Assistant Director – Mawson Before and After School Care Program

Assistant Director – Mawson Before and After School Care Program

Mawson Out of School Hours Care is looking for an Assistant Director to join our leadership team. This is the perfect role for a team leader or experienced educator looking to step into a management role. This position does not require regular split shifts.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has the requirements for an ACECQA approved first qualified educator eg. Diploma in Early Education and Care, Diploma in School Age Care, 2 years experience working with School Age Children AND 2 years in a Bachelor Degree.
  • Has a current ACT WWVP card or are willing to obtain
  • Has a First aid, asthma and anaphylaxis certificates, or are willing to obtain
  • Has a strong knowledge of the National Quality Framework, including My Time Our Place or the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Enjoys sharing their skills and knowledge with children and educators
  • Has the ability to build strong, trusting relationships between children, families, the school and team members.

What we can offer you:

  • Full time role. This can be flexible for suitable applicants with either block shifts of 7.6 hours per day or split shifts working Before School Care/After School Care and admin.
  • Competitive hourly rates, based on experience and qualifications
  • Excellent salary packaging that can provide up to $18,550 of your gross pay tax free – for a variety of eligible expense items
  • Career progression and secondment opportunities
  • Opportunities to be involved in our Emerging Leader’s Program, building your skills in business, management and leadership.
  • Structured performance and 1 on 1 development check ins and secondment opportunities.
  • Valuable experience working with children across a range of age groups in diverse settings
  • Onsite free parking
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • A healthy work/life balance, including above award leave benefits
  • Professional development, including face to face professional development and an online learning management system with access to thousands of courses on professional development, wellbeing and compliance.
  • Mentoring and guidance from an experienced service Director and support from Head Office staff.
  • Moreover, you will be part of an excellent team that truly supports each other and is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of children

About the role:

  • Mawson Out of School Hours Care is located at Mawson Primary School and is licensed for 132 children.
  • The Mawson OSHC Leadership team includes a Director, Assistant Director, Team Leaders and Deputy Team Leaders. They are supported by consistent casual educators.
  • The Assistant Director will support the Director in the day-to-day management of the program and ensure all Educators, Families and Children are welcomed and feel a sense of belonging.
  • The Assistant Director at Mawson is the Educational Leader and will also receive the Educational Leader allowance of $2.02 per day.
  • This is a full-time role with predominately block shifts of 7.6 hours each day, with the option of split shifts if this is preferred. There may be the requirement to work ad hoc split shifts in the absence of leadership team members. If required to work a split shift, a split shift allowance of $19.00 per day will be paid.
  • The Assistant Director works on the floor during the core hours for Before School Care (early shift) and After School Care (late shift) with admin in the middle of the day.
  • Competitive wage, including:
    • Children’s Services Award – Children’s Services Employee Level 5 with salary from $32.25- $33.67 (with the 3.75% increase in July), commensurate with experience and qualifications.
    • Educational Leader allowance of $2.03 per hour
    • Excellent salary packaging that can provide up to $18,550 of your gross pay tax free – for a variety of eligible expense items

If you would like more information about Community Services #1, Mawson Out of School Hours Care Program or to view the position description, please view our website Community Services 1 – Canberra.

For more information about the role or if you would like to have a yarn and find out more information, please call Jolly (People and Culture) on 02 6126 4717.

To apply submitting your resume with a cover letter to

Community Services #1 recognises that our people are multi-dimensional and encourages people of all nationalities, gender identities, religion, sexual orientation and ethnicities to apply.

Community Services #1 acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as traditional custodians of the land on which we meet, work, live and play. We honour their continuous connection to country, water, sky and communities. We celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories, traditions and living cultures and pay our respects to elders past and present. 

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