OSCAR Supervisor Job Description – Maternity Leave position
Part 1: Summary
Position: OSCAR Supervisor
Hours: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday during After School and Holiday Programmes + additional hours if negotiated with Manager
Hourly rate: $26.00
Type: Fixed term maternity leave position starting 3 April 2023 and ending 20 April 2024
Part 2: Relationships
Responsible to: WDP Manager
OSCAR programme assistants
In partnership with Morning OSCAR Supervisor
OSCAR programme children and their families/whānau.
Staff at Te Waka Unua School
Family Support Worker
Staff at outside venues such as Chipmunks Playland, Willowbank, Inflatable World, Caddyshack City, Hollywood Cinemas and any other venues our programmes visit during school holidays or during after school programmes
Part 3: Vision, Mission & Principles
WDP’s Vision: A community where people are happy, safe and resourceful.
WDP’s Mission Statement: Developing the potential of local families/ whanau – children, youth and women- across generations.
Alignment with the above mission and vision:
Developing the potential of local families & whānau through supporting families/whānau by providing a safe place for their children/tamariki to be while parents/caregivers are at work or study.
Part 4: Responsibilities & Duties:
Supervising Woolston Development Project’s OSCAR programmes:
- Holiday Programmes: 12.30 – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, last two weeks of January, two weeks in each of April, July and October school holidays.
- After School Programmes, 3 – 5.30pm plus set up time & other relevant tasks
- Supervising OSCAR Programme Assistants and Youth Volunteers.
Planning and implementing activities on each programme
Working in partnership with the other OSCAR supervisor
Liaising and networking with parents/caregivers
Monitoring health & safety of programme and premises and managing risks to children’s health/wellbeing.
Managing children’s behaviour.
Part 5: Skills/experience
- Enjoys working with children.
- Excellent professional boundaries and a strong understanding of Child Safety issues and how to protect children from harm.
- Understanding of and knowledge of appropriate behaviour around children and role modelling of such.
- Computer & report writing skills
- Good team player – positive, encouraging and able to provide positive feedback.
- Great practical skills