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Director of Children's Services

Cire Services
  • Successful childcare centre
  • Supportive and professional team
  • Progressive community-based service

Are you a qualified and experienced Centre Director? Bring your expertise to Cire.

Cire Services Inc. is an advanced, community based, not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education and provision of services.

  • Family and Children’s Services supports children’s services for long day care, pre-school programs, occasional care, vacation care and before and after school care.
  • We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) offering accredited, pre-accredited, work skills and leisure courses.
  • Our Community School, a registered independent school, provides secondary curriculum to students in an alternative school environment.
  • Community Hubs, bringing people together to connect, learn and contribute in their local community through social, education, recreational and support activities.

Cire Services is a child safe organisation.

Cire is seeking an experienced Director to lead one of our services in the Yarra Valley. Reporting to the Executive Manager, Family and Children’s Services, the Director will play an integral role in the success of the service.

A Day in the Life of our Director – Children’s Services

Providing strong leadership to a talented team of Educators, you will support their success through effective management, professional development and on the job training. Managing budgets, financials and being able to report on and clearly communicate the objectives of Cire will see you succeed as Director. Developing clear and streamlined processes to improve efficiency and compliance will be where you shine. You’ll build strong relationships with families, the community and the staff at Cire.

Who Are You?

To be successful in this role, you will have worked successfully as a Director for a minimum of 2 years. We have a strong preference for Degree qualification in Education (Early Childhood), a clear working with children and police check (or be willing to undertake).

You will be passionate about early childhood education and will have the skills to lead, motivate and inspire our educators to achieve quality outcomes for children and families. You will understand legislative requirements related to early childhood and will have a solid working knowledge of the National Quality Framework and National Quality Standards. As the Nominated Supervisor you will ensure 100% compliance and promote a culture of best practice across the services you will lead.

To enjoy Cire’s environment and culture, you will have a community focus, friendly demeanour and positive attitude. The safety and enjoyment of families and children will be your priority, and you enjoy a fast-paced environment. Importantly, you stay calm under pressure and manage your time exceptionally well.

The Perks

As a not for profit, we offer salary packaging and novated leasing, which can provide you with a worthwhile tax saving. We also offer an attractive remuneration package for the right candidate.

Cire is a diverse organisation dedicated to learning and continuous improvement. On offer is an extensive Professional Development Program with opportunities to network and learn from a team of dedicated people, in addition to EAP services, discounted child care, discounted courses and ongoing support and mentoring.

This is a full time role, Monday to Friday.

What Next?

For more information, please contact Diletta Lanciana, Executive Manager, Family and Children’s Services on 1300 835 235.

A position description is attached.

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