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We are looking for a Before & After School Care & Holiday Programme Team Leader to join our team based at Lynmore Primary in Rotorua.

We are looking for passionate Team Leaders and members who are forward thinking, well organised, can follow the required guidelines and who love working with kids to join our OSCAR Programme. Additional hours are available in before School care and Holiday Programmes depending on the school you are assigned too.

Due to MSD requirements and the NZ Government MSD Specialist Accreditation Standard we are only able to accept applicants who are over the age of 20 for the Team Leader role.

What will you be doing?

  • Adhering to strict compliance with all aspects of the OSCAR Code of Practice
  • Actively supervise children and staff in the programme, being aware of their whereabouts at all times.
  • Implementation of the daily programme
  • Actively participate and interact with children in the programme
  • Set up and clean-up activities and facility areas used by children
  • Ensure physical and emotional safety of children and other staff at all times
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect whilst providing positive encouragement

What experience/skills do you need?

  • Minimum one years’ experience working with children or in a child care role is essential
  • Experience as a supervisor or leader or in a role with responsibility
  • First Aid certificate
  • Passion for working with kids, youth and people in general

What The Y offers:

  • Discounts on YMCA services e.g. childcare, holiday programmes, sports leagues, etc.
  • Apprenticeship Boost Scheme (OSCAR, Youth)
  • Professional development, career advancement and safeguarding training
  • Working in a community-focused environment

About The Y North:

As a not-for profit, everything we do each day has a positive impact, and we have fun doing it! We believe in the power of inspired and connected communities, where people feel safe and are motivated to reach their full potential. Our values of Caring, Respect, Honesty and Responsibility are at the core of our culture and the valued connections and friendships you’ll build here are lifelong. The Y employees and careers represent many lifestyles and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, with jobs and hours to suit everyone’s stage of life from 14-70+. Our varied services and activities offer a wide range of career pathways where your development will be supported to help you reach your career goals. Our STAR Awards, Outward Bound scholarship opportunities, and long service recognition reward your contribution. We have benefits to suit your lifestyle, with access to free counselling, free annual flu vaccinations, and discounts for our services such as before and after school care, camps, swim school and sports leagues.

All applicants must:

  • Currently hold the right to work in New Zealand and currently be in New Zealand.
  • Return a satisfactory Police Vet before commencement of employment.

The Y North is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people in our care and it is our expectation that all staff will operate in a way that reflects this intent. Staff will be required to attend Safeguarding workshops, trainings and online modules to comply with The Y North Safeguarding Policy

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