Job Description

Coordinator | Outside School Hours Care | Glenfield Area

Date Posted: January 14, 2022

SydneyPermanent / Full Time

Coordinator | Outside School Hours Care | Glenfield Area
 
The service is located on traditional Dharawal land. A traditional totem of the area they inhabited is recognised as the lyrebird. The Dharawal people were known to move from area to area in places known as Campbelltown, Liverpool, Camden & Picton. Evidence of the tracks, camps & significant sites are still scattered across this region today.
 
We are seeking an experienced and knowledgeable OSHC Coordinator to join this small, but growing service in the Glenfield area. With the school looking to have their attendance grow throughout 2022, we are looking for someone who would like to build and support this growth and development.You will need to be a strong leader, who can support and mentor the existing team. In this role you will have the support of a fantastic Educational Leader/ 2IC and a 3IC.
 
The role will begin at the service in 2022 as the new term begins, but we would ideally like someone to start in mid-December to ensure a thorough induction and orientation process.
 
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 team’s professional practice and ensure you are meeting the needs of the community.
 
Why this role?
 
  • Gain valuable experience in a Service Coordinator position.
  • Nominated Supervisor position.
  • Broken shift position (great work/life balance).
  • Work in a culturally diverse school and service.
  • Full time position (also options for part-time if you would prefer not to work 5 broken shifts).
  • 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 + broken shift allowance.
  • Start date: mid-December.
Why this Approved Provider?
 
  • Ongoing 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 & a 3IC.
  • Career progression opportunities.
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 are 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 NSW 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 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 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. 

  • Small service with expectant growth
  • Above award wages | $33-$38 per hour (dependent on qualifications & experience
  • Full time position (can be flexible to accommodate part-time)