BestStart Kaiwharawhara Wellington

Centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 6:18 PM 16 September 2018
Closes 12 November 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9kpW

Our centre is conveniently located in Kaiwharawhara, providing a hub of early childhood care and education for families from throughout the greater Wellington region. 

This is a permanent full-time role that involves leading and managing the centre team to ensure the highest standards of early learning and care are maintained. The hours our centre operates are 7.30am–5.45pm each week day.

As the manager, you will role model excellent leadership qualities, inspiring and motivating others to do the same. Alongside this, you’ll be responsible for meeting administrative expectations, compliance requirements and striving to achieve financial performance targets.  

As our ideal candidate, you will have:
  • A passion for building meaningful relationships with children and their families
  • A drive to provide learning opportunities that extend beyond the centre, out into the wider  community
  • An ability to set a 'big picture' direction, while making sure the day to day details are attended to
  • Sound business acumen and to be competent in IT applications and social media utilisation
  • A real vision as to what you would like to achieve as the leader of a successful centre
  • A Bachelor/ Diploma of Education Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current Certification
  • Proven recent success in an educational management or leadership position  
If you feel that this sounds like the perfect job for you then we would love to hear from you! 

You will be well supported by regular visits and communications from our 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.

To find out more about this fantastic leadership opportunity, please apply now or contact the Business Manager, Michelle Hargen for a confidential discussion.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Michelle Hargen, Business Manager
michelle.hargen@best-start.org
(027) 520 0297

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9kpW

Listed 6:18 PM 16 September 2018
Closes 12 November 2018

BestStart Kaiwharawhara NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Kaiwharawhara

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 100

Service ID: 50063
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Physical address:
162-168 Hutt Road, Kaiwharawhara, Wellington

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