Early Childhood Centre Director
- Part-time opportunity to join a team and make a real difference in the growth of young people!
- Relocation assistance is on offer to help you move to this unique part of Sydney!
- Attractive salary up to $109,000 pro-rata (inclusive of super) + salary sacrificing up to $16,000 + more!
Connect Children and Families Services
Together, we support children’s and families' learning, safety and wellbeing.
We are Connect Child and Family Services (Connect), a not-for-profit organisation helping families nurture and educate their children. We are a values-based organisation. We tune in, connect and are kind. We strive for social justice, walk together and celebrate every child. Our service exists to create positive change for children, families, and the community.
Serving communities in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow, Hawkesbury and Western Sydney, we are committed to overcoming barriers to a child's development, transition into school, and community life. We provide NDIS and Medicare-funded disability and allied health care programs, family support programs, and early childhood education and care. We support families to access services that respond to their needs, creating pathways across our services and to other community agencies that can support them.
As part of our portfolio, we have two centres in Hazelbrook, both located only a 30-minute drive from Penrith. Our centres are surrounded by the beautiful Blue Mountain scenery while still being close enough to the city.
We have a highly rewarding opportunity for a part-time Early Childhood Centre Director to join our dedicated team, working with families to navigate the early stages of their little one’s life.
Your next opportunity
This role comes with an attractive salary circa $90,000 – $109,000 pro-rata (inc. super) + salary sacrificing options up to $16,000 per year. You will also have access to fantastic benefits, including:
- $2,500 entertainment benefits card
- Reimbursement for any travel that you might need to do
- Director allowance
- Employee Assistance Programs
- Access to high-quality professional development
- Two extra wellbeing days per year
- Relocation assistance to help you call Hazelbrook your home
You will be working closely with our team, including our other Centre Director and internal practice mentors. You will work collaboratively and participate in monthly director meetings where you will collaborate and have a say in the direction of our centre and best practice approaches. Above all, this is an opportunity for you to receive ongoing support in this role.
In this part-time role, you will be working 31.5 hours a week, leading our dedicated team of educators and managing the day-to-day operations of our Possum Early Childhood Centre.
Your core duties will fall within the following areas:
- Influence, lead and delivery high-quality service
- Manage the team and day-to-day administration
- Collaborate with families, the team and the community
- Provide ongoing learning and development
As part of the role, you will ensure that all relevant laws and educational frameworks are in-line with compliance standards for government early childhood education and care.
You’ll be great in this role because:
To thrive in this role, you will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Teaching and significant experience working in Early Childhood.
We are looking for an empathetic and compassionate individual who is a natural leader with strong mentoring and communication skills. You will also have the skills to effectively build an environment of continuous learning.
Positive relationships with our families are key to ensuring high-quality education and care. You will develop and maintain these relationships alongside creating a safe space and environment for our people, students and families.
Above all, you will be committed to evidence-based practice and use your own methodology and pedagogy, including the family partnership model and inclusive practice.
Additionally, you will possess the following:
- Working with Children’s Check
- National Police Clearance
Ready to join our team?
We are ready to hear from you! Apply now.