OSHC Program Manager/Coordinator

Job Title: OSHC Program Manager/Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St Kilda
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$75000 - AU$115000 per annum + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TRD-2024-852_1718325207
Contact Name: Rebecca McArthur
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 14, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: OSHC Coordinator/Program Manager - Full Time

Salary field: 75000-115000k per hour (dependent on experience)

Job Summary:

We have a vacancy for a Full Time Out of School Hours Care Coordinator to work within a School setting in St Kilda.

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  • Excellent salary package and support
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OSHC Coordinator/Program Manager - Full Time


$75000-115000 + Super (dependent on experience)


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of children and families in the local community.

About the Role:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced OSHC Coordinator to develop and lead an Out of School Hours Care program. The successful candidate will be in charge of, and responsible for, the effective and efficient operation of the Outside School Hours Care Service (involving After School Care) placed under their control in accordance with the school philosophy, policies, procedures and guidelines.

The program will cater for Primary aged children, offering a wide range of activities focussed on children's sense of physical and emotional wellbeing, both indoor and outdoor.

The OSHC Coordinator will work as a member of the ELC and Primary Schools Leadership Teams, in the delivery of a happy, rigorous, innovative, inclusive, nurturing, encouraging, caring and safe learning environment where each student is challenged to achieve their personal best.

Key duties:

  • Plan and implement a quality educational program
  • Lead the development and implementation of a weekly OSHC program as part of the ongoing programming cycle, which will clearly be documented for all relevant stakeholders
  • Monitor the implementation of programmed activities through observations and gathering of information to ensure they are child-oriented and developmentally appropriate, to actively support children's participation in the program
  • Create an aesthetically inviting and relaxing OSHC environment which fosters creativity and independence and supports children's physical and emotional wellbeing
  • Guide staff to utilise a variety of teaching strategies that reflect the philosophy of YBR and its OSHC program, and are guided by children's developmental needs, interests and abilities, and are reflective, in daily work
  • Develop improved OSHC programs as required, in consultation with the YBR Principal and the ELC and Primary Schools Leadership Teams
  • For staff to encourage children to develop independence and responsibility through the establishment of a proactive environment that builds confidence, resilience and a willingness to have a go
  • Evaluate programs regularly and make appropriate modifications and recommendations so that staff can meet the individual needs of children
  • Monitor, support, guide and supervise educators in the implementation of programmed activities as required
  • Ensure appropriate levels of staffing for OSHC
  • Staffing and staff development - ensuring that all staff are appropriately qualified and/or assisting them to obtain the required qualifications
  • Ensure appropriate "responsible people are trained and present at all times

Skills & Experience:

In line with sector regulations, the following compliance documentation will be required for the role:

Accepted qualifications include (qualified or currently studying):

  • Bachelor of Education degree (primary, secondary or early childhood)
  • Children's services
  • Nursing
  • Education Support
  • Youth Work
  • Disability support
  • Physical education
  • Out of school hours care
  • Post-secondary qualifications in the fields of health or allied health.
  • Previous experience working in a leadership role within an OSHC setting (preferred).
  • Strong understanding of child development principles and best practices in education and care.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Current First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis, and Asthma Management qualifications (or willingness to obtain).
  • Valid Working with Children Check and Police Check.

Desired Skills & Experience:
Previous experience as OSHC Coordinator is preferred.

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation of providing high calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping to pursue a rewarding career. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website:
Alternatively, email your resume to

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Early Learning Team on 03 9110 0090

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