Jobs in OSHC Centres

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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

Children Services Manager

South Eastern Community Connect

This unique role is suited to a skilled professional with a sound knowledge and understanding in childhood development and parenting support and specialist knowledge in Outside of School Hours Care (OSHC).  You will drive an innovative culture with excellent communication skills and exemplary knowledge of “My time our Place” in order to continue to improve and develop our network of services within our child and family team and OSHC services. Playing a key management role across a growing number of OSHC services and children and family programs, the Children Services Manager will be required to travel across our multiple sites across Sydney including South Western Sydney and South Eastern Sydney, leading the professional development and providing support and professional advice to the coordinators, executive management team, and board of directors.

The Children Services Manager, will be focused on ensuring that business performance goals are achieved, legislative, regulatory and all requirements of the Targeted Earlier Intervention Reform and National Quality Framework are met in all services. This role is a great opportunity for an ambitious leader who can contribute to the growth strategies and business development opportunities across South Eastern Community Connects OSHC Services and children and family services. This position will also provide management support to the Child and Family Team, supporting the delivery of parenting workshops and information sessions, programs and supported playgroups.

  Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Primary School Teaching, and experience having taught primary school aged children or AQF Advanced Diploma or Diploma in Early Education and Care or equivalent or relevant Degree in Social Services
  • Previous experience as a service coordinator or director at OSHC and multisite management (3-5 years minimum experience)
  • Exceptional working knowledge of the National Quality Framework and My Time Our Place and including experience in working towards an exceeding rating
  • High level experience in providing leadership and supervision to staff members across multiple work areas and fields
  • Experience in the ability to negotiate matters on behalf of the organisation and/or ability to assist with decision-making in a particular work area such as the provision of expert advice.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve outcomes for work areas for which you are responsible for and implement effective evaluation measures
  • A high level of interpersonal and written skills and ability to utilise these skills to resolve organisational issues, negotiate contracts, develop and motivate staff etc.
  • Experience in exercising managerial control, involving the planning, direction, control and evaluation of operations which include providing analysis and interpretation across multiple work sites
  • Ability to exercise autonomy in establishing the operation of the work area and/or supervision/management abilities exercised within a multi-disciplinary and multi-worksite organisation.
  • Strong sector knowledge including policy framework, funding arrangements and current reform agenda
  • Strong understanding of developmental and support needs of children and their families and best practice/evidence based approaches
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and ability to deliver outcomes in accordance with specified budgets
  • Minimum Three years’ experience in a management role with skills in staff supervision, financial management and policies / procedures development
  • Current drivers licence and compressively insured vehicle
  • Current Working with Children’s Check
  • Experience in supporting continuous improvement including developing professional learning plans and programs
  • Must be willing to work from multiple sites across Sydney

Desirable

  • Ability to speak a community language
  • Knowledge of local community issues affecting the South Eastern Sydney and South Western Sydney region
  • Working knowledge of EEO and workplace health and safety

Remuneration

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the SCHCADS Award 2010, Level 6.1 with salary packaging available following probation period.

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.

Applications Close by 5.00pm 24th May 2018

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 10/5/2019

OOSH Casual Educator / South Coogee / Above award

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 casual educator to join our established team and help continue to provide the high standard of care and education we currently provide.

What we offer you:

  • Casual above award rates
  • Immediate start
  • Regular ongoing work for the right candidate with potential for internal growth
  • An OOSH environment where your opinion and input are valued
  • Open and consultative leadership
  • Work alongside experienced OOSH Educators and Director
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities combined with a generous budget for staff training
  • A family friendly team environment
  • Ethical management support

 

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Usual shift times are Monday through Friday between 6:45-9:00 AM and/or 2:00-6:00 PM unless otherwise instructed by management.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings
  • Contribute to curriculum programming and documentation.
  • Provide first aid if qualified (ACECQA approved courses only)
  • Actively supervise children
  • Prepare food for the children
  • Complete cleaning checklists
  • Communicate with parents and families
  • Communicate with teachers, school staff, Learning Centre staff, and other professionals
  • Lead and assist group activities
  • Perform manual handling tasks
  • Educators will perform any other reasonable tasks instructed by management.

What you will bring:

  • Previous OOSH Experience
  • A genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of children
  • An ability to lead and engaging in programs for children ages 5-12 years
  • Strong organisational skills and time management
  • Experience managing 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

Remuneration

Above Award rates with 25% loading for casuals

For further information on the position please contact Zac on 93448463 or sc-oosh-director@sccs.nsw.edu.au

Added 24/4/2019

OOSH Assistant Co-ordinator –  South Coogee  – Above award

South Coogee Out of School Hours Assistant Co-ordinator

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 Assistant Co-ordinator 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
  • NO split shifts – 8 hour shifts
  • Great balance of administration duties and time spent ‘on the floor’ with children
  • Open and consultative leadership
  • Work alongside experienced and supportive Director, assistant coordinator, 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:

  • Ensure all accounts and financial management are maintained
  • 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
  • Maintain good working relationships with school stakeholders and the Childcare Centre Director and staff
  • Invoicing and budget management.
  • Work in partnership with families.
  • Enrolment of new children
  • Overseeing and implementing WHS / medical issues.

