Child Development Coordinator/Administration Officer

Purpose and Function:

This position requires abilities in effectively communicating with educators from diverse backgrounds and managing a demanding workload. Challenges include ensuring children are cared for in a safe and stimulating home environment and keeping up to date with issues and changes in the early childhood field.

This position is 20 hours per week, 4 x 5 hour days per week (working times and days can be negotiated). You will report to your nominated supervisor.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Educational Leader in assessment, planning and review of work with educators and families.
  • Regularly visit registered educators of the Nambucca Valley Family Day Care Scheme in relation to children in care and support of educators
  • Comply with the Education and Care Services National Regulations.
  • Assist Educational Leader and Nominated Supervisor to plan and present training to educators, parents and other interested persons.
  • Assist in producing regular newsletters.
  • Carry out any administrative tasks needed for the effective maintenance of work with families and compliance with funding conditions.
  • Provide administrative assistance in processing Child Care Subsidy through the Harmony Software Database
  • Assist with enrolments and educator payments
  • Update Social Media Site (Facebook)
  • Assist with Service evaluation.
  • Assist Administration in their absence
  • Abide by Equal Employment Opportunity principles.

Selection Criteria:

Essential

  • Degree or Diploma in Early Childhood, or similar
  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate – HLTAID004
  • Current CPR certificate – HLTAID001
  • Identify and Respond certificate – CHCPRT001
  • Working with Children Check clearance
  • National Police Check Clearance
  • Well developed communication skills and conflict resolution skills
  • Effective record keeping and organisational skills
  • Basic administrative and computer skills to assist administration
  • Access to own car if the work car is unavailable

 Desirable

  • Previous experience in Family Day Care
  • Working knowledge of Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Framework

How do I apply?

Please send through your a covering letter addressing the essential criteria along with your CV to Zara – HR Advisor via Seek or email hradvisor@lifetimeconnect.org.au.

Closing date is Wednesday 25th March 2020.

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To enquire about any other positions available, as we are always looking for qualified staff, if you can please email the HR Advisor on hradvisor@lifetimeconnect.org.au with your resume for any upcoming positions.

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