ANZSCO 134111 - Registered Migration Australia

A child care centre manager plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the activities of a childcare centre or service including physical and human resources. A child care centre manager in Australia Skill Level is a 1 occupation.


Child Care Centre Manager Alternative Titles


  • Child Care Centre Director
  • Child Care Coordinator



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Group: 1341 Child Care Centre Managers




Job Description - Registered Migration Australia

The job of a child care centre manager in Australia is to plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the activities of childcare centres and services including physical and human resources.


  • developing and implementing programs to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children
  • providing care for children in before-school, after-school, day, and vacation care centres
  • directing and supervising Child Carers in providing care and supervision for young children
  • ensuring the centre is a safe area for children, staff and visitors
  • complying with relevant government requirements and standards
  • liaising with parents
  • maintaining records and accounts for the centre
  • recruiting staff and coordinating professional development


Skill Level
Most occupations in the child care centre manager unit group (Group 1341) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations within the
Child Care Centre Manager Group

  • 134111 Child Care Centre Manager


Occupations Related to this Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same child care centre group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate Exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Child Care Centre Manager is currently assessed withTRA - (Trades Recognition Australia); more information regarding assessment bodies


Average Income

The average salary for a Child Care Centre Manager in Australia is $ 90,377 for male employees and $ 66,375 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 50.8 Females: 36.5 Persons: 37.2


Source: (Group 1341) Child care centre managers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016



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