Centre Director

  • Company:
    One Tree Community Services Inc
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

Welcome to One Tree – Transforming challenges into possibilities with people and communities!

One Tree Community Services is a not for profit organisation that supports community and early learning services throughout Australia. We offer great opportunities to work within our services, and experience some of Australia’s beautiful remote towns.

We are looking for a highly experienced Director to lead our Len Taplin Children’s Service in Port Hedland, WA.

The Director will be leading and mentoring a highly effective team in a fast-paced, 66-place service, to support our children in the babies’ room to kindy room, as well as our outside of school care service.
The position is available to commence as soon as possible.

You will need:

  • An unwavering passion for children, their learning and care;
  • Demonstrated 2 years+ managerial experience in a previous Director or Service Manager role;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and an absolute ‘can-do’ attitude;
  • To have strong knowledge of the Reggio Emilia philosophy and the ability to provide examples of its influence in your practice;
  • The ability to build positive relationships with families and community stakeholders;
  • Minimum Diploma level qualification in Education and Care (or a recognised tertiary qualification in Early Childhood Education); and
  • Working with Children’s Card (or willing to obtain).

We offer:

  • Free uniform, subsidised childcare, housing allowance and relocation package;
  • Above award wages and conditions (additional remote allowance);
  • Quarantine assistance (if required);
  • Sign on and Retention bonuses;
  • Hands-on support from your Regional Manager with monthly visits to the service;
  • Excellent career progression and opportunities to work across other One Tree services; and
  • Work in one of One Tree’s newest centres.

How to apply:
Please submit a copy of your current resume along with a cover letter addressing the ‘You will need’ criteria and detailing why we should consider you to be our newest team member.

One Tree Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace and Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.

For more information about our Len Taplin Children’s Service, please visit our website:
https://www.onetree.org.au/childrens-services/len-taplin-childrens-service/

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years of people management experience do you have?
  • Have you completed a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care?
  • Do you have professional child care experience?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a centre director?

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Classification Education & Training Childcare & Outside School Hours Care