Early Learning Program Manager


Closing date 03.12.2021
Primary role Child Care – Director (Co-ordinator)
Position type Full-time
Location Gippsland
State VIC
  • Leading Early Learning Cluster Manager
  • Salary packaging
  • Full-time position
About the opportunity We are seeking an Early Learning Program Manager to efficiently coordinate and manage a group of children’s services and funded programs in South East Victoria. The position is based in Bairnsdale and oversees and takes responsibility for a range of operational decisions and provides expertise in the early childhood pedagogy, service planning, community development, and management to ensure the delivery of high quality, sustainable and community focused early learning programs for children and families in childhood education, care services and funded programs. About you To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including having a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care or other relevant ACECQA recognised Early Learning Qualification. You will also have:
  • Comprehensive understanding of Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 and Education and Care Services National Regulations 2012/National Quality Standards.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of the current State and Federal Government funding requirements and agreements
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate service performance including measurement and reporting of service outcomes against service goals
  • Competency in program administration and system development
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and to maintain concise records
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated experience in facilitating change
  • Ability to manage time effectively and to cope with rigorous deadlines
  • Sound discipline knowledge including the underlying principles of early years gained through experience, education and training
  • Demonstrated skills in effectively leading, coaching, mentoring and developing teams to meet and exceed set objectives
How to apply If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following
  • Cover Letter
  • Address the person specification in the position description
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
Applications close Friday 3 December 2021 Get in touch Kristin Kenwell – Acting Area Manager Early Learning Services – South East Victoria T: 51529600 About Uniting At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing 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 relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces. 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.
Qualifications Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care or other relevant ACECQA recognised Early Learning Qualification
Requirements WWCC
Additional Requirements COVID-19 Vaccination supporting evidence
Industrial Agreement/Award Children’s Services Award 2010

Contact Name
Kristin Kenwell
Application Procedure
Apply today via https://careers.unitingvictas.org.au/cw/en/job/499100/early-learning-program-manager

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