Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) Co-ordinator
FULL-TIME, PERMANENT HOURS In July this year, Westside will take over the operation of the Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) program and are looking for someone to start working now to ensure the smooth setup and running of this service. Our purpose is to nurture all children of all abilities and beliefs in a loving, supportive environment that values relationships. We are looking for a flexible, dynamic and experienced OSHC Co-ordinator to lead this service.
We are seeking someone who is excited about our vision and values and is dedicated to ensuring children are given the opportunity to become the best they can. About the position At Westside, our OSHC program continues the achievement, belonging and care that is evident in our College activities. We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual who can lead this service and really add value to the program and support families who need care and learning longer than a normal school day.
Normal duties will include management and rostering of staff, setting daily programs, leading the educational output, maintaining a positive culture and liaising with parents. An administrator will assist on a part-time basis with some areas of fees and billing. This position is currently located on our Secondary Campus.
Our OSHC operates five days per week and during school vacation periods. Requirements of the position The successful candidate will have a real passion for being around children and your wisdom in managing a service will be matched by your engaging approach to working with children and other staff in an environment that encourages curiosity and fun. You will need to meet the qualification requirements for co-ordinating an OSHC service, being completion of at least two years’ study in a recognised field, and be eligible to hold a Working With Children card.
On this occasion, we are also looking for someone with previous experience in operating the day-to-day requirements of an OSHC service. In addition you will have: Highly developed organisational skills, evidenced through successful service delivery in similar roles previously Highly developed interpersonal skills, with experience leading teams and managing staff for service delivery A thorough knowledge and experience of the National Quality Standards (NQS) as they relate to running an OSHC A thorough knowledge of staff rostering procedures Senior First Aid (including asthma and anaphylaxis management), or willingness to obtain these Applicants for teaching positions must have a current QCT Registration and non-teaching applicants must hold a current Blue Card or be eligible to obtain a Blue Card before commencing employment with the College. Applicants must have a practising Christian faith and be actively involved in a church.
For more information, please review the Statement of Faith and Staff Lifestyle Requirements available on the Application Form for this position, published on the College website. The College reserves the right to....