Centre Director and Lead Teacher

Gowrie NSW Clemton Park Early Education & Care was recently awarded an EXCEEDING rating at A&R, and we are now looking for a strong Centre Manager / Lead Teacher to continue the team on its journey. The centre operates for up to 30 children aged 3 to 5 years with a strong emphasis on supporting children in the year before school.
About Gowrie NSW
A leader in early and middle childhood for 75 plus years, Gowrie NSW is a surplus for purpose organisation providing a range of education and care, family support and professional development programs to the early and middle childhood sector across NSW and ACT. We are a growing organisation and employ many dedicated professionals, we offer excellent rewards and recognition, a supportive working and learning environment, and opportunities for professional development and continued learning.
The Role
We are looking to appoint a Centre Manager who will oversee the operation of an early childhood centre as Nominated Supervisor and as teaching Director. The key requirements of the role are as follows:
Lead a small team of experienced Educators to provide high quality care to children; Understand and be responsible for the performance of the centre, including but not limited to the following: monitoring centre KPIs such as ratios and budget, reviewing P&L statements, identifying potential business opportunities within the area and formulate effective plans to increase market share, identify potential risks to the centre regarding demographic changes and competitors; Maintain contact with your manager on all matters pertaining to the operational performance of the centre; Establish and maintain relationships with families, communities, and local school; Ensure regulatory compliance with all standards and framework   
We offer above award rates of pay, a supportive working and learning environment, and excellent opportunities for professional development and continued learning opportunities.
About you
Essential requirements for the position are:
Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood Education Teacher registration in NSW New Working with Children Check Completion of Child Protection course Current approved first aid certificate and CPR Current approved anaphylaxis and asthma management certificates Effective verbal and written communication skills Experience building and managing a team Understanding of legislation and National Quality Standard requirements Strong understanding and working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and current pedagogy that influences practice Open to learning, clear communicator and well organised
Next steps
If you can demonstrate that you can meet the above criteria and are passionate about early childhood education and care we look forward to hearing from you.
To apply, send a written application with details of your qualifications and experience to ***** + click to reveal
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About us:
Our Aim is to provide excellence in early childhood care and education in a welcoming, safe, inclusive and nurturing environment. Little Zak’s Academy is privately owned and family run for over 25 years, with a solid commitment to consultative and collaborative management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Be dedicated to complete the theory component of the 12 month traineeship.
  • Be reliable, professional, punctual, enthusiastic and passionate about children’s education, care and inclusive practices.
  • Have effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work rotating rosters, ensuring exposure to the many aspects of the Industry.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as an effective team member.
  • Have an understanding of workplace health and safety.
  • Willing to have fun, be creative and be invested in the early education of our children.
Essential to be considered:
  • You are over 18 years of age, an Australian citizen/permanent resident.
  • You currently don’t hold, or are not studying towards a Certificate III qualification in child care.
  • You must be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check.
  • You must be willing to obtain a First Aid certificate.
Benefits of working with us:
  • Great friendly team, with experienced and dedicated education professionals who will guide and mentor you.
  • Modern facilities and technologies.
  • Uniforms provided.
  • Secure parking facilities.
  • We embrace enthusiasm creativity and fun!
We are an equal opportunity workplace where diversity is embraced. We foster a culture that supports inclusion and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
If you meet the key experience required please apply today!
Email Applications also accepted, Job ID 811663: ***** + click to reveal
What is anzuk?

anzuk Early Childhood is a recruitment agency that endeavours to provide childcare services with the finest quality educators in the industry. The majority of our consultants have come from an educational background so we understand what it takes to be great in the industry and empathise with those more difficult moments you come up against. 
What is anzuk looking for?

If you are enthusiastic, reliable and have a passion for working in early childhood then we want you; You just need to have the following:
   A qualification in Early Childhood Education (Cert III, Diploma, Bachelor of Early Childhood or an ACECQA approved equivalent) Up to date first aid, CPR, asthma and anaphylaxis qualifications A WWC check NESA Accreditation (ECT only) 2 professional referees (industry specific)
Why choose anzuk?