What you will bring:

  •  3 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 10/4/2019

Out of School Hours Coordinator / Educator

  • Double Bay, overlooking Sydney Harbour
  • Well serviced by Ferries, Buses and Trains
  • Lead a very stable team with support of Parent-run Committee

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

We are looking for an inspiring and motivated Co-ordinator / Educator for our busy 75 place Out of School Hours service based in Double Bay overlooking beautiful Sydney Harbour.

A two-minute walk to the Ferry and a ten-minute walk from Edgecliff station.  Our service has a fantastic environment and very supportive Parent-run Committee and School Community.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Co-ordinator / Educational Leader will be responsible for ensuring that the Centre meets all its regulatory obligations and will work collaboratively with the Parent Committee to maintain a high standard of care and education to the K-6 children.

The Co-ordinator will be the Nominated Supervisor, thus responsible for all day to day service operations.

The successful applicant will be required to work a minimum of 2 mornings and 4 afternoons per week with administration time.

The Centre operates Vacation Care each school holidays (EXCEPT over the Summer holiday period when staff take annual leave).

ABOUT YOU

The successful candidate for this position will have:

  • Demonstrated record of effectively leading an Out of School Hours Centre
  • Minimum Certificate IV in Out of School Hours care or equivalent
  • Understanding of Out of School Hours Care philosophy and approaches
  • Understanding of the National Quality Framework for Out of School Hours Care
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and quality practice
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development including qualifications

Highly desirable

  • Tertiary qualifications
  • Emergency Asthma Training certificate
  • Anaphylaxis Management certificate
  • Unrestricted Driving Licence

BENEFITS

An ABOVE AWARD salary package will be offered to the successful candidate along with ongoing professional development opportunities.

HOW TO APPLY

This is an immediate vacancy, please direct any queries to Ben Jones, Executive Recruiter at Spinifex Recruiting on 0411 174 409 and submit your resume and cover letter by APPLYING NOW

Added 10/4/2019

SMOOSH Educator

(Part Time and Casual roles available)

South Eastern Community Connect is a community based not for profit organisation that has operated for over 40 years to support the local communities through a range of services for children and families, communities and the elderly.

We are seeking enthusiastic educators 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. SMOOSH Educators shall work under the direction of the SMOOSH Centre Coordinator to assist in the provision of a high quality out of school care program which meets the expectations of the Approved Provider, families and children as well as provide a high standard of care, activities and educational elements for those participating in the program aged 5 – 12 years in Bankstown and surrounding communities. Educators will have the opportunity to work in a range of services caring for children:

  • Out of School Hours care (during school terms).
  • Casual work in Vacation Care (school holiday periods).

As a SMOOSH Educator you will be responsible for providing children with a safe, stimulating, play-based learning environment. Successful applicants will be highly motivated, reliable and enjoy working with children!

Available shifts include 6.30am – 9.00am and 2:30pm – 7pm Monday – Friday (split shift) during school terms and 7:00am – 7:00pm Monday – Friday during Vacation Care.

Selection Criteria

Essential

  • Child Care Qualifications and/or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated program coordination skills
  • Demonstrated experience in children’s activity programing
  • Demonstrated experience working positively in team environment
  • Demonstrated communication and administration skills
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Framework and Framework for School Aged Care and My Time Our Place

Desirable

  • Ability to speak a community language
  • Current drivers licence
  • Previous experience in an OSHC setting

Other

  • It is a mandatory requirement of this position to meet the requirements of a Working with Children Check

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

This position is being advertised under the Children Services Award Level 3A.1.

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.

Ongoing recruitment, please apply as soon as possible.

By email: Ashleigh Daines – dceo@secc.sydney

Or by mail to:

Ashleigh Holmes, 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 1/4/2019


OSHC Centre Coordinator: 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 South community and is expanding its services further within South Western Sydney communities.

We are seeking enthusiastic Centre Coordinator 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 centre 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 Centre Coordinator 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 the centre.

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
  • Supervisors Certificate
  • 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 with generous 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.

Applications Close by 9.00am 12th April 2018

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 1/4/2019


6 month Maternity Leave Position with possible extension of other roles

Start Date: Week 1 Term 2 2019

Applicants MUST meet the Essential Criteria.

Our OOSH: Belair Community OOSH Inc. is a vibrant not-for-profit incorporated association that manages 2 successful OOSH centres within the Newcastle region. We seek to employ an enthusiastic, committed and experienced person in the role of centre co-coordinator and nominated supervisor at our Kotara South Centre.

Wage in accordance with the Children’s Services Award 2010

Must be available Monday to Friday BSC and ASC (Split shifts) and be available for Vacation Care during school holidays.

Essential Criteria

* Tafe Diploma / Associate or relevant qualifications.

* Knowledge and experience with the National Quality Framework, MTOP, QIP, National Regulations and the ratings and assessment accreditation process ACECQA.

* Capable of working unsupervised and as a team leader/member, liaise with staff, parents, the school and members of the management committee including managing the day to day running of the centre.

