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Assistant Director - Full Time

Forrest Out of School Hours Care
  • Full time position

You too, could be part of our dynamic team of passionate educators, creating an innovative, child-led play based program for children, families and educators. Forrest Out Of School Hours Care is a Not-for Profit service proudly operated by our community of Parents & Citizens meeting the needs of our diverse community. We pride ourselves on our connection with the local community and our commitment to embracing diversity, both within our pedagogical practice and our team. We are a large service (150 places) offering Before, After and School Holiday program out of Forrest Primary School and are generally open 50 weeks per year.

More information can be found on our website


To work as part of the Director team guiding and assisting in the provision of a high quality out of school care program based on sound and current pedagogies.

POSITION – Assistant Director- Job can be full time or shared opportunity with flexible hours up to 30 hours per week.

Hours flexible and negotiable, days negotiable but could include Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 9:30pm 1.30pm-6.30pm, with the opportunity for directing hours in the absence of the Director and during school holidays.


To work as part of the Director team guiding and assisting in the provision of a high quality out of school care program based on sound and current pedagogies.


  • To work as part of Director team that co-ordinates, directs and supervises the Educators to facilitate experiences and support children's engagement in a program that, at all times of the year, involves risk taking, experimentation and exploration of both indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Ensure relevant risk management strategies are used in daily operations.
  • Comply with the requirements of the National Quality Framework and the school age care framework – My Time Our Place 2.0
  • Work as part of the programming/planning team that assists educators implement and evaluate a high quality and diverse educational program with the collaboration of children.
  • Comply with all service policy and procedures.
  • Contribute to development of, and implement, the quality improvement plan and philosophy of the service.
  • Actively participate in both internal and external Professional Development throughout the year as identified during the annual employee appraisal.


  • Is responsible for the general supervision of all employees within the service.
  • Is responsible for the overall day to day management and administration of FOOSHC when acting in the role of Director.
  • To work as the Responsible Person as requested.


Qualifications and other requirements – Minimum

  • Diploma Children's Services or studying towards an ACECQA approved qualification
  • HLTAID004 First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • Current Working With Vulnerable People registration
  • 2 years or more experience in Before and After School Care or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated initiative and being able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Sound Understanding of National Quality Framework including My Time Our Place.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and provide leadership to team members

If you are interested in applying for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button and submit your current CV and addressed selection criteria.

Salary and conditions negotiable to the right applicant.

Above award conditions apply.

For further information please ring Ali Sewter - Executive Director on 0417 690 806, or email [email protected] using the subject line: Assistant Director - Full Time enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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