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
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
22% by 2020
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Child Care Centre Manager are:
NSW 37.5%
VIC 22.3%
QLD 20.3%

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
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Child Care Centre Managers generally require a minimum of a Diploma qualification in early childhood education or children's services. Gain the training you'll need to work in the early learning sector, and complete this online course at your own pace.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Looking to take your career in early childhood a step further? Become a fully qualified teacher with this nationally recognised Bachelor degree.

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