Pre-School Director - Glen Innes

11 weeks holidays, no shift work and a tree change – what’s not to love?

 Are you an experienced Director looking for something magical from the start of next year? How does this sound?

  • Above award wages
  • Flexible preschool hours(9 day fortnight)
  • A 40-place not-for-profit centre
  • A tree-change in a small country town; and
  • One full day class working directly with children.
  • Plenty of administration time

 

What about the possibilities of putting your stamp on this long running and much-loved community based preschool as the Nominated Supervisor and Educational Leader? 

Glen Innes Preschool is looking for a new Director from Term 1, 2022. The role is leading the preschool and our two mobile services. Glen Innes is an amazing town in the picturesque New England.  We can offer you a peaceful casual lifestyle, not far from the coast and the Queensland border. Check out our website - www.gleninnespreschool.com.au

Send us your application telling us why we should choose you for this awe-inspiring position.

Must have the usuals – experience with this age group, ECT or higher quals, great communication skills, comprehensive knowledge of the EYLF, NQF and the law and regs. We would prefer to employ someone in the role with previous Director or Assistant Director experience, but if you haven’t, do your best to persuade us that you would be good!

We may even be able to offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

Application closing Date: Tuesday, 5th October

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