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BestStart Willowpark Road Hawke's Bay

Centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Certificated teacher 

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua
Relocation allowance may be available

Listed 9:40 AM 17 January 2018
Closes 26 February 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9h7r

Are you looking for an exciting and inspirational new chapter in your early childhood career? 

We are now seeking a dynamic centre manager to manage and lead this established centre.

About the role:

As centre manager you would be responsible for overseeing teaching practice and curriculum with the support of 3 head teachers. You would also be responsible for the day-to-day operations, centre enrolments and budget management with the support of a centre administrator. You will also have the close support network that includes a business manager, professional services manager and other centre managers within the Wellington region. The successful candidate would be responsible for coaching and mentoring the team, building close relationships with whānau/parents and local community, driving the delivery of quality education.

About you:

In order to be successful, you will need experience in leading a centre or team, an ECE teaching qualification, be registered with EDUCANZ and be fully certificated. A strong knowledge of current ECE practices and Ministry regulations are required. We are looking for someone who is genuinely invested in establishing strong community connections and building relationships with parents and whānau, has a ‘growth mindset’ and always strives for excellence, has strong curriculum knowledge and demonstrated leadership in all aspects of curriculum, has the ability to work to deadlines and is an effective problem solver, and is an effective communicator with a positive 'can-do' attitude.

What we offer you:

As a BestStart centre manager your hard work and commitment will be rewarded with a competitive salary, medical insurance, subsidised childcare if needed, career advancement opportunities, and ongoing professional development opportunities.  

Also, if you considering relocating for this career-defining position you may be eligible for assistance with relocation!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Jane Ransfield
jane.ransfield@best-start.org
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9h7r

Listed 9:40 AM 17 January 2018
Closes 26 February 2018

BestStart Willowpark Road NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Willowpark Road

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 72

Service ID: 55509
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Physical address:
513 Queen Street East, Parkvale-Napier/Hastings, Hastings

Postal Address:
P O Box 276177, Manukau City, South Auckland 2241