Job Description

Assistant Coordinator | Outside School Hours Care | Double Bay Area

Date Posted: January 11, 2022

SydneyPermanent / Full Time

We are seeking a passionate and experienced OSHC educator to join this wonderful service in Double Bay as their Assistant Coordinator & Educational Leader.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced OSHC educator to learn, develop & grow under the guidance of an knowledgeable and practised Coordinator.
As the Assistant Coordinator, you will support the Coordinator in the day-to-day management of the service whilst also facilitating the implementation of a quality educational program.

This service believes OSHC should be an inspiring & supportive environment where each individual feels welcome & has the opportunity to grow & develop.
Why this role?
  • Full time Assistant Coordinator / Educational Leader position.
  • 38 hours per week | block shifts.
  • Plenty of time off the floor to engage in quality improvement, policy development, WH&S & other areas of compliance & quality.
  • $30-$35 per hour (dependent on qualifications & experience).
  • Ongoing professional development & training is encouraged.
  • Be supported and mentored by an experienced Coordinator.
  • A great opportunity to gain experience in a managerial role.
  • Gain hands on experience by working with a diverse pool of children who enjoy developing new relationships with staff and engaging in new and exciting activities.
  • Supportive team, Coordinator and P&C who want to see you achieve your goals and develop your knowledge.
  • Team building opportunities for all staff to participate and grow their bond as a team.
  • A very warm and welcoming school community and fantastic relationships with the school.
Why this service?
  • Wonderful OSHC community built on respectful relationships between educators & children.
  • A supportive 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, and multipurpose courts).
  • Licensed for under 90 children with actual attendance sitting much lower.
  • Well-resourced service.
  • Work with a hands-on, dynamic and experienced team.
About you:
  • You have previous experience in a leadership position in OSHC (e.g., Assistant Coordinator, Educational Leader, Responsible Person).
  • You have a strong understanding of the National Quality Framework & My Time Our Place learning framework.
  • You have the ability to mentor and support educators to develop their professional practice.
  • You have experience in planning & programming cycles and implementing them in an OSHC service.
  • Experience in developing and implementing a quality improvement plan (or willingness to learn).
  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with key stakeholders including, children, families, educators, management team & school community.
  • You are someone who can develop strong relationships with children built on respect, patience & an understanding of child development.
Prior experience / qualifications / essential criteria:
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk - Accredited Child Protection or willingness to obtain.
  • HLTAID004 or HLTAID012Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • Experience in an OSHC related leadership position.
  • A qualification in Children Services and/or School Aged Care is not essential but will be looked upon fondly.
  • Proof of full vaccination status against COVID-19.
  • NSW Working with Children Check applies for this position.
Child Safety:  

We are 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.    

A Working with Children Check applies to this position.
Have any questions?
Don’t hesitate to reach out to the Firefly HR team at We are happy to answer any questions about this position.
Want to apply?

Great! Please apply through to link and include your resume, along with a cover letter outlining why you would make a great fit for this position. We encourage you to include a personal philosophy or mission statement in your resume to showcase your passions and professional achievements.

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. 
  • Full time Assistant Coordinator / Educational Leader position.
  • $35 per hour (dependent on qualifications & experience).
  • Work with a hands-on, dynamic and experienced team.