Centre Director - C&K Clinton Community Childcare Centre
About the role:
C&K Clinton Community Child Care Centre , located in Gladstone, is now looking for an experienced Centre Director. C&K Clinton Community Child Care Centre is a 66 place Centre that caters for 0-5 age groups across 5 learning spaces. You will benefit from working with a dedicated team of up to 16 employees and a skilled Clerical Assistant who will assist you with the day-to-day running of the Centre. Further, you will have access to a large team of support, which includes an Early Childhood Pedagogy Advisor and Early Childhood Education Manager, along with a Central Office team based in Brisbane.
This position will suit an Early Childhood professional who is a leader, is driven, and committed to exceeding the standards of Early Education and Care within the Community. You will be an independent leader with the ability to gain respect and trust from a team and promote a positive working culture.
You will maintain a strong reputation across the community, be community minded, and excel and deliver within your Centre. As a person in day-to-day charge of the Centre, you will be an independent and critical thinker, with outstanding communication skills and problem-solving abilities. You will be responsible for overseeing the entire operation of the Centre and requires quick thinking, accurate decision-making and respectful leadership.
About you :
You must be approachable with leadership qualities and an ability to connect within the community, families, children and employees; with a hands-on approach in managing the service operationally. For this position, we are looking for someone who is a self-starter, who has previous experience as a Centre Director and shares C&K’s values of Integrity, Respect, Collaboration, Courage and Safety.
Your experience, skills and knowledge will include:
You will be given training and support to C&K’s new revised curriculum “Listening & Learning Together” as well as our Birth to Three approach. C&K offers an online learning education hub and has a dedicated Learning and Development department which provides our employees access to online training and courses.
As well as;
C&K is proud to be the largest and longest established provider of community-based early childhood education and care services in Queensland. Working at C&K you will have access to many benefits including, but not limited to, above-award wages, salary packaging options, priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten centres and access to study through our C&K College.
C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally-diverse backgrounds.
Please be aware that the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Workers in a high-risk setting Direction requires all workers who enter, work in, or provide services in an early childhood education and care setting to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This Direction applies to C&K.
All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes police checks.
Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only. C&K reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.