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Assistant Director - Throsby OSHC Program

Community Services #1

A fantastic opportunity is available for a passionate and motivated Assistant Director to provide leadership, vision and guidance to an expanding, quality OSHC program in Throsby.

Due to an internal promotion, Throsby OSHC Program is seeking a vibrant, self-motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Director who is passionate about children’s education and providing a happy, friendly environment with excellent care and education through an inclusive play-based curriculum.

About the Role

The successful applicant will fill the role of Assistant Director, Educational Leader, First Qualified and have experience as a Responsible Person.

Working to support the Director and mentor the Team Leader and Educators, the successful applicant will demonstrate effective communication skills, a warm and positive outlook and be able to inspire high quality early education.

  • Permanent full-time position (76 hours/fortnight)
  • Admin duties which can be either in am or pm
  • Shifts may vary during School Holiday Program
  • Provide guidance and support to a quality program
  • Establish and nurture respectful relationships with children, families and staff
  • Support Educators to provide engaging learning environments that allow children to think critically and direct their own learning while ensuring the overall health, wellbeing and safety of all children attending the service


  • Children’s Services Award – Children’s Services Employee Level 5
  • Base hourly rate between $32.25 and $33.67, commensurate with qualification and experience
  • Educational Leader allowance
  • Free car parking at Throsby
  • Excellent salary packaging options that allow you to spend $18,550 of your pre-tax salary on everyday expenses (e.g. rent, mortgage, groceries, school fees, etc) and entertainment (e.g. eating out), significantly increasing your take home pay. Other packaging options are also available (e.g. superannuation, leasing a car)
  • Partner with the Director for professional supervision, and enjoy the support of the CS#1 Leadership Group and CEO
  • Staff health and wellbeing program


  • Diploma in Early Education and Care (or ACEQA approved equivalent)
  • ACT Working with Vulnerable People registration
  • First aid certificate, including asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Commitment to developing leadership skill that will support a diverse team in providing quality early childhood education and care.
  • Sound knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Law, Education and Care Services National Regulations and the My Time Our Place Learning Framework
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Current driver licence and own car (desirable)

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
  • Safety – Our safety culture unpins all that we do. We are proactive, responsive and agile in ensuring systems, which protect our people and the community.
  • Learning and Development – 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 we offer a range of flexible internal and external learning and development options.

About Community Services #1:

Community Services #1 (CS#1) is a profit for purpose organisation, 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.

For further information about the role please call Linda, People and Culture Coordinator, on 6126 4736.

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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