OSHC Educator

The Director of Sydney Catholic Early Childhood Services invites applications for the following positions: 

OSHC Educator
Commencement date: 28 May 2018
Hours: Flexible from 7am-9am and 2pm-6pm Monday to Friday
Applications close: 27 May 2018 

Sydney Catholic Early Childhood Services (SCECS) is a not-for-profit service catering for children and families from our Catholic parishes. Services provide high quality early childhood and school aged care. SCECS provides education and care within the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church and with the intention of being an integral part of the local Catholic community.

SCECS has a number of services opening in January 2018 and as a result we are seeking a number of OSHC Educators to join our team for the below school locations:

  • St Anthony of Padua Catholic School, Austral
  • St Anne’s Catholic Primary School, Strathfield South
  • St Therese’s Catholic Primary School, Lakemba
  • Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Primary School, Kingsgrove

As the Educator you will be required to assist in the operation of a safe, fun, engaging and quality OSHC service for all children under the supervision of the service Coordinator. 

Some of the role responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring all children are ‘actively’ supervised at all times
  • Assist in implementing and providing a diverse and stimulating program that matches the developmental needs and interests of the children in your program, including those with additional needs,
  • Ensuring safe food handling and hygiene practices are upheld at all times
  • Developing and fostering positive relationships with parents, caregivers, children and other key stakeholders.
  • Assist in establishing daily routines and create appropriate rules and boundaries for children to encourage positive behaviour.
  • Encourage and maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness of program premises and facilities. 

To be considered for this role, you will:

  • Hold qualifications in Child Education and Care (desirable)
  • Hold a current First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management (HTAID004) certificate, or be willing to obtain
  • Hold a NSW Working with Children Clearance, or be willing to obtain one
  • Hold certificate of training in child protection, e.g. ‘Identify and Respond to children and young people’ certificate or ‘Supporting the rights and safety of children and young people’ certificate, or be willing to obtain
  • Be flexible and consistent available across morning and afternoon shifts, Monday to Friday
  • Be over the age of 18 years

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a background check prior to commencement and Child Protection training as part of the induction process. 

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants must formalise their application by submitting a completed SCS Application Form, resume and a covering letter addressing the criteria to hr.recruitment@syd.catholic.edu.au

WORKING WITH CHILDREN CLEARANCE
This role is classified as a child related work and therefore we require a working with children clearance to be completed prior to your commencement with us.

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