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Assistant Coordinator - Outside School Hours Care

Job No: 98150
Location: Kogarah, NSW

  • Busy coordination role within large Outside School Hours Care program in Sydney's southern suburbs
  • Permanent part-time position (0.8 FTE)
  • Attractive hourly rate of $25.08 to $27.08 plus super depending on qualifications and experience 

About Kogarah Community Services

Kogarah Community Services Inc. (KHS) is a not-for-profit community based organisation that has been providing aged care services, community engagement programs and childcare services to the local community since 1975. 

The KCS Children's Service's - Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) program, is a key priority for the organisation and was the first OSHC service in the St George region to receive the National Quality Standards' 'Exceeding Quality Rating'. With an ethos of continuous improvement and a focus on seeking learning opportunities in all areas of their work, the OSHC service ensures the ongoing provision of quality care to families and the school community.

Want to know more? Visit Kogarah Community Services' Facebook page and website.

About the Opportunity

Kogarah Community Services now has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Coordinator - Outside School Hours Care to join their team in Kogarah, in Sydney's southern suburbs. This is a permanent position within the KCS team with future opportunities for career progression.

Reporting to the Manager - Children's Services, you will be primarily responsible for providing a quality Before and After School Care service for up to 75 children each morning and 145 children each afternoon during NSW Public School terms and up to 105 children each day during NSW Public School holiday periods.

More specifically, your responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Supporting the Coordinator - Children's Services with the day-to-day operations of the service;
  • Ensuring compliance with OSHC legislation, national regulations, as well as KCS policies and procedures;
  • Providing children with a range of educational and fun activities with learning and development outcomes in a safe and enjoyable environment;
  • Assisting the childcare management team with the implementation of policies, procedures and systems, with a focus on consistency both within areas of responsibility and across the organisation;
  • Communicating with families in relation to the needs of their children within the centre; and
  • Undertaking physical duties involved with working with school aged children in an OSCH setting on a daily basis.

About You

To be considered for this position you will hold a minimum of a Certificate IV in Early Childhood Education or similar and have experience planning, implementing and evaluating programs for school aged children. Diploma qualified candidates will be highly regarded.

This is a very large and busy Centre that works with children from Kindergarten through to Year 6, including a number of children with additional needs. As such, KCS is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and creative individual with a genuine passion for providing a fun and safe environment for the children in your care. 

Excellent communication skills and attention to detail will also be a must, particularly when it comes to communicating with families regarding their children. 

Candidates must have a current working with children check and they must have a willingness to be a nominated supervisor.

About the Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to join a local area industry leader in the provision of outside school hours care in the St George region of NSW. 

KCS provides unparalleled support to their team and encourages all staff to work within their strengths and interest areas in the activities they are coordinating for the kids (ie sports, cookery, art, etc). In addition, you'll have access to mentors and ongoing opportunities for professional development with a dedicated training budget in place to ensure your career thrives with Kogarah Community Services.

An attractive hourly rate of $25.08 to $27.08 depending on qualifications and experience.

So what are you waiting for? If you have a passion for providing fun and safe early childhood care, don't wait - Apply Now!

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