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Assistant Centre Manager


  • Full Time position
  • Brunswick location
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available

About the organisation

We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

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About the role

We are currently looking for a Full Time Assistant Centre Manager who is able to join our team at Hartnett House Children’s Centre located in Brunswick. We have an opportunity that is once in a lifetime in a non-for-profit organization that is making a difference in the community by providing quality early years services unlike any other. Hartnett House Children’s Centre is a 126-place service with 6 rooms ranging from 6 weeks old to 6-year old. We are looking for an exceptional leader to join the team and guide them through a journey that will both inspire and innovate our educators. The right applicant will have strong knowledge in the National Quality Framework and the ability to apply early years “best practice” standards. 

Duties include but is not limited to:

  • Work alongside the Centre Manager
  • Administrative tasks
  • On floor role modelling
  • Build strong relationships with all stakeholders

Skills & experience include but is not limited to:

  • High attention to detail & exceptional skills and knowledge in the ‘cycle of planning’
  • Ability to lead a team (Leadership Skills)
  • Strong skills in setting up engaging & inspirational environments
  • Open communication skills


We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary under the Professional Standards Award, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM offers a supportive Manager team that encourages open communication and provides a warm, inviting working environment. MCM recognizes the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

Applications should include a current CV and Cover Letter.

Applications to be sent via email

Applications close at 5pm on 05 October 2019. We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date. 

As part of MCM’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks with the exception of the National Police Check will be at applicants’ expense.

Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.

Our commitment to safety

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

Position details

  • Date posted

    05 September 2019
  • Closing Date

    05 October 2019
  • Location

  • Work type

    Full Time
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