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Pied Piper Preschool: Centre Director and Nominated Supervisor

Full time Director/Educational Leader

Pied Piper Preschool (rated “exceeding”) is a vibrant community-based 39 place preschool in Wallerawang seeking a full-time Director/Educational leader to join their team.

Essential Requirements:

  • Early childhood teaching degree/ NESA accreditation
  • Excellent knowledge of NQS, accreditation, rating system and EYLF
  • Minimum 5 year’s industry experience
  • Must have held a leadership role and have recent management experience
  • WWCC number, First Aid, Anaphylaxis, Asthma and child protection training
  • Consideration of job share for the right applicant

For an application/information package please email piedpiper.committee@outlook.com.au

Applications close 28 February 2020.

Central Shoalhaven Mobile Preschool Inc: Preschool Director

The Management Committee of Central Shoalhaven Mobile Preschool Incorporated (CSMP), are looking for a passionate and professional Director with a commitment to delivering high quality education and care for children aged 3-5 years. CSMP is a community-owned, not-for-profit service operating five days during school term, across four services: Huskisson, Falls Creek, Cambewarra and Manyana.

Essential Criteria

  • Diploma in Children’s Services/a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education (or equivalent)
  • Current Clear Working With Children Check
  • Child Protection training
  • Current First-Aid Certificate
  • Anaphylaxis and Asthma management training
  • Current C Class drivers licence
  • Acceptance of role of Nominated Supervisor

Selection Criteria

  1. Experience in planning, implementing and evaluating innovative education programs in an Early Childhood setting.
  2. Comprehensive understanding of the National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework.
  3. Knowledge and awareness of the Educational & Care Services National Regulations.
  4. A commitment to building relationships and forming partnerships with families.
  5. Strong leadership skills and proven ability to work within and manage a team.
  6. A commitment to reflective practice and ongoing professional development in Early Childhood Education.
  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and sound computer-literacy skills.

* It would be advantageous to have previous experience working as a Director and managing an Early Childhood service (including experience maintaining a budget and business financials).

This role involves the strategic and operational management of four preschool venues and will include some face-to-face teaching time. Above award wages will be available to a suitable applicant. Preference is for a single Director but job share may be considered. Prohibited persons are not eligible to apply.

Please email your application, complete with cover letter (max. 2 single pages) addressing all selection criteria and a detailed resume addressing the essential criteria and including two professional referees to email: CSMP.COMMITTEE@gmail.com
For enquiries or a copy of the job description please also contact The Management Committee at the above e-mail. Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview and will need to provide relevant certificates. Unsuccessful applications will be notified by e-mail.

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020 (midnight)

Tooraweenah Preschool: Director of Early Education Service

POSITION VACANT / JOB ADVERTISEMENT
Teaching Director/Nominated Supervisor
Permanent Part-time 3-4 days per week (Initial 1 year contract with option of extension)
Located Tooraweenah NSW

About Us
Tooraweenah Preschool is a community run, not-for-profit preschool providing early childhood education to children aged 3-5yrs. Catering to predominantly farming families we have approval for up to 19 children. Located in the picturesque village of Tooraweenah at the foothills of the Warrumbungle National Park, 58Km from Coonabarabran, 43Km from Gilgandra the preschool is committed to providing a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment for the children and families of our local community and is supported by a committed community with high expectations.

About the Role
Reporting to the committee, you will supervise staff and will be responsible for the day to day operations of the centre, including but not limited to: –

  • Deliver consistent and high-quality care in a safe, healthy, productive and fun filled learning environment
  • Develop and implement the educational program to ensure quality learning outcomes are met
  • Manage the enrolment process and related documentation
  • Provide leadership and guidance to all staff and assist and promote staff development
  • Ensure the centre is compliant with all state legislation and national standards
  • Proactively engage and connect with community groups and build strong relationships with staff members, children, families and the wider community to increase and encourage enrolments
  • Manage budgets and financial overview in conjunction with the committee
  • Be involved in community events and groups that the centre has involvement with, which may be outside normal working hours
  • Collaborate with the local primary schools

Credentials
The successful applicant will have a passion for early learning education and implementing innovative programs and methods that engage staff, children and families in addition to:

  • A Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or a minimum Diploma Level Education and Care Qualifications in Early Childhood Education with evidence of working towards an approved Early Childhood Teaching Qualification
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificates
  • Experience coordinating and administering all aspects of centre governance and compliance
  • Strong understanding of Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards
  • Current National Crime Check
  • Current Driver’s Licence

If you are a motivated and enthusiastic leader who meets the above criteria and has the ability to build and maintain strong and meaningful relationships with children, families and staff and the local community we want to hear from you.

Closing Date:
Monday 24th February 2020

How to apply:
As part of your application please provide a cover letter (maximum one page) and resume which outline the relevant qualifications and certificates, skills and experience that you may be able to bring to the role.

Please email your application to Rebekah Howard, President of Tooraweenah Preschool Association via bekhoward43@gmail.com

Enquiries or if you would like a full Position Description please contact Rebekah Howard 0427 431 987

West Bathurst Preschool: Administration Officer

West Bathurst Preschool Inc.
Recruiting for 2020

Do you have experience with MYOB and payroll?
Do you have experience in customer service?
Would you like to work with a dynamic, friendly and experienced team?

