Manager– Mackay Children and Family Centre
About the role:
The Crèche and Kindergarten Association Limited (C&K) is a not-for-profit early childhood provider with more than 330 early childhood education and care services located across Queensland. C&K acknowledges that each child and family has unique early education and care requirements and so we provide a range of different programs including childcare, kindergarten, limited hours and outside school hours’ care.
Our values of putting children first, respecting each other, working with integrity and striving for excellence in everything we do underpin the way that we work with our colleagues, partners, children, families and communities. These values guide us in building strong working relationships and help us to promote a working environment where our people are engaged, feel valued and are committed to C&K.
We are currently looking for a Manager to join our amazing team at Mackay Children & Family Centre - Hub. This is a permanent full-time based in Mackay. Working 38 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
As the Manager, you will be reporting to the Early Childhood Education Manager. The purpose of this role is to lead the efficient and effective management of C&K’s operation of the Mackay Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander family and Child Hub (Mackay CFC), to enable the delivery of high-quality and financially viable early childhood services and programs in line with C&K’s vision, values and strategic priorities, and compliant with relevant legislation, regulations, education standards, funding requirements, and C&K policies, procedures and operational standards. Leads an integrated approach to deliver quality early childhood services and programs, across areas including education, child health and wellbeing, and business management.
This will include key relationships with the Lead Practitioner, who will provide the CFC Manager with advice on Community linkages and protocols, as well as occasionally acting up in the Manager’s position where required and the Long Day Care (LDC) Director, who will manage the operations of the childcare centre.
Visit our centre at https://www.candk.asn.au/mackaycfc
Ideal applicants will have:
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.
All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes police checks.
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.
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.