We’re Hiring – Centre Director


The Rumpus Room Children’s Centres

Darling Street Centre, BROADMEADOW

$45 – $55 per hour plus Super


About the Employer

At the Rumpus Room, we are committed to providing the highest level of early childhood education. We believe in not only providing the best experiences for children and families but also for our team of educators. Working with our team will upskill you, support you and advance your career. This is a place to reach your full potential and our expectations are high.

We have worked tirelessly to create inspiring and attractive workplaces for our staff. We have consistently ensured that our staffing is over-ratio. We employ supernumerary staff to cover staff leave and to ensure adequate programming and break provisions. We have a highly professional and engaged leadership team who are passionate about the cause of Early Childhood Education.

Please visit our about page to find out more about us.

About the Position

We are seeking a highly motivated Early Childhood Teacher for the position of Director at our Darling Street centre in Broadmeadow. This is a rare opportunity to take over the leadership of this exceptional team of educators.

Our Darling Street centre is a 67-place centre with an Exceeding rating and has consistently maintained high occupancy levels and a strong reputation within the Newcastle community.

The position is a full-time, off-the-floor, centre leadership and management role.

Other benefits of working for The Rumpus Room include:

  • 15% above-award salaries
  • Priority and discounted child care for staff
  • Working for a distinct employer of choice in the Hunter
  • Strong area collegial opportunities with other Rumpus Room centres
  • Regular educational leadership and business conversations


  • Previous Director experience preferred
  • Relevant Early Childhood Teacher qualification
  • Current NESA accreditation
  • Strong understanding of National Regulations and Early Years Learning Framework
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

If you are looking for an opportunity to join one of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie’s most respected group of centres and become part of a progressive, innovative and award-winning team of aspiring Early Childhood professionals please express your interest by applying in writing to:

Mrs Lea Rule


APPLICATIONS CLOSE Monday, 6th of June 2022