Job Description

Permanent Educator (9-month contract) | OSHC / OOSH | Mount Druitt

Date Posted: August 04, 2022

SydneyPart-time

Worimi! – Hello (Darug)

This Service is located on the traditional land of the Darug people. We encourage educators to learn more about the traditional owners of the land where they live and work, so they can educate and share knowledge with children and families.

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

This 9-month permanent educator position is great if you would like to try working in the OSHC sector!

If you are an educator who would like to try your hand at working in OSHC, or if you are currently studying and would like a great work-life balance, then this 9-month role will meet your needs. You will also have the opportunity to stay on as an educator, or move up within the same organisation after the 9 months are over.

This Service loves to focus on building the children’s self-confidence through interactive experiences that are based on their interests and ideas, as well as building strong relationships with families and the children. If this is something that you will thrive at, please don’t hesitate to apply! Due to the small and intimate nature of this Service, you will get to know the children well and help shape their learning through play.

About the role:
  • Permanent part-time educator on a 9-month contract 
  • 30 hours per week
  • Broken/split shifts (mornings and afternoons)
  • $27 - $30 per hour + 10% super + split shift allowance 
More about this small Service:
  • Shared OSHC/OOSH space on school grounds
  • Set up and pack away service with great facilities and a variety of resources for children
  • Access to the school’s oval, basketball courts, play gym area and foyer
  • Service is licenced for 60 children - great opportunity to build strong bonds!
  • This service is rated Exceeding in National Quality Standards
  • Strong focus on relationship building with children and families 
  • The school implements PBS4L (positive behaviour for learning), and so does the OSHC/OOSH Service.
Does this sound like you?
  • You are a passionate educator
  • You are flexible and approachable
  • You are passionate about participating in children's activities
  • You are passionate about implementing an inclusive program that is tailored to the children's abilities, strengths, and interests
  • You are knowledgeable in setting up play environments 
  • You are insightful to the needs of a small community, and have the ability to implement the specific needs of families
  • You have high emotional intelligence 
  • You have excellent communication skills 
  • You are a positive role model for children and other staff members.
  • Required: Minimum Cert III in Children’s Services, or higher relevant qualifications.
  • Required: current and valid ‘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 your full COVID-19 vaccination.
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.

Want to find out more about this opportunity?

Feel free to get in touch with our friendly team (who are former Educators ourselves) if you would like to know more, ask a question, or just to chat at apply@fireflyhr.com.au

Want to have a go at this role?

Hit “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.

When writing your cover letter, don’t forget to personalise it! Think about including:
  • A brief professional history of you.
  • Your philosophy- or your ‘why’.
  • How you meet the position criteria- make sure you include examples from previous roles.  
Remember to have a read over your application to check your grammar and spelling, and if it looks appealing.

For more information find us on:
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Yanu – Goodbye (Darug)

- Firefly HR- a small boutique organisation of professional and passionate educators and individuals who are driven to instil positive change in the OSHC/OOSH and ECE sectors. -

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