We’re looking for a special someone to take the lead as centre manager for our BestStart ECE centre in Whanganui!
About the role:
Our beautiful, modern and spacious centre welcomes children and their families from birth to 5 years. You will be responsible for overseeing teaching practice and curriculum, managing the day-to-day operations, centre enrolments, budget management and effective mentoring and leadership of your team.
As centre manager you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the centre operates as a high-performing centre based on quality and genuine interactions between staff, children and family. You’ll need to be a real people-person, with experience of building and maintaining strong team, community and parent relations.
To be successful, you will need to have experience 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 is 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, career advancement opportunities, and ongoing professional development opportunities.
Also, if you are considering relocating for this career-defining position, you may be eligible for assistance with relocation!
If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please apply via the BestStart careers site today.