Chief Executive Officer
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) leads the strategic and operational service delivery of the Bethany group of services. The CEO is responsible for leading the development and delivery of the Bethany Community Support and Bethany Kindergarten Services Strategic Plan. The CEO is the key leadership role working together with the executive team to be ultimately responsible for the day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the organisation’s long and short-term plans. The CEO is also a member of the BKS Board.
Executive Manager, Bethany Kindergarten Services
The Executive Manager is responsible for the overall management of Bethany Kindergarten Services. The Executive Manager has responsibility for strategic and operational planning while ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and standards as they relate to the provision of kindergarten quality standards and programming. The Executive Manager is responsible for building collaborative relationships while driving key service models and directions that are consistent with government policy and which reflect the expectations of stakeholders and the strategic direction of the organisation.
Workforce and Service Development
The key objective of this role is to lead and develop the Bethany Kindergarten Services workforce. The role has oversight of three key portfolio areas: Service Integration and Development, Professional Development and Learning, and Human Resources. These interrelated portfolios have a common platform of developing broad and varied sector partnerships. In this context, the role is responsible for building collaborative relationships across the organisation and external to it and to interface with and provide advice to Parent Advisory Groups.
Mehgan Kelly, Catherine O’Hara & Cathy Gordon
Kindergarten Services Managers
The Kindergarten Services Manager oversees the operations of several kindergarten programs within the Bethany Kindergarten Services management group. The Manager provides advice and support to Bethany Kindergarten Services staff to ensure that they operate in accordance with relevant legislation, standards and requirements. The Kindergarten Services Manager, in the context of the National Quality Framework (NQF), promotes a culture of working together to ensure compliance with standards and the delivery of high quality educational programs. The Kindergarten Services Manager ensures that Bethany Kindergarten Services staff work within the context of the organisation’s Vision, Mission and Values. The Kindergarten Services Managers are also Child Safe Champions for the organisation.