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Casual Educator

Connells Point BASC

Connells Point Before and After School is looking for Casual Educators whom engage and interact with the children of the service, developing a positive rapport through spontaneous and planned educational play inspired activities. CPBASC is a not-for-profit incorporated association operated by a volunteered Parent Management Committee and is located on the Connells Point Public School grounds.

The Casual Educators position objective are to assist in the provision of a high quality out of school care program which meets the expectations of the Parent Management Committee, families and children. Supported by an experienced team, this position will provide care, activities and educational elements to those in the program.

The Casual Educators position objective are to work within Connells Point Before and After School Care philosophy, policies and procedures as part of a team. To work within the requirements of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and the Framework for School Age Care – My Time, Our Place.

SKILLS

  • High levels of customer service with strong communication skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Behavioural management skills
  • Ability to contribute to, implement and carry out programming and/ or activities for the children in conjunction with BASC staff
  • Contribute to weekly program and Quality Improvement Plan

EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

  • Casual Educator Position
  • Monday to Friday – Morning Shift – 7, 7:15 or 7:30 am to 9:30am
    Afternoon Shift – 3pm to 5, 5:30 or 6pm
  • Complimentary uniform
  • Supportive environment from our management, nominated supervisor, staff and families.

QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE

  • 1-2 years’ experience in an OSHC Service
  • WWCC & First Aid Compliant
  • Obtain or willing to obtain Asthma, Anaphylaxis and Child Protection Training
  • Sound understanding of the National Quality Framework and the National Quality Standards
  • Sound understanding of age appropriate educational learning activities for school aged children
  • Sound knowledge of WHS requirements and risk management principle

Please send applicable resumes to: admin@connellspointbasc.org

Added 10/9/2019

Casual Children’s Services Assistant

Mosman Council

  • Located on the northern shores of Sydney Harbour
  • Public transport at door
  • From $33/hour (inclusive of casual loading) plus superannuation

Mosman is located on the northern shores of Sydney Harbour, eight kilometres from the Sydney CBD.   It enjoys a scenic and convenient location with unique bushland surrounds and an enviable village lifestyle. Mosman Council is committed to its community, innovation, the environment and making a difference at the local level. The recruitment and selection of great staff is a high priority for us, as we know our reputation relies on it.

About the Job

Two exciting casual opportunities exist within the Children’s Services team to work as Children Services Assistants in our Out of School Hours service.

The first opportunity is for an enthusiastic and passionate person who loves sports/games and is studying education or sports related field (or has a completed qualification) and is keen to guide our children in playing games and sports.

The second opportunity is for an enthusiastic and passionate person who is experienced in working with children and families in a centre-based service and is studying education (or has completed their qualifications).

Both of these roles contribute to the day-to-day operations of Council’s Children Services programs, working co-operatively with other staff to provide quality experiences for children.

Flexible working hours are on offer to fit in with other work and study commitments.

How to Apply:

Apply now using our on-line application process: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ni/MMC55-casual-children-s-services-assistant

Interested, like to know more? Please go to the Careers at Council page of our website at www.mosman.nsw.gov.au or contact the OOSH Coordinator Keryn Joas on (02) 9978 4031 for a confidential discussion.

Closing Date: Monday 2 September (11.30pm)

Mosman Council is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.

Added 20/8/2019


Diploma Qualified Educator

KU Dem School Kids Care – Permanent Part Time

  • Permanent Part Time – working afternoon shifts Monday – Friday
  • Sector leading pay and benefits including paid school holidays
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development

The Centre

Dem School Kids Care is an established out of school hours care program located in the North Sydney Demonstration School in North Sydney and caters for children aged 6 – 12 years old.

KU Dem School Kids Care, rated Exceeding the National Quality Standard, offers a play-based learning program rich in leisure opportunities that are centred upon children’s interests and strengths to support their learning and development.  The children at KU Dem School have the opportunity to develop their creativity, relationships and life skills in a safe, relaxed environment, strengthening children’s emerging talents and abilities.  The children’s learning complements their learning at home and at the centre.

