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Centre Manager - Boronia Early Learning

Apply now Job no: 979418
Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: VIC
Categories: Early Learning Services, Management

  • Exciting Leadership opportunity
  • Contribute towards a productive & values driven culture
  • Strong community based service
  • Generous employee benefits & Not for Profit Salary Packaging
  • Location: Boronia, VIC

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

As Centre Manager, you will lead and manage the operations of our Boronia Mission Australia Early Learning Centre to ensure the provision of quality early learning service delivery to children and broader support for their families. You will also drive community engagement and network partnerships to strengthen the needs of the families and the local area.

Duties

  • A strong alignment to Mission Australia purpose & values.
  • Manage all aspects of the Centre Operations to ensure the delivery of a high quality service to all children & families in accordance with the National Quality Framework & other mandated legislative regulations
  • Proactively network & collaborate with internal & external stakeholder groups
  • Lead, motivate & manage the centre's workforce to ensure a highly performing & cohesive team.
  • Responsible for the management of the business & administrative requirements of the service ensuring sound business decisions are made at all times

Qualifications & experience

  • Proven experience of successfully managing an Early Learning Service , including managing compliance, business operations & staff management
  • Relevant qualifications in Early Childhood (as gazetted by ACECQA)
  • Strong communication skills & the ability to present information clearly & concisely
  • Outstanding time management & ability to prioritise tasks effectively & promote a productive workplace culture
  • In-depth knowledge & demonstrated understanding of the National Quality Framework & associated legislation
  • Prior experience of occupancy growth & demonstrated ongoing commitment to this
  • Experience in leading & managing a large & diverse team of Educators, students & volunteers
  • Exceptional Leadership's skills with the proven ability to build effective relationships with all internal & key external stakeholders.

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National Criminal History Check.

In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.

Benefits  

  • Not-For-Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income to increase take home pay
  • Up to 50% discounted childcare
  • Above award pay rates
  • Generous non-contact time allowances to support educational programming and planning
  • Additional Annual Leave allowances for participation in out of hours activities
  • Opportunities for Career progression
  • Discounted Heath Car with Medibank Private
  • Ongoing support for training and professional development.

Click "APPLY NOW" noting application close Sunday 25th June 2017

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan

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