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Coordinator - Outside School Hours Care - Moorooka

Do you have a passion to support children to learn through play?  Would you like to use your unique talents and lead a team of dedicated educators who love to have fun and enhance the lives of school age children then, we have the job for you!

School Plus are specialists in providing high quality Outside School Hours Care Services.  We are a Not for Profit Organisation which genuinely embraces integration and involvement within the School Community.  Our programs and menus have a focus and are developed around empowering children with choice, taking into consideration the ongoing input from the children and parents. In our Assessment and Rating evaluations, we have proudly achieved “Exceeding the National Quality Framework “in 80% of our services recently assessed. We have a reputation for striving for excellence with a focus on high quality in a growing industry which is vital to many busy parents. 

We currently have an opportunity for a passionate and committed Coordinator to join our Moorooka team.

The successful OSHC Coordinator will be managing the operations of the service while building trusting partnerships with all families, children and community.  You will lead the development, implementation and evaluation of the daily routines, menus and programs ensuring the safety, security and wellbeing of the children in our care.  This is a permanent role of 38 hours per week, with us offering an experienced candidate above award salary. Moorooka OSHC is an amazing service licensed to care for 105 children in a growing and forward-thinking school community with a focus on nature play.

 What School Plus provides you which makes this role so exceptional

  • Paid professional development and ongoing training to keep you at the cutting edge of industry knowledge.
  • Paid administration time with centralised billing, so you can spend more time working with families and preparing for the children.
  • Extensive opportunities to progress your career.
  • Uniforms for summer and winter, including shirts, hats, name badges, lanyards and winter fleece.
  • Comprehensive induction training process so you will hit the ground running.
  • State of the art technology to record programming and practices and electronic parent sign in and booking systems.
  • Dedicated Specialist support team to help in areas of Human services, Inclusion Support, QikKids support and customer service.
  • Dedicated OSHC office administration space and wonderful facilities for the children including quality toys and equipment, modern kitchen and extensive playgrounds and oval spaces
  • A company who understands and demonstrates that our staff are our most valuable asset.
  • An established team of educators who have embedded an amazing sense of community which is so valuable in today’s work places. Come and join our OSHC Family!

 

To be successful, you will need:

  • Team Work: Showcase strong leadership abilities while supporting a team of Educators with an emphasis on collaboration, communication, empowerment and engagement.
  • Business Development:  Ability to plan, develop and meet short and long-term goals to strengthen the operations of the service. 
  • Inter-personal skills:  Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills and well-developed emotional intelligence.  You must be a reliable and outgoing person who has lots of initiative.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, including the ability to delegate, prioritise and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and understanding in the implementation and ongoing management of the National Quality Framework.

The successful applicant should also possess:

  • A Diploma or higher qualification in child services or education with previous experience as a Centre Director or OSHC leadership role as well as experienced and a true passion for working with children
  • Have a working knowledge of current child care legislation, including the MTOP framework and the National Quality Framework or the ability to learn quickly
  • At least 3 years’ experience plus working with children
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, including the ability to delegate, prioritise and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Hold a current First Aid, Anaphylaxis, Asthma and CPR Certificate or willingness to obtain;
  • A current Blue Card (Working with Children Check);

 Hours of work are varied:

  • 6.15am - 9.00am Before School Care
  • 2.30pm - 6.00pm - After School Care
  • Additional administration time
  • Various shifts during vacation care

 

School Plus understands the importance of a team that works together, while offering many opportunities to learn and grow.  If you have strong personal values, care about people and want to make a difference, School Plus could be the place for you.

Applications addressing the above criteria should click on “Apply” and submit a covering letter along with your resume .

Come “Laugh out Loud and learn through play” with us.

 

 

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