Centre Manager - Sweet Peas, Homebush

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Work type: Full-time Permanent
Location: West & South West Sydney
Categories: Early Childhood Management

Childcare Centre Manager | Sydney Olympic Park 

As the Centre Manager you will mentor, lead and inspire our wonderfully passionate team to achieve success. You will play a pivotal role in building rich relationships within the Centre and driving pedagogy best practice.

Sweet Peas is nestled in the heart of Sydney Olympic Park and provide an urban sanctuary in the heart of a business park. Conveniently located near the train station, this Centre boasts a wonderful indoor and outdoor environment, art studio, and bright interiors with plenty of resources.

The benefits of working for Guardian:

  • Career advancement opportunities across our growing network, including larger centres, turn around centres, new centres and support office roles
  • Assistance from a dedicated support office team including a dedicated Operations Manager, People & Culture Team including Talent Acquisition, Finance, Property, Marketing
  • Access to professional development opportunities including; our nationally accredited Guardian Masterclass program, Centre Manager conference with national and International speakers, qualification updates such as First Aid, Child Protection and other relevant programs
  • Attractive remuneration package with scope for future growth based on your individual performance
  • Our recognition program with rewards for outstanding performance, including the annual Centre Manager awards night
  • Participation in the Guardian Education project; a world class quality enhancement initiative inspired by the infant toddler Centres and pre-schools of Reggio Emilia
  • Employee referral program – Earn up to $2,000
  • Generous Childcare discounts for your own children
  • Employee Wellbeing scheme - Annual flu shot and Employee Assistance Program

As a Centre Manager you'll…..

Guardian Centre Managers are encouraged to run their Centres with a high degree of individuality and autonomy, within the context of the centres history and culture and within the parameters of the Guardian way.

We empower our Centre Managers to produce people and curriculum leadership to their educator team, to spend time engaging with families, creating amazing early learning environments and promoting their services within the local communities. Centre Managers are supported by their Operations Manager and a General Manager who are there to coach and mentor.

Centre Managers who thrive at Guardian have a strong vision for their centre, are great with people, are strong pedagogically, aren’t afraid to make decisions and aim to run their centre at full occupancy. 

To be considered you will have:

  • Completed Diploma in Children's Services or/and Bachelor of Teaching/Education (Early Childhood) or ACECQA assessed qualifications
  • Previous experience running a long day care Centre
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the National Quality Framework and the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Current First Aid and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certificates
  • Current Working with Children check
  • Passion and ability to inspire, motivate and maintain a positive learning culture within the Centre for children, for your families and for your Educator colleagues

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If you are seeking a fulfilling career in Early Years Education then we would love to hear from you. Apply online today!


Guardian Early Learning Group is offering you $1,000 if you refer an exceptional Centre Manager to lead one of our early learning Centres. For more information, please visit our website; https://www.guardian.edu.au/directorreferralreward/ or contact us at careers@guardian.edu.au

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