School Age Care Educators

Application Due:
13 December 2021
Application Details:
Position Description

About the Role:

School Age Care Educators

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 and part-time 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:

  1. Download the position description below.
  2. Applications including a cover letter and CV can be submitted through the Seek portal.

Applications close on 13 December 2021

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.

Application Details:

Download Position Description Here

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