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  • Child Care Centre Director

    Apply now Job no: 492309
    Work type: Permanent Full Time, Temporary Full Time
    Location: Penrith
    Categories: Children’s Services
    Salary: $70,984.16

    The city of Penrith sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains, alongside the Nepean River, and is home to approximately 198,000 people. We employ approximately 1200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. We offer a diverse range of career paths with a strong commitment to training, education assistance, paid parental leave and flexible working arrangements.

    Are you:

     Looking for a position where you can demonstrate your leadership and organisational skills?

    • Keen to coordinate and manage the business of a high quality child care facility, which caters to children, family and community needs?
    • Looking to work with an organisation that is at the leading edge of curriculum implementation and provides services with dedicated support in this area?

    Penrith Council’s Children’s Services Department is looking for a new permanent and a new temporary Child Care Director to join their dynamic and dedicated team.

    Essential Criteria:

    • A diploma of Community Services (Children’s Services) or a degree in Teaching/Education (Early Childhood) or other qualification that meets the approved requirements for the position
    • Child Protection Certificate (Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk) or the willingness to obtain
    • Demonstrated experience and understanding of The National Quality Standards including Contemporary Curriculum Frameworks
    • Commitment to equity and inclusive practices for staff, parents and children
    • Demonstrated effective communication skills

    Desirable Criteria:

    • Proven staff management skills and leadership skills
    • Demonstrated budget management and administrative skills
    • Current First Aid Certificate
    • Current Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificate
    • Class C Drivers Licence and/or LR Bus Licence

    Commencing Salary: $70,984.16 per annum

    This position has been identified as a Child-Related position under Child Protection laws in NSW. To be eligible to apply, you are required to provide Council with a valid Working with Children Check Number.

     To view the position description and submit your application before 5pm on the closing date, please visit Alternatively, for further information about the position please contact Alana Teuma on 4732 7614.

     Council practices EEO and WHS principles.


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