Room Leader – Highgate

SPONSORSHIP is available for this role (VIsa criteria applies)

Educational Room Leaders/Responsible Persons for Brand New Buttercups Childcare & Early Learning Centre – Highgate 

Are you excited about working in the Early Years Sector and do you want to work for a company that loves to “promote from within”. Then this may be the role for you.

Buttercups HIghgate is a brand new Centre opening in January 2022. We are seeking  full time highly motivated  Educational Room Leaders/Responsible Person, to join us to create a cohesive, dedicated and inspiring team 

This position is for an immediate start at our Aberdeen Street Northbridge Centre until Highgate opens 

About the role:The Room Leader will need to provide a high quality educational program in a fun, safe, warm  and positive environment. For the right applicants they may also have the opportunity to act as a Responsible Person at times when the Centre Manager is absent from the Centre, assuming responsibility for the day-to-day operation and administration ensuring the provision of high quality early childhood education and care to children and their families. 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 and National Quality Standards is essential and good leadership and mentoring skills is vital.

The position reports to the Centre’s Manager or Educational Leader, 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. Buttercups will continue to expand and where possible, love to promote from within, so for the right person there may be opportunities to further their careers. Buttercups is also approved to sponsor applicants that meet the required criteria and can show us that they have passion and dedication to providing quality early years care and education to the children in their care. 

What we are offering:

  • The exciting opportunity to be involved with an expanding childcare business
  • Employee benefits and discounts (including discounts on child care)
  • Paid break for new mums for breastfeeding
  • Competitive above award pay
  • A rewarding and supportive working environment
  • Ongoing professional development program (after probation period)
  • Sponsorships may be available 

A current resume, including current qualifications and two professional referees (preferably managers in the childcare industry). Suitable applicants will be contacted for an interview

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

Position Description (click download below)

If you are interested and motivated to establish a new, fabulous Centre and grow with an amazing team with your expertise, knowledge and passion, then please submit your application via email to

All applications must include a full resume and covering letter addressing the above selection criteria. Suitable applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview.


Mandatory requirements:
Relevant Qualifications as approved by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
Current working with Children's Card WA
Current Police Check WA or National (less than 6 months old)

Highly desirable requirements:
Good computer skills
Previously held the position of Responsible Person
Food Safety Certificate
Current First Aid/CPR/Asthma/Anaphylaxis certificate

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Cover Letter