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Child Care Area ManagerSave Our Service Casual Recruitment Agency
About the Role This Area Manager role is a pivotal management role for our current childcare services, overseeing our centres in driving culture, compliance, training and values. We expect the successful candidate to be an advocate for positive role modelling to staff and children with the attitude of doing what is necessary to get the job done and done well. The role encompasses people management and the candidate is expected to be an excellent communicator that is operational and procedure focused.
The operational role will drive the roll out of new centres and the implementation of our processes and procedures. Key responsibilities include yet are not limited to: Ensure the centres operate within the centres policies and procedures along with licensing, legislation & regulations requirements. Maintain & develop positive relationships & effective communication with the centres Directors.
Develop positive and open professional relationships with your team. Travel to various centres around Sydney to guide, support & mentor. Develop & implement the centres programs, systems and operational processes to ensure the successful running of the centres Demonstrated proven experience of childcare administration, fair and reasonable Staff Management practices in Childcare, Financial and budget management and reporting, Industry Regulation processes and procedures and Department liaison and reporting experience Proven experience with current NQF, EYLF and NQS guidelines Managing & guiding staff with their professional development & their individual goals & performance.
Adhoc duties as required by Management To carry out centre audits at all times to ensure that the centre environment is conducive to children, families, staff and visitors. Assisting Nominated Supervisors in reaching maximum occupancy. Managing centre events and other related activities.
Supporting the WH&S policies to ensure the centres are a safe environment for educators, children, parents and visitors To oversee recruitment, retention & performance management of staff, as well as any grievances. Ensuring that Centre is accredited and meets QIP and NQF standards. Responsible for the management of ACECQA reporting Responsible for ensuring all centres are well prepared for A&R The successful candidate will ideally have: Degree in Early Childhood Education or Diploma of Children's Services and supporting management qualifications Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
A solid understanding of policies, procedures and regulations. A sound knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework. The ability to develop effective & positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Proven minimum 2 years' experience in similar Early Education Area Management position Paid working with children check and first aid qualified Willing to be proactive in implementing curriculum Bright, friendly and energetic Dedicated to devel....