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Director (Preschool)

Reference: 24.02.2020
  • 24 Feb 2020
  • Sydney all
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • $95,000 - $105,000 salary plus super
  • Higher net pay due to Fringe Benefit Tax
  • Non teaching role
This long established Preschool centre are seeking a Director to manage their 80 place centre with 21 staff. 

This exceeding centre in Lane Cove has been providing preschool education to the Lane Cove community since 1958. As a community-based not-for-profit organisation, they aim to provide valuable initial experiences and guidance to preschool children aged 3–5 in a safe, friendly and happy environment.
Key responsibilities include yet are not limited to:

  • Develop & implement the centres programs, systems and operational processes to ensure the successful running of the centre
  • Ensure reporting requirements are monitored, maintained and completed on time
  • Maintain & develop positive relationships & effective communication with the centres suppliers
  • Develop positive and open professional relationships with families, children and staff
  • Provided effective support, guidance & mentoring to staff members of the centre
  • Manage the centres budget and expenditure within the budget framework
  • Ensure the centre operates within the centres policies and procedures along with licensing, legislation & regulations requirements.
  • Ensure rosters & staffing of the centre are well organised
  • Managing & guiding staff with their professional development & their individual goals & performance.
  • Adhoc duties as required by Management
  • Marketing the centre to the local community
The successful candidate will ideally have:
  • A Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with 5 years experience as a Centre Director
  • A current First Aid Certificate.
  • A sound knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework.
  • Exceptional knowledge and experience in leading a team of professional staff.
  • The ability to develop effective & positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • A solid understanding of policies, procedures and regulations.
What is in it for you?
  • Excellent Salary base + bonus 
  • Not for profit centres take home net pay is higher than other salary packaging 
  • Opportunity to work with a fantastic organisation and to up-skill
  • Professional Development 
  • Centre closes for all school holidays 
  • Be your own boss (No private centre owners)
  • Working hours will be 08.15am - 15.45pm
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please forward your resume via the “apply now” button or call Chris on 0414 300 581