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:


  • 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


  • 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

Closing date is Wednesday 25th March 2020.


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

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