OSHC Assistant Coordinator – Kenmore SS P&C

An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified and experienced Assistant Coordinator to be part of the team at the Kenmore State School P&C Association Outside School Hours Care (OSHC). The service provides before and after school care, plus vacation care and is licensed for up to 120 children.

The primary role of the Assistant Coordinator is to manage the service in partnership with the OSHC Coordinator and other Assistant Coordinators and be jointly responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the OSHC in accordance with the policies, and directions of the Kenmore State School P&C Association Management. This is a key opportunity to also dedicate time and effort to inclusion support as part of the service provision.

Key Responsibilities
 provide leadership and guidance to all staff;
 maintain and oversee the program planning, delivery and documentation;
 ensure compliance with the National Quality Framework, My Time, Our Place, National Regulations and Centre Policies;
 guide and support educators in the implementation of programmed activities;
 develop and encourage children by implementing effective behaviour management techniques and strategies;
 manage the day to day operation of the service, which includes, staffing, administration and financial management;
 develop and implement an effective system of communication within the school community, including parents, staff, and government agencies;
 manage and develop a menu within the set budget and ensure all food provided is consistent with legislation requirements;
 develop monthly reports to the P&C Management; and
 manage and revise policies and procedures in line with the National Quality Improvement Plan.

Essential Requirements
 Degree or Diploma in Children’s Services or equivalent;
 Minimum 2 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role (experience will be highly regarded);
 Have a sound understanding of the National Quality Framework and the National Quality Standards;
 Knowledge of CCMS and QikKids or similar would be preferable;
 Have strong computer skills; and
 Hold a First Aid, CPR, Asthma/Anaphylaxis and Blue Card.

Key Selection Criteria
 Proven ability to work in a team and must love working with children of all ages;
 Have a strong understanding of the National Quality Framework and relevant legislation;
 Proven ability in strong administration and organisational skills;
 Passion for inclusion support and diversity;
 Be able to show strong commitment to providing high quality service for the children, families and the team; and
 A willingness to go beyond the call of duty.

All applicants will need to address the Key Selection Criteria within their application. Terms and conditions of employment will be discussed with successful applicant. If you would like to be part of this growing exciting organisation, please forward your covering letter and resume to pandc@kenmoress.eq.edu.au by COB 13/08/2021.

Job Category: Assistant Coordinator
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Kenmore

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