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At Cire Services we are always looking for talent. If you have something extraordinary to offer we’d like to hear from you. Drop a letter to our email letting us know what you could bring to our team.

Current Positions available

Director – Children’s Services

What We’re About
Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and children’s services.

We are committed to Child Safety and pride ourselves on advocating for the rights of children.

Cire is seeking an experienced Director to lead our Yarra Junction Children’s Service. Reporting to the Executive Manager, Family and Children’s Services, the successful incumbent will play an integral role in the success of the service.

A Day in the Life of our Director – Children’s Services
Delivering strong leadership to a fantastic team of Educators, you will support their success through professional development and on the job training. Developing and mentoring the Assistant Director will be a key part of your role.

Managing budgets, financials and being able to report on and clearly communicate the position of the business will see you succeed as Director.

Developing clear and streamlined processes to improve efficiency will be where you shine. You’ll build strong relationships with families, the community and the staff at Cire.

Who Are You?
To be successful in this role, you will have worked successfully at the Director level in the childcare sector. You understand and have worked with budgets, managed teams, implemented processes and have a thorough understanding of compliance. Experience in the NFP space will be highly regarded but not essential.

To enjoy Cire’s environment and culture, you will have a community focus, friendly demeanour and positive attitude. The safety and enjoyment of families and children will be your priority, and you enjoy a busy environment. Importantly, you stay calm under pressure and manage your time exceptionally well.

You will have an ACECQA approved Diploma or a Degree qualification in Education (Early Childhood), a clear working with children check and a clear police check (or be willing to undertake). You will also have your own vehicle and full drivers licence.

You will be passionate about early childhood education and will have the skills to lead, motivate and inspire our educators to achieve quality outcomes for children and families.  You will understand legislative requirements related to early childhood and will have a solid working knowledge of the National Quality Framework and National Quality Standards. As the Nominated Supervisor, you will ensure 100% compliance and promote a culture of best practice across the services you will lead.

The Perks
As an NFP, we are able to offer salary packaging which can provide you with a worthwhile tax saving. We also offer an attractive remuneration package for the right candidate. This is a full-time role, Monday to Friday. We have onsite parking, and the centre is set in a beautiful environment.

What Next?
If you are interested, we’d like you to take a look at this website, so you can get to know a bit more about who we are and what we’re doing. If you see yourself fitting in well with us and our vision, please send your cover letter and CV to jobs@cire.org.au

Position Description 

Please note, only candidates who submit both documents will be considered.

Applications close at 9am Friday 22 February 2019.

Executive Manager – Community Hubs

What We’re About

Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and community services.

We are committed to Child Safety and pride ourselves on advocating for the rights of children.

The Executive Manager – Community Hubs, is a newly created role, reporting to the CEO and part of the Executive Leadership Team. Currently located in Chirnside Park and Yarra Junction, Cire Community Hubs bring people together to connect, learn and contribute in their local community through social, education, recreational and support activities.

A Successful Executive Manager – Community Hubs

To achieve success in this role, the Executive Manager will be ready, willing and able to take on both strategic and operational management. This means managing and overseeing day to day operations, establishing efficient processes and valuable programs, as well as developing strategies to ensure the long term success of the Hubs.

Our Executive Manager will draw on their extensive experience in the community space to build and strengthen relationships and partnerships with the council, partner organisations, neighbourhood houses and community groups.

Strong financial management will ensure the Hubs operate successfully and in line with organisational budgets and requirements.

Supporting a team of dedicated staff, this role will also develop and operate Cire’s Volunteer Program. The Executive Manager’s leadership skills will be second to none.

Who Are You?

To be successful in this role, you will have a strong working knowledge of the community, its needs and how to respond to those needs. A professional networker, you will be brilliant at building relationships and establishing strong and meaningful partnerships. You will have worked at a senior level, responsible for teams, financials and program development. Experience in the NFP space will be highly regarded.

To enjoy Cire’s environment and culture, you will have a community focus, friendly demeanour and positive attitude. Adding meaning and value to our community will be your priority, and you enjoy a busy environment. Importantly, you stay calm under pressure and manage your time exceptionally well.

