Assistant Coordinator | OSHC | Permanent Position

Date: 15-Jun-2022

Location: Southport, 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 Musgrave Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Service.

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 Musgrave Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) is located at Musgrave Hill State School and it is licenced for 75 children.  The service offers before school care, after school care and vacation care.

We provide activities that develop each child’s social, emotional, lingual, physical, intellectual and creative potential in a developmentally appropriate manner.  Activities are designed to ensure all children can participate in a positive and meaningful way including children with additional support needs and disabilities.

 

We provide opportunities for unstructured and quiet play, discussions and further research, appropriate to the age of each child.  Children can participate in group or individual activities, opt in and out of certain activities, select alternate activities, or even complete homework if the children through the request of their parent / care giver choose to do so.  Appropriate spaces and supervision are provided to meet their needs at all times.

 

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.

 

Interested? Apply Now!

 

To apply, please submit your covering letter and resume, detailing your experience against the selection criteria by clicking the 'Apply for this Job' button.

 

For further information on YMCA OSHC, please visit the YMCA website http://www.ymcabrisbane.org/

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