Assistant Coordinator | OSHC

Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Currimundi, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

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The YMCA is the fastest growing OSHC provider in the South East with over 50 services, which in turn provides our staff with the ability to grow and move through the company as their careers head to the next level.

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Coordinator to join our team at YMCA Currimundi Outside School Hours Care (OSHC).

 

This is a permanent, part-time position. Your working hours per week will be 34.5 hours during school term and 38 hours during vacation care time.

 

In this position, you will assist the Service Coordinator with the day-to-day running of the service and management of a team of Educators. You will receive support from a dedicated management team, consisting of the Coordinator, Senior Coordinator Area Coordinator, Regional Manager and the OSHC Manager.

 

Your workspace at the Y

YMCA Currimundi Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) is ideally located on the grounds of the Currimundi Primary school only a short walk away from the beach. We have a team of staff who have completed their studies or are working towards meeting their career goals. The children’s program is aimed at providing them with opportunities to learn through a caring inclusive environment.  We are licensed for 90 children and offer before and after school care.

 

Our service philosophy prioritises community and belonging, children’s agency and the importance of spontaneous, multi-age play in middle childhood. We offer a range of planned and spontaneous play experiences for children and welcome educators with unique skill sets to share with children.

 

As an OSHC Assistant Coordinator you will assist with: 

 

  • The development of quality programs;
  • Manage the day to day running of the programs;
  • Support the Coordinator with staff management;
  • Ensure compliance with policy;
  • Undertake administrative requirements;
  • Work collaboratively with families and the school community.

 

 

SELECTION CRITERIA: 

 

  • Completed (or close to completion) of relevant qualifications in Childcare or Teaching (Minimum of Diploma in Children Services);
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting with programing and a passion for providing quality childcare;
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining effective administration and correct documentation in an OSHC service;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain;
  • Certificate of Suitability to work with Children and Young People (Blue Card) or willingness to obtain.
  • NQF knowledge would be advantageous.

 

BENEFITS AND REWARDS 

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a wide range of benefits and rewards including:

 

  • Administration hours off the floor to support your professional growth and development
  • Split shift allowance payments and paid team meetings
  • Support from a committed, knowledgeable and enthusiastic management team
  • Free YMCA gym membership
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities
  • Discounted rates on health care through Medibank Private.

How to Apply

 

Please send a covering letter detailing your experience and addressing the selection criteria outlined above and a resume. Please use the 'Apply for this role' button 


Our Commitment

 

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police checks) to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy:

https://ymca.org.au/about-us/safeguarding-children-young-people/safeguardingresources

 

The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people