COORDINATOR, OUTSIDE SCHOOL HOURS CARE

  • Up to 60 places
  • Based on site at Our Lady of Good Counsel Forestville
  • Before and after school care, and vacation care
  • $32.15 hourly rate plus super, broken shift and salary packaging benefits

Outside School Hours Care is a career which is both rewarding and fun with the opportunity to work in a creative way with school age children. CatholicCare’s energetic, passionate and experienced Children’s Services team provide high quality before and after school, and vacation care throughout the Central Coast, Northern Beaches and North Western Sydney. We are looking for a likeminded Coordinator to continue to build our well established Forestville OSHC service.

 


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing and implementing programs for children aged 5 – 12 years in Before School Care, After School Care and Vacation Care
  • Providing leadership and direction to a small team of staff
  • Ensuring that all policies, procedures and legal/regulatory frameworks are adhered to
  • Building relationships with children, their families and school executive and staff
  • Carrying out administration requirements of the service
  • Overseeing the implementation of and adherence to relevant law, regulations and National Quality Framework including ‘My Time Our Place’

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in leading and developing a team
  • An innovative, motivated and passionate approach to creating quality education and care settings for children aged 5-12
  • Sound understanding of the National Law & Regulations, National Quality Framework including “My Time Our Place” framework
  • Preferably Diploma Qualifications in Outside School Hours Care (or equivalent Child Care Qualifications) or significant experience
  • Strong relationship management skills and the ability to build sound networks in the school and community
  • Ability to manage budgets and sound administration skills

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Tertiary qualifications in an appropriate area e.g., social work, social science, welfare, psychology, health, education or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience working and engaging with children, young people and their families
  • Demonstrated experience in effective case management with families.


Closing Date: Friday 29 January 2018


CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct.  The successful applicant will be required to comply with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.