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KU Children's Services

Manager, Early Childhood Intervention

Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Full Time

  • Permanent Full Time Position 
  • Competitive salary with generous benefits
  • Great Sydney CBD Location

 

About Us
KU Children's Services (KU) is a leading not for profit provider of nearly 140 early childhood education and care services in NSW, VIC, the ACT and QLD. Established in 1895, KU is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected providers of long day care, preschool, outside school hours care, occasional care, family programs and early intervention services.

99% of KU centres meet or exceed the National Quality Standards. KU also operates brokered programs on behalf of the Commonwealth Government and provides professional services to the early childhood sector and the wider community.

The Role

We are seeking a Manager, Early Childhood Intervention to lead the ongoing growth and sustainability of existing and new early childhood intervention programs. The programs are funded through the NDIS as well as other funding sources to support children with disability or developmental delay and their families.

This role will be responsible for the financial and operational management of these programs, working collaboratively with KU stakeholders to create innovative approaches to service provision in the following areas:

  • Early childhood intervention support in KU services, programs and other mainstream environments, e.g. Key Worker and therapy support
  • Supported playgroups
  • Early childhood intervention advisory support to KU Marcia Burgess Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre
  • Early Start Denver Model clinics, training and other parent programs

 

About you
To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related discipline with experience working in Early Childhood Intervention or Early Childhood Education.
  • Strong knowledge of the early childhood education and early childhood intervention sectors, including a thorough understanding of NDIS and the child protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children to ensure that KU meets its legislative requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing programs including monitoring and analysing financial reports to ensure that programs and services are operating effectively and meeting all reporting requirements.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to liaise and build collaborative positive working relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written with a capacity to prepare reports, correspondence and presentations.
  • Excellent organisation skills including experience working with client management systems, databases and online portals
  • Ability to approach tasks with creativity and flexibility
  • Current driver’s licence and use of a comprehensively insured registered motor vehicle

The role is based in our Sydney CBD office and will require some travel to outer Sydney locations.

Why Work for KU
KU is recognised by The Australian Business Awards as an Employer of Choice (2016 & 2017). Our staff are the heart of KU and we aim to make your work with KU as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can. To encourage and support your professional journey, we offer:

  • Sector leading employment conditions and pay
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development
  • Excellent staff benefits

So, if you have the passion and drive to make a difference in children’s lives, Apply Now! 

We are looking to interview suitable applicants right away so apply today!!!

To apply for the role include a CV and cover letter addressing your suitability to the key criteria outlined above. Click here to apply.

For more information and a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please contact Poppy Brown, General Manager Early Education Inclusion, on 0411 131 221 or call Anthony Robinson on 9268 3930 or email careers@ku.com.au

Job Closes:28 April 2018

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