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Casual Before & After School Educators - No Experience Necessary, Training Provided

OOSH Northern Beaches Various locations across the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Job Description

As an OOSH Educator, you will be responsible to the Co-ordinator. Shift times are 7am-9am in the mornings and 2/2.3pm-5.30/6pm in the afternoon during term time. We also run vacation care during the school holidays offering varying shift times.

General Responsibilities
- To assist with the day to day running of the centre as directed by the Co-ordinator.
- To maintain appropriate standard of dress, speech, behaviour, punctuality, dependability and initiative.
- To be aware of emergency procedures & centre policies and procedures.
- To fulfil their job description.
- Specific Responsibilities

- To supervise children at all times, ensuring their well-being and safety.
- To treat each child with dignity and respect regardless of age, sex, race, religion, culture, language, background or disability.
- To recognise needs of children at different stages of development.
- To assist actively in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the daily program.
- To offer children the opportunity to make choices and decisions about what should happen in the centre.
- To form positive, supportive and unbiased relationships with children.
- To follow the centres policy on behaviour management.

Parents and families
- To treat all parents with respect regardless of age, sex, race, religion, culture, language, background or disability.
- To establish and maintain a good relationship with parents.
- To communicate positively with parents regarding their children.

- To develop and maintain a co-operative relationship with all staff in order to ensure a smoothly running centre and a happy stimulating environment for all children.
- To attend staff meetings regularly and to contribute to discussion.
- To take an active part in all daily routines.
- To work co-operatively with all students, volunteer and casual staff.
- To be aware of local services and resources.
- To be aware of the combination of different social groups and their needs in your community.
- To maintain positive public relations with local school, groups and authorities.

Buildings and Equipment
- To keep the centre (including toilet area) clean and tidy.
- To report equipment that requires repairs or replacement.
- To be part of the day to day housekeeping routines that is necessary for the maintenance of the centre in good repair.

Professional Development
- To be willing to attend in-service workshops and conferences as appropriate.
- To participate in staff appraisals and accept directions for future improvement.

We have 7 locations across the Northern Beaches; Dee Why, Narraweena, Cromer, Collaroy Plateau, Narrabeen, Avalon and Davidson.

Postcode: 2099 (Various locations across the Northern Beaches, Sydney)

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  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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OOSH Northern Beaches

Member since: March 2023

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OOSH Northern Beaches, a proudly privately owned local business, providing Before & After School Care and Vacation Care to school aged children, for 7 different schools. We have been established since 2001 and are continuing to grow.
The owners, Chris and Lou Hegarty, have lived in the area their entire life, and are now supported by a warm loving team, who have become a part of their family. We have a warm and welcoming team that we are looking to expand.

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