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Holiday Programme Leader at Sarah’s OSCAR Ltd

I am delighted to call for applications for Leaders at Sarah’s OSCAR. We are a new Out of School Care and Recreation Programme based in Northcote and Beach Haven.

The programme will cater for 5-13 year olds operating between 7am-7pm during the holidays.

The position will require that you have: excellent leadership, communication and people skills, are dynamic, enthusiastic, energetic, kind, caring, genuine, innovative, creative…

…and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!!

Sarah’s OSCAR provides quality Out of School Care programmes dedicated to supporting children, families and communities.

Thorough training will be given.

So, if you are looking for employment that will support and extend you, utilise your skills, knowledge and experience and where you will be a valued part of a team, look no further.


Job Description

Holiday Programme Leader at Sarah’s OSCAR Ltd

The Director of Sarah’s OSCAR Ltd and Supervisors

Excellent leadership, communication and people skills. Be dynamic, enthusiastic, energetic, kind, caring and genuine. • Integrity. Creative and innovative. • Able to inspire and motivate.• Have an interest in children and experience in working with groups of children. •Currently be studying towards a teaching qualification or be a trained teacher. • Have knowledge of child development or other relevant/suitable experience. • Have staff management and leadership skills. • Have knowledge of behaviour management practices. • Hold a current First Aid Certificate. • Hold a clean current New Zealand Drivers licence. • Be punctual, dependable, responsible, consistent and flexible. • Have the ability to work in a team and contribute as a team member. •Be in good health. • Have a good sense of humour.

To work with the Programme Supervisor to assist with the day-to-day running of the programme. • To help maintain a positive and welcoming culture and environment for all children, staff, family/Whanau and visitors • To motivate children to be involved in all aspects of the programme. • To act as a positive role model for Sarah’s values. •At all times reflect your duty of care to the children attending the programme. • Report any concerns regarding a child’s health, safety or welfare to your supervisor or Director.

You will work closely with the Supervisor and other leaders. • To set up and prepare equipment for the activities at the start and end of each day. • To assist in the roll check (registration) of children at the beginning and end of each day. • To lead, if appropriate, and participate in activities planned with direction of Supervisor. • To be an appropriate role model to children and other Leaders. • To ensure the safety and well-being of children on the programme with emphasis on identifying and reacting to potential risks. • To report to the Supervisor any problems (i.e. accidents and incidents) immediately upon situation arising and recorded in the accident register.• Cleaning of the venue at the end of each day and as required. • Take part in the evaluation of the programme through briefs and debriefs throughout each day and at the end of the programme. •Ensure a high level of safety and supervision. • Attend staff trainings. • Fulfill any other duties to ensure the smooth running of the programme.

A positive working environment where you will be extended, encouraged, valued and appreciated. • An opportunity to utilise your teaching skills, knowledge and experience and be supported in your study and future employment. • A very reasonable rate of pay. •Flexible working conditions. • Opportunity for additional work babysitting.