Gowrie NSW are seeking a passionate and creative Program Manager for our 80 place Vacation Care program in the vibrant environs of North Sydney. This is an opportunity to forge lasting relationships with the children and community as you use your professional instincts and passions to create a fun, educational and engaging environment.

The Role

This position is available during the school holidays and ongoing for each Vacation Care period.

Permanent Part Time position 75 hours fortnight each holiday period, Dates will be based on school breaks.

This position entails the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Working within a team environment and reporting to the General Manager OSHC
  • Responsible for the operational management and oversite of Vacation Care;
  • Responsible for promoting a healthy, safe and enriching environment for children in accordance with the National Quality Framework, Children’s and Young person’s Act and Gowrie NSW policies and procedures

These opportunities will allow you the opportunity to further enhance your career, network with our team of dedicated professional educators and contribute to our Strategy of “Greater Reach with Greater Impact”.

About You

Essential Criteria:

 Demonstrated experience in children’s recreation, leisure and education.

Demonstrated experience in program, project, service delivery and resource management.

Demonstrated staff management, development and training skills

sound financial management skills

High level of understanding of National Quality Framework, My Time Our Place Framework to undertake the role of Educational Leader.



• working with children check

• Qualifications or study in Education or similar (preferred)

• A current first-aid certificate and asthma and anaphylaxis training

• Identify and Respond qualification


Next steps

If you have the energy and drive to enhance our Vacation Care Program and provide the children with a holiday experience to remember please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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