Job Description

Coordinator | Outside School Hours Care | Schofields area

Date Posted: January 14, 2022

SydneyPermanent / Full Time

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: https://dharug.dalang.com.au/plugin_wiki/pages_by_tag/17
'Cooee Mittigar' - Come here friend (Darug)
 
 
We are seeking a passionate and experienced OSHC Coordinator to join this wonderful service in Schofields as their Coordinator (Nominated Supervisor).
 
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a boutique approved provider that prioritises its staff wellbeing and children’s programs. You will be supported by an Area Manager and head office in your role, as well as a 2IC & Educational Leader.
 
A strong focus of this Approved Provider is partnerships. You will work with the approved provider to ensure strong relationships are made with the school executives, school community, families, & of course children. The split shift structure will allow you to have a strong presence at the service and on the floor, allowing you to develop your teams professional practice and ensure you are meeting the needs of the community.
 
 
  1. Why this role? 
  • Gain valuable experience in a Service Coordinator position.
  • Nominated Supervisor position.
  • Split shift position (work/life balance).
  • The split shift structure will allow you to have a strong presence at the service and on the floor, allowing you to develop your teams professional practice and ensure you are meeting the needs of the community.
  • Licensed for 149.
  • Not current rated (provision due to being a new service).
  • Full time position.
  • 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.
  • Non-contact time mixed with time on the floor with the children & educators.
  • Above award wages (Level 61.-Level 6.9) Approx. $33-$38 per hour | dependent on qualifications & experience.
  • 10% Superannuation + broke shift allowance.
  • Start date: ASAP

  1. Why this Approved Provider?
  • Wonderful OSHC community built on respectful relationships between educators & children.
  • Lots of professional development opportunities.
  • Area Manager visits one a month (at minimum) to offer support & guidance.
  • Within the service you will be supported by an experienced Educational Leader & 2IC.
  • Small, boutique Approved Provider offering ongoing to support to its services & educators.
  • Positive work environments where your wellbeing will be prioritised.
  • Career progression opportunities.
 
  1. What are we looking for? 
  • Someone with strong 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, management team etc.
  • A strong knowledge and understanding of the NQF - NQS, Framework, Regulations.
  • A 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.
 
Pre-requisites:
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk - Accredited Child Protection or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • Minimum of Diploma in Children’s Services (Out-of-Hours-Care), or equivalent
  • Valid Working with Children Check
 
 
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 hard 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 apply@fireflyhr.com.au. 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 position | split shifts for a work/life balance
  • Above award wages | $33-$38 per hour (dependent on experience & qualifications}
  • Professional development opportunities