Assistant Centre Director - Oakhill Children's Centre

Reservoir VIC, Australia

  • 13% above award rates and monthly RDO
  • 50% childcare discount & discounts to hundreds of major retailers
  • Join an established team of nurturing and caring educators

ECMS’ philosophy is simple; We foster lifelong learning. As a result, we have been operating for over 27 years and are one of Victoria’s largest Early Years Managers – through 61 kindergartens and Early Learning Centres, ECMS impacts the lives of 5,500 Victorian children each week. We are dedicated to consistently good learning outcomes, and being the place where the best early years people choose to be.

Oakhill Family Centre is an inclusive, community involved service with an exceeding rating.  We are seeking a passionate and highly motivated Assistant Centre Director to join the team on a full time, ongoing basis! If you have experience working in a leadership role and are looking for the next step in your career this is the role for you. This vital role will also form part of the centre leadership team which includes, Centre Director, Educational Leader, SRF Officer and other support services.

This is a unique role working part time on the floor and part time in the office. Come be a part of a collaborative workplace!

What will you do? 

  • 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 and encourage reflective practice to provide effective learning experiences 
  • Lead and support a team of 17 educators by providing constructive feedback and coaching to improve operational practice, programs and values-driven behaviour 
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to deliver critical information to a diverse audience including those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Be a motivated and driven leader who will inspire a positive learning culture 
  • Contribute to a child safe environment ensuring standards are met on a daily basis  

What you will need

  • A Diploma in Early Childhood or equivalent ACECQA approved qualification
  • Have a sound knowledge of and experience with implementing the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and Child Safety Standards 
  • Experience leading a large team and ability to develop and maintain relationships
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and implementing high quality and inclusive programs for children 
  • Current Working with Children Check and National Police Check, First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma Certificate  

What’s in it for you?

  • 50% off child care discount!
  • Monthly RDO – work life balance!
  • Genuine career development opportunities with dedicated professional development days, conferences, internal training resources, and so much more!
  • Access to discounts from over 330 retailers including Woolworths/Coles and
  • Funded First Aid (0012)
  • Located in Reservoir, this facility is a fully integrated child & family centre.
  • Be a part of an experienced teaching team and educators
  • Work alongside motivated and passionate team members 

‘ECMS promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children. Successful applicants are required to adhere to our child safe practices, policies can be located here.

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

To begin a rewarding career with ECMS apply now!

Type: Ongoing

Category: Childcare - Assistant Director

Reference id: SC000588

Date posted : 15/03/2023