School Age Care Educator (Permanent Part-Time)

YWCA Canberra is a feminist not-for-profit organisation that has provided community services and represented women’s issues in Canberra since 1929.

YWCA Canberra provides essential, quality services for women, girls and families in the ACT and surrounding regions. We work in the areas of children’s services, community development, homelessness and affordable housing, youth services, personal and professional training, women’s leadership and advocacy.

Through its national Affiliate Association with YWCA Australia, YWCA Canberra is part of the World YWCA network, which connects 120 countries across the globe.

YWCA Canberra’s mission is ‘We strengthen communities by supporting girls and women through our services and advocacy’.

About the Role

YWCA Canberra Children’s Services School Age Care is seeking people that are interested in creating fun education and care environments for children attending our School Age Care Services (before and after school care) in the Canberra region. We provide locations in the South, Inner South, Inner North and North Canberra. Responsibilities include working within a dedicated team of staff to implement a developmentally appropriate, child focused program.

About you

Successful applicants will have a can-do attitude, flexible availability, passion for working with children and excellent interpersonal skills. Applicants must hold a current Working with Vulnerable People Card and complete a police check. 

Additionally, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Skills and experience in the Children’s Services industry
  • The successful applicant will have strong communication skills, be able to relate to children with genuine respect, empathy and warmth, taking into account any individual cultural or socio-economic differences.
  • Assist with guiding and assisting children in all activities, ensuring that the highest safety standards are maintained;

How to apply

  1. Visit to access the position description.
  2. Submit your resume and responses to the selection criteria (outlined in the position description) via SEEK candidate application portal 

YWCA Canberra is committed to the safety of children and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to participate fully in all child protection risk management recruitment processes and ongoing character checking and assessment processes. 

Applications close on 31 January 2020

Addressing of applications:

“Private and Confidential”

Human Resources

GPO Box 767