Job Description

OSHC/OOSH Educator 35 hours in Springwood

Date Posted: June 22, 2022

NSW OtherPart-time

Worimi – Hello (Dharug)
This service is located on land with the Traditional Owners being the Dharug people.
The nitty-gritty:
  • Permanent Part Time Educator Position – 35 hours per week (mornings and afternoons)
  • Above award wages $26-$29 per hour + 10% super + split shift allowance
  • Split shifts, enjoy the middle of the day!
  • Suitable for an OSHC professional who is looking for a change of scene or a lover of work-life balance!
  • Option to complete your Certificate III through the organisation
  • Work alongside a passionate Coordinator and team of educators
  • Facilitate an educational program for school aged children
  • Act in compliance to the National Quality Standards
  • Share your ideas and collaborate with like minded educators
  • Participate in a fast paced environment 
Where you’ll spend your time:
  • This beautiful service is in Springwood, a town within the Blue Mountains. Why not go on a little hike in the middle of the day? What a treat!
  • Service is licenced for 60 children; on average 30 children attend per session
  • Opportunities for small group experiences
  • Nestled within beautiful green scenery with public transport nearby
  • Service hours of operation:
      • Before School Care – 6:30am-8:45am
      • After School Care – 3:00pm-6:30pm
      • Vacation Care – this service does not operate during vacation care; you will have the opportunity to work at a different service during the holiday period.
The perks:
  • Shift stability – shifts all year round!
  • Organisation highly values employee wellbeing
  • Plenty of opportunities for career progression and networking with like-minded educators
  • Above award salary with excellent salary packaging options
  • Option to purchase additional holiday leave – who doesn’t love a vacation?
  • In-depth induction programs, rest assured you will be guided by a great leadership team
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Access to an Educational Leader
  • Opportunities for networking and collaboration with other services
  • A supportive team environment
Does this sound like you?
  • You are a passionate childcare professional looking for a rewarding opportunity
  • You are flexible and adaptable
  • You have excellent communication skills and a natural ability to build positive relationships
  • You are motivated to make a difference in the childcare sector 
  • You are motivated to participate in a fast paced environment 
  • You are willing to learn and get involved in all aspects of the job 
  • Required: a valid and current NSW Paid Working with Children Check (WWCC).
  • Required: proof of your full COVID-19 Vaccination Status.
  • Required: HLTAID012 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or willingness to obtain (1 day training).  
  • Preferred: you have a working knowledge of the NQF and NQS.
  • Preferred: CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk - Accredited Child Protection or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
Child Safety: 
Looking for an individual that understands, adheres, 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.
What now?
Please do not hesitate to inquire for any further questions on the position via the team at
How can I apply?
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.
- 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 -
  • 35 hours per week | Permanent educator role | Mornings and Afternoons
  • Above Award Wages! + 10% super + Split shift allowance
  • Opportunity for career progression and growth with a fantastic organisation