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Pipitea Childcare Centre Wellington

Early childhood centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 9:27 AM 17 January 2018
Closes 04 February 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9h7b

Are you passionate about children's learning and ready to make your mark on a centre? We need a qualified and experienced ECE centre manager to join our small team and be well-remunerated for doing so.

Our centre is a small non-profit parent/staff cooperative in Thorndon, for children aged from 6 months to 5 years. We have a licence for 29 children. Staff are party to the Early Childhood Collective Agreement.

Our ideal candidate must love children, have an approachable 'can-do' attitude, possesses strong interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills, and is reliable and enthusiastic.

Our ideal candidate requires the following criteria:
• A BEd/Dip Tch (ECE) Level 7 or equivalent 
• A minimum of 3 years' experience as an educator in a service 
• Able to demonstrate current knowledge of curriculum (Te Whāriki), pedagogy and assessment 
• An understanding of RIE®, Pikler and the Reggio Emilia approach philosophies 
• A high standard of professional conduct as per the Education Council's 'Our Code Our Standards' document ( 
• Demonstrates enthusiasm for children's learning 
• Contributes to the development of a reflective professional culture 
• Able to manage and support staff and mentor beginning teachers 
• A strong understanding of ECE legislation, funding, standards, policies and procedures that impact on centre operations and educational programmes. 
• Computer skills essential 
• Holds full and current teacher certification 
• Has knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi 
• Has strong administrative, financial and time-management skills 
• Excellent customer service skills 
• Integrity and able to respect confidentiality 
• Current first aid certificate.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Philippa Starke, Office Manager
(04) 473 2336

Download our application form
Centre Manager Job Description 2017 V3

Vacancy reference #:1H9h7b

Listed 9:27 AM 17 January 2018
Closes 04 February 2018

Pipitea Childcare Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Pipitea Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 29

Service ID: 60250
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Physical address:
21 Hobson Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington

Postal Address:
21 Hobson Crescent, Thorndon, Wellington 6011