Centre Director roles at QCCS
Do you want to join a privately owned company that values their workers and will give you the tools and resources you need to run a successful QCCS centre?
Queensland Childcare Services is a privately owned and operated company which provides early childhood education to children in South East Queensland. Established in 1991, we have been operating within the childcare sector for 30 years. QCCS is one of Australia’s leading providers of high quality, individualised care and education of young children.
QCCS believe that incorporating staff development and mentoring is the key to the success of our childcare centres. We have a team of Field Advisors and Mentors who are experts within their field and are ready to support and guide you with up to date resources to ensure you succeed within your Director role at QCCS. You will also have a dedicated team of Administrators based at our Head Office who will support you in the day to day running of your centre.
When you take on your new role as a Director you will be provided with an in depth induction, a Mentor to guide you to ensure you have all the knowledge and training you need to run a successful QCCS centre. You will find our working environment supportive yet challenging – encouraging you to do your best work and make the biggest positive difference to the children and families we serve. As part of our QCCS team you will be a highly valued member within our business for your passion in Early Childhood. You will have constant support from a professional management team as well as other benefits:
• 3% Above Award Wage
• Attractive Bonus scheme
• Generous Share of Profit scheme
• Constant support from a professional management team, with a dedicated Area Manager
• Regular professional development
• 95% discounted childcare fees
• Job Security
• Free uniforms
• Paid professional development courses
• Paid tuition fees (Cert III and Diploma)
• Paid First Aid and CPR certification
• Paid annual Food Safety certification
• Paid annual Fire Training certification
• Paid annual Child Protection certification
• Paid Staff Meetings
• Access to our 24/7 (EAP) employee assistant program offering financial/mental/physical wellbeing counselling
• Access to our company (LMS) learning management system to support with ongoing development and skills
As a QCCS Centre Director you will be able to showcase your excellent leadership skills to maintain and improve the high quality outcomes at your service. You will be a confident role model for your colleagues and contribute to the positive team culture. You will facilitate and ensure the smooth running of the centre to benefit your staff, children and families. Each day is different and exciting in this fast-paced role and we are with you every step of the way!
As a senior leader at QCCS it is essential that you create a warm, welcoming and inclusive environment for your families. You will also be an advocate for building strong working relationships within your community and go above and beyond for our families to ensure we provide the best care for their child/ren.
For this role you will:
- Create a safe and supportive environment for staff and families
- Have excellent Leadership skills and knowledge to coach and mentor your team
- Exceptional customer service skills to support our families
- Ensure your centre is delivering high-quality teaching and learning for your children.
- Ensure all policies and procedures are place and followed to ensure the safety of all children, staff and families
Assistant Director And Educational Leader Roles
As an Assistant Director, you will support the Centre Director in the smooth running of the centre. You will have excellent leadership skills and use those skills to support the Centre Director in mentoring your team of educators to ensure the smooth operation of the centre. QCCS team of Field Advisors and Mentors will be there to support and guide you and you can also develop your skills through our professional development programs. You will also have many opportunities to take the reins in the Centre Director role to gain experience and refine your skills and business knowledge to become our next Centre Managers.
As an Educational Leader your role is to support our Teachers and Educators in their planning and delivery of the highest quality programs and practice. You will have a deep understanding of the Early Years Learning Framework to be able to inspire best practice and innovation within the centre. As a role model to other Educators you will offer coaching and mentoring and will be pivotal in the development of every child in the centre. The Educational Leader role is a Senior Management and highly valued role within our centres.
When you take on your new role as a Centre Director you will be provided with an in depth induction and a Mentor to guide you to ensure you have all the knowledge and training you need to set you up for success. You will find our working environment supportive yet challenging – encouraging you to make a positive impact with the children and families at your service. Each and every member of the QCCS team are valued for their knowledge and passion and treated like part of the family.
QCCS are looking for Early Childhood Teachers who have strong knowledge and pedagogical practices to encourage the development and growth of social and academic skills in our children. Through careful planning and observation, you will facilitate the development of a love of learning, for our children to carry throughout their lives.’
As a QCCS Educator you will have a genuine passion for working with children in the early years. You will build strong relationships with families and team members to deliver the best outcomes for the children in our care. You will provide safe and inspiring environments to foster curiosity and learning through play based experiences.’
We are looking for Educators who want to make a difference in the lives of the children and families in our care.
We offer Traineeships and Apprenticeships to qualifying team members to undertake a Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education. Earn while you learn at one of our QCCS centres at no cost to you. The Australian Institute of Early Childhood Studies (AEICS) will help you gain your qualification through our support, mentoring and networking programs.’
The Kitchen Hand will prepare the meals for our centres for Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea. There’s no need for formal qualifications and all training will be provided but you should be enthusiastic about preparing fresh and wholesome meals for children in our service. Nutrition is a vital part of children’s development and healthy eating is part of the QCCS philosophy. We believe food ingredients should come from the kitchen, not from a lab. From this belief came the inspiration of our own production kitchen, Healthy Cooking Company.