You will have a clear working with children’s check and a clear police check (or be willing to obtain). You will also have your own vehicle and full drivers licence. Regular travel will be required between sites.

The Perks

As an NFP, we are able to offer salary packaging which can provide you with a worthwhile tax saving. We also offer an attractive remuneration package for the right candidate and invest in your professional development. This is a full-time role and we have free onsite parking.

What Next?

If you are interested, we would like you to take a look at our website, so you can get to know a bit more about who we are and what we are doing. If you see yourself fitting in well with us and our vision, please send your cover letter addressing your experience in each of the areas in the Position Description along with your CV. Please note, only candidates who submit both documents will be considered. Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday 19 February but we will begin screening before the closing date.

For a confidential discussion, please phone our CEO Gus Seremetis on 0432 479 963.

 

 

Sessional Trainer – Early Childhood Education and Care

Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation located across the Yarra Ranges.  Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and community services.
We are committed to Child Safety.
The role:
The Sessional Trainer is responsible for delivering accredited training in Early Childhood Education and Care for Cire’s Registered Training Organisation. This training includes SBATs, Trainees and classroom-based students.

The Sessional Trainer;

  • Prepare, deliver and assess units of competency within the Early Childhood Education and Care qualifications
  • Develops and manage learning for students, using the learning and assessment materials provided
  • Evaluates applications for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Have active involvement in decision making during RTO staff meetings and as part of the ongoing validation and moderation processs
  • Complete training and assessment documentation as required, including evaluation documentation
  • Provide support and advice to students of diverse cultures, backgrounds and abilities
  • Work within the Skills First Funding Contract and in line with the Victorian Quality Charter
  • Deliver high-quality training in a face-to-face/class room environment.

About you:
You will have;
Demonstrated passion and at least 3 years’ experience in the Early Childhood Education and Care Industry

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)
  • PTT and/or VIT registration, essential
  • Successful, relevant industry or sector experience, relevant qualifications and understanding of the competencies required in the workplace environment.
  • Experience working in the Vocational Education and Training Sector
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, along with the ability to contribute to the development of assessment tools in accordance with unit requirements
  • Commitment to a high level of service and improving outcomes for students
  • Have a well-developed ability to work with diverse populations and within a broad range of community and public partners and stakeholders;
  • The ability to facilitate training and assessment in an engaging and dynamic manner
  • Passion about the Early Childhood Education and the careers available within the industry.
  • Highly developed communication skills, including skills in facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, including demonstrated computer skills;

Employment is subject to a satisfactory police check, a current WWCC, PPT and/or VIT registration.

To discuss the role in more detail please contact Anna-Louise Allen, Executive Manager Education and Training on 0419 370 542

Position description download 

Please apply by sending your resume, and cover letter, addressing the key selection criteria, to jobs@cire.org.au
Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Training Administrator

Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation located across the Yarra Ranges.  Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and community services.

We are committed to Child Safety.

The role:

Cire Services is a Registered Training Organisation and delivers programmes for a wide range of competencies and qualifications within its scope.  Cire has a key focus on the quality of services delivered and ensuring that the appropriate record keeping and audit trails are professionally documented and up to date. The position of RTO Administrator supports the effective daily functioning and compliance of the RTO in delivering exceptional outcomes to Students and other stakeholders. This is achieved by the following key responsibilities:

  • Daily confirmation and preparation for training schedules and appointments
  • Thorough and detailed checking and filing of necessary documentation for the operation and audit of a Registered Training Organisation
  • Proactive scheduling and collation of client requirements, including learner guides and training plans
  • Administrative processing assistance for funding proposals and collation of tender documents
  • Financial processing of expenses and income
  • Work consistently and positively within the team to achieve positive outcomes

About you:

You will have;

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, desirable
  • VET or similar experience essential
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of the vocational education sector and the ability to apply this knowledge to a broad range of queries.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competencies appropriate to the administration of a service organisation with strong quality and regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competencies appropriate to the administration of a service organisation with strong quality and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to work effectively accurately with minimal supervision
  • High-level time management and organisational skills as well as an acute attention to detail;
  • Understanding and sensitivity to the needs of people of all ages from different economic, social and cultural backgrounds;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across the organisation as part of a complex team;
  • High-level administration skills;
  • Strong ICT skills, specifically MS word, e-learning, Google, MS Outlook, MS Excel;
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License, WWCC and satisfactory national crime record.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory police check, a current WWCC, PPT and/or VIT registration.

