Job Description

Assistant Director| OOSH | Lindfield area.

Date Posted: April 22, 2022

SydneyPermanent / Full Time

Warami – Hello (Darug)

This Assistant Director will also be the Educational Leader. This role is for someone who is motivated with leadership experience working outside school hours care. This leadership opportunity is perfect for someone who is wanting to take the next step in their career or perhaps wants to expand and explore other opportunities.

For you to be successful in this role, there will be a combination of program and administrative time, which will also allow you to be well-versed in the practice of service guidance, community needs, and program planning.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside the Director and oversee the day-to-day operations in their absence. This will be a valuable opportunity to grow your skillset as a Director.
  
Are you someone who
  • ​Is an approachable, and collaborative leader, whilst being professional and compliance driven.
  • Is experienced in a leadership position ie Responsible Person, 2IC, Assistant Director, or perhaps Educational Leader.
  • Has the ability to mentor and guide the program and practice.
  • Has knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Framework, National Quality Standards, and Regulations.
  • Understands program planning cycle My Time Our Place.
  • Has the confidence to make decisions aligned with industry requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Has good communication skills that allow you to communicate with different stakeholders, parents, children, the school, and community members.
  • Can engage all staff members in the planning cycle and encourage educators to make regular contributions to programming and other aspects of the service.  
  • Can contribute to the maintenance and development of policies, procedures, and risk assessments.
Why work with us
  • Inspiring team with high staff retention.
  • Supportive leadership structure consisting of Director - Full time (off the floor) | Assistant Director/ Ed Leader | 2 Responsible Person | WHS representative and a team of casual and part-time Educators.
  • Social opportunities for team building.
  • Termly team appreciation brunch.
  • Employee recognition Christmas Party.
  • Dinner is provided at team meetings.
  • Encourage and pay for professional development.
  • Team approach in delivering quality outcomes for children.
  • A supportive employer that recognises the vital contribution educators makes to play based learning.
More about the service
  • Before, After, and Vacation Care.
  • BSC 7:15 am – 9:15 am | ASC 3:15 pm – 6: 15 pm | Vac Care 7:15 am – 6:15 pm.
  • Average daily attendance BSC 35 children | ASC 65 children.
  • Meeting NQS | Approved places 85
  • New facilities are located within the school community.
  • Separate office space.
  • Access to various play spaces within the school grounds.
  • A well established team, with over 2 years of experience working at the service.
  • A fantastic relationship with the school community.
Pre-requisites:
  • CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk - Accredited Child Protection or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • HLTAID004/12 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
  • Diploma in Children’s Services (Out-of-Hours-Care), or equivalent.
  • 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 Assistant Director.

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

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