For more information, please visit the centre website: https://www.ku.com.au/childcare/centres/kudemschool

The Role

KU Dem Care is looking for an experienced educator with a completed Diploma qualification 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 an afternoon shift, 21 hours a week during school NSW school terms. Your hours would be;

Monday: 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Tuesday: 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Wednesday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Thursday: 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Friday: 2:00pm – 6:00pm

*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 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.

How do you apply?

If the above resonates with you and you feel you can positively contribute to this close-knit team, please click the ‘apply now’ button to be taken to the application form!

For inquiries, contact Katie, Careers Consultant on 9268 3934 or careers@ku.com.au

To view other vacant positions, please visit our website www.ku.com.au

Added 19/8/2019

Director – Out of School Hours (OOSH) Care

St Ives North Public School Before and After School Care

Full Time

Are you a passionate Child Care Worker looking for a unique career and leadership opportunity?

St Ives North Public School Out of School Hours Care is looking for a qualified, self-motivated, enthusiastic person to manage our service through an exciting phase of growth and transformation in line with the redevelopment of our school.

The care provided by the Before and After School Service at St Ives North Public School is through the structure of a Business Unit which operates under the direction and support of the St Ives North Public School Parents & Citizens Association in alliance with a very dynamic parent led Management Committee.

The role will report directly to the Business Manager of the St Ives North Public School Parents & Citizens Association and through a close partnership, we hope to encompass the experience, insights and ideas of your time in the Child Care profession with that of the knowledge of those within our current structure to help shape our future.

The Centre is currently licensed for 140 children, however we are in the process of looking to increase our placements, revitalise our programs and further develop our centre to meet the changing needs of our school community.  The ideal candidate for this position is someone dedicated to the provision of quality care and education with a focus on developing positive and professional relationships with families, children, staff and other important key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overall management of the day-to-day operation of the service in compliance with the National Quality Standards, OOSH Licence Agreement and all other relevant legislation (WH&S, CCS, Child Protection)
  • Perform operational duties including the management of employees and fortnightly payroll, maintaining child attendance records and actively managing the centres waitlist, have oversight and control of service expenditure and administer family accounts as per the centres Fee Policy.
  • Build and develop innovative educational programs in consultation with the staff
  • Provide effective leadership and support to all staff within the service by creating a positive work environment where staff morale is nurtured and opportunities for on-going professional development are offered
  • Fostering and maintaining relationships with parents and the wider school community through strong communication and utilising channels such as social media, newsletters, P&C and school based events

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Teaching, Diploma in Early Education and Care or Children’s Services or a Certificate IV in OOSH
  • Five or more years experience working in the Childcare industry with at least one year experience as a Centre Director or similar
  • Sound knowledge of and adherence to the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLYF), National Quality Framework (NQF) and National Quality Standards (NQS)
  • Comprehensive understanding of the My Time Our Place Framework with a proven ability to design and implement innovative educational programs for school aged children as part of the services Quality Improvement Plan
  • Competent in meeting Workplace Health and Safety requirements and managing risk
  • Strong organisational skills in planning, decision-making and time management
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills with the ability to apply conflict resolution and problem-solving techniques when necessary
  • Demonstrated experience in managing staff, workforce planning and recruitment in line with the National Employment Standards and relevant industry award
  • Sound understanding of general accounting concepts with the ability to manage the financial and other resources available within the service according to policy guidelines and budgetary expectations
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Word and Excel. Experience using Kidsoft and online payroll software such as MYOB or Xero will be an advantage
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Accreditation in Child Protection
  • First Aid Certificate including Asthma and Anaphylaxis Training

Remuneration

In line with industry standards, this position will be graded as a Level 6.9 under the Children’s Service’s Award 2010.  However, an additional remuneration package may be negotiated for the right candidate.

If this sounds like the role for you, please forward a cover letter and resume to Alison Corsiatto by COB 29th August 2019 on businessmanager@sinpspnc.org.au.

Added 14/8/2019

OOSH Team Leader

South Coogee – Above award

South Coogee Out of School Hours Team Leader

South Coogee OOSH is a not for profit community based organisation providing Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) and Vacation Care (VAC) programs to the children and families of South Coogee. We value diversity, the rights of each child and the importance of children feeling safe and respected in our community.

