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Area Manager

Goodstart Early Learning - Cairns City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin


Full Job Description
We're seeking a highly motivated Area Manager who is an exceptional leader and business manager. This role is a permanent full-time position, with available start time from May 2021.

We have an area with exceptional opportunity for growth and leadership development across 11 independent business units across Cairns.

About you -

Tertiary qualification in Business/Human Resources (Desirable)
Leadership experience (Essential)
Ability to rapidly onboard new information - learn and understand the Early Childhood Education and Care setting and frameworks
Managerial experience of multi-site teams
Demonstrated ability to achieve business outcomes through commercial and operational acumen
Ability to lead, motivate and drive a team to focus on continuous improvement
Be able to lead a high performing result driven team to deliver on organisational key deliverables
Be able to create a team of independent business units motivated for success
Champion and advocate the benefits of early learning and high-quality outcomes in the Birth - 5 Environment

About the role -

Lead a group of 11 Centre Directors across North Queensland
Focus on leveraging commercial opportunities present in an in demand geographic location
Developing independent leaders and teams focused on high quality learning environments and outcomes for children
Focus on increasing performance consistency and work models across the area
Working with Centre Directors in person and via online platforms to influence performance improvement and capability
Leveraging functional support to ensure Centres have the right resources to deliver their business plans
Develop strong professional relationships with the Centre Leadership teams of each centre and create a positive and collaborative area culture
Assist Centre Directors to develop their own leadership shadow and create environments where high performing teams thrive
Some travel require

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people,and caring for over 71,000 children.

The benefits -

Company car, laptop and phone
Flexible work arrangements giving you choice about when and how work will be done in order to better manage your work and non-work needs
Motivated and energized State Team and colleagues
Not-For-Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income to increase take home pay
Access to discounted childcare
Competitive bonus structure
Discounted health care and access to employee wellbeing program with BUPA
Ongoing support for training and professional development
Exclusive discounts on travel, gym memberships, Apple and Dell products, and more….

Goodstart Early Learning are proud of our inclusive work environment that supports and encourages individual growth and strong teams. Goodstart Early Learning acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of all lands on which we come together. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as enduring, living cultures and pay our respects to Elders past and present.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please upload your Cover Letter & CV to our website. If you would like a copy of the PD please email Alysse Giudice - agiudice@goodstart.org.au (Please do not e-mail your application to this e-mail address, it will not be considered).

Posting Notes: CAIRNS || QLD || Australia (AU) || QLD North - Region 10 || || No Early Childhood Qualification || Full-Time

Cairns City, QLD

Education, Childcare & Training


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