Job Description

Assistant Coordinator (12 month contract) | OSHC / OOSH | Emu Plains

Date Posted: January 11, 2022

SydneyPermanent / Full Time

Assistant Coordinator (12 month contract) | OSHC / OOSH | Emu Plains

- Exceeding Service | Medium sized, under 90 children | NFP Organisation
- Well established team of educators and OSHC professionals
- Full-time, 38 hrs pw | $32-$33 ph (approx. $65K + super) | On school grounds

'Cooee Mittigar' - Come here friend (Darug)

This Service is located on the land traditionally belonging to the Darug people. The Darug people were known for their hunter-gatherer lifestyle. Learn more about the Darug people here:

We are looking for a natural leader who has experience in the OSHC / OOSH space. If you would like to step up into an Assistant Coordinator position and make a difference to an Exceeding Service, then this role is for you! 

More about this amazing opportunity:
  • 12 Month Contract - OSHC Assistant Coordinator, with opportunity to stay with the organisation long term.
  • Opportunity to step up and build your experience and skills.
  • Full-time, 38 hours per week.
  • Broken shifts.
  • Shared OSHC space, and grassed outdoor areas and handball court.
  • Sometimes the school library is utilised.
  • Approved for under 90 children.
  • A mix of hours on and off the floor.
  • $32-$33 per hour (approx. $65K + 10% super)
  • A beautiful school with vast outdoor spaces, and modern grounds.
  • Support the Coordinator to manage the everyday operations of the Service.
  • Mentor and be a positive role model for the team of educators.
  • You are a strong leader and can support staff.
  • Ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders is necessary.
More about this great Service:
  • This is an Exceeding Service.
  • Medium sized, licensed for under 90 children.
  • Shared OSHC space. Large school grounds with a variety of shared spaces that the Service utilises.
  • A mix of on and off the floor hours with broken shifts.
  • Very supportive school principal and staff.
  • Supportive Area Manager and mentors.
  • Fortnightly Service Coordinator Cluster meetings and Service Coordinator meetings held on the opposite weeks to grow and improve your skills through mentoring and professional development.
  • The Service has a great relationship with the school and the community.
  • Enjoy your work and make a difference to the lives of children.    
More about you!
  • You have previous experience in a leadership role in an OSHC / OOSH or Early Childhood space, this could be experience as a RP and looking to step up.
  • You must be able to effectively supervise a team and provide support to manage the everyday operations of an education and care service.
  • You will be flexible and approachable and be able to support the Coordinator and rest of the team with their development.
  • Must be able to get along with the team and immerse yourself in the team culture.
  • You will be insightful to the needs of the school community, and possess the ability to implement the specific needs of families.
  • Possesses sound knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Framework, National Quality Standards, and My Time Our Place.
  • High emotional intelligence and communication skills that allow you to communicate with different stakeholders, parents, children, the school, and community members.
  • A positive role model for children and other staff members.
  • Strives to facilitate the learning and development of children through all aspects of the Service.
Your Qualifications and Experience:
  • Possesses current ‘HLTAID004 or HLTAID012- Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting’ Certificate (or willingness to obtain).
  • Possesses current ‘CHCPRT001- Identify and respond to children and young people at risk’ training (or willingness to obtain).
  • Recent Criminal History Check (within the last 6 months).
  • Must have: Valid and current NSW Paid Working with Children Check.
  • Must have: Covid-19 Vaccination (Fully vaccinated)
Would you like to know more?

Feel free to get in touch with our friendly team (who are former Educators and Coordinators ourselves) if you would like to know more, ask a question, or just to chat at

Does this role sound like the right fit?

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.

Remember to have a read over your application or ask our friendly team if you would like any guidance or advice.

We have a blog on Resume tips for OSHC Educators, which you can find here for reference:

Child Safety:  

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

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.

  • Exceeding Service | Medium sized, under 90 children | NFP Organisation
  • Well established team of educators and OSHC professionals
  • Full-time, 38 hrs pw | $32-$33 ph (approx. $65K + super) | On school grounds