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CatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains

Baulkham Hills Family Day Care is seeking to recruit a Family Day Care Coordinator to work 3 days per week at its Approved Service based in Baulkham Hills. Baulkham Hills Family Day Care provides support services to 50 Family Day Care Educators and 450 clients across The Hills and surrounding districts.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a caseload of Family Day Care Educators.
  • Monitor the provision of quality childcare.
  • Maintain administrative function in accordance with the Education & Care Services National Law and Regulations, National Quality Standards as well as policies and procedure.
  • Assist with the facilitation of training sessions.
  • Assist with the organisation and facilitation of promotional events.
  • Assist with the recruitment, assessment, orientation and evaluation of Educators.
  • Manage the provision of a large toy library.
  • Undertake "on call" duties for after hour's enquiries (one week per month).

Selection Criteria

  • Extensive experience in children's services (Family Day Care experience preferred but not essential)
  • Sound knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations, National Quality Standards, Early Years Learning Framework, My Time Our Place and Child Protection.
  • Proven leadership and people management skills in setting goals and facilitating follow up.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with children and adults from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting or independently as well as meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of child development and early childhood programs.
  • Demonstrated skills and ability in conducting assessments and facilitating training programs.
  • Good computer skills including experience in Microsoft Outlook and Word.
  • CCS (Harmony software) knowledge advantageous but not essential.

Qualifications 

  • Degree or Diploma qualification in Early Childhood or related.
  • First Aid certificate including asthma & anaphylaxis
  • Working with Children Check for Paid Employment
  • Drivers licence and own vehicle with comprehensive insurance
  • Child protection training

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof they have a current valid Working with Children Check, or apply for one if they do not already hold one. Successful applicants are subject to a National Criminal Record Check. Successful applicants are required to have or obtain a Provider Digital Access (PRODA) RA number.

Remuneration Package

SCHADS Awards: Family Day Care Employee Level 4 Pay Point 1 plus Salary Packaging.

Applications Close: Friday 18 January 2019. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

02/01/2019 $0 North West & Hills District Sydney Australia 1 Education & Training
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