We are looking for a creative, energetic Team Leader to join our established team and help continue to provide the high standard of care and education we currently provide. If you have extensive experience in childcare or OOSH please read on and contact us to discuss how your skills could match the role.

What we offer you:

  • Permanent full time role
  • Three split shifts and two eight-hour days per week
  • Great balance of administration duties and time spent ‘on the floor’ with children
  • Open and consultative leadership
  • Work alongside experienced and supportive Director, assistant coordinators, and educational leaders
  • Extensive one on one handover to help settle you into the role.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities combined with a generous budget for staff training
  • A family friendly team environment
  • Learning Centre (0-5) also available on site for continued support and guidance
  • Ethical management support
  • An OOSH environment where your opinion and input are valued

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Mentor and train casual staff and regularly review staff knowledge
  • Ensure the development and implementation of innovative programs
  • Assist in maintaining all compliance issues in relation to the National Quality Framework and Education and care services national law and regulations 2010
  • Vacation Care programming, administration and record-keeping
  • Maintain good working relationships with school stakeholders and the Childcare Centre Director and staff
  • Support the Director in working towards achieving exceeding in all aspects of the National quality Framework Implement and update Quality Improvement Plan alongside other senior staff
  • Supervising and lead educators to ensure children’s needs are met, legislative ratio requirements maintained, and effective supervision of children is sustained

What you will bring:

  • One or more years experience working within OOSH or childcare or education
  • Strong organisational skills and time management
  • Experience managing staff and young adults
  • Ability to design programs for OOSH
  • Ability to implement and lead programs
  • Ability to train and manage staff and young adults
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to develop professional relationships with families and other educators
  • Current First Aid Certificate, Asthma and Anaphylaxis training or willingness to undertake
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • The ideal candidate would have a superior knowledge of the National Regulations, My Time Our Place Learning Framework for School Age Children and National Quality Standards (NQS)

Remuneration

Negotiable- An attractive salary above the children’s service award will be provided for the right candidate commensurate with skills and experience.

If you have a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of children and are looking to take a lead role, please contact us.

For further information on the position please contact Zac on 93448463 for a confidential discussion or email: sc-oosh-director@sccs.nsw.edu.au

Added 7/8/2019

CASUAL CHILD CARE EDUCATOR

ST MARYS CONCORD OUT OF SCHOOL HOURS CARE INC

St Mary’s Concord Out of School Hours Care Inc is an accredited Not for Profit Community-based service, managed by an extremely supportive parent management committee. The service offers before and after school care and vacation care which is located on the grounds of St.Mary’s Primary School, Concord.
We are seeking a motivated educator who is experienced and preferably qualified to join our team.

Selection Criteria:

• Preferred Cert IV or Diploma in Children’s Services

• Current Certification in Accredited First including CPR, Asthma Management and Anaphylaxis. (HTLAID004)

• Comprehensive understanding of Education and Care Services National Regulations and National Qualify Framework & My Time Our Place

• Strong communication skills to be able to liaise with the parents, staff and local community members.

• Commitment to providing high quality care

• Team player who is motivated, displays initiative, enthusiasm and a professional manner

• Maintain a valid paid Working with Children Check through the Office of the Children’s Guardian

• Maintain a current Drivers Licence

• A cleared National Criminal Record Check

• CHCPRT001 – Identify & Respond to Children and Young People at Risk

• Strong organisational skills and time management.

• Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point.

Renumeration:

Successful applicant’s remuneration will reflect industry standards under the Children’s Services Award 2010.

Applicants must address the Selection Criteria in their application and provide their CV with 2 referees to be eligible for an interview.

Email your application to: Jodie White

smooshconcord2137@gmail.com

Applications Close: 16/08/19

Updated 7/8/2019

Operations Manager – Fun Clubs
Big Fat Smile

  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Corrimal Location

Big Fat Smile is a values-led organisation. Its vision is that we enrich the lives and minds of children and families in their community. Our values are Inclusion, Integrity, Safety, Child-centric, Collaboration and Leadership.

