Job Description

Inclusion Support Educator | OSHC/OOSH | Schofields

Date Posted: August 04, 2022

SydneyPart-time

Worimi! – Hello (Darug)
This Service is located on the traditional land of the Darug people. The Darug people comprised of around fifteen different clans who were known for their strong kinship ties and hunting skills. The Darug people were also known as the “tomahawk people” and hunted kangaroos, emus, and land animals. The Darug language is one of the two Indigenous dialects spoken, with the other language being spoken by the Eroa people.

Click here to learn more about the Darug people: https://www.historyofaboriginalsydney.edu.au/west/1800s

Do you have experience supporting children with additional needs? This role is for you!

We are on the search for a passionate OSHC Educator to take on the role of inclusion support. You will be providing quality education and support to children with additional needs.

If you have a passion for supporting children with additional needs, then we’d love to hear from you! This rewarding job will enable you to help children navigate through their schooling and play environments. Ultimately helping them reach their fullest potential!

This role will see you working every afternoon from 1:30 to 6:30 pm for a total of 25 hours per week. Perfect for a university student or if you are looking for excellent work-life balance. 

More about the role: 
  • Permanent part time inclusion support educator.
  • 25 hours per week (afternoons only from 1:30pm to 6:30pm Monday to Friday).
  • This Service also runs vacation care, where your shift times will vary.
  • Above Award Wages! $26 - $29 per hour + 10% super!
  • Interact and engage with children with additional needs and disabilities on the floor, facilitate and implement inclusive programmed activities, engage in spontaneous play, support children, guide behaviour, and participate in tasks as part of a strong team.
  • Great professional development opportunities and regular team bonding activities and outings.
  • Support from fantastic Assistant Coordinators and Service Coordinator.
More about this incredible Service:
  • Exceeding rated Service!
  • Very supportive school principal who treats the OSHC team like family.
  • Family oriented Service.
  • Several children attend who require additional support with communication, self-regulation, mobility, and toileting.
  • This Service works closely with their KU inclusion professional and possess great knowledge about inclusion support.
  • Extremely supportive and hands on Educational Leader, and Coordinator.
  • Connections with the local community regarding sustainability, educational programs with the local council, and businesses.
  • Team of long-standing educators who all have unique strengths and abilities.
  • Loads of professional development opportunities.
  • The team loves getting together and hosts team bonding events and outings. 
Let’s get to know you! 
  • You are experienced in working with children with additional needs and disabilities in a play-based and care setting.
  • You are willing to support children who require additional support through communication, self-regulation, mobility, and toileting.
  • You must be able to facilitate activities in an inclusive program that is tailored to the needs of all children and the community.
  • You will value children as independent and capable learners.
  • You will be able to support children to learn through play and discovery.
  • You are team oriented
  • You are efficient in your approach to complete tasks 
  • You can take initiative and be independent when needed
  • Required: experience working with children with additional needs and disabilities.
  • Required: current and valid ‘HLTAID004 or HLTAID012- Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting’ Certificate (or willingness to obtain).
  • Required: Recent Criminal History Check (within the last 6 months).
  • Required: Valid and current NSW Paid Working with Children Check.
  • Required: Ability to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status.  
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.

Does this sound like the right job for you?
Please do not hesitate to inquire for any further questions on the position via the team at apply@fireflyhr.com.au
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  • Permanent part-time inclusion support educator (25 hours per week afternoons)
  • Work from 1:30pm to 6:30pm Monday to Friday at a beloved OSHC/OOSH Service
  • Above Award Wages! $26 - $29 per hour + 10% super!