Program Manager

Job Title: Program Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Reference: Perm - PM _1613349924
Contact Name: Social Work Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Feb 15, 2021

Job Description


A unique opportunity is available for an experienced Disability Program Manager to lead a passionate team of educators in supporting young children with additional needs and/or disabilities at a specialist school in the Officer area.

Working within a large team of educators you'll help to provide:

  • A safe and secure environment for the children in attendance.
  • An opportunity for children to reach their emotional, physical and confidence needs.
  • Peace of mind for families.
  • A program that is inclusive for children with additional needs.
  • Friendly, warm and inspired educators.
  • Various activities and equipment that accommodates all ages and interests.

This is a Monday-Friday position working in After School Care and School Holiday Programs.


We're looking for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Experience managing teams of 10+ people - there is a large people management component to this role, so this is a must.
  • Extensive experience managing complex needs and behaviors of children.
  • Experience developing inclusive programs for children with special needs/or disabilities.
  • Resilience to working in an environment where each day presents new challenges.
  • Passion for working with children with special needs/disabilities.
  • An individual wanting to progress their career within the disability sector.


This is your opportunity to join a reputable company in Before and After School Care and Holiday Programs.

We pride ourselves on our supportive team environment and the high-quality care we provide to the families and school communities we work with.


  • Permanent position
  • Above award industry pay
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunities to develop your career in education and care


To be considered for the role, you must be working towards or have completed an ACECQA approved qualification OR be working towards or have completed a qualification in Disability Support (Certificate 4 as a minimum).

There are loads of child-care qualifications that are approved for this role, please check the link to see if your studies


Please send your resume and cover letter to Brenda Willey - or for a confidential conversation call Brenda Willey on 03 8689 9534.

Tradewind Australia is a specialist recruitment service for the Social & Community Service sectors and we source highly qualified and experienced professionals to work with all providers within these services.

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