We are a not for profit, community owned, non government organisation which provides high quality care and education for children, national and state wide inclusion services as part of a National Consortia and operate many community based services to children and families. These include transition to school and supported playgroups.

The Operations Manager – Fun Clubs is responsible for managing the company’s OOSH Services. The role will oversee all operational functions of their portfolio, including compliance, quality, financial management and strategic planning. The successful candidate will be one that possesses drive, passion and initiative to identify opportunities to grown the portfolio and contribute to organisational sustainability. They enjoy juggling a large number of concurrent tasks, are passionate about leading a team and is prepared to roll up their sleeves and work hands-on.

Selection Criteria:

  • Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education (recognised by ACECQA), BOSTES/NESA registration
  • Maintain a valid paid Working with Children Check through the Office of the Children’s Guardian
  • Maintain a current Drivers Licence
  • A cleared National Criminal Record Check
  • Proven leadership, management and relationship building skills
  • Extensive Centre Director and Operations experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of Education and Care Services National Regulations and National Qualify Framework & My Time Our Place
  • Proven project management experience including the co-ordination of a large number of concurrent tasks
  • Demonstrated experience with areas such as marketing, strategic planning, financial analysis, product and sales management in the Child Care Industry sector
  • High level coaching and mentoring skills
  • Experience in business design
  • Demonstrated experience and success with financial management

To apply for this position go to: https://big-fat-smile-group-ltd.breezy.hr/p/e196cf942ebf-operations-manager-fun-clubs-oosh

Added 22/7/2019

Centre Assistant Coordinator

Lapstone OOSH and Kidzone Vacation Care

About us

Lapstone Out of School Hours Care is a not- for-profit community run organisation operating within the grounds of Lapstone Primary School. We offer before school, after school and vacation care for children aged 4-12, providing high quality care within a warm, engaging and entertaining environment.

About the role

We are looking for a dynamic Assistant Coordinator with strong leadership skills and a clear passion for working with children to complete our team. You will be working with our Coordinator, Assistant Coordinator and passionate staff to provide high quality care for over 50 children.

The role involves a wide range of responsibilities including facilitating the program on the floor, leading and supporting staff, meeting the needs of a varied group of children, building positive relationships with families, contributing to programming, fulfilling industry standards of quality care, among others.

This is a permanent part time shared position, working up to 20 hours each week. You will need to be available in the afternoons, as the role will initially involve four afternoon shifts each week.

About you

Ideally, you will have experience working in a senior/leadership role within a child care service however, this role would also suit someone who has worked in family day care or education. It may also suit someone with an administrative background who is looking to move into the child care industry.

Although it is highly desirable, you do not need formal child care qualifications however, you do need to be energetic and passionate about working with children and be looking to take on a leadership role. You will need to have excellent communication and time management skills. You will also need to provide a current Working With Children check and National Police Check.

It would also be desirable for you to have the following:

  • Experience with QikKids, Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • A working knowledge of the National Quality Framework and National Quality Standards;
  • Skills in implementing positive behaviour management;
  • Nominated Supervisor Certificate or willingness to obtain;
  • Current certification in First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis and CPR;
  • Current certification in Child Protection.

Remuneration will be in accordance with the relevant Award and commensurate with your qualifications and experience.

How to apply

Please send your resume, together with a cover letter highlighting your experience and why you would be a great addition to our team, to The LOOSH Committee at looshcmte@gmail.com. Please include contact details for 2 referees.

Applications close 2 August 2019. Interviews will be conducted in the week commencing 12 August 2019. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Added 19/7/2019

Nominated Supervisor: SMOOSH

(Permanent Full-Time )

* Permanent full-time position available

* South-Western Sydney locations

South Eastern Community Connect (SECC) is a community based not for profit organisation that has operated for over 40 years to support communities in a range of services programs and activities for children and families, community and aged care. SECC provides high quality before and after school care and vacation care for school aged children (5 – 12years) in the Bankstown and surrounding suburbs community and is expanding its services further within South Western Sydney communities.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Nominated Supervisor with a high level of people and communication skills and demonstrated experience working with children to join our Safe Multicultural Out of School Hours (SMOOSH) team. SECC offers a warm, caring and engaging environment for 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.