* Must have current Working with Children’s Check

* Willingness to be Nominated Supervisor

* Ability to develop, implement and evaluate programs for 5-12 years.

* Current first aid Certificate including Anaphylaxis and Asthma certified.

* Child Protection training certified and good knowledge of child protection requirements.

Desirable Criteria

* Well-developed office management, administration, computer literacy and time management skills.

* Developed decision-making, problem solving, planning and organisational skills.

* Committed to ongoing professional development.

* Current Driver’s Licence.

* Experience within an OOSH previously.

Please send Cover Letters and Resume to belairoosh@bigpond.com

Closing date : Monday April 29th 2019

Added 27/3/2019


Clovelly Out of School Care

Assistant Director

Clovelly out of School Care provides quality Before and After School Care and Vacation Care to the children of Clovelly Public School. COOSC is a not for profit community based Incorporated Association that is licenced for 150 children and managed by a dedicated Director. Our Service is rated Exceeding and we are looking for a professional Assistant Director to join and assist in leading our enthusiastic team. The ideal person for this role would preferably be qualified or working towards a Diploma or Cert IV and have several years of experience working in OOSH. This role requires strong administration and exceptional communication skills.

We are offering a permanent part time position consisting of 30-36 hours a week during term time. These hours will consist of split shifts 4-5 mornings and 4-5 afternoons, 7-9am and 2-6pm with additional flexible hours for administration. The Assistant Director will be required to work a minimum of 32 hours per week in Vacation care. The Centre opens for 49 weeks a year and closes for 3 weeks over the Christmas holidays.

Assistant Director – Permanent part time 30-36hrs per week

Essential Criteria

  • NSW Working with Children Check
  • Accredited Child Protection Training
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Relevant experience working with children 5-12 years (consideration will also be given to candidates with experience working with children 0-5 years)
  • Experience, knowledge and education in play based learning experiences and planning relevant programs
  • Knowledge of the National Quality Framework ‘My Time Our Place’
  • Knowledge of the National Quality Standards
  • Passion for working with people
  • Exceptional interpersonal & relationship building skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis Training
  • Programming Experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Knowledge & experience with Qikkids (CCS)

Tasks include:

Assisting Centre Director to:

  • Provide care, participate and contribute to the program while building relationships with children in before-school, after-school, and vacation care.
  • Supervise and mentor educators to implement our quality program based on the NQF
  • Ensure a safe centre and environment for children, staff and visitors
  • Compliance with relevant government requirements and National quality standards
  • Develop and implement programs to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children
  • Maintaining records and accounts
  • Data entry and administration tasks

Applicants should include in their application

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter
  • Working with children check clearance document
  • Current first aid and child protection certificates
  • 2 referees

Interested applicants should submit their applications to hello@coosc.com.au Attention Katrina

Applications close April 8th 2019

Added 6/3/2019


Clovelly Out of School Care

Educational Leader

Our 150 place Centre provides quality Before and After School Care and Vacation Care to the children of Clovelly Public School. COOSC is a not for profit community based incorporated association managed by a dedicated Director and overseen by a volunteer parent committee. Our Service is rated Exceeding and we are looking to cultivate this high standard of care in the future with the appointment of a new experienced Educational Leader.

The Educational Leader will be suitably qualified and/or have previous experience working in this role. The EL will require a thorough understanding of the ‘My Time, Our Place’ Framework so that they can guide other educators in their planning and reflection. They will be responsible for shaping a diverse and inspiring educational program while assisting the team to work collaboratively to implement the 5 outcomes within their daily practice.

We are offering a permanent part time/full time position consisting of 32-35 hours a week during term time. These hours will consist of split shifts 4-5 mornings and 4-5 afternoons, 7-9am and 2-6pm with additional flexible hours for administration. The EL will be required to work a minimum of 32 hours per week in Vacation care. The Centre opens for 49 weeks a year and closes for 3 weeks over the Christmas holidays.

Hourly wage/Salary will be above award and negotiated with the applicant depending on experience and qualifications.

Key Duties:

  • Undertake the role of the Educational leader – Guiding and mentoring staff on the NQF and “My Time Our Place”, in liaison with the Centre Director
  • Implement and facilitate play based child focused programs, with planning and evaluations for individual and group experience based on the NQF ”My Time Our Place”

Criteria:

  • Diploma in Children’s Services, Early Childhood Education or Out of School Hours Care.
  • An in depth understanding of the My Time Our Place framework.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Standards particularly in relation to Quality Area 1 – Educational Program and Practice.
  • Position requires experience in the implementation of activities for children aged 5-12 years, and working knowledge of child development and behaviour management.
  • First Aid HLTAID004 Provide First Aid in an Educational and Care setting.
  • Acceptance from Working with Children Check.
  • Accredited Child Protection Training.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and team building.
  • Have previous experience working in OOSH.

Applicants should include in their application

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter
  • Working with children check clearance document
  • Current first aid and child protection certificates
  • 2 referees

Interested applicants should submit their applications to hello@coosc.com.au Attention Katrina

Applications close April 8th 2019

Added 6/3/2019