Children's Services Manager - Centre Based
Are you passionate in advocating for children and families and delivering high quality programs for children Are you an innovative leader who can mentor and develop a culture of enquiry, learning and continuous improvement Do you want to manage an integrated team working with multidisciplinary professionals The Infants’ Home Child and Family Services is a dynamic organisation, with a long tradition and strong sense of contemporary pathways focussing on best practice and research initiatives. A unique work environment set on four acres in Ashfield with cultural commitment to innovation, diversity, integrity and collaboration. We provide integrated early childhood services in an inclusion ethos wherein 30% of our services are targeted to children and families experiencing a range of additional support needs. This is an exciting career opportunity in a unique multipurpose child and family service which integrates early childhood education, health, allied health, welfare and early intervention services. We operate five Early Care and Education Centres on the one site and a Family Day Care scheme from four Sydney-wide hubs. We provide high staff ratios; strengths based practices, professional development and involvement with community networks. Reporting to the CEO, with responsibilities across the five onsite centres, the key objectives of the Children’s Services Manager (Centre Based) will be to: develop and implement strategies to promote consistency and quality in service delivery across the early childhood education and care services promote inclusive integrated service provision modelled on sound pedagogical practice effectively manage the budget, staff, enrolments and utilisation of the early childhood education and care services support change management initiatives through building capacity of staff in early childhood education and care services provide advice on contemporary trends and best practice in early childhood education and care contribute to the overall strategic leadership of the organisation Essential Criteria Bachelor of Teaching/Education (Early Childhood Education) Current ‘Proficient Teacher’ accreditation (NESA) Extensive experience in working with young children and their families in a child protection or family support context Extensive experience in the provision of high quality early childhood educational services Experience managing and leading an interdisciplinary team Experience managing budgets, rosters, enrolments, utilisation and funding applications This is a full-time role offering an attractive salary (including salary packaging options), team environment and supportive leadership. You will also have the opportunity to work in a well established organisation providing exemplary integrated services. For further details or to obtain a position description please contact: Marlene Shepherd, Human Resources Manager on 9799 4844 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in this opportunity and addressing the selection criteria to email@example.com. Applications close 15 July 2018.
Area Manager - Early Childhood
Shine Early Learning and Preschools is a family grown and owned group of medium sized early learning centres.