The anzuk team can guarantee you devotion and passion; We want you to gain the most incredible, invaluable and enjoyable experiences in Sydney's top quality Childcare services.
We believe in building a positive, friendly and relationship focused culture whereby we encourage you to reach your potential and thrive off your success.
Our revolutionary software allows you to take control of your own availability and preferences and allows us to be highly efficient consultants. If you would like a consultant who isn't just a voice, genuinely cares and can spend more time devoted to you, then look no further!
Want to join our team? 

  Call Craig on *****09 + click to reveal or Email ***** + click to reveal 
Feel free to check out our website 
The Centre

A boutique 70 place family owned centre which caters for children from 0-5 years.

 The centre strives to create a warm, safe and caring environment where the values of diversity and a sense of community is recognised.

The team at the centre have a genuine passion and love for early childhood development and are committed to ensuring that a engaging, creative and fun learning environment is offered each day to the children. 

The centre is open from 7:30am - 6pm Monday to Friday.

The Position

We are seeking an experienced Director who is Degree trained to lead a team of 11 staff.

The role will be off the floor and duties will include mentoring, training and recruiting staff, updating policies and procedures, QIP, administration, fees and rosters, marketing and branding for the centre and liaising with the families.

The role will be full-time working set shifts of 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

Generous Salary Package Paid team meetings Working within a supportive and collaborative team environment Ongoing professional development Close to Public Transport Set shifts
You will possess:
Exceptional Early Childhood Education & Care knowledge Extensive experience managing a large centre Outgoing, confident and open personality Strong communication skills  Experience managing key stakeholders Marketing and advertising experience to increase centre occupancy Partnership building skills Community liaison experience  A willingness to be the face of this beautiful family owned service and key part of the local community
Essential Criteria:
MINIMUM of a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. (Overseas qualification are accepted if they have been approved by ACECQA) Candidates studying towards their degree and having completed more than 50% are welcome to apply Minimum of 2 years experience in a Directors/Management role is Essential. It is essential that you have proven experience increasing and maintaining occupancy. Experience Managing/Leadership role of a centre with at least 70 children is essential. Must hold a current First Aid, CPR, Asthma, Anaphylaxis Certificate. Paid NSW Working With Children's Check. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong working knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards. Strong working knowledge of the Education & Care National Law & Regulations. Educational Leadership, Programming and Planning experience is essential.
Should you wish to discuss the roles in more detail please feel free to 
call Sunshine Recruitment on *****25 + click to reveal 
or otherwise hit apply and send through your CV.
• Full time roles in all areas of Sydney!
• Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator positions available
• Exceptional, high quality Out of School Hours company
• Supportive, friendly team environment
• Excellent salary on offer
Our client is a wonderful provider of the highest quality of Out of school hours care and are well known and highly regarded in the Education Industry.
They are a fantastic company who offer their educators a supportive and friendly team environment, excellent salaries with exceptional opportunities for career progression.
Operating in over 40 locations in Sydney, they pride themselves on offering children a secure, welcoming, warm and stimulating environment in which they can grow and learn.
What this fantastic role involves:
• Organise and coordinate activities for children that are educational, fun and stimulating!
• Form strong, trusting relationships with children, carers and families
• Lead and inspire the team of educators
• Provide training to new educators
• Manage daily routines and administrative tasks
To be considered for the role you:
• Are passionate about providing exceptional, high quality programs for children
• Have experience working in Children’s Services for at least one year
• Have excellent leadership skills and the ability to manage a team
• Have a thorough understanding of Child Protection
• Hold a current WWCC, First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma certificates
• Have excellent administrative ability with experience in rostering staff and have a great understanding of ratio requirements
If you are a passionate, dedicated and dynamic Educator who would love to build a career with an exceptional Out of School Hours care company, then please hit Apply now. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Beth.
Email: ***** + click to reveal
Are you personable and work effectively in team environments?
Do you demonstrate initiative when required and follow routine and programmes?
Do you have an early education qualification?
PULSE Child Care Crew is a leading education agency in Sydney, supplying highly motivated and reliable casual relief staff to some of the most highly regarded community based, council run and private Childcare centres throughout the South West suburbs of Sydney. Working mostly with the Before & After School Sector but all qualifications are encouraged to apply. Experience and Qualifications:
