Centre Director

Growing Stars Montessori School situated in the beautiful South Coast town of Shellharbour NSW is looking for a Centre Director that is reliable, trustworthy, and passionate about early childhood education. 

Growing Stars Montessori School is a small independent, family owned 30 place pre-school that focuses on early childhood education. Our vision is to provide children with a head-start in life, fostering a love for learning by providing positive learning experiences that educate. We provide quality education and care for children aged 2 to 6 Years. We are focussed on a holistic educational program that is structured around the Montessori pillars including practical life, sensory experiences, mathematics, culture, and language, which aligns with and is governed by the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated Centre Director who is an exceptional leader, communicator, and organiser to inspire and be part of our great team. 

At Growing Stars Montessori School, we have strong family-oriented values and strongly believe in integrity, excellence, and passion. We look forward to a successful candidate joining our friendly, positive, and supported team environment.


Growing Stars Montessori School – Shellharbour – South Coast - NSW - 2529


  • Situated in the beautiful South Coast town of Shellharbour
  • Lead a small, independent & family-owned centre
  • Positive and constructive team environment
  • Uniform provided (polo-shirts and jumpers)
  • Team social events covered by school
  • Competitive and above award salary

Skills and qualifications required:

  • ECT or Advanced Diploma or Diploma qualified
  • Previous Centre Director experience highly desirable
  • Montessori qualifications or experience highly desirable
  • Organised and detail orientated
  • Reliability, trustworthiness, and integrity are essential
  • Great relationship and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic

Your Responsibilities:

  • Ensure centre compliance to early childhood regulations
  • Lead the rating and assessment process for an ‘Exceeding’ result
  • Management of parent communications and new enrolments
  • Creation of fortnightly roster, and maintenance of staff leave and attendance
  • Responsible for ensuring all other members of the centre are performing their roles in accordance with their PD and to the requisite standard
  • Creating a sense of connectedness between families, staff, and the community
  • Ensure Child Safe Standards are met and compliant with the Early Years Framework
  • Recruitment management
  • Child / educator ratio management
  • Waitlist management

We would love to hear from you if you're looking for your next step in the right direction!

Please email [email protected] with your resume!

24 February 2022

Growing Stars Montessori School

77 Wattle Road
Flinders NSW 2529