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Ngā Kākano o te Mānuka Early Learning Centre Auckland

Early childhood education centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:02 AM 13 September 2018
Closes 23 September 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kec

Full-time (40 hours per week). 

  • You are a collaborative leader who is highly motivated
  • You are committed to continual improvement and the achievement of excellence for tamariki
  • You lead from a strengths base and have the ability to build positive and warm professional relationships.

He karanga tēnei ki te hunga e kai ngākau nui ana ki te kaupapa o Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Mā te hoe kotahi ka haere kotahi atu.

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is dedicated to providing memorable experiences through a nurturing and caring environment for tamariki and whānau by offering quality, holistic educational opportunities utilising interactive learning. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a centre manager to manage this purpose-built, innovative centre.

You will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the centre. Mentoring your team, building close relationships with whānau, leading programme planning and self-review, centre enrolments and budget management will all be part of your day.


  • Diploma or degree in teaching early childhood education
  • Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand full teacher registration
  • Three to 5 years’ management in early childhood education
  • Experience teaching in a range of early childhood education environments
  • The ability to manage and lead a diverse team
  • Excellent planning and facilitation skills
  • A sound understanding of āhuatanga Māori (values, culture and tikanga) with the ability to greet and acknowledge people in te reo Māori and pronounce Māori words correctly.

Our centre is dynamic, modern and committed to providing high-quality care for all whānau and tamariki, and the wider community. We offer ongoing professional learning and development, competitive remuneration and benefits and a wide support network from a team of passionate early childhood leaders.

This position is a core worker under the Vulnerable Children’s Act 2014 and will need to pass a safety check.

How to apply

To apply for this position (Ref: 18AHO071), please register and apply via the vacancy link.

HR Department, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa
(0800) 777 404

Position Description
PDELC Centre Manager4

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9kec

Listed 9:02 AM 13 September 2018
Closes 23 September 2018

Ngā Kākano o te Mānuka Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Ngā Kākano o te Mānuka Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 25430
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Physical address:
10 Canning Crescent, Mangere, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 6076, Urlich, Hamilton 3246