Barnardos Early Learning Centre Pakuranga Auckland

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 9:53 AM 27 February 2019
Closes 15 March 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9raU

  • Miss the traffic, work locally in Pakuranga!
  • Fantastic children's charity – make a difference
  • Great mix of management and teaching.

An exciting opportunity to manage an early learning centre for a well-respected organisation that will support you and your team to make a difference.

About the role

As centre manager, you will build on your already proven pedagogical experience, strong leadership and operational management skills, to take an effective and enthusiastic teaching team to the next level. 

You'll be responsible for:

  • Managing day-to-day centre operations, including staffing, enrolment plans and marketing initiatives
  • Providing pedagogical leadership in creating an environment where children are engaged, and their interests and strengths are developed and shared with their whānau
  • Recruiting, inducting, leading and developing a high-quality centre team
  • Counted in ratio, weekly total of 14 hours of management and professional time.

Skills and experience

  • Be a qualified (Bachelor or Diploma of Teaching ECE) and fully certificated teacher
  • 2–3 years' experience in a centre management/leadership role 
  • Be a leader who is confident, vibrant and positive 
  • Strong at building relationships with parents and attracting families to the centre
  • Have demonstrated the ability to lead and inspire a teaching team
  • Have initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Have excellent communication and organisational skills.

Benefits and perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Quality mentoring, and personal development support with dedicated professional time
  • Support and assistance to retain your full certification 
  • Discounted childcare for staff members
  • Wellness programme which includes flu jabs and discounts with health providers
  • Generous sick leave entitlements.

How to apply

Please apply via our website.

Maree Findlay
maree.findlay@barnardos.org.nz
(09) 625 3648

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9raU

Listed 9:53 AM 27 February 2019
Closes 15 March 2019

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Pakuranga NZ

ECE centre details

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Pakuranga

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 36

Service ID: 25265
ERO report
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Physical address:
13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 6434, Marion Square, Wellington 6141