Executive Director – Inner suburbs of Melbourne
January 12, 2021
Unique opportunity to lead the team at one of the best Community-based services in Melbourne!
Hawthorn Early Years (HEY) is a not-for-profit community-based organisation providing families with long day care and kindergarten programs. They offer a child-centred learning environment based on learning through play, strong family relationships and the core values of respectful relationships. Guided by the philosophy of “Learning for Life”, HEY has a reputation for being a sector leading long day care service, and consistently exceeds the National Quality Standard in National Quality Framework assessments.
The Executive Director will provide strategic leadership and inspire the staff to deliver excellent early years programs and services which are consistent with the priorities and values of HEY and which ensure that the organisation remains financially sustainable and meets all its compliance obligations.
The Executive Director is the senior leadership role supporting the staff to grow their professional skills and provide a progressive, supportive and professional working environment. This person will be responsible for ensuring the effective operation of HEY and delivering HEY’s Strategic Plan through engagement with stakeholders. Partnering with the Board, you will take HEY into the future where our children and families develop to their full potential and develop their love of learning.
You will be Diploma or Bachelor qualified Early Years professional with 3+ years’ experience in multi-site management or a centre director with a minimum of five years’ experience who possesses strong business acumen and experience managing large services.
We are looking for a natural leader with strong work ethic. A candidate who values Education, well-being, respect and integrity.
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