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Area Manager - Early Learning (North West)

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Melbourne West, Melbourne North
Categories: Early Learning

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full Time, Ongoing role based in Broadmeadows

About the opportunity

The position of North West Early Learning Area Manager is a pivotal role for the leadership and operations of Uniting's Early Learning services. Participating in a collaborative leadership team and working within internal and external partnerships, this role provides many opportunities for innovation and strategic development.

The North West programs reach across the northern and western Melbourne metropolitan region, from Deer Park, up to Sunbury and across to Ivanhoe. With a mix of program delivery of Long Day Care, Kindergarten and Kindergarten Inclusion Support, this role offers a rare opportunity in community service leadership in the Early Childhood Education and Care sector.

About you

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum qualification of Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (or equivalent)
  • Extensive demonstrated and proven experience in a related role.
  • Clear understanding of, and commitment to the principles of integrated and innovative practice, and multi-disciplinary service delivery, as applicable within early childhood education and care.
  • Proven experience and ability to provide effective leadership and management across multi-sites and teams.
  • Demonstrated experience and comprehensive knowledge, understanding and application of relevant government policies, legislation, regulations and standards and programs associated with the provision of early childhood services.
  • Experience in the support and delivery of community services including policy development, implementing quality assurance systems and ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and standards.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:

  • Cover Letter (outlining your suitability by addressing the key/core selection criteria according to the position description – no more than 2 pages)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Applications close on Monday 10 August 2020 at 5pm

Get in touch

Darren Youngs, Executive Officer – Early Learning - 0448 670 152.

About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and well-being of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

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