Coordinator - Outside School Hours Care - Woollahra Area - Sector

Coordinator – Outside School Hours Care – Woollahra Area

September 21, 2021

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New South Wales

Company: Firefly HR
Position: Coordinator
Work Type: Full-Time
Location: Woollahra Area

 Coordinator – Outside School Hours Care – Woollahra Area

 

Are you looking for a leadership position where you can make a difference in the lives of young children?
Are you looking for a role where you can inspire, mentor & guide educators to provide quality education & care?
Want to work for a supportive, not-for-profit service that values its educators and the work they do?

 

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This parent managed service in the Woollahra area is looking for an experienced OSHC Coordinator to join their well-established team.

This service believes OSHC should be an inspiring & supportive environment where each individual feels welcome & has the opportunity to grow & develop.

The Coordinator will be responsible for embedding three key factors into the service & their everyday practice; child engagement, leadership of the team, and business administration.

Why this role?

  • $40-$42 per hour + super (dependent on experience & qualifications)
  • Full time | Block Shifts (although flexibility to meet the service needs will be expected)
  • Nominated Supervisor position
  • Be supported by the knowledgeable Educational Leader & a team of long-standing educators
  • Ongoing professional development & training is encouraged

 

Why this service?
 

  • Wonderful OSHC community built on respectful relationships between educators & children
  • A supported and involved Parent Management Committee
  • Wonderful relationship with school community
  • Designated space on school grounds with access to other areas of the school (including equipment, computer lab, school hall, multipurpose courts)
  • Licensed for under 90 children with actual attendance sitting much lower
  • Well-resourced service

 

What are we looking for?

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 harm to children and young people.

Child engagement
 

  • Someone who can lead the team with the support of the Educational Leader in implementing quality, developmentally appropriate programs that allow children to flourish.
  • Someone who can develop strong relationships with children built on respect, patience & an understanding of child development.
  • Someone who has an excellent knowledge and understanding of the My Time Our Place Framework & the National Quality Framework.

 

Leadership of the team
 

  • Someone who is passionate and personable, and who can mentor and guide their team in their professional practice.
  • Someone who will be present at the service – families, children, educators, school and other stakeholders need to know you as the face of the service.

 

Business administration

  • Someone with strong communication skills.
  • Someone who can continue to build strong relationships with all stakeholders, including the parent management team, school executives & the wider community.
  • Ensuring the service maintains quality and compliance across the 7 quality areas of the NQS.
  • Being responsible for the day-to-day management of the service operations.
  • As a parent managed service, a high level of autonomy is expected from the Coordinator.

 

Prior experience / qualifications / essential criteria:

  • CHCPRT001Identify and respond to children and young people at risk – Accredited Child Protection or willingness to obtain.
  • HLTAID004or HLTAID012 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • At least 1 year experience in an OSHC leadership position, Assistant Coordinator, Coordinator and/or Director role.
  • Experience in a parent management led service.
  • A qualification in Children Services and/or School Aged Care is not essential but will be looked upon fondly.
  • Proof of vaccination status against COVID-19.
  • NSW Working with Children Check applies for this position.

 

Want to find out more?
Feel free to get in touch with our friendly team (who are former Educators and Directors ourselves) if you would like to know more, ask a question, or just to chat at [email protected]

Does this role inspire you?
We would love it if you would submit your resume outlining your experience, and a cover letter highlighting how you would be the perfect person for this position.

When writing your cover letter, don’t forget to personalise it! Think about including:

  • A brief professional history of you.
  • Your philosophy- or your ‘why’.
  • How you meet the position criteria- make sure you include examples from previous roles.

 

Remember to have a read over your application to check your grammar and spelling, and if it looks appealing.

Firefly HR- a small boutique organisation of professional and passionate educators and individuals who are driven to instil positive change in the OSHC and ECE sectors.

  • Join a team of long-standing, knowledgeable educators
  • Above award wages | $40-$42 per hour + super
  • Wonderful OSHC & wider school community
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