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    Outside School Hours Care jobs
    Flexibility and Lifestyle

    Before and After School Care Shifts are generally 7am – 9am, and 2.30pm – 6pm (programs may differ) delivering flexibility for people to do what they need to do during the day. Vacation Care shifts also available.

    You'll enjoy an enviable lifestyle. You don’t need to talk about the work-life balance, you are literally living it. Exercise, swim, catch up with friends and family, study, shop, housework…or even catch a movie in the middle of the day.


    Outside of School Hours (also known as OOSH, or Before and After School Care) is a play-based environment, allowing educators to develop strong relationships with children and families.

    You'll be delivering engaging programs that include activities based on children’s interests - craft and creativity projects, science exploration, construction using recycled and loose part objects, small group games and physical skills games.


    Working in OSHC also offers opportunity for a long term, rewarding career. 

    Here at Gowrie NSW, we are committed to supporting you in your career aspirations. We do this by offering mentorship, access to free professional development courses, clear pathways of progression and offering a strong study support policy.

    We also offer dedicated wellbeing support, and generous working conditions.

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    Your role will include;
    • Developing and delivering a diverse range of activities such as arts, crafts, science, sport and drama based on children's interests.
    • Collaborating with the team to innovate experiences to promote children's wellbeing and overall growth
    • Developing strong relationships with children, families and caregivers.

    You will enjoy:
    • Freedom and support
    • Competitive above award rates, additional leave entitlements + split shift allowance + paid uniform allowance
    • Free professional development with access to the Gowrie NSW Education Hub + paid study support
    • Genuine opportunities for career progression
    • A well-being program, and access to a range of free resources including our Employee Assistance Program
    • A workplace promoting democracy and collaboration
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    An OSHC job is perfect for:

    • Anyone who has a genuine interest in, or is passionate about working with children
    • A university student - you are able to fit your shifts around your lectures and tutorials (and the occasional lunch out)
    • A person returning to work who may still have commitments in the home
    • An educator / teacher looking for something rewarding, not taxing.


    What you need?

    • Enthusiasm
    • A good work ethic
    • A sense of humour and a sense of fun
    • Ability to develop a strong rapport and connect with primary school-aged children
    • Qualifications don't hurt (but not necessary for every role)
    • Current Working with Children's Check
    • Two doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines, with the willingness to comply with additional health requirements (including booster shots).


    Discover current roles at Gowrie NSW OSHC Programs


    ‘I started a job at a local OSHC at the same time as I started uni. My shifts work around my uni timetable, and I am able to work a 9 shift week and get to all my lectures and tutes. I love working at OSHC because no two days are the same, I’m never bored, and I can live my life at the same time' Kelly, 19


    We have immediate jobs in NSW -  Drummoyne, Erskineville, Ryde, Gladesville, North Sydney Orange East, Kinross Woloroi, Camden Haven, Kelso and Bathurst West.

    If you are interested in learning more about a role with Gowrie NSW OSHC, we would love to hear from you!


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