Childcare Centre Manager Taringa
At Guardian Childcare & Education we celebrate childhood. The magic, the wonder, the endless possibilities and the sense of adventure.
Guardian is a place where our people are recognised and rewarded for bringing their whole self to work. It’s what’s in you that makes a child’s experience truly unique.
Taringa is one of our newest editions to the Guardian community. Our 121-place open plan centre boasts a beautiful wrap around outside play and discovery environment for children from birth to five.
With views of Mount Coot-tha, children enjoy their meals with a view at their purpose-built breakfast bar.
Our light-filled centre inspires the minds of children with a wooden forte, water play, natural gardens and environments where our exciting programs come to life.
Located close to public transport, Taringa is easily accessible for educators and families.
Working closely with your Operations Manager and your team of Educators, you will enjoy;
Being responsible and accountable for centre financial performance, including occupancy, wage management and controllable costs.
Ensuring that your centre always demonstrates exceeding levels of practice as outlined in the National Quality Standard.
Building a positive centre culture in line with Guardians core visions and values.
Reviewing key performance indicators for your centre on a regular basis, with focus on revenue, debts, wages, occupancy and attendance.
Ensuring that all policies and procedures are implemented, embedded, evaluated and reviewed in conjunction with team members and management on a regular basis.
Advocating for the rights of every child and co-ordinating the implementation and evaluation of quality programs, which support the development of all children.
To be considered, you will have :
A completed Diploma in Children’s Services and / or Bachelor of Education (or working towards)
Prior experience working in a long day care centre in a leadership role.
Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the NQF and the EYLF.
Budget and financial accountability experience
Current First Aid Certificate and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certificates.
Current Working with Children's Check.
Current knowledge of contemporary early years thinking and passion
Our benefits :
Access to great professional development, coaching and mentoring programs including; bachelor program, workshops, short courses, qualification updates and more.
Centre Manager conference
Career advancement opportunities; including larger centres and support office roles.
High-quality, well-resourced environments.
Attractive remuneration package with scope for future growth.
Recognition program; rewarding outstanding performances individuals and teams as well as compelling incentives for key achievements.
Be celebrated at our annual Centre Manager awards night.
Develop your knowledge and network at our annual Centre Manager conference.
Generous Childcare discounts for your own children.
Flexibility and support with a range of full-time, and part-time opportunities, we can work with you to balance life and work.