Good afternoon families

Mary has given notice from the OSHC service after 26 years of service and will finish up on Friday March 11th

Firstly, I would like to acknowledge her work over the years

She has been a valuable part of our school community, having led the OSHC service firstly as an educator and later in the Directors role. She takes with her an enormous amount of skill and experience

This also means that we have a vacancy to fill

I have spoken with our Governing Council Chairperson about my plan to fill this position

My advertising will target:

  • SEEK and INDEED online job websites
  • Social media – Facebook and Instagram community group pages and education pages
  • School newsletter
  • Courier newspaper
  • School noticeboard

Please feel free to share this vacancy with people you may know that could have the required skilled and be interested in applying





OSHC Director – Permanent part-time

About us:

Gumeracha Primary School OSHC and Vacation Care service is a well-established service and has been operating since 1994, catering for school aged children for BSC/ ASC /Vacation care – capacity for less than 39 children per session.

Position of 16.5 hours per week and will require the Director to work in Before School Care 7:30-9:30 and After School Care 3:00-6:30pm programs on 3 days of the week with the possibility to extend to 5 days in the future.  All working arrangements will be considered. Terms and Conditions of employment will be as provided by the Children Services award MA000120.

The successful applicant will have knowledge of child supervision, administration, child learning, outcome documentation, weekly programming, be able to lead and develop the service QIP (Quality Improvement Plan) and the overall education program offered at this centre.

Desirable knowledge and experience:

  • Sound leadership, operational and financial management skills
  • Sound knowledge of childcare practices and compliance requirements
  • Ability to relate well with children, families and staff
  • Knowledge of the NQF and MTOP
  • Knowledge of CCMS and Children Service Award
  • Experience working with children with additional needs
  • Experience with Spike or similar software
  • Relevant Qualifications:
  • Diploma or Degree level qualification as approved by ACECQA
  • First Aid qualifications as approved by ACECQA
  • Responding to Abuse and Neglect training
  • Working with Children Check
  • COVID-19 Vaccinations and boosters

The successful candidate must be able to meet Department of Education pre-employment requirements relating to working on a school site.

For further information, including a job description, please contact 8389 1183 or email [email protected]

Applications consisting of a CV and cover letter must be submitted by close of business March 3 2022.

Applications to include 3 professional referees