• Permanent, Part Time
  • 10 hours per week, Monday to Friday After School Care
  • Koonawarra Location

Big Fat Smile is a values-led organisation. Its vision is that we enrich the lives and minds of children and families in their community. Our values are Inclusion, Integrity, Safety, Child-centric, Collaboration and Leadership.

We are a not for profit, community owned, non government organisation which provides high quality care and education for children, national and state wide inclusion services as part of a National Consortia and operate many community based services to children and families. These include post natal depression groups, transition to school and supported playgroups.

Big Fat Smile is committed to being a child safe organisation and adopting the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations (National Principles). We place the protection of children at the top of our responsibilities and obligations. Every employee is required to exercise their duty of care and ensure the protection of children within the Organisation’s care. There is a zero tolerance for inappropriate behaviour towards children and any breach of the Child Protection laws. All allegations and safety concerns will be treated seriously and acted upon. Big Fat Smile has legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when there are significant concerns for a child’s safety.

Selection Criteria:

    • Certificate IV (OSHC), Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Care or relevant tertiary studies is desirable
    • Certified Supervisor or ability to meet requirements of Certified Supervisor
    • Proven ability to communicate effectively with children and families
    • Ability to work harmoniously within a team environment
    • A good level of physical fitness
    • Capacity to contribute actively to the efficient and effective operation/development of a high quality outside school hours care service
    • Demonstrated commitment to workplace health and safety, an inclusive curriculum, child protection and the Quality Improvement and Accreditation System
    • Previous experience providing support to children with additional needs is desirable