Band 7, starting $104, 466 + super + ADO Hybrid work model, Officer location Great leadership opportunity in a growth council to positively influence the early years sector Together, Different Future  As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Victoria, Cardinia Shire Council is a dynamic, progressive, and inclusive local council. Our success lies in working together, doing things differently and preparing for the future.  We’re looking for people who dream big and want to be part of creating meaningful change in our community.  About the opportunity This role offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the early years education sector in Cardinia Shire. As the Team Leader Early Years Operations, you will have the opportunity to oversee the Kindergarten Central Registration Scheme and the day to day operations of Councils facilities that include the provision of early years services. This role will contribute to the current and future direction of the Early Years team and broader business unit. You will make an impact by  Undertaking planning, research, and project work to ensure capacity needs for kindergarten and other related early years services are met. Engaging with stakeholders to support the delivery of quality early years outcomes. Preparing and reviewing relevant documentation for the Department of Education in a timely and consistent manner. Overseeing the coordination of the kindergarten registration application, allocation, and placement processes. Reviewing, developing, and implementing effective systems for user bookings and frameworks for fees and charges. Playing a key role in contributing to service planning requirements for three-year-old and four-year-old kindergarten in Cardinia. Overseeing invoicing, refunds, bonds, and follow up of unpaid debts. What you will bring Proven detailed knowledge of early childhood education regulations, frameworks, and policy agenda. Ability to engage with stakeholders to support the delivery of quality early years outcomes. Experience in overseeing maintenance requests, project applications and works requests as they relate to Child and Family sites and kindergartens. Proficiency in preparing and reviewing relevant documentation for the Department of Education Council, and other key stakeholders, including reports, statistics, and other local data. Ability to provide direct supervision to staff and oversee performance  Current Victorian Drivers License Why work with us  Activity based and hybrid work model.  Opportunities to work on innovative and impactful initiatives that make a real difference to the community.  Professional development opportunities, including training and education programs, and leadership development initiatives.  A commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, with initiatives to reduce the Council's carbon footprint and promote sustainable practices in the community.  A focus on work-life balance, with programs and initiatives designed to support employees' physical and mental well-being.  Discover these benefits and how we support and value our employees throughout their career journey.  Click here.  To apply  Please complete the online application form, including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role.  Applications close, 21st June 2024 For further information regarding the role please contact Kelly Reynolds, Coordinator Early Years, on 5943 4403 or refer to the position description.  Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application by contacting us on 1300 787 624.  All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check and pre-employment medicals, certain positions may also require a Working with Children Check.  You must have valid Australian Working Rights to be considered for this role.  Position Description AUD Officer 3809