Vacation Care Program Supervisor


Reference: 5091275

Part Time Fixed Term Position until May 2021

Salary Range $67,846 - $78,126 pa pro rata + 9.5% Super

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs, and we want you to enjoy the benefits that best work for you and your stage of life. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and countless opportunities for professional and personal development. You'll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne's fastest growing municipalities.

The Opportunity

Melton City Council is seeking a candidate with a strong commitment and passion for working with diverse and complex children and families, to work in our Vacation Care program. The Melton City Council Vacation Care Program provides quality education and care to primary aged school children throughout the school holiday periods.

The Vacation Care Program Supervisor will be required to work an average of 17hrs per week, in the following time periods;

  • Schools terms - 2 days per week (12hrs)
  • School Holidays - Full Time (38hrs)

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Early Years Team Leader, the position is required to undertake the role as Educational Leader/Nominated Supervisor for the delivery of our Vacation Care program and to plan and implement a program that is based on children's social, cultural, physical, emotional development, and health and wellbeing needs.

In accordance with relevant guidelines and policies of the Local, State and Commonwealth governments, you will balance a workload consisting of a mix of direct service operations and administrative duties, including a focus on continuous improvement and risk management.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • A Diploma level qualification in a field related to Out of School Hours Care, Teaching, or Children's Services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current legislation & standards in relation to early education and care, including but not limited to, National Quality Framework, Family Assistance Law and Child Safe Standards.
  • Experience working with children aged 5-12 years
  • Current Working with Children Check or VIT registration
  • Current approved Level 2 First Aid, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Training.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "a thriving community where everyone belongs" and that means there's a place here for you too. Council has a diverse and vibrant team serving our diverse and vibrant community and we'd love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future. Our values are:

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Recognition
  • Accountability
  • Fairness
  • Teamwork


There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council:

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Social Club Activities
  • Subsidised Uniforms

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How to apply

For further information about the position, please contact Matthew Welsh, Team Leader Early Years, on 9747 7271.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 5 June 2020

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we're committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications Close: 05 Jun 2020

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