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Centre Director

Date: 02-Sep-2021


Company: Goodstart Early Learning


Role: Centre Director 

Location:  1108 Geelong Road, Mount Clear

Centre:  Goodstart Mount Clear

Employment Type:  Full-Time 



We’re Goodstart!!


At Goodstart, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through amazing early learning experiences, and we know that we can’t do that without great people!

From our centre directors to centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years.


Safety, health and wellbeing are more than just words to us, they are a personal commitment and a promise we make to our children, our families and each other every day.


We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.  


Your Impact !


As the Centre Director at Goodstart Mount Clear, you will use your experience and leadership qualities to engage and motivate your centre team to drive continuous improvement in all aspects across centre operation and to extend your network of relationships with children, families and educators. You will work in collaboration with your centre leadership team . This role is primarily a non Contact position, however you will need to step in as required.


Goodstart Mount Clear is a large 105 place Service. We are proud to have a very engaged team with high staff retention. Our envioronment reflects our Centre values, offering all children the opportunities to learn, explore, make choices, investigate, collaborate and create meaning, enabling them to extend on their knowledge and abilities. 


You will establish respectful and reciprocal relationships with families and engage in networks within the centre’s local community.


You’ll help achieve this by:


  • Having a Diploma or Bachelor in Early Childhood Education;
  • Having experience, confidence & passion as a Centre Director;
  • Having strong Leadership Skills;
  • Having experience with supporting and guiding children with challenging behaviours and those children with additional needs;
  • Having experience in providing position outcomes for vulnerable children and families;


What Goodstart can offer you:


  • Job security and stability 
  • Purchased Additional Leave
  • Professional development and training 
  • Competitive above award rates 
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Childcare discounts (30%) 


If you have previous experience as a  Assistant Director or Senior Educator or in a centre leadership position, or similar, then we want to meet you! 


How to apply 

  • Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application.


We review applications as they are submitted, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible for your best chance to progress to the next stage of the process.


Supporting our people and protecting our children 

We are an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We support and encourage individual growth and strong teams that are made up of many different cultures and backgrounds.  


We are deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel connected and a strong sense of belonging. By weaving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives through all that we do, we aim to build knowledge and a deeper understanding of our First Nations People and culture for all in our team. #gscentredirector

Posting Notes: MOUNT CLEAR, BALLARAT || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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