SPONSORSHIP is available for this role (VIsa criteria applies)
Buttercups is opening a brand new Centre in Highgate in January 2022 and is seeking a passionate full time Centre Manager who is excited about our vision and values and is committed to make this new Centre a warm, safe, welcoming, nurturing and encouraging environment to promote the overall development of children in our care.
This position is for an immediate start at our Aberdeen Street Northbridge Centre until Highgate opens
At Buttercups, we recognise each child as an individual with unique abilities and this belief is supported by Buttercups core philosophy for educators to know every child and their families. We are passionate about early education and the positive impact it has on the children we care for, the families who trust us and the community we are a part of.
The role of Centre Manager at our new Centre must be child care focused and will have support of a 2Ic who will assist with the admin, compliance, rosters, QIP, etc ensuring the Centre Managers focus tasks are the children, families, educators and programs within the Centre. Other duties include, but are not limited to the following exemplary tasks. Responsibilities may expand going forward.
Manage the day to day operations of the Centre in line with company policies, procedures and targets
Undertake a Nominated Supervisor role
Maintain and improve Centre’s A&R rating incl. ongoing input into Centre’s QIP
Develop a positive and engaging community presence
Provide leadership, support and guidance to staff and students as needed
Develop a positive, cohesive work environment for all staff
Manage rosters & attendance
Induct and support new team members
Implement initiatives to encourage increased occupancy rate
Ensure the Centre is compliant with all Centre policies, State Legislation and National Quality Standards
Ensure Health & Safety standards are always maintained in line with Company standards
Key requirements for the successful candidate is a strong understanding of the EYLF and NQS as this is integral to the role ensuring confidence in mentoring and developing the team to continue excellence. Further key requirements for this position include the drive to develop strong relationships with families, the passion about developing a creative learning environment for our children and the willingness to be proactive and involved with all aspects of Centre operations.
What we are offering:
The exciting opportunity to be involved with the opening of a new Centre
Employee benefits and discounts (including discounts on child care)
Paid break for new mums for breastfeeding
A rewarding and supportive working environment
Ongoing professional development program (after probation period)
Above award salary with bonus system based on performance
If you are interested and motivated to establish a new, fabulous Centre and grow an amazing team with your expertise, knowledge and passion, then please submit your application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications must include a full resume and covering letter addressing the above selection criteria. Suitable applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.
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