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Coordinator - Children's Centre

City of Yarra

Job no: 495071

  • Coordinator - North Carlton Children's Centre (Nominated Supervisor)
  • Permanent Full Time 
  • Band 7 $98,702.19-$110,353.20 per annum + RDO + Super
  • September 2021 commencement date

North Carlton Children’s Centre is seeking a highly qualified leader in early childhood with extensive experience as a centre director to work in partnership with the Educational Leader/2IC (Non-Contact) to build an inclusive environment for children 0-6 and their families living in North Carlton.

We are looking for someone who has demonstrated experience in:

  • Undertaking the roles and responsibilities of a Nominated Supervisor
  • Managing the day to day business operations of an early childhood centre and sessional Kindergarten program
  • Submitting, auditing and reconciling Childcare Subsidy enrolments and payments
  • Ensuring the service operations meets set financial and operational targets
  • Positively leading a team of educators through a culture of critical reflection and continuous improvement
  • Providing quality education and care programs in line with the National Quality Standards
  • Meeting all aspects of compliance under the National Quality Framework and other relevant laws and acts
  • Inclusive service provision, including experience with children and families with complex needs and inclusion support
  • Working in partnership with other internal units to support the community more broadly 

This role will lead the delivery of the Long Day Care and Kindergarten programs. The Centre is in established in the North Carlton Community. The service focuses on the delivery of innovative, integrated services to children and their families.

Key aspects of this role are:

  • Lead the Early Learning Centre and Kindergarten in providing high quality responsive children’s services that reflect the diverse needs of the community
  • Manage and coordinate the operations of the Early Learning Centre, ensuring an environment of continuous improvement and professional development
  • Improve access and integration of Children’s Services, utilising a neighbourhood approach to service development and operation that provides the best social, health and developmental outcomes for children and families
  • Lead the establishment of respectful and collaborative partnerships between the Early Learning Centre, the families and community, and contribute to related services across the municipality
  • Work in partnership with the Team Leader of Children's Services Operations - Early Years and the Pedagogical Leader to drive exceptional quality in early education and care

For further information please contact Robert Steven Team Leader Children's Service Operations-Early Years at robert.stevens@yarracity.vic.gov.au, using the subject line: Coordinator - Children's Centre enquiry via EthicalJobs, or see the Position Description below.

Download File Coordinator – Children’s Centre PD.pdf

Please note: In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*Applicants must hold or be willing to undertake current certificates in Level 2 First Aid, Asthma Management, and Anaphylaxis Management.

**This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working With Children Check, Pre-Employment Medical Assessment and Psychometric Assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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