Centre Coordinator – Girrabanya Integrated Children’s Centre

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Band 6 Salary from $80,808 to $87,293 per annum plus 10% superannuation
  • Ballarat
  • Closing date for this position is Monday, July 26, 2021 - 12:00pm
  • Permanent Full Time Position with 1 RDO a month  

  • Band 6 Salary from $80,808 to $87,293 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation 

  • Location: Girrabanya Integrated Children’s Centre 


About the position: 


A rare opportunity exists for a Centre Coordinator at Girrabanya Integrated Children’s Centre.  


Girrabanya Children’s Centre is a part of the larger City of Ballarat Integrated Children's Services that includes Wendouree Children's Centre, Ballarat and Lifestyle Aquatic Centre Children's Centre and Family Day Care.  


Our vision is for trusting, inclusive, interconnected relationships between children, families, educators and communities that support children to be happy, safe and reach their full potential. 


The Coordinator of Girrabanya Integrated Children’s Service is required to provide leadership of a large passionate team and manage all aspects of the Girrabanya Integrated Children’s Centre including the occasional care program, with a focus on striving for excellence in education and care. 


Your key responsibilities will include; 


  • Participating in the provision of responsive early childhood education and care 

  • Supporting the development of the team and its individual members 

  • Leading the team and developing excellence in service provision 

  • Promoting positive and effective communications with all stakeholders 

  • Supporting a comprehensive approach to service administrative functions and requirements. 


Key Selection Criteria: 

  • Relevant tertiary diploma in accordance with the National Quality Framework and the Education and Care Services National Regulations.  

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of current best practice in the provision of early childhood education and care services, particularly in an integrated environment.   

  • Demonstrated experience of providing innovative, high quality customer service within a child-centred, family-focused framework.    

  • Proven experience and ability to provide effective staff leadership and management; and ability to build capacity within the existing workforce.    

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to engage and work with a diverse range of stakeholders including parents, colleagues and local community members.  

  • Ability to provide sound financial budget management and reporting.  

  • Ability to produce high quality written documents including correspondence, reporting, plans, and funding submissions.  


How to apply 


To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application. The closing date for this position is 12 noon Monday 26 July 2021. Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and answer screening questions based on the key selection criteria. 


The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check.  


Contact Details: 

For further information on the above positions contact Rebecca Karslake, Manager Integrated Children’s Services, on 0437 081 012.

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Equal Opportunity

The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. 

We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace.

We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. 

We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.