Program Manager – School Age Care

Application Due:
6 August 2021
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

YWCA Canberra School Age Care is looking for an innovative School Age Care Program Manager to work in our before and after school and school holiday programs in the North side area.  You will be leading a team of dedicated educators to ensure best practice is implemented at our School Age Care program.

Suitable applicants will need to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of the National Quality Standards, the Early Years Learning Framework and My Time Our Place Framework.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills will also be necessary.

What’s in it for you

  • An excellent salary with salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by up to 5k annually.
  • Flexible work arrangements to facilitate study if required.
  • A permanent contract between 32 hours per week
  • Enhanced terms and conditions of employment including 14 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Quality Support Team, including a dedicated Roster Clerk, to support you in your role as program manager.
  • Excellent Professional Development Opportunities
  • A fun, friendly and diverse team
  • Canberra’s ONLY Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA)

About You:

You will be a facilitator of continuous improvement, with knowledge of current best practice with the sector.  You will be an engaged and enthusiastic leader. It is essential that you have the following:

  • Two years studying any degree at a University and two years of working directly with children in paid employment or Diploma of Early Childhood Education or actively working towards holding this qualification (minimum of halfway through)
  • Have experience working within the Children’s Services Sector.
  • Experience in mentoring and leading a team of educators.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders with demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • Current First Aid/Asthma Anaphylaxis training
  • A current Australian Police Check

How to Apply:

  • Visit https://ywca-canberra.org.au/about-us/careers/ [link removed]  to access the position description.
  • Submit your resume and responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the position description) via Seek candidate application portal.

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.

Applications close on 6 August 2021

Want more information?

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Siobhan Parker, School Age Care and Pedagogical Manager, on 6185 2035 or email: Siobhan.parker@ywca-canberra.org.au

YWCA Canberra reserves the right to close this role early if a suitable candidate is found.

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.

YWCA Canberra makes an effort to ensure disability access and facilities are fitted in our buildings where possible. Our head office in Civic is wheelchair accessible.

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

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