OSCAR Programme - After School Care PAEROA

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, friendly, and capable educator to join our OSCAR ‘Out of School Care and Recreation' team. We pride ourselves in delivering an extraordinary quality of care for children like no other, by cultivating a great culture where values are extremely important. We are looking for an outgoing, proactive person with great initiative to assist in the successful delivery of our OSCAR after school and holiday programme care services to primary and intermediate aged children in Paeroa. You will assist in managing the day-to-day operations of an after-school care in a safe, professional, and fun environment, ensuring all OSCAR policies and processes are adhered to and aligned with Ministry requirements. You must be available to work weekdays, Monday to Friday, from between 2:45 pm to 5.30 pm or until the last child has been safely signed out. An example of a typical shift is 2:45pm – 5.00pm or 3.30 pm to 5:30pm or 2.45 pm to 5.30 pm. Extended work hours during the school holidays are definitely available.

We will provide: 
  • A very open, welcoming, and supportive management team and staff 
  • The chance to encourage, motivate and help children to explore life and develop themselves 
  • A collaborative approach 
  • A place to share your ideas and influence

To be successful you will need to have: 
  • A strong ability to lead, guide and influence child friendly environments in a safe, professional and fun manner. 
  • Place the safety and well-being of the children in your care first.
  • Be inclusive of all children’s backgrounds and different abilities

You need to be:
  •  Honest, trustworthy and a team player 
  • Take pride in your work performance 
  • A natural, caring, and hands-on leader 
  • Outstanding in your time management and consistently reliable 
  • Dedicated to ensuring policy and procedures are adhered to 
  • Attentive to details 
  • Positive and polite in all forms of communication 
  • Approachable and collaborative in your approach 
  • Able to think and respond on your feet 
  • Able to work under pressure, motivate and mentor children 
  • Confident and passionate interacting with children and able to manage large groups from the ages of 5-14 years of age. 
  • Generally fit and healthy


  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with team members, parents, and children. 
  • Supporting the OSCAR site manager in: o positively promoting the centre within the community. 
  • effectively managing the site in terms of OSCAR compliance and facility management. 
  • providing quality OSCAR childcare throughout all aspects of day to day: Preparing afternoon tea, setting up the venue, proactive positive supervising children at the playground, assisting with homework and reading time, initiating a variety of games and activities etc. 
  • ensuring health & safety is implemented & maintained

Note: Successful applicants will be required to have a police check. Our organisation takes its child safety and protection responsibilities seriously.

OSCAR Programme - After School Care PAEROA

Paeroa Community Support Trust

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Hours are variable