Guardian Childcare and Education Careers

Centre Manager

Full-time Permanent
Hamilton, QLD

Job no: 589421
Categories: Centre Managers
Posted: 26/04/2024 02:51 PM

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Opportunity for Experienced Assistant Centre Manager to step up. 

Are you ready to lead a team of dedicated early childhood education professionals? Tick. Do you thrive on cultivating a thoughtful culture where passion for nurturing children’s curiosity and imagination is paramount? Tick. Are you committed to building strong relationships with children, families, and your team to provide the best possible experiences for young learners? Big tick.
If you answered yes to those questions, becoming the Centre Manager at Guardian Hamilton is your next rewarding role.

Why Choose Guardian?

  • Investment in Your Growth: Lead your ongoing professional development through exceptional coaching, conferences, mentoring, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Drive Business Performance: Utilize your skills and experience to drive business performance that supports sustainable investment in our practice, centres, and teams.
  • Collaborative Environment: Collaborate with professional educators and teachers through workshops and meetings to share best practices and innovate in early childhood education programs based on exploration, discovery, and play.
  • Attractive Benefits: Enjoy competitive salary and financial benefits including remuneration packages, generous childcare discounts, recognition and rewards, and an employee referral program.
  • Wellness Benefits: Access 2,000 discounted corporate offers for gyms, studios, activewear, healthy meals, beauty, and more through WHEREFIT. Plus, take advantage of paid first aid courses and renewals.
  • Guardian Degree Program: We support your academic pursuits by offering paid study, flexible work hours, guardian mentors, and reimbursement of course fees.
  • Peer Support Coaching Model: Benefit from our peer support coaching model, fostering collaboration and professional growth.
  • Monthly Face-to-Face Manager Meetings: Connect with other Centre Managers bi-monthly to share insights, challenges, and best practices.

The Centre

Located on Macarthur Avenue, our warm and inviting Hamilton Centre offers six beautiful learning studios grouped by age, incredible outdoor environments, and high-quality educational resources. Positioned less than a 15-minute walk from Eat Street Northshore Markets, Portside Wharf, and Northshore Riverside Park, our 115-place centre provides children with a safe and secure space to learn and explore.

The Opportunity

As Centre Manager, you’ll:

  • Lead a professional team to create a safe and nurturing environment where children can thrive.
  • Foster lasting relationships with families, ensuring they feel informed and confident in our care.
  • Develop a culture of quality and safety that makes Guardian the centre of choice in your community.
  • Contribute to Guardian’s mission by making your centre financially sustainable and investing in high-quality education for young children across Australia.


To be considered, you’ll need:

  • A completed Diploma in Children’s Services and/or Bachelor of Education (or working towards it).
  • Prior experience in a leadership role within a long day-care centre.
  • Practical knowledge of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).
  • Budget and financial accountability experience.
  • Current First Aid and Asthma and Anaphylaxis certificates, along with a valid Working with Children check.

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Ready to take the next positive step in your career? Apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.


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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.

So, what are you waiting for?
Take the leap and apply now to join Guardian Childcare & Education.

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