Educational Leader - Children Services

Date: 8 Sep 2023

Location: Rockdale, AU

Company: YMCA NSW


Permanent OSHC Educator with Educational Leader Duties in St.oseph's Rockdale.


  • Inspire children in your community
  • Create and lead valuable program opportunities outside of the classroom
  • Leadership development role for those with a background in teaching or childcare
  • Permanent Part-Time working arrangements, to help your work-life balance


We are looking for committed Educational Leader to help inspire children at our St.Joseph's Rockdale OSHC services. If you believe in the power of inspired young people, and want to make a difference in your community, you’ll love the opportunities of a career with the Y NSW. This isn’t your typical 9-5 role; you can build a schedule that works for you, make the most of the Y NSW’s learning and development library, enjoy wellbeing leave days and explore of the Y’s unique national and international opportunities to develop your skills and experiences.


About your new role


  • You will create fun and engaging activities for primary school age children
  • You will design a calendar of inclusive, exciting, and engaging program following MTOP
  • You will join our team of over 300 OSHC staff supporting children across NSW
  • You will be able to follow our development pathways to learn new skills and build your career


About you


  • Everyone at the Y NSW is committed to safeguarding and hosting safe learning environments
  • Y NSW staff love supporting their communities, and our educators innovate learning everyday
  • Y NSW OSHC Educational Leaders are motivated to develop children outside of the classroom
  • Y NSW OSHC Educational Leaders are available for Monday to Friday split shift duties




  • Identify and Report Children and Young People at Risk CHCPRT025 OR CHCPRT001 (Mandatory)
  • Working with Children Check
  • Police Check


Y work with us?


  • Work within a supportive team linking community education, recreation and youth services
  • Learn and develop through the Y’s online L&D module programs.
  • Flexible hours and arrangements, for a work-life balance that works for you.
  • 50% discount for employee childcare fee
  • Awesome discounts on Y services, products, and corporate health insurance.
  • Wellbeing Days in addition to annual leave entitlements.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for ongoing mental health and wellbeing support


Childcare Services


Our Children Services Team are the passionate leaders giving developing young minds the opportunity to learn, grow and have fun outside of school. Across 55 schools in NSW, our team of OSHC Educators and Coordinators provide Before school, after school and school holiday care that’s dedicated to the safety and development of young children. Every day, our teams create and deliver valuable programs with experiences including sports, creative arts, cooking – and many more.


Our OSHC staff work closely with children, parents and teachers to provide meaningful opportunities within safe and inclusive environments for all children. If you’re driven and dedicated, bringing energy and enthusiasm to everything you do, you’ll find the support and flexibility to explore a promising career at the Y NSW.



Who What Y?


 The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate recreation centres, out-of-school-hours care services,  camping experiences and a diverse range of enriching community programs across NSW, employing 1,500 staff across NSW.

We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.


Commitment to Safeguarding


At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we embed Safeguarding into everything that we do to make sure Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programs and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe.


To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding Statement and our screening processes, click here.