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Centre Manager

Full-time Temporary
Bruce, ACT

Job no: 565811
Categories: Centre Managers
Posted: 16/01/2024 11:51 AM

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Centre Managers touch every aspect of life at Guardian. Through leading, collaborating, and nurturing, Centre Managers help us deliver on the day-to-day goal of providing amazing learning experiences in a safe and secure environment. You will be part of a nationwide Team that has the cherished privilege of supporting the education and growth of young children. Joining Guardian means having a great place to work, filled with thoughtful colleagues and exciting opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Our benefits include:

  • Lead your ongoing professional development and learning through exceptional coaching, conferences, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and financial benefits including attractive remuneration packages up to $115K + bonuses depending on experience/location, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program 
  • Use your skills and experience to drive business performance that supports sustainable investment in our practice, Centres, and Teams.
  • Collaborate with professional Educators and Teachers through workshops and meetings to share best practice and learn from each other as you innovate in early childhood education programs based on exploration, discovery, and play.
  • Lead decisions about resourcing and the education environment for children.
  • Guardian Degree program – We can support you by offering paid study, flexible work hours, guardian mentors and reimbursement of course fees, because we want to see you succeed. (Terms & conditions apply)
  • WHEREFIT – 2,000 discounted corporate offers at up to 50% off for gyms, studios, activewear, healthy meals, beauty and more…
  • Paid first aid courses and renewals 
  • Referral bonuses up to $3000

The Opportunity 

Guardian Childcare and Education is looking for Centre Managers across ACT. 
Working closely with your Team of Teachers and Educators, you will enjoy:

  • Leading a professional Team to create a safe and secure environment where children are supported to be brave, curious, and imaginative in their learning.
  • Building lasting and meaningful relationships with families so they feel informed and sure their children are receiving the best education and care in the community.
  • Developing an exceptional culture of quality and safety that makes Guardian the Centre of choice in your community.
  • Contributing to making your Centre an example of why Guardian is driven by its mindsets of being brave, positive, thoughtful, and professional in all aspects of what we do.
  • Using your leadership and business skills to make your centre financially sustainable, as Guardian invests 100% of profits into more high-quality education for young children across Australia


To be considered, you will have:

  • A completed Diploma in Children’s Services and/or Bachelor of Education (or working towards)
  • Prior experience working in a long day-care centre in a leadership role.
  • Sound, practical working knowledge and implementation of the NQF and the EYLF.
  • Budget and financial accountability experience
  • Current First Aid and Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificates, and current Working with Children check.

Apply now
Take a positive step and apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.

Guardian Childcare & Education values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences strengthen our teams and help us grow. We are committed to providing a workplace where every person is valued, respected, and supported to progress.
We are also deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel a strong sense of belonging and connection.
The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our top priority, Guardian Childcare & Education has a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm.

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