BestStart Omahu Road Hawke's Bay

Assistant manager / head teacher

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Head teacher

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

Listed 11:26 AM 05 November 2018
Closes 24 December 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9nXT

Due to centre growth we are now looking for an assistant manager / head teacher to join our team. This is a varied and rewarding role where you will take the lead as head teacher an O2s room.
You will be able to demonstrate strong, up-to-date, curriculum knowledge and a proven ability to lead a team. Key to your success will be your flexibility and willingness, a sense of humour, the ability to use your initiative and being able to thrive under pressure while keeping composed.

As the assistant manager you will also support centre performance including financial, educational and compliance aspects along with team leadership, staff management, whānau relationships and administration. You will have the opportunity to take direct accountability for these criteria when the centre manager is away.

Our ideal candidate possesses the following attributes:

  • Strong, current curriculum knowledge
  • A sound track record in customer service; building strong relationships with staff, clients and relevant stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills (written and spoken) and a confident communicator
  • Proven organisational and time-management skills
  • Self-motivated, innovative, reflective and prepared to think beyond the boundaries
  • Strong overall leadership ability and proven experience in leading teams to achieve set outcomes
  • Holds a Level 7 ECE qualification and is fully registered/certified
  • At least 3-years experience working with children in an ECE environment
  • Experience in a management or supervisory position with staff responsibilities would be an advantage.  

If you’re ready to stretch your capability and step up into this rewarding role we would love to hear from you! Please click 'apply now' to submit your CV and cover letter.

For more information feel free contact our Centre Manager, Krissi Trewavas: ph (06) 870 4376 or Amanda.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Amanda Morgan, Recruitment Specialist
amanda.morgan@best-start.org
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9nXT

Listed 11:26 AM 05 November 2018
Closes 24 December 2018

BestStart Omahu Road NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Omahu Road

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 115

Service ID: 55456
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Physical address:
325 Omahu Road, Frimley, Hastings

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