Training Administrator – Position Description

To discuss the role in more detail please contact Anna-Louise Allen, Executive Manager Education and Training on 0419 370 542

Please apply by sending your resume, and cover letter, addressing the key selection criteria, to jobs@cire.org.au

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Operation Assistant - Maintenance

What We’re About

Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and community services.

We are committed to Child Safety and pride ourselves in advocating for the rights of children.

Due to business growth and some brilliant new projects on the go, Cire is seeking a hands-on and motivated Operations Assistant to join the Maintenance team. This is a full-time role (Monday to Friday), and you’ll work around our various sites across the Yarra Ranges, no day will be the same.

A Day in the Life of the Operations Assistant

Some of the main duties you will be responsible for are:

  • Painting
  • Patching
  • Basic plumbing
  • Basic carpentry
  • Grounds keeping (mowing, weeding, etc.)

You will be required to monitor a work order system and complete tasks in an efficient manner.

Who Are You?

You’ll be more than ready to roll up your sleeves and draw on your experience and skills in maintaining grounds and property. You will also have:

  • Demonstrated sound and safe working knowledge of hand and power tools and the ability to efficiently undertake general handyperson tasks, repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior of buildings and ground works at Cire Services properties;
  • A strong work ethic and a sense of pride in efficiently completing work to a high standard and in a timely manner.
  • The ability to work as part of a team, individually and the ability to follow instructions;
  • Understanding of Occupational Health and Safety legislation;
  • Valid Working with Children Check (employee status, essential);
  • Satisfactory police record;
  • Valid Victorian driver license (essential), driver’s accreditation (preferred); driving history from VicRoads.
  • Own reliable transport.

The Perks

As an NFP, we are able to offer salary packaging which can provide you with a worthwhile tax saving. Normal hours are Monday to Friday so you can enjoy your weekends! We also offer an attractive remuneration package for the right candidate.

What Next?

If you are interested, please apply by sending your resume, cover letter, and address the key selection criteria within the position description to jobs@cire.org.au.

Position Description

Bus Driver

Our Bus Drivers

We have a team of dedicated, supportive and skilled Bus Drivers. They make a meaningful contribution to our community and have a good work-life balance. If this sounds good to you, and you’re looking for a casual Bus Driver position, then please keep reading.

About Us

Cire Services Inc. is an advanced, community based, not for profit organisation. Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education and provision of services.

  • We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) offering accredited, pre-accredited, work skills and leisure courses.
  • Our Community School, a registered independent school, provides a secondary curriculum to students in an alternative school environment.
  • Family and Children’s Services supports children’s services for long day care, pre-school programs, occasional care, vacation care and before and after school care.
  • Community Hubs, bringing people together to connect, learn and contribute to their local community through social, education, recreational and support activities.

A day in the life of a Cire Bus Driver

Our Bus Drivers safely and reliably transports students to and from school, to various excursions, activities and camps throughout the school year.  Due to the varied activities that our students enjoy, our drivers need to be flexible with regard to their working hours, being prepared to work early mornings, during the day (charters) or late afternoon.

You will also monitor and maintain the vehicles.

