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Executive Director

Location : Melbourne (Preston)

Organisation : Community Child Care Association

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 29-11-2017

About the Role

  • Lead, contribute to and impact the children’s community owned education and care sector
  • Full time position with a leading not-for-profit organisation
  • Flexible, family-friendly workplace with generous employment conditions
  • Melbourne based

About the role

We currently have an opportunity for a dynamic, forward-thinking and people-oriented individual to lead our sector peak body as Executive Director.

You will be responsible for heading up a talented team of 30 employees at this exciting period of growth and development for our organisation, ensuring the vision and strategic outcomes are delivered. This will entail high level management of the business, planning and delivery, and overall accountability for human resources and financial management. You will work under the strategic direction of the Board in a position that requires entrepreneurial initiative and drive.

You will work towards our vision of an equitable society where quality, not-for-profit community owned children’s education and care services thrive.

Creating sustainable partnerships between services, government agencies, community organisations and other stakeholder groups is a key part of this diverse and rewarding role.

About you

This position will suit an individual with a strong mix of management and leadership capabilities coupled with business development acumen. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and enjoys working as part of a vibrant and highly engaged team.

Key skills/experience:

  • High level leadership skills and experience
  • Extensive experience in community engagement and the development of collaborative partnerships
  • A thorough knowledge of Federal and State Government policy and funding programs related to education and care services
  • Demonstrated understanding of education and care legislative requirements and the National Quality Framework

Essential requirements:

  • Tertiary or postgraduate qualifications in a relevant discipline (Business Management, Early Childhood Education/Social Services or similar)
  • Extensive community and/or not-for-profit sector experience at executive level
  • A current driver licence with access to a comprehensively insured motor vehicle
  • A current Working with Children Check or equivalent

 

Community Child Care Association values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

 Applications close on the 29th November 2017

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Community Child Care Association

About Community Child Care Association


Established in 1971, Community Child Care Association (CCC) is the peak body and voice of community owned and not-for-profit education and care services in Victoria. We have a growing membership base and are active across the state, providing leadership and advocacy, working with governments, and supporting services. Our heritage and reputation as a sector leader often sees us take on large projects, including the Victorian Inclusion Agency (VIA).


The Victorian Inclusion Agency delivers inclusion support services under the Australian Government’s Inclusion Support Programme (ISP). Working towards meaningful participation for all children in education and care, the VIA is delivered in partnership with Yooralla and KU Children’s Services, and has more than 50 Inclusion Professionals across 14 regional offices.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Leanne Giardina

Phone : 03 9486 3455

Email : lgiardina@cccinc.org.au

How to apply


Applicants must:



  • Contact current Executive Director Leanne Giardina to have an initial discussion about the position and to obtain a copy of the position description and key selection criteria

  • Address the key selection criteria by completing the key selection criteria form

  • Include your Resumè

  • Include names and contact details of two professional referees


Applications should be emailed to lgiardina@cccinc.org.au


For queries about the position, please call Leanne on (03) 9486 3455.


Applications close on the 29th November 2017


Please quote in application: Executive Director via Pro Bono Australia.


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