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Centre Manager - Inner Suburb

Early Childhood Education
Location: VIC
Work Type: Full Time permanent/Term Contract
  • Call Jess Abrill on 9828 6565 for more information
  • Highly regarded Service
  • Community focused centre

About the Centre:

McArthur is working exclusively with the Management Team of a privately owned and managed centre located near Fairfield.

The purpose built centre is large, light-filled, and full of interactive elements for children 0-6 years old. The 7 rooms have been carefully designed to promote children's learning through meaningful, inviting and challenging experiences in our indoor /outdoor programs.

The Centre's occupancy is high, families are really happy with the service provided by all the passionate and qualified educators who are carefully employed by the Leadership team.

About The role:

As the Centre Director, you will oversee the day-to-day operations of the centre as well as mentor, coach and lead the team of educators.

We are looking for a "people person" leader who enjoys being on the floor role modelling best practice, engaging and working with families. The ideal Director will have excellent time management skills, QikKids knowledge and a strong understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework, childcare regulations and law.

The leadership team is very supportive however your role will be highly autonomous, it's imperative that you demonstrate previous experience as Centre Director.

You will be supported by an experienced and passionate off the floor Assistant Director.


  • Flexible working hours
  • Onsite parking & Walking distance from Train station
  • Childcare discount
  • Autonomous role
  • Attractive salary
  • Happy and relaxed work environment
  • Professional Development

Selection Criteria:

  • Previous experience as Centre Director (2+ years)
  • Diploma of Children's Services or ACEQCA equivalent.
  • Sound knowledge of EYLF, NQS, regulations and law.
  • Current WWCC, First Aid, Asthma and CPR check.
  • 2x Referees (previous managers)

For a confidential discussion about this and our other current Centre Director roles in Melbourne, call Jessica Abrill on 03-9828 6565.

135033 Posted On:12/01/2018