It’s also important that you:

  • Demonstrate fantastic customer service focus, and enjoy working with students
  • Understand safety, including child safety
  • Are able to work well within a team
  • Are community minded

You will have:

  • A valid and current approved endorsed Victorian Driver’s License (minimum light rigid),
  • Bus driving experience (highly desirable)
  • Hold a valid TSD Drivers Accreditation [DC],
  • An employee Working with Children Check or be willing to obtain one,
  • A clean driving history with evidence from VicRoads,
  • A clear Police Check, or be willing to obtain one;
  • Availability to work Monday to Friday, flexible hours

Benefits

We offer a competitive hourly rate, and as a Not For Profit, salary packaging is also available.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying, please read through the position description, and send your current CV and cover letter outlining how your skills and experience match this role to jobs@cire.org.au.

Position Description

We’re looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

Sessional Trainer – Hospitality and Tourism

Cire Services is an advanced community based not for profit organisation located across the Yarra Ranges.  Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education, training and the provision of family and community services.

We are committed to Child Safety.

The role:
The Sessional Trainer is responsible for delivering accredited and non-accredited training in hospitality and tourism for Cire’s Registered Training Organisation. This training includes VET in the VCE and VCAL students as well as adult groups.

The Sessional Trainer;

  • Prepare, deliver and assess units of competency within the Hospitality and Tourism areas
  • Develops and manage learning for students, using the learning and assessment materials provided
  • Evaluates applications for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Have active involvement in decision making during RTO staff meetings and as part of the ongoing validation and moderation process.
  • completes training and assessment documentation as required, including evaluation documentation
  • provides support and advice to students of diverse cultures, backgrounds and abilities
  • Deliver high-quality training in a face-to-face/class room environment.

Part-time and full-time position are currently available.

About you:

You will have;

  • Demonstrated passion and at least 3 years’ experience in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116)
  • PTT and/or VIT registration, essential
  • Successful, relevant industry or sector experience, relevant qualifications and understanding of the competencies required in the workplace environment.
  • Experience working in the Vocational Education and Training Sector
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, along with ability to contribute to the development of assessment tools in accordance with unit requirements
  • Commitment to a high level of service and improving outcomes for students
  • Have a well-developed ability to work with diverse populations and within a broad range of community and public partners and stakeholders;
  • The ability to facilitate training and assessment in an engaging and dynamic manner
  • Passion about the hospitality industry and the careers available within the industry.
  • Highly developed communication skills, including skills in facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, including demonstrated computer skills
  • Flexibility to conduct some weekend sessions.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory police check, a current WWCC, PPT and/or VIT registration.

Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Support from the leadership team across the business.
  • Professional development opportunities.

Sessional Trainer – Hospitality and Tourism position description 

To discuss the role in more detail please contact Anna-Louise Allen, Executive Manager – Education and Training on 0419 370 542

Please apply by sending your resume, and cover letter, addressing the key selection criteria, to jobs@cire.org.au

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Early Childhood Education and Care Educator

Profile

Cire Services Inc is an advanced community based not for profit organisation.  Cire operates a range of services to meet community needs through education and provision of services.

Cire Family and Children’s Services operates Early Learning Services across seven sites in the Yarra Valley. This includes Long Day Care, Occasional Care, Playgroup and Out of School Hour Care.  Our two main campuses are based in Mt Evelyn and Yarra Junction.

Cire is a child safe organisation and Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Job

An opportunity to work in a values’ based, not-for-profit community childcare service. Qualified staff are required to support the growth of the service across all sites. The successful applicant will be working with a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about engaging with young people in a natural care setting.

You will work collaboratively with your peers to deliver high-quality learning experiences for children based on Cire philosophy and have a full and thorough understanding of the National Quality Framework.

About You

Ideally, you will have experience working with children from the ages of six weeks to six years old.

You will hold a minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care [ECEC] or equivalent.

The successful applicant will:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) or equivalent
  • Have experience working in the Early Childhood Sector with children between the ages of 6 weeks to six years old.
  • Current First Aid Certificate (including Anaphylaxis, CPR and Asthma)
  • Food Handlers Certificate
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • A passion for working with children
  • Prepared to undertake a National Crim Check and
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check.

A minimum of 2 employment reference is required.

How to Apply

To discuss this position further, please contact Diletta Lanciana on 0439 994 778 or forward your details, including resume to jobs@cire.org.au