Tuesday, 5 July 2016

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Community Run Long Day Care | Above Award Pay + Bonus'

·         Above award salary + performance bonus
·         Non-contact role with fixed hours
·         Support of an Assistant Director/Educational Leader, Bookkeeper, Administration Assistant and volunteer management committee

The Company

Our client is an established, not-for-profit, community run long day care centre catering to 50 children from 6 weeks to school age.
Rated as 'Exceeding', this service is focused on delivering quality care and education with a focus on incorporating natural elements, culture and the wider community within their every day practice.
Testament to the support provided by the dedicated Management Committee, this centre has demonstrated commendable staff retention resulting in a cohesive working environment. 

The Role

As part of the vision for this service, with the assistance of a 2IC and Administrator we are seeking an innovative Director with demonstrated leadership and staff management abilities and a strong business acumen to inspire and motivate a team of committed Educators to work collaboratively to achieve their strategic goals.

The Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the service with a focus on providing support and guidance to the team
  • Embody and embrace the vision for the service of making decisions in the best interest of the children and role model this to the other staff members
  • Cultivate collaborative relationships with parents, management committee, wider community and external agencies including organising and hosting events within the service
  • Apply innovative approaches to streamline processes, build relationships with the community, motivate staff and maintain and increase occupancy.
  • Manage the finances, HR and marketing for the service in line with the company policies and procedures including managing rosters and maintaining social media forums.


  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education highly desirable OR Diploma in Children's Services + Supervising Officer Certificate
  • An enthusiastic, inspiring and innovative personality with an ability to evoke a positive team culture and build community connections
  • At least 2 years experience in a management position within Early Childhood Education demonstrating experience in administration, staff management, financial management and HR responsibilities
  • Thorough understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework, National Quality Standards and current Education and Care Services National Law and Regulations
  • A strong business and financial acumen with a proven ability to manage budgets and produce regular reports and drive applications and processes for government funding and grants

With the combination of a fantastic salary, work environment and organisational support, this position will not be around for long and interviews will commence immediately.
Submit a current resume to georgina@murdockrecruitment.com or call Georgina on 0429 896 215 for a confidential discussion. 
Murdock Education have a highly attractive bonus scheme in place for referrals so we encourage you to forward this advertisement to prospective candidates. 

Georgina Terrana
Murdock Education
Senior Consultant
0429 896 215

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