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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 $54,932 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.

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Average salary
$54,932 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Min average salary
$48,678 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Max average salary
$61,186 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 22% more Child Care Centre Managers employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)


Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Child Care Centre Manager are:

  • NSW: 32.4%
  • QLD: 23.3%
  • VIC: 20.4%

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Key skills required
  • 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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