Early Childhood Coordinator - Port Melbourne

Job Title: Early Childhood Coordinator - Port Melbourne
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Port Melbourne
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$104946 - AU$117440 per annum + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: ELCPMCCO2005_1716166606
Contact Name: Education team
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 20, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Early Childhood Coordinator - Port Melbourne

Salary field: $104,946-117,440 plus 11% super?

Job Summary:
We have a vacancy for an experienced Early Childhood Director in the City of Port Phillip. This is a Full-time time, Permanent job starting ASAP based in Port Melbourne.

  • Full time permanent position
  • Interview tips and preparation provided
  • Resume and Key Selection Criteria assistance

Early Childhood Coordinator - Port Melbourne


$104,946-117,440 per annum plus 11% super?


  • 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 dynamic leader to take on the role of Coordinator at a Children's Centre in Port Melbourne. The ideal candidate will oversee high-quality education and care in a centre-based setting, planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate programs. The role involves actively leading the quality agenda, supporting and mentoring educators to develop exemplary learning programs in early childhood services.

Key duties:

You'll cultivate genuine connections with children, families, colleagues, and the centre community. Overseeing daily operations, including staff practices, community service promotion, budgeting, and scheduling, will be part of your responsibilities. You'll contribute actively to a seasoned team and organisation committed to nurturing your professional growth. Through coaching and reflective practice, you'll foster leadership and professional advancement among educators. Additionally, you'll champion the inclusion of children and families from diverse backgrounds and with varying needs, collaborating with support agencies and personnel as needed.

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Coordinator/Director working in Centre Based Childcare with relevant qualifications, (Bachelor of Education, Early Childhood)
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework and the Early Years Learning Framework and Knowledge of EYLF, NQS and WH&S Policies
  • Strong business understanding of rostering and managing the movement of staff
  • Current First Aid Certificate, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma and WWCC
  • Previous experience with Assessment and Rating

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is a specialist, education recruitment agency and is the preferred supplier of teachers for many schools 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
For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Early Learning Team on 03 9110 0090

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