Experience working with School aged Children - Swim instructors, sport coaches, babysitters, youth leaders, life savers etc. are encouraged to apply!! Paid WWCC Child Protection Certificate will be highly desirable! Current first aid, CPR, asthma and anaphylaxis management An up-to-date CV outlining relevant experience 2 contactable child-related referees
Benefits and Rewards:
Above award hourly rates, paid weekly Rates of pay are reviewed based on experience annually Great hands on experience, enhancing your current skills Friendly, experienced and supportive staff Positive work environment, making a real difference Add a variety of centres to your resume to enhance chances of future full-time employment Possibility of permanent full time placement
Experienced applicants and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
Please send your resume to Nicole on ***** + click to reveal
The Centre - Rosebery
This 87 place service works closely with the supportive families so the children have the most enriching educational experience in their early years.
Within a state of the art building, you will find outstanding facilities and resources, a natural indoor and outdoor area which incorporates modern technology and a very close and friendly team who strive to provide children the possible opportunities.
The Benefits:
Above Award salary package Opportunity to work within a growing organisation who are passionate about delivering a high level of care and education to the children. Working with an experienced Centre Director who has been in the industry for a number of years. Exceptional resources Career progression opportunities. Paid professional development and on-going trainnig Complimentary uniforms Free Immunisation and flu shots Onsite parking
Key Responsibilities
You will be responsible for one of the room ( flexible depending on experiences and preferences) You will manage and delegate responsibilities other staff members Have the ability to identify the children's strengths and interests, choose appropriate teaching strategies and design the learning environment You will oversee the supervision of the children and will lead the daily program You will oversee and lead the educational programme for the centre A key part of the role will be building strong and trusting rapports with the parents , children and the local community
Essential Criteria:
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification Able to work in a team effectively Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, with a professional customer service focus Energetic, passionate and committed to work
What do you need to do
For further information please send your resume to ***** + click to reveal or alternatively click on apply now with your updated resume and cover letter.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Jessica for a confidential discussion on *****00 + click to reveal.
Lead and inspire teams dedicated to delivering person centred active support Service streams include accommodation, respite and hubs Career developing opportunities located in southern Sydney
The Organisation
Civic has provided services to people with intellectual disability and/or mental health conditions and are currently celebrating their 60 year anniversary.  Founded in the 1950s by a group of parents caring for their children with disability in the Sutherland Shire, the organisation now provides whole-of-life services in many NSW locations, while remaining true to the values that inspired its creation.
Staff provide Person Centred Active Support (PCAS) to enable individuals to reach their full potential, achieve their goals and participate in the community. Today, more than 500 adults, children and young people in Sydney and regional areas receive vital services from Civic.
Benefits & Culture   
Salary packaging available Laptop and mobile phone provided Recent service and program expansion Training and development opportunities
The Roles
Currently experiencing growth, Civic are looking for additional team leaders to work with their valued clients.  There are four leadership positions available, responsible for the provision of services within programs including accommodation, respite and hubs for children and young people. These positions provide direct, 16-20 hours/week on the floor PCAS support to clients.  Your responsibilities will include:
Working with vulnerable clients and advocating on their behalf Assess, coach and mentor support workers to ensure continuous improvement in service delivery Review team performance to ensure clients access opportunities and engage in meaningful activity Generate regular reports and manage work load and rosters in the homes Oversee support worker recruitment, induction and orientation Participate and contribute to regular leadership meetings and training

Skills Required
Ideally you have leadership experience in disability services. Otherwise you have proven abilities managing escalated situations, including supporting vulnerable people in crisis.  You’re also able to inspire and lead high performing diverse teams and have the following skills and experience:
Leadership experience working in challenging communities An ability to deliver a therapeutic model of care High level engagement and relationship building skills Relevant tertiary qualifications in disability or related discipline Monitoring expenses, reporting and general administrative duties
You must hold a current Australian driver’s license and have access to a fully comprehensively insured vehicle and be able to successfully complete a police check and working with children check.  There may be some out of hours and weekend work required.
If you strive to exceed customer expectations for every person, every time, please contact Debbie Jardine on *****70 + click to reveal or to apply, please send your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required in MS Word format, quoting reference #34299.