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Centre Coordinator - OOSH

Wesley Mission
  • Wesley Out of School Hours Care
  • Before and after school care and vacation care
  • Location: Epping West Public School
  • Full-time position

About us

Wesley Out of School Hours Care (Wesley OOSH) provides high quality before and after school and vacation care to school aged children. We provide an environment that is warm, caring and engaging for the children, staff and families and believe it is important that every child in our care feels at home in a secure environment where they can grow and learn.

Wesley OOSH is experiencing strong growth across all services. We currently have services at Quakers Hill, Seven Hills West, Riverstone, North Kellyville, Epping West, Marsden Park, Wyong, Merrylands, Oran Park, Northbourne, Greenacre, Warnervale and North Rocks communities.

About the role

As the Centre Coordinator, you will lead a small vibrant team of casual Educators, be the Nominated Supervisor and in charge of the day to day running of the OOSH Centre at Epping West Public School.

To be successful in this position you will have strong leadership qualities, be passionate and love working with children. You will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated to providing children with the best possible childhood experiences. You will also have a cooperative approach to working with stakeholders.

Demonstrated behaviours:

  • Ability to engage and inspire a passionate team through clear decision making and the provision of a supportive and collaborative management style
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised as well as an effective team player with a positive can-do attitude
  • Relate well to a range of people with sound listening and problem-solving skills
  • Be spontaneous, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Confident professional with strong initiative
  • Reliability
  • Display emotional maturity and resilience.

Essential criteria

  • An Early Childhood Education and Care qualification or equivalent
  • Sound working knowledge of the National Quality Framework and My Time Our Place
  • Minimum 1-year experience working in a children’s service
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating a team
  • Ability to direct the development, planning, implementation and review of innovative, stimulating, high quality programming for the service
  • First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis qualification
  • Knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Completion of DEC approved Child Protection Training
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Proven organisational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrable skills in conflict resolution and change management
  • Thorough attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Be prepared to work split shifts as required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; flexible and patient
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in the use of QikKids
  • Previous OOSH experience
  • Experience in facilitating group games and sports.

Remuneration

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Children’s Services Award with generous salary packaging available.

Other benefits include discounted private health cover, study assistance and Employee Assistance Program.

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

The current Public Health Order requires preferred applicants to be full vaccinated against COVID-19.

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