Centre Director – St. Michael’s Out of School Hours Care Program

Centre Director – St. Michael’s Out of School Hours Care Program

Fantastic opportunity for a professional and motivated Director to provide leadership, vision and guidance to a quality program.

  • Be part of CS#1’s exciting growth journey – plenty of opportunities to showcase your skills!
  • Are you committed to connecting with people and building a stronger community? If so, read on

About the role:

St. Michael’s Out of School Hours Care Program located at Kaleen is seeking a skilled and experienced Director (or experienced Assistant Director ready for progression) to lead our St. Michael’s Team. The Program is licensed for 64 children and provides a happy, friendly environment with excellent care and education through an inclusive play-based curriculum.

  • Permanent full-time position (76 hours/fortnight) (Split shift including Before and After School Care).
  • Establish and nurture respectful relationships with children, families and staff.
  • Support your team to provide engaging learning environments that allow children to think critically and direct their own learning while ensuring the overall health, wellbeing and safety of all children attending the service.
  • Further develop partnerships with local agencies and community groups
  • Ensure that day-to-day operational, financial, human resource and marketing management of the service is conducted in line with organisation policies and procedures.

Director requirements:

  • Diploma in Early Education and Care (or ACECQA approved equivalent).
  • Previous experience as a Director or Assistant Director.
  • Current ACT Working with Vulnerable People Card.
  • First aid certificate, and asthma and anaphylaxis certificates.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to guide a team in providing quality early childhood education and care.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and National Quality Standards, particularly the My Time, Our Place framework.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Current driver licence and own car (desirable).

Director rewards:

  • Children’s Services Award – Children’s Services Employee Level 6 with the salary from $37.19- $47.10, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Generous salary packaging arrangements that can provide up to $18,550 of your gross pay tax free – for a variety of eligible expense items.
  • Portable Long Service Leave.
  • Free Parking.
  • Online learning management system with access to thousands of courses on professional development, wellbeing and compliance.
  • Professional development opportunities to take your career to the next level, including an emerging leadership program.
  • Structured performance and 1 on 1 development check ins and secondment opportunities.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program.

 About Community Services #1

Community Services #1 (CS#1) is a profit for purpose organisation, in the ACT and surrounding NSW regions. Our 200+ employees and volunteers make a difference in the daily lives of the people and families we support through our services designed to meet community needs.

We are always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic, and vibrant people who share our vision. We love people who thrive on giving back, who are solution focused, collaborative and truly believe that together we are better.

Come and join us, bring your ideas and determination to make a difference and together we can create positive long-lasting change.

The successful applicant will be a key member of the CS#1 and Children Services leadership groups and will contribute to and enjoy the support of the CEO, Executive Team and CS#1 Program Managers and Service Directors.

If this sounds like you, apply now! Indicate your interest by submitting your resume with a cover letter to CS1Recruitment@communityservices1.org or apply via seek.

For more information about our recruitment process, please call Jolly (People and Culture Assistant) on 02 6126 4717.

Community Services #1 acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander people as traditional custodians of the land on which we meet, work, live and play. We honour their continuous connection to country, water, sky, and communities.  We celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander stories, traditions and living cultures and pay our respects to elders past and present.

We celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander stories traditions and living cultures and pay our respects to elders past and present.

Our commitment

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging means enabling people to bring their full self to work, promoting a human centred, psychologically healthy, and safe environment underpinned by social justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging throughout our employee lifecycle.

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