director / northern suburbs in Australia

melanie lennox, randstad
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AU$ 80,000 - AU$ 100,000 per year
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melanie lennox, randstad
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Randstad Education specialises in the recruitment of Early Childhood staff across Melbourne. We specialise in Pre-Schools/Kindergartens, long day care centres, occasional care services, OOSH services and vacation programs.

This large, purpose built centre in the vibrant suburb of South Morang is seeking an experienced Diploma or ECT trained Director to run there new service opening mid 2019. The position would be managing a 120 place long day care centre and catering for children aged 0 - 5.

Your role would initially include all of the recruitment of the educators for the service; service set up ensuring the service meets all regulations, building relationship with new families and key stakeholders within the community. You will be the face of the new service.

Once the centre has opened your role would include overseeing all aspects of the centre - daily routines; staffing; ratios; policies; regulations; rostering; staff management; parent relationships; implement policies and procedures; attend staff meetings where required and ensure the centre is providing the highest quality care.

They are offering an attractive salary package and incentive program, support of a dedicated management team and assistant director, administrative support, and your chance to be apart of a brand new ELC !

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold either a Diploma of Children’s Services or a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
  • Hold current First Aid and Anaphylaxis training
  • Have a Working With Children Check card
  • Be experienced managing a team of up to 20 staff
  • Ideally be experienced as a centre manager
  • Be confident with leading and mentoring staff
  • Be experienced handling parent enquiries and conducting tours/orientations
  • Be experienced writing and implementing policies and procedures
  • Have excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Have a solid understanding of the EYLF
  • Have a solid understanding of new VICTORIAN regulations/legislation
  • Be looking to commit to a role long term

This is a fantastic position, offering great benefits to the right candidate. If this sounds like the perfect role for you don’t hesitate, APPLY NOW! Or call Melanie or Rachel @ Randstad Education on 8630 7400 for a confidential discussion.

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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childcare manager ; centre director ; long day care manager


Diploma of Children Services or Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or above


We are seeking an experienced Director to manage a brand new 120 place ELC based in South Morang, become apart of something special and exciting.

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree