Our P&C employs committed and caring staff to provide administrative support and to help run our three school-based businesses: Tuckshop, Uniform Shop and YOSHC (Yeronga Out of School Hours Care).

Below are the positions currently open for applications. Members of our school community are encouraged to apply if the position appeals and you are suitably qualified.

YOSHC Assistant Manager – Program and Practice

The Yeronga State School P&C Association is seeking an experienced education professional for a full-time role as our OSHC Assistant Manager – Program and Practice.

This new role is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the service’s education and care program, based on the National Quality Framework and consistent with the National Quality Standards and the Exceeding Themes.

About the role

As the appointed Educational Leader, the successful applicant will take an active lead in driving a rich and innovative play-based and leisure program for children in the service. You will lead the planning cycle and communicate the program with YOSHC Educators and families. As a member of the YOSHC management team, you will document the development of planned activities and experiences, and engage colleagues to deliver the educational program to capture children’s learning and critical reflection.

Our OSHC service (affectionately known as YOSHC) has experienced strong growth for a number of years and we need you to help us drive the quality of education and care for the children in our community. Yeronga State School is a welcoming and vibrant community and you will become a vital member of it.

The service has a current capacity of 180 children and offers before, after school, and vacation care. The P&C is seeking a skilled and passionate professional with significant experience in educational programming that supports children in their learning, and social and emotional development, through play and leisure.

This is an excellent opportunity for an organised, passionate, and community-minded education professional who is committed to supporting children to thrive, and is and able to work both autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team.

Selection criteria

    • Minimum educational achievement of Diploma of Children’s Services or equivalent relevant qualifications. Desirable: Tertiary (bachelor-level) qualification in relevant discipline.
    • A minimum of 3 years’, post-qualification, experience in teaching or an educational leadership role.
    • Demonstrated experience in building quality programs to enhance the learning and leisure opportunities for children, including the demonstrated ability to lead programming cycles.
    • Demonstrated experience in driving quality improvement mechanisms to enhance the safety, wellbeing and support of children and families accessing a service.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of My Time, Our Place and child and youth learning and development theories and research, as well as applied knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations.
    • Demonstrated ability to draw upon relevant theories, research and approved learning frameworks when critically evaluating the learning experiences of children to identify plans for extending and maximising children’s learning.
    • Sound understanding of contemporary business, human resources and quality improvement practices, and facilitating employee learning to develop knowledge and skills.

Applicants must have a strong knowledge and understanding of the Legislation relating to Education and Care Services, and National Quality Standards.

To be successful in this role you must hold:

    • A relevant post-secondary qualification.
    • Working with Children Check – Blue Card.
    • Senior first aid including CPR, emergency asthma management and anaphylaxis training.

Hours, Conditions & Award:

This is a Full-Time position (38 hours per week). For the right candidate, flexibility and permanent part-time (minimum 30 hours per week) can be negotiated.

As the P&C is seeking an experienced candidate, the remuneration will be at the Parents and Citizens Associations Award – State 2016 – level 6 Classification.

How to apply:

Please forward a current resume, with at least 2 employment referees and a letter of application addressing the selection criteria to the YOSHC Manager at ysspandcpresident@gmail.com.

If you would like to discuss this position in further detail please contact Kym Mansfield on 0416 516 663.

Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 21 March, 2021