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Hiring, Firing and Everything in Between

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Hiring, Firing and Everything In Between
- Learn to manage staffing issues like a Pro!

Wouldn't it be wonderful to spend more time mentoring and less time managing? It's no secret that dealing with staffing issues are a massive burden on any Early Childhood or OSHC manager. It can be so difficult to hire the right people and deal with poor performance.

This series is designed specifically for the Early Childhood and OSHC sector. You’ll learn how to handle difficult conversations more smoothly and less often. You’ll be able to create a team where everyone has a sense of purpose, expectations are clear, and your teaching team loves coming to work.

You can make this happen. In just 4 sessions you can learn how to tackle tough management issues with confidence, and manage staff like a pro!


  • Recruitment

Discover the simple step-by-step process to find and keep the best staff.

  • Behavioural Interviewing

Learn effective psychological strategies to uncover the candidates’ true traits.

  • Setting Expectation and Competency frameworks

Set clear expectations and maximise your effectiveness as a manager.

  • Managing probation periods

Create effective tools to set new Educators on the course for success.

  • Appraisals and Performance Reviews

Uncover the true purpose of appraisals and learn how to keep your teaching team challenged.

  • Managing Poor Performance, and issuing warning letters

Master the art of performance management and learn how to deal with tricky situations.

  • Terminating staff

Learn how to smoothly manage staff out of the service and avoid ending up at Fair Work.

It's easy, register today to reserve your place.

>>>Can't make it to all the live sessions? Register anyway and we'll send you the recording after each webinar has finished! <<<<

Session Details

Part 1: Friday 8th October 2021 @ 10:00am AEDT

Part 2: Friday 15th October 2021 @ 10:00am AEDT
Part 3: Friday 22nd October 2021 @ 10:00am AEDT
Part 4: Friday 29th October 2021 @ 10:00am AEDT

It's easy, register today to reserve your place.

>>>Can't make it to all the live sessions? Register anyway and we'll send you the recording after each webinar has finished! <<<<


Target Audience: Experienced Teachers / Educators, Leaders and Managers working in LDC, FDC, Preschool, Kindergarten and OSHC.
Format: Live interactive webinars
Presenter: Adrian Pattra
Certificate: Yes, one per enrolment
NESA - Elective PD
Single Use or Sharable: Single – Program includes email and phone support
Recording Sent: Yes automatically
Handouts Sent: Yes automatically

About the presenter:

Adrian Pattra is a professional educator with a Master of Education (Ed. Psychology) as well as a Bachelor of Adult Education (Human Resources). He’s has held various senior management roles in the Early Childhood sector including Group General Manager and Education Director.

Adrian has managed over 300 frontline and senior staff and believes that developing high-quality, passionate Educators is the key to quality outcomes for children. Previously Adrian worked in HR for a large Australian law firm.

With over 20-years of experience, Adrian is a well-respected professional educator, both in the Early Childhood and Corporate sectors. Together with his family Adrian owns and operates a long daycare centre in Sydney’s lower north shore. He is a passionate and fun-loving educator. The workshop draws on his experience as well as proven theoretical models and practical step-by-step strategies.

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