Assistant Director - Church Street Children's Centre

West Footscray VIC, Australia

  • New State of the Art Service in Maribyrnong City Council
  • Discounts to over 300 retailers as part of your employee benefits
  • Leadership opportunity at an organisation who promotes professional development

Join ECMS and our vision – for every child to realise their right to a strong foundation for lifelong success.

We have an exciting and unique opportunity for an experienced leader to support the growth of our newly relocated service at Church Street Maribyrnong.

As an Assistant Centre Manager and Educational Leader you will:

  • Partner with the Centre Manager to build strong collaborative relationships with parents, families, Educators and the local community to provide an inclusive and enriching play-based learning program for children
  • Lead development of the curriculum and the establishment of clear goals and objectives for teaching and learning, encourage reflective practice to provide effective learning experiences
  • Lead and support a team of Educators by providing constructive feedback and coaching to improve operational practice and values-driven behaviour
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standards
  • Be a motivated and driven leader who will inspire a positive learning culture at a newly established centre
  • Be supported by the Centre Manager and Area Manager with the day-to-day operations and by Child Safety Compliance Advisors   
  • Be working full-time, 38 hours per week, plus an additional 2 hours to allow for a monthly RDO. The hours of work will extend between 7:00am to 6:00pm on a rotational roster.

To be considered you will have:

  • A Diploma in Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification.
  • Experience leading a team and ability to develop and maintain relationships with various stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and implementing high quality and inclusive programs for children
  • Current Working with Children Check and National Police Check
  • Current Level 2 First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Certificate

Benefits of joining our team:

  • Exciting professional development opportunities including an annual conference for all ECMS staff, professional development days, leadership meetings, individual performance reviews and development plans
  • Participation in our generous Service Recognition program, which acknowledges important service milestones for full-time and part-time employees
  • ECMS’ Recognition of Outstanding Practice Awards to recognise staff and teams who have demonstrated an outstanding practice
  • Career progression opportunities across our network of centres
  • Earn $500 through our Employee Referral program when you refer a successful applicant
  • Access to a range of retail and recreational activities at significantly reduced rates via our fully sponsored Employee Benefits Program
  • Joining an organisation that promotes health and wellbeing initiatives, including annual flu vaccination and access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Funded First Aid (004) training for staff

We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. Child safety is a fundamental aspect of all roles at ECMS. We promote the rights of all children to participate, have a purpose and be protected from harm.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

To begin a rewarding career with ECMS apply now! Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Type: Ongoing

Category: Childcare - Assistant Director

Reference id: EP000070

Date posted : 28/10/2019