Sherpa Kids are looking for staff  see below for full job description


To ensure the effective management of the day-to- day running of the Sherpa Kids program; making certain that all children attending receive optimal care at all times, with a focus on a safe and secure environment delivered through a structured, fun, well balanced program by supporting programme co-ordinators and assistants in their roles, by providing business leadership, mentoring and guidance to achieve their performance targets.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain relationships with programme co-ordinators at the required level to ensure the successful continuance of SAC programmes.
  • Team management and promotion of a positive and supportive team
  • Position our company for current and future business opportunities in School Aged Childcare programmes.
  • Marketing our brand in your territory area and improving Brand Awareness.
  • Work with Co-ordinators to manage calendar of closure days and holiday programmes and arrange marketing ahead of time
  • Billing and maintenance of accounts for all services in the territory.
  • Management of NCS Hive accounts
  • Ensure accurate records are kept of training & development activities for all staff.
  • Conduct monthly service evaluations to determine performance & satisfaction and identify future business development opportunities.
  • Effectively engage all staff in business goals and strategy to achieve their target performance.
  • Responsible for inducting new employees.


  • Ensure that all employees understand and are following our systems and procedures
  • Identify Employee training needs
  • Support our compliance and monitor company policies and requirements.
  • Ensure that programmes are run in a professional manner and are fully compliant with all systems and procedures.


  • Maintains a responsible, mature, presentable and professional image in own conduct.
  • Maintains complete confidentiality in all areas of the business.


  • Communication with all parties as required.
  • Keep owners regularly updated with any developments and initiatives from head office.
  • Respond customer / parent complaints in an effective, professional and timely manner.
  • Coach / mentor all staff through the complaint process, where necessary.

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist with staff training as required
  • Assist with staff shortages as required
  • Assist with site development initiatives
  • Responds to Health & Safety incidents / concerns immediately and takes necessary action, following the policies and procedures.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be punctual and work the hours and times specified.
  • Prioritise workload to ensure work of the greatest importance to the business is undertaken with urgency and to a high standard.
  • Support and help develop a positive workplace culture.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Responsibly manage all business resources within accountability levels.
  • Undertake all duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description and all other duties as required by the business.
  • Comply with all employment obligations.
  • Promptly undertake to complete all reasonable and lawful instructions and directions given.
  • Serve the business in good faith, promoting and protecting the business’s best interests.
  • During work time, and such other times as may be reasonably required, dedicate all effort to the execution and fulfilment of the duties, responsibilities, obligations and instructions related to employment.
  • Demonstrate through own actions a commitment to Health and Safety at work when undertaking work or observing others in the workplace.

Skills, Experience & Education

  • Good working knowledge and experience in all MS Office products.
  • Experience with NCS and managing funding and reporting for all applications
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and also as a team member. Self-starter with strong initiative.
  • Full clean license

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