General Information

Business Unit: Operations

Department: Operations - In-Service

Description and Requirements

Welcome to Helping Hands, Talara! 

We are looking for an Assistant Coordinator to cover a 1-year, maternity leave contract. A permanent position is guaranteed upon completion of the contract.  

If you are an experienced Educator seeking a genuine career opportunity with development and training to ensure your success - you've hit the jackpot! Talara is a large service creating the perfect environment to start your management career. 


  • Educational Leader duties; 
  • Assist with developing skills within the team;
  • Ensuring NQS compliance of your service;
  • Fostering the outstanding existing relationship with the school and community links;
  • Develop and deliver fun, child-driven activities;
  • Planning & resourcing healthy eating menus; 
  • Community partnerships for delivery of unique projects;
  • Step-up to Coordinator duties as required. 


Leadership experience is not necessary; however, candidates must be highly invested in developing their career within the OSHC sector, in addition to; 

  • An understanding of NQS and My Time My Place; 
  • Diploma/ Bachelors within relevant* discipline;
  • OSHC/ ECEC experience; 
  • Experience with additional needs;
  • A valid Blue Card;
  • The ability to pass a National Police Check.


This permanent position requires commitment during the school term and holiday program, Monday to Friday;

  • Before School Care (6:30 am - 8:45 am); and
  • After School Care (2:15 pm - 6:00 pm);


  • Permanent employment, 30 hours per week;
  • $53,300.00 package;
  • Training & development to build your skills toward Coordinator promotion
  • Join a highly reputable OSHC provider with National presence;
  • Paid training in First Aid/CPR/Responsible Person, etc;
  • Employee Assistance Program - we care about your welfare!
  • Benefits such as discounted movie tickets, travel, healthcare, dining, fuel and much more.


Submit your CV & blue card using the 'apply here' link | We look forward to hearing from you!

*visit for approved qualification for working with school-aged children.