OSHC Coordinator

Green Umbrella OSHC Coordinator/Supervisor

Would you like to lead a space for children that emphasises play, nature, exploration, creativity and critical thinking? Can you work cooperatively with children to help them discover, grow and learn?  Kinma is a dynamic independent progressive school Terrey Hills offering a unique child-centred education in a beautiful bushland setting. Green Umbrella is Kinma’s out of school hours care program which launched in 2019. Within a caring, creative and connected school community, you will bring the skills and passion to help shape Green Umbrella into the perfect place for kids to thrive outside of school hours.

About the role
You will ensure the effective operation of the after-school care program, which will initially run 3 afternoons a week. The supervisor will:

  • Ensure the effective operation of the after-school care program  
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of a Nominated Supervisor
  • Oversee all procedural, educational programming, regulatory, policy, staffing, and operational issues
  • Inform the Green Umbrella committee on policy, financial, educational, regulatory, staffing, and operational issues
  • Support the development and implementation of varied and interesting programs as per requirements of National Quality Framework and My Time Our Place

The position is 20 hours per week, with face to face care 3 to 6pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

About you

We are looking for a caring, creative leader to deliver quality education and care to children and families and to manage our small (licenced for 30 children) part time (3 days a week initially) out of school hours care service.

You will have:

  • Skills in connecting and communicating with children and families
  • A Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, an equivalent qualification or working towards  this
  • Experience running an OSHC service
  • Deep knowledge of the NQF as it applies to after school care  and My Time Our Place
  • Emotional maturity and stability
  • The ability to self-organise and manage your time effectively
  • Be able to work autonomously 
  • Experience supervising or leading others
  • Experience with all administrative aspects of running an out of school hours care service

In addition, you will have:

  • A current Working with Children Check
  • First aid, anaphylaxis and asthma certificate (HLTAID004)
  • Evidence of completed Child Protection Training

Please send a cover letter and your resume by 24 January 2020 with the names and contact details for two referees to:

Amy Webster

Chair, Green Umbrella OSHC

greenoshc@gmail.com

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