Centre Director, Australia

Australia, Australia, Australia
Last update 2023-09-22
Expires 2023-10-22
ID #1847860339
Centre Director, Australia
Australia, Australia, Australia,
Modified September 18, 2023


Childcare & Outside School Hours Care (Education & Training) The Company Established in 2000, Montessori Academy is Australia's leading and largest provider of Montessori early education for children under the age of six. Our vision is to provide our students with an exceptional early learning experience that prepares them, not only for school, but for life. Distinguishing Montessori Academy, is that we take pride in being more than an educational childcare service. Our goal is to partner with our families to facilitate and guide each child's unique development journey, while nurturing and respecting their family, community and cultural background. With more than 50 locations across Sydney and many more in development, Montessori Academy provides excellent career development options, fantastic training and development programs, and a real opportunity to learn and grow. For us, excellence in education is a journey, and we're with you every step of the way. The Role This is a great opportunity for an experienced Childcare Centre Manager or Centre Director to lead a fantastic team and take Montessori Academy's already outstanding educational program to the next level. This role is highly dynamic and fast paced, giving the right candidate the opportunity to work autonomously and truly make the service their own. Key Competencies Strong understanding of industry legislation, compliance and regulations Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong understanding of business management Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment Strong understanding of the importance of family communications Leadership and mentoring skills Excellent management skills Curriculum planning skills Understanding of the Montessori Philosophy Experience working with preschool aged children Passionate about implementing early learning programs Commitment to the holistic development of their class Essential Criteria Two or more years' experience managing a childcare service Bachelor in Early Childhood Education (or ACECQA equivalent) or working towards this qualification Current Working with Children Check Ability to work shifts between 7:30am - 6:00pm Monday - Friday First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain one Understanding and working knowledge of the National Quality Framework, which includes: National Regulations, National Quality Standards (NQS), and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF). Ability to speak Arabic highly regarded, but not essential Benefits for the Right Candidate Lucrative salary commensurate with experience Excellent career advancement opportunities Fantastic training and development programs Staff discounts (childcare fees, private health insurance, gym memberships and other goods and services) Generous budgets for resources Employee Access Program (EAP) for free company-sponsored mental health support Staff discounts (childcare fees, private health insurance, gym memberships and other goods and service from local businesses) Generous budgets for resources Supportive Management Team 17.5% annual leave loading Think you have what it takes to join the Montessori Academy Team? We'd love to hear from you To apply now please click through to our application. Alternatively, contact Human Resources at Your application will include the following questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia? How many years' experience do you have as a centre director? Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check? Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of the early years learning framework? Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of the National Quality Framework? Have you completed a Bachelor of Education - Early Childhood? Reviews from people working in the industry

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Centre director
Min. Salary: 5.000

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