Job Openings Centre Director (Childcare)

About the job Centre Director (Childcare)

An exciting opportunity for a passionate, enthusiastic and experienced Leader to join a beautiful centre with an excellent reputation.

Benefits include:

  • A highly competitive salary - well above award
  • Generous incentives for meeting KPS's
  • Get your work/life balance back! Control your own roster
  • Receive an abundance of support from the head office
  • Beautifully designed learning environments - with great outdoor spaces
  • Stacks of quality learning resources and
  • Discounts for your children
  • Paid professional development opportunities
  • Excellent well-being initiatives

About the service

The service is centrally located, close to public transport and provides a parking spot for the leader. With less than 100 children at full capacity, this role is manageable and comes with less stress than some of the bigger centres in the area. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Centre Manager to really make this service your own.

About the role

We are looking for a leader who is well-versed in all aspects of compliance, including a good knowledge of the Early Years Learning and National Quality Framework and experience with the Assessment and Rating process.

We are looking for a strong leader with experience in a similar setting. You must demonstrate a proven ability to use your excellent communication skills to persuade, engage, inspire, and motivate a team of passionate Educators to deliver optimal learning outcomes for the families being served.

As Centre Manager, you will oversee the daily operations, including but not limited to:

  • Guiding and mentoring a small-medium team of Educators
  • Supporting and upholding the Centres policies, procedures and philosophies
  • Attend to administration tasks,
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with families (many of whom are fluent only in Mandarin)
  • Develop meaningful relationships with the wider local community
  • Ensure the highest quality of education and care is transferred throughout.

Role requirements

  • Diploma qualification or above
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as either Assistant Centre Manager or Centre Manager
  • Strong knowledge of the National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework
  • Inherently responsible and dedicated to providing a safe and positive environment for children and staff
  • Willingness to continue professional development and contribute to ongoing learning
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build positive relationships with families and the wider community
  • Strong organisational and time management skills

If this sounds like your next career move, or if you are exploring your career and do not know if this is right for you, then apply, and we can discuss it further.

At Early Years Talent, we connect passionate early childhood educators, teachers and childcare staff with job opportunities. Our clients range from boutique exceeding early learning centres, long day cares to community-managed not-for-profits and kindergartens/preschools.

If you are thinking about a career change or trying to find your feet in the sector - speak to one of our Early Years Talent consultants today.