Casual Educator/PIDTDC

Archdiocese of Brisbane

We are seeking an experienced educator to work at St Joseph's Parish Outside School Hours Care, Nambour

  • Help support and enrich the lives of children and families
  • Work with a professional not-for-profit provider
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
At Catholic Early EdCare we share all parents aspirations to watch their children grow.  We do this by incorporating the latest early education research and practice into our programs and creating spaces where children can connect, grow and discover.  St Joseph’s Parish Outside School Hours Care, is one of over 130 Catholic Early EdCare services and part of the Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane operating in South East Queensland.
We are seeking to appoint a Casual Educator at St Josephs Outside School Hours Care, Nambour. We are seeking someone who is Diploma qualified (or working towards) to act as a Person in Day to Day Charge in the absence of the Coordinator. 
St Josephs OSHC is a 90 place service. This service is an integral part of the school and parish community.
The service provides before school care, afterschool care and vacation care. Our service aims to provide the best possible space for children to learn and grow in a safe and fun environment. 
If you are self-motivated, have a passion to support primary school aged children’s well-being, learning and personal development, and are committed to see them learn in a happy and safe environment, we want to hear from you. We provide quality care for all children attending our centres; staff are encouraged to assist in furthering children’s learning, through intentional teaching and positive interactions.
Hours: approximately 10-15 per week
Remuneration: as per the Children’s Services Modern Award 2010. Level 3.1-3.4. $29.83-$31.94 (depending on qualifications and experience).
Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with the children to create fun and recreational experiences that support the children’s well-being.
  • Provide children with a safe, secure, welcoming and nurturing environment
  • Work collaboratively within an established team to ensure the best outcomes for children and families
  • Participate in professional and personal development
  • Promote the service within the local community in accordance with the Vision, Mission and Values of Catholic Early EdCare
Job Requirements:
  • A 2 year qualification in Early Childhood Studies or Child Care Studies or working towards an ACECQA approved qualification. Disciplines include: behavioural science, community services, creative arts, education, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, sports and recreation, and human welfare studies. Please see link for full list.
  • Have adequate knowledge and understanding of the provision of education and care to children and the ability to effectively supervise and manage an education care service when coordinator is absent.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Quality Framework, My Time Our Place framework and National Law/Regulations or ability to acquire
  • Conversant with school aged care framework My Time Our Place or ability to acquire
  • A passion for the education and care of school aged children
  • Effective oral and written communication within the workplace
The Archdiocese of Brisbane has standards of conduct for employees and volunteers to maintain a safe and healthy environment. Our commitment to these standards requires that we conduct background referencing for all persons who will engage in direct and regular involvement with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.
For more information please contact Kim on 0417 841 071.
To apply for this position please submit a letter of application addressing the job requirements listed above and a current resume (including contact details for 2 professional referees). 
Closing date:
31st January 2019