Job Description

Experienced Educator | Outside School Hours Care | Narellan Area

Date Posted: July 21, 2022

SydneyPart-time

Experienced Educator | Outside School Hours Care | Narellan Area
  
These two services are located on the Traditional Land of the Dharawal & Gundangarra People. Traditionally, they lived as hunter-gatherers-fishers and had a strong focus on family kinships.
  
Are you an OSHC Educator looking for growth, development, and career progression? We are seeking passionate Educators to join this service in the South-West Sydney area.

This Approved Provider is dedicated to upskilling and developing OSHC Educators and supporting them to progress within the organisation.
  
This Approved Provider places a strong emphasis on ongoing professional development and growth. You will be greeted with a fantastic onboarding program that will allow you to get to know the service, children & team. You will have ongoing access to an online training platform, and the opportunity to attend an annual conference focusing on pedagogy and practice.
  
Educator wellbeing is a focus of this Approved Provider seen with access to an EAP, support from you Coordinator & wellness initiatives.
As well as Educator wellness, there is a key focus on children’s mental health. A program has been developed with the Sydney Brain and Mind Centre which is headed by a Wellness Coordinator who will develop and support you to implement the program with your Services’ children.
  
The Service, School & Approved Provider are all passionate about inclusivity and diversity. You must also be keen to support inclusive practices to ensure equity for families, children, and educators.
  
About the role:
  • Experienced Educator role – someone looking to grow and develop their skills
    Permanent part-time role
  • Minimum 15 hours a week (opportunities for increased hours)
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the Service (e.g. Responsible Person, Second-in-Charge)
  • Opportunities to work across two services (very close to each other)
  
About the Services
  • Long standing teams at both Services with one of the Service Coordinators being there for over 15 years!
  • Work alongside a knowledgeable and strong team
  • Both Services are licensed for under 65 children
  • Services are well resourced for both children and educators
  • You will be joining an inclusive and supportive service
  
About you:
  • You are passionate about working with children and ensuring welcoming and nurturing environments are provided
  • You are keen to grow and develop within the Service
  • You are able to effectively supervise groups of school aged children in a play-based environment
  • You have an understanding of your responsibilities as a Mandatory Reporter
  • You are reflective and are always striving for continuous improvement
  
Pre-requisites:
  • Experience working in Early Childhood Education or Outside School Hours Care
  • Ability to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status (at least 2 doses)
  • Valid and current NSW Paid Working with Children Check
  • Although a qualification isn’t essential, a Certificate or Diploma of Children Services or working towards a qualification will be looked upon fondly.
  
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.
  • Work alongside a knowledgeable and strong team
  • Opportunities for growth, development & upskilling
  • You will be joining an inclusive and supportive service