BestStart Cornwall Street Wellington

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 10:29 AM 08 November 2018
Closes 24 December 2018
Vacancy reference #: 1H9ntb

Our wonderful centre is located in the heart of Lower Hutt City. With parks, art galleries, the local library and Queensgate Shopping Centre only a short walk away, our local community is an extension of our playground! 

We are looking for that special someone to lead and manage the centre team, ensuring the highest standards of early learning and care are maintained. 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.
  
You will be an innovative, personable and passionate leader who is ready to get stuck in, right from the word go. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that our centre upholds its philosophy and operates smoothly on a day-to-day basis. 

Our ideal centre manager 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 BEd/Dip Tch (ECE) Level 7 and current registration/certification
  • Proven recent success in an educational management or leadership position.

Your efforts will be rewarded through a competitive salary, subsidised healthcare and childcare, career advancement opportunities and an excellent support network.  

If this sounds like the ideal role for you please apply online today! If you’d prefer to have a confidential chat to discuss the role further or organise a visit to the centre, feel free to phone Michelle.

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 #:1H9ntb

Listed 10:29 AM 08 November 2018
Closes 24 December 2018

BestStart Cornwall Street NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Cornwall Street

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 100

Service ID: 45669
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Physical address:
3 Cornwall Street, Lower Hutt Central, Lower Hutt

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