About the role

To be successful in this position you will have strong leadership qualities, be passionate and love working with children. You will demonstrate professionalism and ensure compliance with the NQF across all areas of your centres while creating a home away from home environment that is creative, warm and inviting.

You will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated to providing children with the best possible childhood experiences. You will have a cooperative approach to working with stakeholders.

As the Nominated Supervisor you will lead and manage a vibrant team of Senior Educators and Educators, be the Nominated Supervisor and be in charge of the day to day running of centres.

Demonstrated behaviours

Ability to engage and inspire a passionate team through clear decision making and the provision of a supportive and collaborative management style

Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as an effective team player with a positive can-do attitude

Relates well to a range of people with sound listening and problem solving skills

Be spontaneous, energetic and enthusiastic

Confident professional with strong initiative

Be reliable

Displays emotional maturity and resilience

Essential criteria

AQF Advanced Diploma or Diploma in Early Education and Care or equivalent or relevant Degree or Early Childhood Education qualification

Sound working knowledge of the National Quality Framework and My Time Our Place

Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a Children’s service.

Demonstrated experience in coordinating a team

Ability to direct the development, planning, implementation and review of innovative, stimulating, high quality programming for the service

First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis qualification or willingness to obtain

Knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety

Current Working with Children Check or willingness to obtain

Completion of DEC approved Child Protection Training or willingness to obtain

Current driver’s licence

Proven organisational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines

Demonstrable skills in conflict resolution and change management

Thorough attention to detail

Excellent written and oral skills

Be prepared to work split shifts as required

Excellent interpersonal skills, flexible and patient

Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office

Desirable criteria

Previous experience in a similar role

Experience in facilitating group games and sports

Knowledge of EEO, WH&S and Anti-Discrimination

Remuneration

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Children’s Services Award, Level 6 with salary packaging available.

Employment at South Eastern Community Connect is conditional to a Criminal Records Check under the legislation and Working with Children Check.

For further information or a copy of the position description please contact Ashleigh Daines on (02) 8338 8506 Mon-Fri. Applicants must address the Essential Selection Criteria in their application and provide their CV to be eligible for an interview.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

By email: Ashleigh Daines – dceo@secc.sydney

Or by mail to:

Ashleigh Daines

Deputy CEO

South Eastern Community Connect

PO BOX 3007

Eastlakes NSW 2018

Please see our website: www.secc.sydney for more information about South Eastern Community Connect.

Added 15/7/2019

Assistant Coordinator

Darlington Aftercare is growing our team and have an amazing opportunity for a passionate, motivated, leader who loves working with children and developing their skills in a fun play-based learning environment.

Darlington Aftercare is a P&C run OOSH service with a capacity of 100 children.  We have our own space within the school and have an amazing community supporting our service.

Darlington Aftercare is based in Chippendale, conveniently located 6-minute walk from Redfern train station

We aim to provide a friendly, safe, stimulating and fun environment for children. We promote equity for all stakeholders. Working with our community to develop a program that meets their needs.

Job Role

We’re looking for an Assistant Coordinator to join our team.

As the Assistant Coordinator you will work with the Director to complete admin tasks, manage the daily routine and incorporate fun child driven programs based on their interests and passions.

We work closely with our community so you will have many opportunities to network with the school, families of the service and other industry professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Educational Leader
  • Aiding with the daily routine of the service
  • WH&S management
  • Supporting director

We have an amazing team culture and offer high-quality personal development with a great location, flexible work conditions allowing a great work life balance.

Requirements:

  • Certificate IV or Diploma in Education Support or School Education and Care; Or
  • Diploma in Children’s Services or Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Valid Working with Children check
  • First Aid including CPR, anaphylaxis, and asthma management (HTLAID004)
  • CHCPRT001 – Identify & Respond to Children and Young People at Risk
  • Full ongoing availability Mon – Fri.
  • Strong organisational skills and time management.

How to apply

If you would like more information or apply for this position, please email the service.

Thomas Eden (Director)

Email: admin@darlingtonaftercare.com.au

Added 14/5/2019