Job Description

Schofields | OSHC | Assistant Coordinator

Date Posted: May 09, 2022


Firefly HR Mission
To promote the Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) industry and encourage quality educators to the profession.
To connect educators and centres with ease, through permanent or temporary recruitment.
To provide guidance and support to the OSHC sector.

If you are looking to continue your career working with children in the OSHC / OOSH space, or are seeking to step up into your next challenge, then an Assistant Coordinator role with this amazing organisation is just what you need!
We are seeking a passionate and confident Assistant Coordinators to join this beloved OSHC / OOSH Service in Schofields. This role would suit you if you are an senior educator/responsible person, or educational leader who is wanting to step into an exciting and challenging leadership position.
You will work closely with the Service Coordinator, Assistant Coordinator and Area Managers to ensure quality education & care is provided.
Why these roles?
  • Full time position | 38 hours per week each
  • Split/broken shift roles allowing for a great work/life balance.
  • Above award wages! $32-$33 per hour (minimum $64K + broken shift allowance of $17.18 per day + 10% super).
  • Job stability within a great organisation.
  • Oversee the implementation of a quality educational program.
  • Step into the ‘Responsible Person’ role in the absence of the Coordinator.
  • This role is supported by a second assistant coordinator already established in the role.
  • Vacation Care at this service! Shift Stability!
  • Morning Shifts: 6.30am-9.30am
  • Afternoon Shifts: 2pm – 6.30pm
  • Shifts perfect while studying or for that work/life balance! + split shift allowance.
  • Work alongside a knowledgeable Coordinator and long-standing team of Educators.
  • Work for a great organisation that values your wellbeing and is committed to improving your professional practice.
Why these Services?
  • Services and school have strong relationships with each other. The Service is an extension of each school’s community.
  • Schofields: this Service has its own dedicated OSHC Hub, own OSHC playground, classrooms, the Hall, shared library, kitchen, and outdoor oval and COLA paces for use. 
  • There are a high number of children with additional needs and diagnosed disabilities that attend this Service, so you will ideally possess experience working with these children.
  • As an Assistant Coordinator, you will meet regularly with other Service’s Assistant Coordinators for collaboration and professional development opportunities.
  • Be supported by an experienced Coordinator & Area Managers, and another Assistant Coordinator.
The benefits:
  • Stability of shifts | Shifts all year round – not restricted by school holidays
  • Enhancing your career progression and opportunity to network with like-minded individuals
  • Competitive salary with salary packaging options (which can increase your take-home pay)
  • Additional leave (option to purchase leave for a greater work/life balance)
  • Comprehensive induction programs
  • Regular training and professional development
  • Opportunities for career development and progression
  • Opportunity to apply for the Diploma Program! Get qualified and work!
  • Access to Educational Leaders who provide coaching and guidance to educator teams to ensure the very best for children
  • Opportunities for networking and collaboration with other services
  • A supportive team environment.  
More About You:
  • You possess experience working within an OSHC / OOSH or Early Childhood Service.
  • You possess a positive attitude.
  • You must be able to effectively supervise a team and manage the day-to-day operations of an education and care service.
  • You are an approachable, and collaborative leader, whilst being professional and compliance driven.
  • Must be able to facilitate an inclusive and structured program that is tailored to the needs and interests of the children and community.
  • Be insightful to the needs of the school community and have the ability to implement the specific needs of families.
  • Capable to take charge and be independent in the role when necessary.
  • Possesses thorough knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Framework, National Quality Standards, and My Time Our Place.
  • You possess good 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.
  • You strive to facilitate the learning and development of children through all aspects of the Service.
The Essentials:
  • Desirable but not needed: relevant Qualification in childcare or teaching - Certificate IV in Outside School Hours Care, Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care.
  • Possesses current ‘CHCPRT001’ - Identify and respond to children and young people at risk’ training (or willingness to obtain- 1 day training).
  • Current ‘HLTAID004 or HLTAID012’ - Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting’ Certificate (or willingness to obtain- 1 day training).
  • Valid and current NSW Paid Working with Children Check.
  • Child Safety – We are looking for someone who understands, adheres, and promotes The National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination: it is a requirement in NSW that any ECEC (and OSHC) staff across the state must receive two doses of a COVID-19 vaccination by 8 November 2021  
More About Us:
What Now?
Hit “APPLY” with your resume outlining your experience and a cover letter stating which service you are interested in. For more information find us on: 
Facebook @fireflyhrOSHC
Instagram @fireflyhr   
This service is located on the traditional land of the Darug Aboriginal people. The Darug people have a deep connection & belonging to the land. Aboriginal history is all around us and is crucial to the culture and history of Australia. We encourage all Educators to spend time reflecting and empowering themselves with knowledge around the Indigenous culture of where they live and work.

  • Full-Time Assistant Coordinator role
  • Above Award Pay! $32-$33 per hour + Allowance + 10% super
  • Job stability with an incredibly supportive organisation that cares for you