Katoomba Out of Hours School Care (KOOSH) 

  Education Leader / Assistant Coordinator Position  

20.5 hours per week; 32 hours per week Vacation Care

CSE L4.2 Children's Services Award plus above award conditions


An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic and experienced Childcare professional to lead My Time Our Place programs in a team of workers providing high quality before school, after school, and vacation care services.


Katoomba Out Of School Hours care service is a 45-place centre that provides before school, after school and vacation care to families with primary school aged children, between 5-12 years of age.  We aim to provide a high-quality care service to local families who require it while working, studying or in need of respite. We strive to create a safe, happy and relaxed environment where all families feel welcomed and accepted and we have been doing so for almost 40 years.


We are currently recruiting for the role of the Educational Leader / Assistant Coordinator, Katoomba Out of School
Hours Service (KOOSH). This role will be responsible for the delivery of quality child care for children and support for families attending the KOOSH Service incorporating Before School Care, After School Care and Vacation Care.

You can find the job application and information package specific to this position on this website page, which you can download. The documents within this Job application package are:


  • Position job description including position essential criteria

  • Belong Blue Mountains Code of Conduct

  • Belong Blue Mountains Organisational structure

Your written application must clearly show how you meet each of the essential Selection Criteria as listed in the Position Description on page 6. For each of the criteria, please outline (in a short paragraph) what qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge you have. Applications that do not address the key selection criteria will not be considered.  Please also:

  • attach your resume that shows evidence of you meeting the criteria

  • nominate two recent employment-related referees and their daytime contact details

  • provide a copy of your Working with Children Check.


Please send your application via email (subject: ‘KOOSH Education Leader’) to mbarrett@belongbm.org.au

The closing date for this position is 10.00am on Monday 26 October 2020. Interviews for this position will be held on Tuesday 3 November. If you are selected for interview you will be notified of the interview time and venue by Wednesday 28 October 2020.


All essential criteria must be addressed to be considered for interview. Please phone Mick Barrett, Director of Communities, on 0403 852 718  or email mbarrett@belongbm.org.au if you require any further clarification.