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 of the Child Safe Standards in culture, policies, procedures and practice.

We are seeking a committed and inspiring Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) Team Leader to join our team! 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 interaction and a sense of fun in a safe and secure environment. A range of activities are offered including arts, sports, games, dramatic play, nature based play, cooking and excursions.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the OSHC Team Leader is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations at the service, ensuring quality care for the children and their families.

If you have a passion for providing a supportive environment for children and families, we’d love to hear from you!

Why WCS?

  • Based at Hughes Primary School
  • Permanent part-time role (25 to 37.5 hours per week)
  • $30.62 to $31.61 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Salary packaging, meal and entertainment cards
  • Broken shift allowance (where applicable)
  • Paid shutdown leave on standard working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Study Leave for permanent employees
  • 24/7 nationally recognized Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including 3 additional holistic service sessions
  • Uniforms and ongoing professional development and a supportive team environment

Skills and Experience

  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care or working towards this qualification
  • Extensive skills, knowledge and experience in OSHC, including demonstrated use of the My Time, Our Place and Early Years Learning frameworks.
  • Highly effective interpersonal, leadership and people management skills.
  • Demonstrated high level of communication including verbal and written that engender positive relationships and influence stakeholders to effectively resolve functional issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Current First Aid Certificate in an education and care setting (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.

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

For further information please email:  Lisa.Healy@wcs.org.au

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.

Applications close 3 July 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.