Wednesday, 14 February 2018

YMCA,OSHC Educator - Central Coast Region

  • Casual role
  • Opportunity to work across various services within the Central Coast region
  • Opportunities for growth and development
We are currently looking for casual Educators to work within various services across the Central Coast.  The successful candidate will be available to work before and after school care Monday to Friday as well as various hours during vacation care.
About the Y

At YMCA NSW, we believe in the power of inspired young people. We provide pathways for healthy living, where children and young people are empowered and supported to reach their potential, through access and participation.

We create community impact through focusing on:

  • Community recreation
  • Outside hours school care
  • Camping and outdoor education
  • Community services.
We have a long history in NSW and the ACT, and we're now evolving into an organisation that gives young people a voice. To guide us on this journey, we're looking for staff who are passionate about empowering youth and contributing to YMCA NSW's legacy.
About your new role
We are looking for committed Educators who have experience and knowledge around before and after school care, your main role will be to ensure the safety of all the children under our care whilst in our service. 
You will have the opportunity to work across our various services within the Central Coast.  Sites include Lisarow, Kincumber, Wamberal, Brooke Avenue, Ettalong and Niagra Park. 
All our centres offer a close knit, family like environment and provide you with lots of learning opportunities through YMCA to ensure your growth within the organisation. 
In your role you will also ensure
  • The safety, security and wellbeing of the children in our care are protected
  • The service policies and procedures are in place and followed
  • Services offered reflect the multi-cultural diversity and holistic ethos of the community
  • Services create and deliver high quality and age appropriate programming
  • A child friendly, inviting and clean environment is maintained
  • Children are provided with interactive and stimulating activities
  • The interaction with children is continually positive, sensitive and respectful
  • Staff connect and respond to families and internal/external stakeholders
What you will come with
Your strong focus on child safety and developed observation skills will ensure your success in this role. In addition, you will have:
  • HLTAID004 First Aid
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Ability to recognise the needs of children and skills to nurture and support children new to the service
  • Ability to cope in an emergency or in a stressful situation
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding children and young people
  • Knowledge of age appropriate recreational activities
Commitment to Safeguarding
YMCA NSW, including its Board of Directors, commits to creating and maintaining an environment that ensures all people involved in YMCA NSW activities, programs or services act in the best interests of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and take all reasonable steps to ensure their safety, welfare and wellbeing.  The successful applicant is required to undergo probity checks which include Reference checks, a Working with Children Check and Criminal History Check before commencement. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks

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