OSHC Assistant Director

YMCA South Australia

Job Description


Department: Children's Services (OSHC & ELC)

Type: Part-time

Posted: 23 November 2023

Closes: 23 December 2023

  • Permanent part-time role (25 hours per week)
  • Exciting new Mount Gambier based location
  • Discounted OSHC Fees to Staff Members


We are seeking an OSHC Assistant Service Director to join us at the McDonald Park OSHC. This is a part-time opportunity offering 25 hours per week and will be reporting to the OSHC Service Director.

As the Assistant Director, you will be pivotal in providing leadership to ensure that our care, recreation and leisure programs for children are of the highest quality, while also being a role model for Educators, and supporting continuous learning and positive work culture.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Create a service of integrity and security for all children, families and employees involved.
  • Provide and support the delivery of a balanced program to include flexibility, variety, fun, safety, choice and support for the physical, social and emotional well-being of children.
  • Support learning outcomes under the EYLF and NQS.
  • Plan for and facilitate the inclusion of children with additional needs, including children with disabilities, children with complex health support needs, Aboriginal children and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This may include the management of inclusive support services funding.


YMCA South Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that has served the South Australian community for more than 170 years. With around 800 staff (and growing), we deliver programs and services across the state in settings including community recreation centres, swimming pools, health and fitness facilities, community centres, camps, early education and schools and youth services.

Our aim is to develop the whole person, helping all South Australians connect with a better life. Not only their physical fitness and capabilities, but also their sense of identity, purpose, hope and dignity; psychological health; resilience; social connectedness; lifelong learning; and their own contribution back into the community. All the elements that together constitute a full, healthy, productive and satisfying life.


Successful candidates will also have, or be willing to obtain:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Children's Services
  • Certificate of completion for “Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care” Training
  • HLTAID012 Provide Emergency First Aid in an Education & Care Setting
  • HLTAID009 Provide CPR
  • Strong leadership experience with staff, including training, quality improvement, support, and maintaining the standards of service

To view the position descriptions for this role, please visit our website at https://www.sa.ymca.org.au/get....


  • The opportunity to join a leading provider of children’s services, community and recreation programs.
  • A culture of empowerment and growth with ongoing opportunities for career development.
  • A supportive team of passionate and professional individuals.


For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Wayne Copley on 0460 029 885.


Does this sound like you? Please submit your resume and cover letter via APPLY NOW!

You must address the key selection criteria in your application.

Applications close 23 December 2023

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be notified.


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 ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. This includes:

  • National Criminal History Record Check
  • Working With Children Check


YMCA South Australia is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people and other vulnerable people.


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