Coordinator | Out of School Hours Care (OSHC / OOSH) | Castle Hill Area

Fireflyhr

OSHC Coordinator position at this Exceeding service located in the Castle Hill area, in a beautiful school with fantastic facillities.

  • $34 - $41 ph ($70-$80K) | Above award 10-15% | Full Time, 38 hrs | Split Shifts.
  • Supportive NFP Organisation with an excellent structure | Fantastic Facilities.
  • Salary Sacrifice Option | Paid Professional Development & Career Progression.
Coordinator | Out of School Hours Care (OSHC / OOSH) | Castle Hill Area    
  
"With each rise of the sun, you get to chase the opportunity to fill your days with meaning—to live your life the way you choose.”
- Lydia Sweatt

Opportunity to come lead this Exceeding OSHC service that is located on spectacular school grounds in the quieter end of Castle Hill away from the hustle and bustle. The school emphasises catering for the ‘whole’ person ‘ - ‘spiritually, socially, physically, emotionally, culturally, intellectually’ and have children at the centre of their endeavours.

Work for a NFP organisation that values are respect, encouragement and care.

Why this role?
  • $34 - $41 per hour ($70K - $80K) + super and above award for the right candidate that possesses the right experience and qualifications and dependent on size of the centre.
  • Option to Salary Sacrifice if desired.
  • Full time position, 38 hours a week.
  • Ideally split shifts to ensure smooth operation of the centre, however opportunity to work 4 days split shifts and the other 1 day as block shifts (over the 5 day week) for flexibility and for the right candidate over time.
  • As Coordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day organisation, management and leadership of this OSHC service.
  • Plenty of admin / non-contact time to catch up on all your daily tasks, never feel rushed in your work.
  • Coordinator’s are out of ratio for before school sessions, giving you time to catch up on admin tasks, emails and more – plus the other additional hours you have within the week.
  • There is a full time Assistant Coordinator at the service to help support you in your role, who has been at the service for 2 years. Most of the rest of the team are Permanent Part Time, know the service / children / families well and have been with the service roughly 12 – 18 months. They are looking for a positive Coordinator to come lead and guide the to develop and foster the group as a whole. Mostly made up of a younger team which will require support and guidance.
  • Opportunity to network with other Coordinators fortnightly, this provides a space to talk about your service and hear from others. Have the support from other dedicated professionals to help you in your role or for you to also support them. A safe place to share ideas with one another to continue to improve on quality of care.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities offered fortnightly.
  • Opportunity for career progression and growth as the organisation expands.
  • Head office to organise policies and other items, giving you more time to focus on the centre, QIP, children, team and the community.
  • Leadership position as Nominated Supervisor and Educational Leader.
  • Looking for a change of service? Or from early childcare that is fun and rewarding?
Why this centre?
  • Under 180 place service approved for before, after school and vacation care.
  • Currently averages 30 children for before school care, 100 children for after school care, and 25 children for vacation care.
  • Recently Exceeding rated service.
  • Centre utilises Xplor for CCMS.
  • The service is located on school grounds.
  • Service runs to 1 above ratio each afternoon to support educators with the vast layout of the beautiful school.
  • State of the art and well-maintained facilities. Service operates out of the school hall and library. The service has its own dedicated storage spaces in the hall and in the library for ease of access to items.
  • Service has its own dedicated office space and kitchen inside the hall that is accessible to staff at all times. Staff are allowed access before bell. The service also utilises the library.
  • All outdoor spaces on this amazing school grounds is accessible for the service – large COLA, large grassed areas, basketball courts, and more.
  • Not for Profit Organisation that has a focus on supporting educators with celebrations and incentives in place throughout the year. They understand the importance of educators in OSHC and like to reward them intrinsically and extrinsically.
  • Work for an organisation that sees you more than an employee. You will be a part of a team, that work together and support one another.
  • Work somewhere where you are valued with training and connections to other services.
  • Gain valuable experience working with primary aged children and further develop your career.
Who are we looking for?
  • Someone that is knowledgeable in the OSHC sector.
  • Has a professional approach, especially with dealing with stakeholders.
  • Someone that has experience working in a leadership role and can lead, motivate and inspire this already passionate team.
  • Someone to that will take the time to upskill the great team already in place.
  • Someone with high emotional intelligence that can cater to the varying stakeholders and differing personalities within the team, school and community.
  • Someone that can be understanding and supportive of all.
  • 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.
  • Preferable experience as a Coordinator / Assistant Coordinator / Responsible Person / Nominated Supervisor / Team Leader in OSHC or early childhood.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the NQF and all it embodies - NQS, My Time Our Place Framework, Regulations.
  • Experience dealing with stakeholders, building relationships & ensuring positive interactions with the school community
  • Someone looking for a change of organisation, who wants to step up and make a positive difference and who can take charge and ownership of the service.
  
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.
  
What now?
Please do not hesitate to inquire for any further questions on the position via the team at apply@fireflyhr.com.au
  
How can I apply?
Submit your resume along with a cover letter that outlines why you would make a great fit for this position.
  
Please ensure your resume is up to date & showcases who you are.
  
You may want to include a personal philosophy or mission statement to stand out from the other candidates. Please apply through the link.
  
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