Program Manager – School Age Care

Application Due:
11 June 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 Belconnen 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.

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 the  service is compliant with the Education and Care National Law and Regulations
  • Liaising with all stakeholders both internal and external.

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:

  • A Diploma of Early Childhood Education or actively working towards holding this qualification (minimum of halfway through) OR
  • Completed 2 full years of a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or any other degree.
  • 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:

  1. Visit to access the position description.
  2. 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 11 June 2021

For further information please contact Siobhan Parker on 0450 962 863 or visit for a copy of the position description.

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.

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

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