2IC/ Trainee Manager

Highgate CBD
Perth CBD

BUTTERCUPS SPONSORS THE FOLLOWING ROLES: Room Leaders, ECT’s, 2IC/Trainee Managers & Managers

Buttercups is seeking a highly motivated 2IC/ Trainee Manager to join our expanding Company. THIS ROLE IS FOR AN IMMEDIATE START.

Position Description (click download below)

Buttercups Childcare is a registered Sponsorship organisation looking to hire skilled Childcare professionals who want to further their career as an  2IC/ Trainee Manager . We are looking to fill an exciting new position and our contracts align with the requirements defined for the Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190) which was recently added to the Skilled Workers List for Western Australia (WA).

To check your eligibility for the Subclass 190 Visa, please visit the following link:


About the role:

The  2IC/ Trainee Manager will be responsible for maintaining the tasks set out in the position description, by supporting the Centre Manager, undertaking office administrative duties & compliance with competence and professionalism. Sharing the responsibility of  the running of the Centre in the absence of the Centre Manager, ensuring the Compliance and Admin is maintained up to date with service policies and procedures,  Work Safe, National Regulations and Standards whilst maintaining and providing positive relationships and inclusive practices with families, children, staff and students. The right person will also be required to be flexible in their full time working hours and be able to share the role of opening and closing of the Centre. 

A thorough understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework, the Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations and the National Quality Standards is vital.

Must have proven  good leadership and mentoring skills.

A demonstrated knowledge of the Services requirements of the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) system and ability to perform application for compliance

The position reports to the Centre’s Manager, who is responsible for overseeing the successful operation of the Centre and implementing the strategic direction set by the Executive Management 

About Buttercups

Buttercups is a privately owned company which currently has three Centres and about to open their fourth. They will continue to expand and where possible love to promote from within. So for the right person, there will be opportunities to further their careers.

What Buttercups can offer you:

Above Award wages

Further training and promotion from within for the right candidate

The exciting opportunity to be involved with the opening of a new Centre 

Employee benefits and discounts (including discounts on child care)

A rewarding and supportive working environment

Ongoing professional development program (after probation period)

Sponsorship for the right candidate

To apply for this role, please provide the following:
If you are interested and motivated to be involved in establishing a new, fabulous Centre and supporting the Centre Manager to develop an amazing team with your expertise, knowledge and passion, then please submit your application.

A current resume, including current qualifications and two professional referees (preferably managers in the childcare industry)

A cover letter explaining your past experience and what you can bring to the Buttercups Team.


Mandatory requirements:

Relevant Qualifications as approved by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) with a Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care or equivalent)
Current working with Children's Card WA
Current Police Check WA or National
Current Provide an Emergency First Aid response in an Education and Care Setting qualification
Accredited Child Protection Training
Current W.A. Police Check less than 6 months old
Held the position of Responsible Person
Minimum of 3 years experience in a leadership role in an Early Childhood Service

Highly desirable requirements:

Good working knowledge of Xplor
Good computer skills
Food Safety Certificate
Early Childhood Teacher

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Cover Letter
Applications Close: September 17, 2021