Assistant Coordinator - Outside School Hours - Glenwood, NSW - Sector

Assistant Coordinator – Outside School Hours – Glenwood, NSW

August 31, 2021

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New South Wales

Company: Firefly HR
Position: Assistant Coordinator - Outside School Hours
Work Type: Full-Time
Location: Glenwood, NSW

Assistant Coordinator – Outside School Hours – Glenwood, NSW


Opportunity to step into a Responsible Person position
Educational leader position overseeing the implementation of play based program
Above award wages – $28-$34 per hour dependent on qualifications & experience






Worimi – hello in Dharug. This service is located on the traditional land of the Darug Aboriginal people. The Darug people have a deep connection & belonging to the land. Aboriginal history is all around us and is crucial to the culture and history of Australia. We encourage all Educators to spend time reflecting and empowering themselves with knowledge around the Indigenous culture of where they live and work.

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Assistant Coordinator to join a community focused service in Glenwood. This position would suit a senior educator/responsible person/ educational leader looking to step into an exciting leadership role.

In this position you will work closely with the Service Coordinator to ensure quality education & care is provided. As the Educational Leader you will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of a developmentally appropriated educational program, driven by child interest & play-based learning.

Why this role?

  • Full time position | 38 hours per week.
  • Split shift role allowing for a work/life balance.
  • Above award wages. $28-$34 per hour dependent on qualifications & experience.
  • 5 hours non-contact time allocated weekly.
  • Oversee the implementation of a quality educational program.
  • Step into the ‘Responsible Person’ role in the absence of the Coordinator.
  • Work alongside a knowledgeable Coordinator and long-standing team of Educators.


Why this Service?

  • OSHC Service and the School have a great working relationship and are in frequent communication to ensure safe and positive spaces for the children. Transition times has been a positive focus,
  • Service uses shared spaces for the program but has its own kitchen and office space.
  • Service is approved for 150 children but currently sitting between 20-60 children per session.
  • Assistant Coordinators meet regularly with other service Assistant Coordinators for collaboration and professional development opportunities.
  • The team includes 4 permanent educators who have been working at the service together for over 18 months. They are looking forward to welcoming a new Assistant Coordinator.
  • Be supported by an experienced Coordinator & Area Manager.


Why this Approved Provider?

  • Approved Provider ensures ongoing professional development opportunities are provided and encouraged.
  • Strong focus on educator wellbeing with access to EAP programs and ongoing supports.
  • Option to salary sacrifice if desired.
  • Opportunity for career progression and growth.
  • Supportive NFP Approved Provider whose values are respect, encouragement, and care.
  • Work somewhere where you are valued with training and connections to other services.


Who are we looking for?

  • Someone who has a solid understanding of the National Quality Framework and all it encompasses.
  • Someone with experience in Educational Leadership or is willing to undergo Professional Development in Educational Leadership.
  • Someone who is a positive and passionate educator.
  • Someone who is collaborative and works well in a team environment.
  • Someone who can develop & maintain strong relationships with children, families, school executives and the wider community.
  • Someone who is confident and feels comfortable liaising with families about their child’s participation in the program.
  • Someone who can step into the Responsible Person role when the Coordinator/ Nominated Supervisor is absent.
  • Cert III in Children’s Services / Cert IV in School Aged Care or equivalent or willingness to obtain.
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk – Accredited Child Protection or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or willingness to obtain (1 day training).


Child Safety:
Looking for an individual that understands, adheres, and promotes The National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. In your position, you will create a culture, adopt strategies, and take action to promote child wellbeing and prevent hard to children and young people.

A Working with Children Check applies to this position.

What now?
Please do not hesitate to inquire for any further questions on the position via the team at [email protected]

How can I apply?
Submit your resume along with a cover letter that outlines why you would make a great fit for this position.

Please ensure your resume is up to date & showcases who you are.

You may want to include a personal philosophy or mission statement to stand out from the other candidates. Please apply through the link.

Firefly HR – OSHC & ECE Specific Recruitment

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