Stepping Stones Childcare Centre Wellington

ECE 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 10:21 AM 06 March 2019
Closes 5pm 25 March 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9rsj

About us

We are a not-for-profit, community-based childcare centre located in central Upper Hutt. We offer a warm and friendly environment that welcomes children and whānau from a range of diverse backgrounds. The centre has 2 separate buildings and is comprised of a nursery for infants and toddlers up to two years of age, and a preschool for children O2s. 

About the role

We are looking for an experienced, passionate and innovative centre manager to lead our team.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Sound knowledge of place-based curriculum design
  • Operational management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of leadership practices and cultural perspectives in an early childhood context
  • Proven experience in providing the best learning outcomes for children.

The position involves managing the day-to-day operations of the centre, working closely with the governing trust to achieve strategic priorities and taking on an active role in the education of children. The centre has strong practices in place around biculturalism, sustainability and inquiry, and persistently aims to provide a curriculum that involves parents/whānau and the wider community.

The centre manager will have a significant role in supporting the existing centre culture as well as an exciting opportunity to influence future changes to promote children’s learning. 

Applicants must hold:

  • Minimum of Dip Tch (ECE)
  • Full registration
  • Full driver's licence
  • Current first aid certificate.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please apply.

We welcome applicants to visit the centre prior to application. Please phone Jo or Kim to organise a time to visit.

How to apply

Contact the centre via email for a copy of the job description and an application form. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Jo or Kim
29 Seddon St, Wallaceville, Upper Hutt
(04) 528 7913

Vacancy reference #:1H9rsj

Listed 10:21 AM 06 March 2019
Closes 5pm 25 March 2019

Stepping Stones Childcare Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Stepping Stones Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 43

Service ID: 60232
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Physical address:
29 Seddon Street, Upper Hutt CBD, Upper Hutt

Postal Address:
29 Seddon Street, Wallaceville, Upper Hutt 5018