Director - Out of School Hours Care - Kingsgrove Area, NSW - Sector

Director – Out of School Hours Care – Kingsgrove Area, NSW

August 31, 2021

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New South Wales

Company: Firefly HR
Position: Director - Out of School Hours Care
Work Type: Full-Time
Location: Kingsgrove Area, NSW

Director – Out of School Hours Care – Kingsgrove Area, NSW


Above award pay of 10-15%, approximately $41.50 ph – $82K + Super.
Full Time | 38 hours per week | Flexible block shifts to suit the service needs
Own space on school grounds | Opportunity to develop & future plan the service.






Budyeri kamaru – hello (Gadigal)

This service is located on land where the traditional custodians are the Gadigal / Bidjigal people of the Eora Nation.

We are supporting a NFP community based service with a volunteer Parent Committee who are looking for an experienced professional to lead the service.

This Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) service in Sydney’s Kingsgrove Area are looking for a Director to lead their service.

  • Positivity.
  • Autonomy.
  • Support.

That is what you will experience in this Director position.


About the role:

  • Lead the educators within the service.
  • Nominated Supervisor position.
  • Full time, 38 hours per week.
  • Block shifts.
  • Above award, approximately $41.50 ph minimum (pending qualification and experience) which is around $82K + pa, plus super.
  • Manage the day to day running of the service.
  • Create and maintain a positive culture within the service.
  • As a parent managed service, a high level of autonomy falls on the Director.
  • Be present at the service – families, children, educators, school and other stakeholders need to know you as the face of the service.
  • To ensure a strong bond is formed, attendance at school / P&C meetings as required.
  • Future plan for the service and its development to suit the needs of the school and the community.


About the service:

  • Own space on school grounds and access to other areas within the school and the school hall.
  • Operates before and after school care currently with the addition of vacation care planned to be added. This position will help lead the implementation of adding vacation care.
  • Licenced for approximately 130 children.
  • Uses QikKids for CCMS.
  • Recently went through Assessment & Rating (A&R), which gives you time to settle into the role before the next A&R.
  • Low staff turnover.
  • Approved Provider happy to take on board new organisational structure ideas that will work for the size of the service and for future strategic planning.
  • Not for profit, community based service with a Parent Committee as the Employer.



  • Certificate IV / Diploma in Out of School Hours Care, or any other relevant field, or above.
  • High level of knowledge and understanding of the NQF, NQS, My Time Our Place Framework, and keep up to date with the industry changes and developments.
  • Positive and understanding individual that is aware, open and mindful.
  • High emotional intelligence – someone that has self-awareness, empathy, motivation, self-regulation, social skills.
  • Acceptance of the Nominated Supervisor role.
  • Genuine compassion, care and interest for working with children.
  • Can communicate respectfully and effectively.
  • Can adapt to suit differing stakeholders in the community and communicate well with each.
  • Change mindset.
  • Strategic thinker and planner for the service.
  • Understanding of the changing needs of the OSHC profession and how to implement them in a service.
  • An understanding and support of continuous improvement.
  • Minimum two years’ experience working in a similar environment, especially working with a parent management committee is highly desirable.
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk – Accredited Child Protection or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • Criminal History Check.
  • Valid & current NSW Working With Children Check.


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 harm to children and young people.

Want to know more:
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team (also former Educators ourselves) if you would like to know anything else, ask any questions, or just to chat at [email protected]


We love that!

Submit your resume with a cover letter highlighting how you would make a great fit for this position through the link.

When applying, don’t forget to have a think of what information you are including – background, your why (philosophy), how you meet the criteria, and most importantly – don’t forget to double check your application for not only spelling but readability. How does it look? Is it appealing? Does it stand out?


The word Gadigal is derived from gadi. The Gadi is a grass tree. The gadi are unique to this continent and not too long ago, Sydney’s landscape was defined by their presence.


Firefly HR – a small boutique family run organisation that is made up of passionate educators and individuals who are driven to make positive change.
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