About the Position

An exciting opportunity has become available for an innovative and outstanding educator with early childhood management experience to join our Scots Rose Bay, Early Years Centre.

As the Acting Director of Scots Rose Bay, Early Years Centre you are responsible for the day-to-day management of the Rose Bay Campus as well as taking on the duties of an onsite nominated supervisor. This is a fast paced role within a 26 place centre, whereby you will be required on the floor throughout the week.

This is a six month fixed term contract covering a period of maternity leave commencing Monday 15 March 2021.

In this role you will be expected to support the aims and values of the College by taking a leadership role in committing to the development of ‘best practice’ strategies in all aspects of The Scots College Long Day Care Centre.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Experience in leading a day care centre.
  • Qualification in Early Childhood; NESA Accreditation.
  • Demonstrates outstanding potential as an academic leader in early education with a strong record of successful implementation of contemporary approaches to meeting the learning needs of pre-primary and primary aged boys.
  • Has an understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach and the capacity to be innovative and creative in the development of the Scots Model of early learning.
  • Ability to infuse the Christian ethos into teaching practice.
  • Propensity to recognise the value and uniqueness of each individual within the College community.
  • Commitment to one’s own ongoing learning.
  • Professional and personal integrity.
  • Being flexible and open to change.
  • Being proactive and innovative.
  • Effective interpersonal communication and organisational skills.
  • Be familiar with all National Quality Standard (NQS), Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) and current regulations.

Requirements for Working at Scots

All applications must demonstrate positive support for our Christian values and for being a part of the Presbyterian GPS (Great Public Schools) community. It is a requirement for all employees of the College to have a valid working with children clearance.


Further Information

Applicants must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.

All applicants for child-related employment must complete a prohibited person declaration and consent to the Working With Children Check (WWCC). You must also have current child protection and first aid qualifications.

The closing date for all applications is Thursday 7 January 2021.

How to Apply

Please complete our application process by clicking below.

Scots Mission

“In seeking to serve God faithfully, the Scots College exists to inspire boys to learn, lead and serve as they strive for excellence together.”

Scots to the Fore: Brave Hearts, Bold Minds – Our Strategic Intent 2015 – 2025

About the College

The Scots College is one of the oldest and most reputable boys’ schools in Australia. Scots is a non-selective Presbyterian GPS boys’ school for day and boarding students. We draw students from across Sydney, New South Wales and many different nations from around the world.
The College defends the honourable traditions, adventures and learning of boys. Our vision is focused on the education, pastoral care, nurture and development of fine Scots boys who are inspired to learn, lead and serve as they strive for excellence together.

The Scots College is a proud member of the following associations.

The Presbyterian Church (New South Wales) Property Trust T/A The Scots College, Sydney Australia
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William Elder


Mr Alan Elder was born in Scotland and migrated to Australia with his parents at a young age. He attended The Scots College for all his schooling, graduating in 1944. He played 1st XI Cricket and was a member of the College Cadet Unit. After leaving school Mr Elder studied accountancy and retained a life-long love of the College, especially the Pipes and Drums. Mr Elder never married, however the significant bequest he left will allow his Scots family to remember him through the Lang Walker Business Centre.