Our OSCH Leadership Team

Our team leads with passion and expertise

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Our experts pride themselves on delivering quality OSHC programs and building strong partnerships with local schools and families.

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Liz Stiller

Executive Manager Children’s Services

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies
  • Master of Education Specialising in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Studies
  • Master of Education Specialising in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Experience:

Over 25 years experience within the Early Childhood sector, including OSHC, Long Day Care, Family Day Care, Local Government and State/Territory Government. Two years experience as an Authorised Officer for the Department of Education NT, Quality Education and Care NT (QECNT). Undertaking the Assessment and Rating of OSHC, Long Day Care, Pre-school and Family Day Care Services. Four years experience as the Executive Manager of Children’s Services at the YMCA NT of the Northern Territory.

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Jemma Smith

Y OSHC Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Experience:

Jemma has been working and volunteering in early childhood education for over seven years at various education settings including schools, youth centres and early learning centres.
She has worked in OSHC and Early Learning settings for 4 years, developing her expertise and leadership skills.

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Tammy Nai-Smith

OSHC Area Manager

Qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Experience:

Over 15 years’ experience within the Early Childhood sector including both OSHC and Long Day Care. Tammy is a strong advocate for high quality OSHC Services. Northern Territory representative on the National Outside School Hours Services Alliance (NOSHSA). Over 7 years’ experience working for YMCA NT OSHC NT. Provides support, mentorship, coaching and compliance at Driver Primary School OSHC, Bradshaw Primary School OSHC, Araluen Christian College OSHC and Katherine Vacation Care.

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Melinda Wilson

Centre Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
Experience:

Melinda has a wealth of experience working in childhood education and care where she is passionate about creating meaningful educational play spaces that allow children to explore and discover their true potential.

She has 5 years experience working with vulnerable children in Out of Home Care where she has worked with children with trauma and special needs. She has 12 years experience working in Long Day Care and Family Day Care and 7 years working in the management of Out of Home Care, Long Day Care and Family Day Care.

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Our OSHC Skills & Training

Our OSHC educators are supported to deliver the best care for your children.

Our highly skilled and qualified OSHC leaders provide mentoring and support to our OSHC educators ensuring everyone has a rich understanding of contemporary OSHC practices.

Our educators are well supported through continued upskilling by our organisational and external industry experts such as Early Childhood NT (ECANT), ECANT Inclusion Support and Quality Education and Care NT (QECNT.)

We engage staff in regular professional and personal development and seminars to ensure they are constantly up to date with industry standards and compliance, and that their wellbeing is fostered and valued.

What We Love About What We Do

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Our careers

If you are interested in becoming part of an engaged YMCA NT OSHC team with a great culture and would like to help inspire young people to become healthy, happy individuals, then please enquire for career opportunities.

Free traineeship is offered as part of your induction to the YMCA NT.

Career opportunities