Outside School Hours Care Coordinator -Trinity Beach SS

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced outside school hours care coordinator to join the team at The Tropical North Learning Academy (TNLA) – Trinity Beach State School Outside School Hours Care Service.

Situated in the beautiful Northern Beaches of Cairns, the TNLA Trinity Beach SS OSHC is operated by the P&C Association.  We are licensed for 81 children and run a quality before school, after school and vacation care service for our community. There is a large potential for growth in our service, therefore this position provides a unique opportunity for an experienced coordinator to use their skills, knowledge and innovative ideas to build and expand the service.

We seek someone who is business orientated and community-minded with the ability to work autonomously.  Applicants must be dedicated working collaboratively with their team to provide a safe, welcoming and enjoyable environment for our children and their families.

Requirements for the position

  • A minimum Diploma of Children’s Services or relevant higher qualification
  • Working with Children Check – Blue Card
  • Senior first aid including CPR, emergency asthma management and anaphylaxis training
  • Sound knowledge of Xplor, qikkids or other childcare management software system

Key Responsibilities

  • Provision of high quality childcare that meets licensing and accreditation standards
  • Effective administration and financial management of our service
  • Recruitment, training and management for of a team of up to 25 educators
  • Developing and managing Children Services strategies including our Quality Improvement Plan, Strategic Inclusion Plan, service policies and procedures
  • Oversee the design and implementation of engaging programs that encourage and support positive outcomes for children aligned to ‘My Time, Our Place’ Framework
  • Build rapport with key stakeholders – families, team, suppliers, school personnel and the broader community to maintains the positive reputation of our service
  • Lead with a flexible approach to new systems, technology and work requirements
  • Organizational development which includes supporting your team and individuals to resolve problems and issues when they arise for a positive outcome

Key Benefits 

  • Above award salary
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working environment with negotiable hours of work
  • Guaranteed hours and job security
  • Collaborative team environment
  • Supportive and well established management structure
  • Employee Assistance Programme – we care about our team and their welfare

How to apply

Please provide a current resume with 2 referees and a maximum 2 page written statement outlining your suitability for the role referring to key responsibilities to our Operations Manager Jodi Brown jbrow1296@eq.edu.au

Closing date for applications is Monday 1st February 2021

The application form will include these questions:

  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have professional child care experience?
  • How many years of people management experience do you have?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of the National Quality Framework?
  • Have you completed a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care?

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