Woden Community Service is a child safe organisation, committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of children entrusted to our care. We demonstrate this commitment through embedding the Child Safe Standards in culture, policies, procedures and practice.

We are seeking committed and inspiring Inclusion Support Educators to join our team on a permanent part-time basis, 2 positions available at Duffy and Evatt. Come and work in a space where the environments are set up to encourage children’s learning, agency and play.

Our OSHC services provide children with recreation-based activities with emphasis on social inclusion and a sense of fun in a safe and secure environment. A range of activities are offered and adapted to meet individual needs including art, sport, games, dramatic play, nature based play, cooking and excursions.

The essential purpose of the Inclusion Support Educator role is to lead the inclusion of all children in the OSHC Service, help develop individual and service plans and ensure that inclusive practices are maintained throughout the session.

If you have a passion for providing an inclusive and supportive environment for children of all abilities and their families, we’d love to hear from you!

Why WCS?

  • Permanent, part-time (15-25 hours per week), $24.56 to $26.00 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience plus 10.5% superannuation
  • Broken shift allowance (where applicable)
  • Paid shutdown leave on standard working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Salary packaging (up to $15,899 per year) plus meal and entertainment cards
  • Study Leave for permanent employees
  • 24/7 nationally recognised Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including 3 additional holistic service sessions
  • Uniforms, ongoing professional development and a supportive team environment

Skills and Experience

  • Certificate III in Disability, Education Support or Early Childhood (or willingness to undertake a traineeship) is essential.
  • Experience working with children requiring high physical or behavioural support needs
  • Experience working with or developing individual plans and/or strategic inclusion plans
  • High level of communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team
  • Current First Aid Certificate including Asthma and Anaphylaxis

Under WCS policy, staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. During the recruitment process you will be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status or approved exemption.

Also to be eligible for employment, you must also have an ACT Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) Card, working rights in Australia, and be willing to undertake background checks required for the position.

Click HERE for a full position description

To apply – Please submit your resume outlining how your skills and experience meet the essential requirements of this role HERE . Applications without this requirement will not be considered.

Closing Date: 2 Sep 2022.

For more information about WCS and services that we provide, including Youth & Family, Community Development, Housing and Homelessness, Disability, Mental Health and Aged Care, please visit our website at www.wcs.org.au .

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.