OSHC Director - Kensington, NSW - Sector

OSHC Director – Kensington, NSW

May 10, 2022

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New South Wales

Company: Firefly HR
Position: OSHC Director
Work Type: Full-Time
Location: Kensignton, NSW




It takes a community to raise children, no matter how much money one has. Nobody can do it well alone.
And it’s the bedrock security of a community that we and our children need.
– Marian Wright Edelman.


Warami – Hello (Darug)

Do you share our vision of providing a safe environment where children are able to partake in planned experiences that align with My Time Our Place learning outcomes as well as spontaneous play and leisure activities? If so, then this could be the role for you.

In our diverse community, we have a leadership position open for someone with experience managing a team to enhance outside school hours care experiences for our children. We are interested in connecting with someone who is dedicated to developing a harmonious work environment that is based on respect, understanding, and effective communication.

This role will provide an excellent opportunity if you’re looking for a position that combines mentoring, liaising with families, and budgeting as well as someone who can display a strong work ethic and a positive attitude towards managing day to day operations.

Who we are looking for

  • Someone with leadership skills & the ability to mentor a team of educators.
  • Someone who is community-focused and will ensure positive relationships and interactions with the school is maintained.
  • Someone with experience communicating with stakeholders including families, school communities, school executives, and the management team.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the NQF – NQS, Framework, Regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of school aged children’s development and needs.
  • Someone who has strong communication skills.
  • Someone with experience working in the Outside School Hours Care sector in a leadership position.
  • Someone dedicated to developing a harmonious team environment, incorporating leadership based on respect, understanding, and effective communication.
  • Previous experience in Outside School Hours Care.
  • Someone who can write policies, procedures, and risk assessments.

Does this sound like the role for you?

  • Block shifts however a combination of split shifts will allow you to have a strong presence at the service working directly with children, allowing you to develop your team’s professional practice and ensure you are meeting the needs of the community.
  • Day-to-day management of the service where you are responsible for rostering, mentoring & supporting the team, quality & compliance, QIP, liaising with families & ensuring adherence to service budget.
  • Administrative duties in accordance with regulations and Framework, including allocated administration time.
  • Educational Programs – Based on My time, Our place.
  • Creating relationships and communicating with children, staff, parents, and the community.
  • Contribute to the compliance, completion, and implementation of the NQS.
  • Comply with all service policy and procedures.
  • Actively engaging with children during the implementation of the program.
  • Flexible approach for candidates looking for block shifts and split shifts.

About our service

  • Supportive leadership structure Full time Director (this role), Part-time Assistant Director (WH&S Rep) & PT Program Director (Educational Leader)| Full time Chef and a team of casual and part-time Educators.
  • BSC 7.15 am – 9 am | ASC 3 pm – 6 .15pm | Vac 7.15 am – 6.15 pm.
  • Proudly seen as part of the school community.
  • Exclusive space within the school community.
  • Access to various play spaces within the school, including the library.
  • Office space.
  • Approved 150 places | Meeting NQS.
  • Childcare management software My Family Lounge.
  • Fantastic Parent Management Committee, providing ongoing support and mentoring.
  • Great working culture with the school, with a supportive school principal.


  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk – Accredited Child Protection or willingness to obtain.
  • HLTAID004/12 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, Diploma, or extensive and 1-2 years of proven experience in a similar role at a similar sized service.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination status By applying, you understand this requirement and have the required document.
  • WWCC current Working with Children Check.

Child Safety:
Looking for an individual that understands, adheres to, 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.

Does this sound like the role for you? Hit “Apply”
Submit your resume with a cover letter highlighting how you would make a great fit for OOSH Director.

Do you want to know more about the position? Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions at apply@fireflyhr.com.au

For more information find us on:
Facebook @fireflyhrOSHC Instagram @fireflyhr

Yanu – Goodbye (Darug)

Firefly HR: Encouraging Positive Change – made by Educators for Educators.


  • Well loved OSHC | Not For Profit | Professional development opportunities.
  • Full Time | Flexible Approach | Block Shifts.
  • $40-$45 per hour dependent on qualifications & experience.
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