable People check (ACT)

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Salary packaging
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Career development opportunities

Please contact Skye Wexelman on 02 9376 0469 for to have a confidential discussion and submit an application.

People with disability, Aboriginal people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check

All applicants will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check clearance from the Commission for Children and Young People under the Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998.

 

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