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Centre Manager / Director

Forestville NSW, Sydney, NSW

We are looking for a dedicated Child Care Director who can continue to build on the exceptional services being provided at our Forestville Centre.

  • $2000 SIGN ON BONUS
  • Above Award Salary + Super + Directors Allowance
  • Salary Sacrifice package options available to increase take home pay

The Forestville Early Learning Centre is a purpose-built 60 place preschool on the grounds of our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School. At our Early Learning Centre, we provide a range of learning experiences for children aged between 3 and 5 years. The centre offers Term Time preschool from 8.00 am to 3.30 pm and a dedicated After School Care service for the preschool children that runs term time from 3:30pm-6:00pm.
This is a secure Permanent Full-time position.
In this role, you will:

  • Oversee the provision of high-quality care and education for all children in attendance ensuring compliance with the Education and Care Services National Regulations and Law, National Quality Framework and Early Years Learning Framework 
  • Understand the Child Safe Standards expectations.
  • Build, inspire and encourage a talented team of early learning professionals, sharing your knowledge and contributing to a culture of reflective practice and ongoing improvement.
  • Be empowered to run an efficient and smooth operation with the support of the administration assistant and the Practice Manager.
  • Develop trusting and authentic relationships with children, families, and the school.

You’ll need:

  • A Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education with a Teaching Proficient Accreditation Status.
  • Experience in a teaching and team leadership role within an early childhood program. 
  • Identify and Respond to Children and Young People at Risk certificate
  • Hold a current First Aid and CPR Certificate including Asthma and Anaphylaxis training.
  • Have a Food Supervisor certificate or willing to undertake this, as per regulatory requirements.
  • To have effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Criminal History Check and Working with Children Check 
  • Knowledge of Start Strong Funding, High Support Learning Needs Funding, and Inclusion Support. 

What CatholicCare can offer you:
We know that changing roles is a big decision – so here is what we can offer you:

  • Generous salary based on your experience.
  • Salary packaging – also known as salary sacrifice - means allocating a portion of your salary to pay certain expenses before income tax is calculated. So, on pay day you pay less income tax and have more money for the things that matter.
  • A focus on employee well-being, with regular reflective/practice supervision opportunities. 
  • An additional paid leave day (CatholicCare Day) to be taken at the end of the year. 
  • Professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills, add to your accreditation work and your career.
  • Employee referral program
  • Secure, permanent, full-time position working at a well-established not-for-profit organisation.  

How to apply
Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application.
We review applications as they are submitted. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible for your best chance to progress to the next stage of the process. 
Have a question?
Contact us via email [email protected]

How to apply

If you think you are right for this position, we would love to hear from you! To apply for this position, click on the following link:

If you have any questions, don't hesitate in contact Ruth via [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Summary

Position Type

Full time


$80,000.00 - $105,000.00


1 month ago

Company Info

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay