ELC Centre Manager - Job Opportunity

Career Opportunity: ELC Centre Manager

Published on Wednesday 15 November, 2023

Position: Early Learning Centre Manager (2024)

Role Description

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Victoria) Ltd is seeking a highly qualified and experienced Early Learning Centre Manager to join the team at Nunawading Christian College ELC. This is a permanent, full-time position commencing January 2024.

The Centre Manager is the spiritual and operational leader of the ELC, whose priority it is to ensure the strategic goals of Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Victoria) Limited are realised. With children being central to these goals, the Centre Manager is responsible and accountable for the successful leadership of the ELC in the areas of: Adventist identity; Educational program and practice; Developing self and others; Quality improvement; Management of the ELC; and Collaborative partnerships with families and communities.

Role Requirements:

  • Being a practicing member of Seventh-day Adventist Church with a strong commitment to its mission.
  • Applicants will need to hold a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and have experience in a Centre Manager or similar leadership role.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the Adventist Education system.
  • Best practice in learning and teaching strategies, understandings and skills in the area of Early Childhood Education.
  • Successful administrative and leadership experience.
  • Ability to foster and develop appropriate relationships with staff, students, parents and the wider church and school communities.
  • Ability to develop the vision, mission and strategic goals of the ELC and align them with the broader strategic directions of Adventist Schools Victoria.
  • Ability to implement processes to manage physical and financial resources in order to effectively deliver the educational programs of the ELC.

As a member of the Nunawading Christian College ELC community, you will join a team that is passionate about early childhood education and inculcating a biblical worldview that provides hope for its community. To learn more about Nunawading Christian College ELC, please visit the College website at


Nunawading Christian College ELC, Nunawading, Victoria, 3131

Expressions of Interest:

Expressions of interest can be sent to Ashley Bailey, CEO,

Only those with a legal right to work in Australia may apply, and the appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion and to close applications early.

Seventh-day Adventist Schools (Victoria) Limited schools are child safe environments. We are committed to child safety and to promoting the cultural safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including children and young people with a disability and additional needs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, and children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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