Who the Company is? Precious Cargo aspires to be one large, happy family and its vision is to realise the potential in each and every child. They are passionate about providing children with a strong foundation for life through diverse, holistic learning opportunities delivered with professionalism and care. They offer a range of childcare, transition and pre-school programs, all carefully structured to meet the National Quality Framework standards and regulations.
Children are provided with a varied curriculum of stimulating, real-life experiences, through the proven Montessori method. Their Montessori curriculum includes foreign languages, multi-culturalism, environment and sustainability, music and movement, art and craft and an introduction to academics. As a values-driven business, our values are respect (environment, oneself, others), safe (environment, to be oneself, to ask) and care (genuine care for the well-being of all).
Our centres are currently based in Blackwood, Collinswood, Lockleys, Heatherton, Myrtle Bank, St Peters, Welland, Westbourne Park and Woodville Park. With further exciting growth plans ahead, there are multiple opportunities for key positions within our sector particularly for Directors and Assistant Directors. What you will be doing and will be responsible for: Reporting directly to the Senior Director, this position will be responsible for the Centre in all aspects including leading the overall operation, management, and administration of the child care service, ensuring that: Precious Cargo’s Values are led and upheld at all times.
Their team are led, organised, supported, developed and motivated. Pedagogical leadership is provided to ensure quality care and education programs for children, and direction, support and continuous learning for staff. A vibrant, interesting, varied and appropriate children’s program is developed and implemented to meet the ongoing needs of the children.
The philosophy, policies and procedures of the service are upheld, implemented and reviewed regularly to meet relevant requirements. Licensing regulations are exceeded. The service attains and maintains Quality Assurance accreditation.
The service implements the Early Years Learning Framework. All relevant legal and statutory requirements are monitored, complied with and implemented. The staff and families of the child care centre are encouraged to contribute to the quality and success of the service.
‘What you look like’ and need to demonstrate to be successful. A passionate leader passionate about the companies why and values. Must hold a Diploma of Children's Services or Bachelor in Early Education.
Have highly developed interpersonal, negotiation and verbal and written communication skills. Sound knowledge of the Education and Care Services National law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 and the National Quality Standards. Highly developed pedagogical leadership skills.
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