Out of School Hours Care – Team Leader

We are seeking a Diploma qualified Team Leader to create amazing experiences for the children at 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.



  • The position Permanent full time hours however part time will be considered for suitable applicants
  • Children Services Award Level 4: Hourly rate between $30.59 and $32.48, commensurate with qualifications and experiences, plus superannuation and Salary Packaging


Key Accountabilities Include:

  • Lead day-to-day operations for the Before and out of School care programs
  • 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
  • Current First Aid certificate, including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • National Police Check


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • 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


The Benefits     

  • Salary Packaging – We offer a range of competitive salary packaging benefits that can provide a variety of tax benefits to you including the ability to salary sacrifice your mortgage, rent, meals and accommodation, superannuation, novated leases and associate leases.
  • Health and Well-being – We recognise the importance of holistic health through our Employee Mental Health and Well-being Program. Flu vaccinations, mental health literacy and an employee assistance program are just a few of the health benefits you’ll enjoy as a member of our team
  • Free car parking at Head Office and some Centres
  • Our safety culture unpins all that we do. We are proactive, responsive and agile in ensuring systems, which protect our people and the community.
  • Supporting your career mission is as important to us as it is you, we have development and performance catch-ups with our people to understand their aspirations and how we can best support them.


About Community Services #1

Community Services #1 (CS#1) is a profit for purpose organization, in the ACT and surrounding NSW regions. Our 200+ employees and volunteers make a difference in the daily lives of the people and families we support through our services designed to meet community needs.

We are always on the lookout for talented, passionate and vibrant people who share our vision. We love people who thrive on giving back, who are solution focused, collaborative and truly believe that together we are better.

At the heart of every great change, are great humans who work together doing incredible things to deliver on our shared values of a better community.

Come and join us, bring your ideas and determination to make a difference and together we can create positive long-lasting change.


How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply now! Indicate your interest by submitting your resume with a cover letter to CS1recruitment@communityservices1.org.

For more information about our recruitment process, please call Riley (People and Culture) on 02 6126 4707.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

At Community Services #1 we recognise that our people are multi-dimensional. We take a human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the organisation. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation.

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.

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