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Role: Centre Director

Location: Marsden Park

Centre: Goodstart Elara Blackstone Street - Brand New Centre!

Employment Type: Full Time



 We’re Goodstart


At Goodstart our Centre Directors are special people. They love children and are passionate about creating great learning experiences for them. They are also keen to grow their skills and talents to really make a difference.


With Goodstart being a not-for-profit social enterprise and Australia’s largest early learning and childcare provider, they are part of something big, that improves the lives of families and communities across the country.



About Goodstart Elara Blackstone Street


  • Brand NEW Centre opening in Mid 2023
  • 121 licensed capacity, across 8 purpose-built learning spaces
  • Designed as a modern yet home like, naturally inspired environment 
  • Outdoor play spaces that are directly accessible from the indoor learning areas 
  • Parent lounge with complimentary tea and coffee
  • Onsite car parks for drop off/pick up



Position Requirements


  • Must hold a Bachelor or Diploma of Early Childhood (or ACECQA assessed equivalent)
  • Experience with leading and managing change within education, health, or community services
  • Experience in delivering integrated early childhood services in areas of disadvantage
  • Have proven commercial acumen with financial and operational performance management.



In this role, you will:


  • Deliver our bespoke learning program developed in collaboration with global leaders in pedagogical practice
  • Build and encourage a talented team of early learning professionals, sharing your knowledge and contributing to a culture of reflective practice and ongoing improvement
  • Work with your team to plan for the future of your centre, building the attendance pipeline and maintaining a revenue-generating business



What Goodstart Can Offer You  


  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career 
  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two extra days off per year, and our dedicated wellbeing program will ensure you get the support you need, when you need it most 
  • Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance  
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 
  • Retail and childcare discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel, and technology, and get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees 



You’ll also love


  • Centre support - dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching and inclusion, delivered face to face or virtually by our centre support team  
  • Security and stability - with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of a large network and the stability of a respected organisation 



If you have previous experience as a Centre Director 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 theyaresubmitted. We encourage you tosubmit your application as soon as possible for your best chance toprogress 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 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.

Posting Notes: NEW SOUTH WALES || NSW || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Bachelor (ECT) 4yr || Full-Time

Job Segment: Performance Management, Manager, Human Resources, Management

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