Casual Educator – School Aged Care


About us

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, homelessness and affordable housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership, and advocacy.

As a values-based organisation, and only Canberra-based Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA), YWCA Canberra is a great place to work. We have a strong track record in building long-term, sustainable careers with excellent conditions and a supportive work environment for all employees.

About the Role

YWCA Canberra Children’s Services School Age Care is offering casual roles for people interested in creating fun education and care environments for children attending our School Age Care Services (before and after school care) in the Canberra region. We provide locations in the South, Inner South, Inner North and North Canberra.

Responsibilities include working within a dedicated team of staff to implement a developmentally appropriate, child-focused program. 

About you

Successful applicants will have a can-do attitude, flexible availability, passion for working with children and excellent interpersonal skills. Applicants must hold a valid Working with Vulnerable People Card and a current police check. 

 Additionally, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Skills and experience in the Children’s Services industry
  • The successful applicant will have strong communication skills, be able to relate to children with genuine respect, empathy and warmth, taking into account any individual cultural or socio-economic differences.
  • Assist with guiding and assisting children in all activities, ensuring that the highest safety standards are maintained.
  • Have a passion for working with students who have additional or complex learning needs.

How to apply

Submit your resume and responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the position description) via SEEK candidate application portal.

Applications close on the 31 May 2024

Want more information?

Contact Chiara Will, Director – School Age Care Services at 

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. 

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.