School Age Care Program Manager (south side location)

Application Due:
23 August 2019
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

YWCA Canberra School Age Care is looking for experienced and innovative School Age Care Program Managers to work in our before and after school and school holiday programs.  You will need a good working knowledge of the National Quality Framework (NQF), the National Quality Standards (NQS), the Early Years Learning (EYLF) and My Time, Our Place (MTOP) frameworks to join our team.

About You:

You will work alongside like-minded educators to ensure best practice is implemented at our School Age Care Programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing and implementing a developmentally appropriate, child focused program
  • Mentoring and developing casual and permanent educator teams
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with children, families and the school community
  • Ensuring your service is compliant with the Education and Care National Law and Regulations

The successful applicants will hold or be working towards a Diploma in Children’s Services or have completed two full years of a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or other degree, and have experience working within the Children’s Services profession.

A can-do attitude, passion for working with children and excellent interpersonal skills are essential.

Applicants must hold a current Working with Vulnerable People Card and will be required to obtain a police check if the WWVP Card is more than three months old.

YWCA Canberra is committed to the safety of children and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to participate fully in all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes. 

What we offer:

  •  a Quality Support Team with a dedicated Roster Clerk to support you in your role
  • Career progression
  • Work / Life balance – work with you to facilitate study schedules if necessary
  • Salary packaging – increases your take home pay

How to Apply:

How to apply?

  1. Visit to access the position description.
  2. Submit your resume, cover letter and responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the position description) via SEEK candidate application portal.


YWCA Canberra is proud to be an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, and offers above award wages and generous conditions through our innovative and progressive Enterprise Agreement.

YWCA Canberra is an equal opportunity employer. People from diverse backgrounds and with diverse life experiences are encouraged to apply. We specifically encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact School Age Care Manager, Jane Nassar, on 02 6175 9900 or email

Applications addressed to:

“Private and Confidential”
Human Resources
GPO Box 767

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

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