Children's Services Educator

Date: 27-Nov-2021

Location: Springwood, AU

Company: YMCA NSW

  • ​​​​​Work at a quality service 
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working Part Time hours
  • Be a Key Member of the Team


Our Springwood Service is looking for a dynamic Educator who is ready to take on the next step in his or her career.
Working closely with the Coordinator at the Service you will be responsible with assisting the Coordinator in delivering a high quality OSHC program.

We are looking for someone who is willing to contribute towards the service operations, providing leadership and positive role modelling to the OSHC children whilst supporting quality practices.

At the Springwood OSHC service we deliver quality education programs and daily routines including spontaneous experiences which meet the needs and interests of each child.

You will assist in daily preparations of activities along with building meaningful relationships with children and families.

Ongoing mentoring will be provided with opportunities to take on responsibilities of operating the service and leading a team of Educators yourself.



Monday to Friday - Before School - 7:00 am to 9:00 am
                               After School -     3:00 pm  to 6.:30 pm  


About your new role



  • You can expect to join a supportive team and have adequate resources to deliver high quality and age-appropriate programming for Children visiting our services.
  • As a small service of two to three Educators you will have a key role to play in the successful operations of each session. 


About you 



  • As an inspiring and motivated educator, you are committed to meeting the needs of all children in our care, and connecting with their parents throughout their development.
  • You will bring a service orientated approach to your role.
  • Have a positive and energetic outlook throughout your interactions with children, their parents and your peers.
  • Provide children with educational and interactive activities whilst maintaining a child safe, supportive and clean environment.

To be successful in this role, you will have:



  • Experience interacting and supervising children.
  • Exposure to working with children in a similar role.
  • Availability to work both before and after school hours.
  • Diploma or Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • HLTAID004 /HLTAID012 - Current First Aid
  • HLTAID009 / HLTAID001- Current CPR
  • Working with Children Check


Y work with us?



  • Work within a supportive team environment.
  • Room to learn and develop within the organisation.
  • Flexible hours and arrangements, for a work-life balance that works for you.
  • Awesome discounts on The Y services and products.
  • Corporate health insurance cover to keep you healthy .


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 53 schools in NSW, our team of OSHC Educators and Coordinators provide before and after school (and school holiday) care that’s dedicated to the safety and development of young children. Every day, the team facilitate and run a range of valuable programs and activities that include sport, creative arts, cooking – and many more. These roles work closely with children, parents and teachers alike, to provide meaningful opportunities for young people within a healthy, safe and inclusive environment. If you’re a driven, dedicated leader who brings energy and enthusiasm to everything you do, you’ll find the support and flexibility to explore a promising career in childcare or education.


Who What Y?


The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 24 recreation centres, 53 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,500 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.


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.


Vaccination Policy

This position involves direct contact with vulnerable persons who have an increased risk of COVID-19, including children. It is a condition of employment that successful applicants provide evidence of compliance with YMCA NSW's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy prior to commencing.


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.