Educator | OSHC | Casual

Date: 25-Nov-2022

Location: Southport, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

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Are you ready to get back to your ABCs, capture the flag, and Friday afternoon craft?! Discover a rewarding career as an Outside School Hours Care Educator with the YMCA.

 

We’re looking for anyone with a children’s services qualification (or would be willing to work towards one) who is passionate about helping children grow… and may be a kid-at-heart themselves!

 

Being an OSHC educator holds a lot of flexibility to prioritise study or family needs, and at the Y, you might just discover a family of your own – we have a supportive on the ground and at head office.

 

 

What being an OSHC Educator Entails

 

OSHC educators care for children before school, after school and during school holiday periods. Highlights include running fascinating, fun-filled and educational activities with primary school children – such as science experiments, outdoor games and painting.

 

As an OSHC Educator you will:

 

  • hold a rewarding, challenging and interesting position;
  • be able to allocate your availability to suit study or family needs;
  • have the opportunity for career advancement;
  • join a team of dedicated staff and fantastic children and families;
  • be eligible for staff incentives and discounts; and
  • be provided with regular professional development and training.

 

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 is provided to meet their needs at all times.

 

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.

 

To be successful you must have:

 

  • A Certificate or Diploma qualification in Children Services or equivalent or if you are studying towards a relevant qualification
  • A Fantastic sense of fun & a tremendous imagination
  • Hold or are willing to obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification 
  • Current Blue Card or willing to obtain one 

 

YMCA also offers an excellent employee benefits program that includes:

 

  • Work Life Balance - Spilt shifts morning and afternoon giving you more time for study, family or fun. 
  • Free YMCA gym membership;
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities;
  • Discounted rate on health care through Medibank Private;
  • Discounted accommodation rates at the George Williams Hotel;
  • A range of online benefits through our online employee discounts and benefits program. 

 

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/

 

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

 

 

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