Assistant Manager, Children’s Centre

Banyule, Australia
09 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Contract Type
  • Part Time or Full time, continuing role based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $82,684 - $91,135  per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

The La Trobe University Community Children’s Centre is located on the Bundoora campus of La Trobe University and primarily services the La Trobe University community, including professional and academic staff and students. The Centre offers three programs to families, All Day Care, Sessional Care and the Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre (ASELCC), which is overseen by a Senior Coordinator, and is licensed for 187 spaces across 11 playrooms.  

About the role

The Assistant Manager’s primary responsibility is to supervise the day-to-day operations of the centre, leading the education and support staff to ensure that families and children receive best practice care and education.   A key role of the Educational Leader is to collaboratively develop goals, with the team and Management, for the Centre and individual playrooms across the year, to support the Centre and team to continually improve in our provision of education and care to children and families. 

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A Diploma or Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood qualification.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team of educators within an early childhood setting
  • Demonstrated organisation and problem solving skills, with an ability to manage several different projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of contemporary child development theories and learning frameworks

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to further your career, then be sure to apply for this position!


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How to Apply

Closing date: 11 pm Sunday 22nd July 2018

Position Enquiries: Kristy Capes T: 03 9479 2122  or Email: 

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

In your application please address whether you wish to be considered for Part Time or Full Time.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Senior Recruitment Business Partner Justin Bolton on +61 (03) 9479 1073

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job number 556937 under current vacancies.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. 

Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

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