area manager - ipswich and toowoomba - jan 19 in Ipswich

caylee-jade eve, randstad
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AU$ 85,000 - AU$ 100,000 per year
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ipswich, queensland
education & training
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AU$ 85,000 - AU$ 100,000 per year
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caylee-jade eve, randstad
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Area Manager - Ipswich and Toowoomba

Fantastic opportunity to work within a growing organisation who already have a significant amount of centres under their remit nationally!

You will have responsibility for 10 of their centres, spanning from the Ipswich to Toowoomba. This position comes with amazing support from Head Office, weekly meetings with fellow QLD Area Managers and paid professional development opportunities.

This role is heavliy financially driven and knowledge and acumen in this alongside occupancy and NQS ratings is a must.

Immediate start available.


  • Highly attractive salary package
  • Company car provided (or $12K allowance given)
  • An exciting and dynamic work environment - no two days alike
  • Weekly meetings with fellow Area Managers - fantastic support system
  • Incredible support from Head Office and QLD State Manager
  • A professional culture and supportive work environment
  • 2 days in Head Office with State Manager and fellow AMs, 3 days travel to centres


Do you enjoy providing strong commercial leadership and operational direction to multiple childcare centres? Do you thrive on building strong personal relationships, results and the implementation of correct policies and procedures?

This Area Manager will be responsible for the ongoing support and directives of Centre Managers in 10 centres spanning the Ipswich and Toowoomba regions. Reporting directly to the State Manager, you will ultimately be responsible of maximising efficiency and driving overall team performance!

Responsibilities include:

  • Effectively lead and motivate your managers to deliver commercial and quality outcomes within your area
  • Develop your managers through coaching, mentoring and effective use of internal people management systems to achieve optimum competency and performance in their role;
  • Ensure your managers build strong relationships with families through effective CRM utilisation and other communication and engagement strategies;
  • Oversee the effective identification of hazards and risks. Ensure effective risk assessments and controls are in place. Ensure effective WHS consultation processes are in place as per the companies policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the internal leadership program offered to staff members of the organisation
  • Regularly analyse statistics and monthly profit and loss statements to ensure strategies are implemented to achieve EBITDA targets for centres within your area


  • A minimum of an Early Childhood Diploma of Children's Services or ACECQA approved equivalent, Diploma and above
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (desirable)
  • A current Working with Children Check or equivalent, current driver’s licence, first aid certificate (including asthma and anaphylactic training) and resuscitation certificate.
  • A love of early childhood education
  • A minimum of 2 years successful track record as an Area Manager for a multi-centre organisation - ideally in childcare
  • A strong understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS)


If you have any questions or would like to know more about this role and others, please call Caylee on 07 3337 5230 or email

Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.

Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to provide a valid state-based Working with Children Check which is thoroughly screened. In some circumstances, a Federal Police Check and an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant's interactions with children using an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.

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Area Manager - Operations Manager - Toowoomba - Ipswich


Diploma of Children's Services

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma