Waka Huia Childcare Canterbury

Centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa

Listed 8:50 AM 14 September 2018
Closes 29 October 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kgk

We are a small, intimate early learning centre situated in the quiet suburb of Somerfield. We cater for 30 children aged 2 to 5 years old and offer a range of morning, afternoon, school day and full day sessions to suit the needs of our community.

This is a role that involves leading and managing the centre team to ensure the highest standards of early learning and care are maintained. The hours we operate are are 7.45am–4.45pm; to find out more about our centre please visit the website: www.best-start.org/centres/somerfieldkindy

As the manager you will role model excellent leadership qualities and motivate others to do the same while meeting administrative expectations, compliance requirements and striving to achieve financial performance targets.

The successful applicant will need:

  • BEd/Dip Tch (ECE) Level 7 and current teacher registration/certification
  • Proven success working in a management or leadership position
  • Ability to promote the centre to the local community
  • Ability to set reasonable targets for your team and celebrate when they are achieved
  • Strong administration/financial background would be desirable
  • A ‘can-do’ and positive attitude.

You will be well supported by weekly visits and communications from our inspiring team of Business and Professional Services Managers, with ongoing training and development opportunities within the region and nationally. Your efforts will be rewarded through a competitive salary, subsidised medical, childcare, and career advancement opportunities.

Please submit your application asap.

To find out more about this fantastic leadership opportunity, contact the Business Manager, Mandy Robertson on (027) 808 6339.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Freya Jones, Recruitment Specialist
(027) 404 0657

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9kgk

Listed 8:50 AM 14 September 2018
Closes 29 October 2018

Waka Huia Childcare NZ

ECE centre details

Waka Huia Childcare

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 70423
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Physical address:
18 Cardiff Avenue, Somerfield, Christchurch

Postal Address:
19 High Street, Southbridge 7602