West Bathurst Preschool is offering a permanent full-time Administration Officer position (job share arrangements may be considered).

This position is subject to a Working with Children Check verification.

For an information package or to make enquiries please email director@westbathurstpreschool.nsw.edu.au

Applications close Monday 10th February 2020

Coonamble Children’s Services Inc - Cooks

Coonamble Children’s Services is our community owned childcare centre, providing quality early childhood education and care to local families for generations.  We are seeking committed individuals who can support Coonamble Children’s Centre through our next exciting steps towards a strong future.

We seek Expressions of Interest from individuals with relevant qualifications and experience, or a willingness to train, in the roles of:

  • cooks who can deliver fun and nutritious meals for our children

Suitable people are requested to submit a brief response to this expression of interest outlining their skills, qualifications and experience in filling such a role. Coonamble Children’s Services has engaged a sector specialist organisation, CCSA, to review expressions of interest, with selected individuals to receive an information package to further the application process.

Initial expressions of interest should be submitted by email to coonamble@ccsa.org.au by 17 February 2020.

Coonamble Children’s Services Inc - Early Educators

Coonamble Children’s Services is our community owned childcare centre, providing quality early childhood education and care to local families for generations.  We are seeking committed individuals who can support Coonamble Children’s Centre through our next exciting steps towards a strong future.

We seek Expressions of Interest from individuals with relevant qualifications and experience, or a willingness to train, in the roles of:

  • early childhood educators providing play-based learning and development

Suitable people are requested to submit a brief response to this expression of interest outlining their skills, qualifications and experience in filling such a role. Coonamble Children’s Services has engaged a sector specialist organisation, CCSA, to review expressions of interest, with selected individuals to receive an information package to further the application process.

Initial expressions of interest should be submitted by email to coonamble@ccsa.org.au by 17 February 2020.

Coonamble Children’s Services Inc - Director

Coonamble Children’s Services is our community owned childcare centre, providing quality early childhood education and care to local families for generations.  We are seeking an experienced and qualified individual who can lead Coonamble Children’s Centre through our next exciting steps towards a strong future.

We seek Expressions of Interest from individuals who can:

  • Provide high quality management
  • Provide leadership to the staff of the Coonamble Children’s Services
  • Support the design of future operations
  • Recruit suitable staff

Suitable people are requested to submit a brief response to this expression of interest outlining their relevant skills, qualifications and experience in filling such a role. Coonamble Children’s Services has engaged a sector specialist organisation, CCSA, to review expressions of interest.

Selected individuals will then receive an information package to further the application process.  Initial expressions of interest should be submitted by email to coonamble@ccsa.org.au by 7 February 2020.

Parkes Early Childhood Centre: Non-Teaching Centre Director Position

About us:

PECC is a community managed, not for profit organisation, located in Parkes NSW which has been established for over 65 years. Our dedicated team of 30 teachers and educators are committed to the provision of high-quality early learning and care. PECC is located in a purpose-built facility, catering for 86 licenced places, involving both long day care and preschool funded places.

The successful applicant will lead the Parkes Early Childhood Centre (PECC) team to achieve our purpose and goals in keeping with our Philosophy.

You will role model excellent leadership to bring out the best in your team members, build their capacity and support them in making PECC a safe and engaging place for all children their families and the team. You will source best practice within the organisation and sector, leveraging this to develop your team to deliver high quality education and care provision.

Working closely with your team, you will ensure PECC meets (as a minimum) the National Quality Standards (NQS) and delivers the required business and financial management. You will ensure the centre continues to grow from strength to strength, is competitive, viable, and effectively managed to deliver a quality education program, as well as overseeing occupancy targets to achieve optimal funding, staffing costs, and working within the financial budget.

Hours: Full-time non-teaching position position

Qualifications: Minimum – Bachelor qualification in accordance with ACECQA Approved Early Childhood Teaching Qualifications

Other Requirements:  

  • Clear Working with Children Check
  • National Police Clearance (no older than six months from commencement date)
  • DEC approved child protection training certificate
  • Acceptance of role of Nominated Supervisor under the Children (Education and Care Services National Law Application) Bill 2010 and Education and Care Services National Regulations
  • Current First Aid Certificate, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management training

 

Essential Experience:            

Thorough and in-depth knowledge of the:

  • Early Years Learning Framework (Birth – 5 years)
  • National Quality Standards
  • Education and Care Services National Regulations
  • Education and Care National Law
  • Experience in a senior/management level position in early childhood settings and evidence of having provided inspirational and decisive leadership.
  • Thorough knowledge of early childhood education and care centre administrative functions.
  • Knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety.

 

Essential Capabilities:

  • Highly developed communication, interpersonal and team development skills.
  • Ability to over-see development, implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office Suite, CCMS system, Xplor or similar).
  • Business planning, implementation and evaluation or willingness to undertake further training

 

Applicants are requested to contact Craig Smith (President PECC) email: president@pecc.org.au for an information package prior to submitting an application and if further information is required.

Applications close Friday 14th February 2020

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