Coordinator Outside of School Hours Care

About the role

This is a part time position working 35 hours per week covering a parental leave vacancy until 14 June 2022.

Some of the responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and implement programs for children aged 5 – 12 years;
    Provide leadership and direction to staff;
    An ability to build relationships with children, their families and school staff;
    A commitment to ensuring all policies, procedures and regulatory frameworks are met;
    An understanding about safeguarding children and provision of a safe work environment

Skills & experience

  • Diploma qualifications in Outside School Hours Care (preferred);
    Experience in managing/developing a team of staff;
    Experience creating quality education/care settings for children aged 5-12;
    Understanding of National Law and Regulations, National Quality Framework, including “My Time Our Place” framework;
    Understanding of budgets and excellent administration skills; as well as
    Strong relationship management skills are essential.

About us

At CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay we work with purpose to make a positive difference in the lives of the children, young people, individuals and families we serve. Whilst we are a Catholic social services agency, we provide services to the whole community regardless of faith. Our services include NDIS disability services, foster care and out of home care supports, services for seniors, children’s services and a range of other supports including allied health, counselling, domestic violence, emergency relief, homelessness and housing assistance, crisis supports and more.

We are a safe, respectful and inclusive employer. We welcome all applicants, regardless of their cultural background, gender, faith or disability. Our organisation will accommodate any reasonable requests to support you to thrive during the recruitment process and beyond.

Culture and Benefits

Please find attached a video about what it means to work at CatholicCare. We also offer:

The opportunity to make a difference to families, children and young people in the community;
A focus on employee well-being, with regular reflective and practice supervision opportunities;
Access to in-house and external training and learning opportunities;
An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support; as well as
Salary packaging benefits to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free.
How to apply
If you are interested in this opportunity, please provide a cover letter addressing the role requirements, complete your work history and education information on the application page and submit your resume.

CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All child related roles are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.Completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance is a requirement of this position.

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By Deborah Hoger 21 Jan, 2022

How incorporating Indigenous place names can strengthen community connections and promote reconciliation

Towards the end of 2021, it was announcd that the world's largest sand island is returning to its First Nations name; Fraser Island will now be known as K'gari. The local Butchulla people and indeed many Australians across the country celebrated this significant name-change, which sees Fraser Island renamed to a word meaning ‘paradise’ in the Butchulla language. Local people had been campaigning for this name change for many years.

Regular CELA writer and Indigenous early education resource specialist Deborah Hoger shares why using Indigenous place names can help reconciliation and healing, and how you can initiate this in an ECEC setting. 

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