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Area Manager - Early Childhood Education

Job Title: Area Manager - Early Childhood Education
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$120000 - AU$130000 per annum + + Super + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: ELCAREAMWS_1711329332
Contact Name: Education team
Contact Email: education@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Mar 25, 2024

Job Description

Area Manager



Job Title: Early Childhood Education - Area Manager

Salary field: $120000 + Super +10k car allowance and up to $120 per month towards phone bill



Job Summary:

  • Full Time, Permanent Position
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance



Area Manager - Early Childhood Centres

Rate

As per industry standards



Benefits:

  • Work with an organisation who is relentless in securing quality opportunities
  • No joining fees
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Professional development by two Principal mentors on a consistent basis.



About the Role:

We are recruiting for a Portfolio Manager/Area Manager to work across 10+ Early Childhood sites across the Western and Northern Suburbs of Melbourne.

We are working with a well-known Early Childhood Specialist Company who are seeking a dynamic Area Manager who will provide leadership to Centre Managers to deliver targets and enhance high-performing teams through the development and implementation of high-quality action plans.



Key duties:

  • Lead centre managers in all facets of their roles within their centres
  • Drive the development and implementation of high-quality action plans for each centre
  • Sustainable performance improvement across centres and with a focus on taking insights to scale
  • Strong connection and collaboration between centres across the portfolios and state
  • Right person in the right role doing the right thing at the right time in all key centre leadership teams and centre support roles
  • Capability building of centre leadership team members and centre support roles
  • The development of strong talent pipelines within centres and the state to support career succession plans and develop strong talent pathways
  • Contribution to the broader network by producing tools and insights that enable all centres to improve performance
  • The Area Manager is accountable to the General Manager for People, Practice and Performance outcomes across the state



Skills & Experience:

  • Must have 3 years management experience in a multi-site business (as an Area Manager for example)
  • Significant prior work experience in a business improvement / business efficiency role including solution design, implementation planning along with training and toolkit development
  • Strong experience in performance improvement with a demonstrated track record of multi-site performance uplift in short periods of time
  • Displays high Business acumen knowledge and skill
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to coach for success and personal growth
  • Tertiary or university degree in Early Learning (desirable)
  • Business Administration qualification or alike (desirable)
  • Strong knowledge of the National Quality Framework and state regulatory requirements (desirable)
  • Experience with Acquisitions (desirable)

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Strong experience in childcare industry
  • Strong understand of Commercial and Business Acumen
  • Strong understanding of the business drivers
  • Be analytical and methodical in your approach to problems
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills both written and verbal
  • Strong time management and delegation skills
  • Thorough understanding and proven experience and knowledge of all business systems
  • Demonstrated project-management experience
  • An ability to work within and understand financial parameters; Be results driven
  • Excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills to develop strong internal and external relationships.
  • Ability to analyse and resolve varied and complex problems which may require the involvement of multiple parties

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of Educators for many schools and Early Learning Centres across the greater Melbourne / Victoria region. We have a strong reputation of providing high calibre teachers with fantastic contract opportunities and helping to pursue a rewarding career. Our aim is to cultivate an excellent ongoing relationship with you throughout your growing career.



How to apply:?

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website?
Alternatively, email your resume to
elc@twrecruitment.com.au
For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Early Learning Team on 03 9110 0090



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