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Area Manager

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Work type: Permanent Full time
Location: Sydney - CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Categories: Operations
Brand: G8 Education

G8 Education is an ASX 300 organisation and leading provider of quality early education and care services. Owning over 450 Centres and with over 10,000 team members, we are continually expanding and looking to grow and strengthen our network.  

The Opportunity 

Being an Area Manager, you are responsible for providing direction, coaching and support to a team of Centre Managers to excel in quality care, development, and education of children all whilst achieving operational business objectives to succeed.   

This role will see you promoting a culture that is aligned with G8 Core Values and Leadership Competencies and adheres to G8 policies and procedures and the National Quality Framework.   

Your day-to-day 

  • Drive team engagement through positive leadership and modelling of G8 Values.  
  • Fosters a culture of diversity, inclusion, teamwork, fairness, achievement, fun at work, and recognition.  
  • Ensure maximisation of your areas’ occupancy and revenue via local area marketing (LAM), enrolments and value add services. 
  • Manages area full team ratio (FTR), considering required qualifications needed for positions.  
  • Conducts regular Centre visits with clear agenda and desired outcomes. this would include site-wide travel.  
  • Complete administrative tasks as requested by manager.    
  • Participate in meetings, conferences, and training courses, as appropriate.  
  • Resolves escalated complaints from families within approved time frames.   
  • Supports Centre Managers to resolve outstanding matters.  
  • Liaises with Support Office for functional support and information.  

About You 

  • 5+ years of leadership experience, preferably within sector.  
  • Centre Manager experience preferred but not mandatory.  
  • Multisite or multichannel leadership experience preferred.  
  • Employee engagement, coaching and mentoring experience with proven ability to lead a dedicated team through innovation and transformation.  
  • Passionate belief in the early years care, development, and education of children.  
  • Demonstrated P&L, financial and transaction accountability.  

Approved working with children check as per NSW regulations and compliance.   

First Aid and CPR Certificates.  

Ideal, but not mandatory a Bachelor of Early Childhood and/or Services. 

Benefits Include:  

  • Attractive salary package 
  • Access to our employee assistant program offering mental/physical wellbeing counselling 
  • Join our social club with monthly events - there's something for everyone! 
  • Access a 50% discount on early education and childcare fees at any G8 Education Centre, and a 25% discount for your family members  
  • Exclusive access to our employee benefits program covering a wide range of discounts and promotions  

Dedicated focus on professional growth and development  

This is a rare opportunity; if you want a diverse, challenging and personally fulfilling role, apply now!  

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only.  G8 Education reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.  

G8 Education is a committed advocate for child protection, safety and wellbeing. We have a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm. The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our priority and all team members are expected to embrace this shared commitment. 

G8 Education is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all who attend the premises that it operates. This includes accepting responsibility to provide, so far as is reasonably practicable, a workplace that is safe and without risk to health for all team members, children and members of the broader community. G8 Education requires all employees to have received both COVID-19 vaccinations (or an approved medical exemption) in line with the state-based government vaccination mandates or by 31st January 2022 for support office team members all new employees joining the organisation must also meet this requirement. Please provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination or exemption status on application. 


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