Expressions of Interest – Fun Club Educator
Big Fat Smile is seeking Expressions of Interest from Out of School Hours Care Educators to join the team in our Fun Clubs. Our 16 services have a range of casual and part time roles available. This is a great opportunity to join an industry leading provider of child education and care in the Illawarra.
Big Fat Smile is a values-led organisation. Its vision is that we enrich the lives and minds of children and families in their community. Our values are Inclusion, Integrity, Safety, Child-centric, Collaboration and Leadership.
We are a not for profit, community owned, non government organisation which provides high quality care and education for children, national and state wide inclusion services as part of a National Consortia and operate many community based services to children and families. These include post natal depression groups, transition to school and supported playgroups.
Big Fat Smile is committed to being a child safe organisation and adopting the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations (National Principles). We place the protection of children at the top of our responsibilities and obligations. Every employee is required to exercise their duty of care and ensure the protection of children within the Organisation’s care. There is a zero tolerance for inappropriate behaviour towards children and any breach of the Child Protection laws. All allegations and safety concerns will be treated seriously and acted upon. Big Fat Smile has legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when there are significant concerns for a child’s safety.
Certificate IV (OSHC), Certificate III is desirable along with a minimum of two years’ of relatable experience
Proven ability to communicate effectively with children, families and staff
Ability to work harmoniously within a team environment
A good level of physical fitness
Capacity to contribute actively to the efficient and effective operation/development of a high quality outside school hours care service
Understanding of workplace health and safety and the National Quality Framework
Current First Aid and CPR certification
Identify and Respond to Children at Risk certificate (desirable)
What you’ll do
Our Fun Club Educators play an integral role in the delivery of high quality care, supervision services and and care to all Children. You need great communication skills, understanding of children and the ability to work positively as part of a team!
+ A cover letter
+ A current resume
+ A copy of your Working with Children Check and any relevant qualifications