Out of School Hours Care Team Leader – Mawson

Canberra, ACT

We seeking a passionate and experienced Team Leader to join a quality Out of School Hours Care Program at Mawson Primary School.

  • Be part of a welcoming and supportive team
  • Enjoy a healthy work/life balance, including above Award leave benefits
  • Above Award salary, excellent salary packaging and free parking

Community Services #1 is profit for purpose, managing and delivering a range of services designed to meet community needs for over 35 years. We seek out passionate and motivated people who are keen to join our agile, fun, responsive organisation, and who share our connection with community.

We are seeking a First Qualified Team Leader to create amazing experiences for the children Mawson Out of School Hours Care, and to build strong, professional relationships with children, families and staff. The successful applicant will work closely with the Director to lead the team, and will enjoy the benefits and support of being part of a diverse Children Services program.

About the Team Leader role:

  • Permanent part time position (60 hours/fortnight), working a split shift
  • Hourly rate between $30.59 and $32.48, commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus super (Children’s Services Award Level 4)
  • Excellent salary packaging tax benefits to maximise take-home pay
  • Staff Health and Wellbeing program, including additional leave to help you refresh your mind and body
  • Free parking

The Team Leader sits within the Children Services team and reports to the service Director. Key accountabilities include:

  • Lead day-to-day service operations
  • Provide direction and mentoring to team members on activities, supervising and interacting with children
  • Build strong, trusting relationships between children, families and team members
  • Support the service Director

Team Leader requirements:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (or similar), or completed at least 2 years of full time study in a degree course with 2 years’ experience working with children over preschool age
  • ACT Working with Vulnerable People card
  • Evidence of COVID vaccination
  • Current First Aid certificate, including asthma and anaphylaxis

To be successful in the role, you will:

  • Have excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Work well under pressure, be proactive and a self-starter
  • Be comfortable leading and working as part of a team focused on the children’s learning and wellbeing
  • Be passionate about developing happy, capable and confident children through an engaging program

If this sounds like you, apply now! View the position description below and indicate your interest by submitting your resume with a cover letter to CS1recruitment@communityservices1.org.

For more information, please call Chloe (People and Culture) on 02 6126 4710.

Position description: OSHC Team Leader

Community Services #1 acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work. We pay our respect to their Elders – past, present and emerging. We recognise their contribution to creating a thriving community through the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Australia’s First Peoples.