Child Care Centre Manager

Child Care Centre Manager

A Child Care Centre Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a Child Care Centre and coaching their team of Early Childhood Educators. The average salary of a Child Care Centre Manager is $66,458 per annum.

General duties may include planning the centre's educational program, recording children's developments, and assisting with day-to-day room tasks such as activity preparation.

Salary range
Average salary $66,458
salary range
$60,833
$66,458
$72,082
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
22% by 2020
22%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Child Care Centre Manager are:
NSW
NSW 37.5%
VIC
VIC 22.3%
QLD
QLD 20.3%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Child Care Centre Manager are:
  • Alert, observant and active
  • Able to use judgement and initiative
  • Willing to accept responsibility
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to relate well to children and their parents
  • Patient
  • Able to lift children and equipment
Source: myfuture.edu.au
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