Director – Port Hedland, Regional Western Australia

Opened 645 days ago
Closes 11 August 2022
Regional Western Australia
$98,194 (base salary and all allowances/loadings) plus super

Director – Children’s Services
$98,194 (base salary and all allowances/loadings) plus super 
Len Taplin – Port Hedland, WA

Are you an experienced director looking for a challenge? Look no further, we have an exciting opportunity for you to lead our One Tree Len Taplin Children’s Service in Port Hedland, WA.

One Tree is a national not for profit offering early childhood education, out of school hours care, community services, registered early childhood training, and professional support.   From regional towns to remote communities and cities, we’re proud to provide 50+ services in the places that need it most. If you’re looking to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, then One Tree is the place to be.

Len Taplin is a bustling service that offers a range of programs including a babies room, a toddlers room, a kindy room and out of school care. If you want to keep growing your skills and your career, there’s plenty of opportunity at this service. Health and wellbeing are the focus here, and you’ll love being part of the supportive and caring community.

Benefits on offer

  • Above award salary
  • Four weeks annual leave plus 2 weeks off over the festive period
  • Relocation allowance up to $3,000
  • DAMA sponsorship available*
  • Housing available
  • Subsidised childcare
  • Director coaching program
  • Mentoring and access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Career advancement
  • Length of service incentives
  • Online inductions and PD sessions.

*Must meet sponsorship requirements.

What you’ll do

  • Create partnerships with staff, families, community, and One Tree.
  • Oversee continuous improvements and compliance for the service.
  • Ensure the workplace operates within Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) requirements.
  • Manage budgets & funding.
  • Manage staff including staff performance, recruitment, professional development, and performance appraisals
  • Deliver a curriculum in accordance with One Tree’s philosophy as the service’s Educational Leader.
  • Be a Responsible Person & Nominated Supervisor of the service.

What you’ll bring

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a director role or similar
  • Diploma and/or bachelor’s in early childhood or ACECQA approved equivalent
  • Organisational skills including include general organising, time management, scheduling, coordinating resources and meeting deadlines.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in building successful relationships with staff, families, and community.
  • Experience in achieving excellence at management level in an early education and care setting.
  • Experience in managing staff including staff performance, recruitment, and performance appraisals.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and efficiencies in service delivery.
  • Knowledge of relevant state and commonwealth laws and regulations.

Certifications & Licences required

  • A clear WA Working with Children Check & National Police Clearance
  • First Aid & CPR certificates

What you need to do

  • Update your resume
  • Write a cover letter addressing your suitability for the position
  • Join if you would like a free resume template
  • Be eligible to work in Australia
  • Click on the “Apply” button.

For more information or to request a copy of the position description, call or email us on (08) 6250 4103 or

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