An opportunity to join this NFP organisation that is 80 yrs old & has a focus on research & contemporary pedagogical methodology in the Drummoyne area
- $30 per hr | 35 hrs per week | Split shifts | Term Time with VC opptional.
- Unlimited Professional Development - that's right, unlimited!
- 5 hrs admin time off the floor included | On school grounds | Well structured.
Assistant Program Manager | Out of School Hours Care (OSHC / OOSH) | Drummoyne Area
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What an opportunity – this Assistant Program Manager position (e.g. Assistant Coordinator level) is currently available with this well established NFP organisation that is 80 years old and has a focus on research and contemporary pedagogical methodology.
Why this role?
- Approx $30 per hour, above award for the right candidate that possesses the right experience and qualifications.
- Classified permanent part-time position, 35 hours a week.
- Split shifts working 7am – 9am and 1pm – 6pm, however flexible on hours as long as the core hours of 7am – 9am and 2pm – 6pm are worked.
- 5 hours admin time included in this role, ideally 1pm – 2pm, however can be worked where best suited.
- This is a Term Time position with the option to work Vacation Care if wanted as the service also runs Vacation Care.
- Shared Educational Leader position, there are 2 educators at this level (Assistant Program Manager). Don’t feel overworked and an opportunity to share the workload.
- Assist the Program Manager with the day-to-day organisation, management and leadership of this OSHC service.
- Small enough organisation to have those close relationships.
- Organisation invests in mental health first aid, wellbeing, benefit packages, etc.
- Culture is lived from the top down with a positive workplace culture flowing through the organisation.
- Opportunity to progress for the right person.
- Organisation does project work and can help standout educators to further their studies – send to conferences etc.
- General Manager meets once a month with this position one on one, to find out what support they need and want. Collaborative process.
- All Assistant Program Manager’s meet up once a month to share and collaborate with each other, work with this supportive educator learning environment.
- Head office to organise policies and other items, giving you more time to focus on the centre, QIP, children, team and the community.
- Looking for a change of service? Or from early childcare that is fun and rewarding?
- Under 150 place service approved for before and after school care.
- Unique two school set up – runs off one site 3 days, and off another site 2 days. Both schools basically next to each other, so it is just like swapping rooms. Means no interference from extracurricular school activities (genuinely get to use the space designated).
- Centre utilises Kidzap for CCMS and Storypark for programming / documentation (easy online access to families and all educators).
- Located on school grounds with a very supportive school and community.
- Supported by an experienced Program Manager (Coordinator) that is out of ratio, plus an additional 1 above ratio to handle children going to extracurricular activities – that’s 2 above ratio. Currently there is no Inclusion Support funding at or required at this service.
- Feel supported with an additional 3-4 additional Responsible Person’s (RP’s) in the team already. That is additional to the leadership team, with this service having 6-7 RP’s total currently.
- An understanding that each service is different within the organisation and that they have their own unique workings to suit their communities.
- Gain valuable experience working with primary aged children and further develop your career.
- Social justice is a big part of who they are – someone that is open minded, reflective and positive.
- Program and leadership experience desired.
- Someone that has experience working in a leadership role who is able to support the development of the team.
- Someone that is passionate on supporting children, including those with additional needs and helping the team to develop their skills in supporting these children.
- CHCPRT001 Identify and respond to children and young people at risk - Accredited Child Protection or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
- HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting or willingness to obtain (1 day training).
- Working towards a qualification or hold Diploma in Children’s Services (Out-of-Hours Care), or equivalent desirable.
- Knowledge and understanding of the NQF and all it embodies - NQS, Framework, Regulations.
- Someone looking for a change of organisation, who wants to step up and make a positive difference.
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.
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