Centre Manager / Nominated Supervisor

Wattle Montessori is seeking a dedicated Nominated Supervisor for an Early Learning Centre located in Coomera. The applicant must be highly motivated, enthusiastic and have proven leadership skills in the Early Childhood sector.

The Role

As the Nominated Supervisor, you will be responsible for the daily operation of the centre and provide innovative leadership to a team of experienced and professional educators. You will have a solid understanding of the NQF and NQS and have the practical experience of being able to run a high quality centre ensuring all regulatory obligations are being met. In addition to your leadership role you will be required to be hands on to support and guide educators in all aspects of the industry.

You will be supported by an experienced team and an administration assistant in the day-to-day running of the centre and you will receive management and mentor support from the Operations Manager. This support also includes access to management and leadership training to ensure your skills are continually updated, providing excellent career development.


To be successful in this position, it is expected that you have:

  • ACECQA approved Bachelor of Teaching/Education in Early Childhood Education or Diploma of Children's Services or equivalent
  • A clear understanding around the Maria Montessori theory and how to implement this in an Early Learning Centre
  • Must be able to meet current requirements to be approved as a Certified Supervisor
  • Previous leadership and management experience as a 2IC / Centre Director / Centre Manager
  • Working With Children's Check - Blue Card for Child Related Employment
  • Child protection training: Identifying and responding to children and young people at risk of harm
  • Current First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificates
  • Understanding of the NQF and NQS
  • Understanding of and commitment to competency early childhood practice that is informed by the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Effective skills in conflict resolution, team building and implementing performance review processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of relevant legislative policies, standards and requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to build constructive working relationships with families and staff

To apply, submit your application [email protected]

• Only applicants that have full permanent working rights in Australia should apply.

15 December 2020

Wattle Montessori

4 Nells Court
Coomera QLD 4209