Centre manager – Ruahine Kindergarten Association
RKA is not-for-profit with a child-centred approach and low ratios. We have an opportunity for a centre manager to join our community-based early learning centre in Pahiatua. We have a 50 place multilicence with a team of 8 teachers.
Are you experienced, passionate about forming attachment-based relationships, with respectful and responsive practice and consider yourself to be an outstanding leader? Can you manage relationships and people and prioritise providing the best quality learning experiences for tamariki and whānau above all else? If so then please read on.
The preferred candidate will:
- Be a fully registered and certificated ECE teacher
- Demonstrate outstanding leadership, management and mentoring skills
- Lead a team in planning, assessment and self-review
- Demonstrate understanding of ERO and MOE requirements and ECE legislation
- Develop a robust understanding of the community they service
- Be committed to Te Tiriti o Aotearoa and comprehension of te reo, tikanga and te ao Māori
- Maintain a multicultural lens alongside inclusive practices
- Bring proven ICT and administrative skills
- Contribute to a collaborative team culture through excellent communication and listening
- Stay motivated, positive and driven to see this ELC and its people succeed to the highest potential.
You will gain access to outstanding support and the resources to provide an amazing experience for tamariki and community in a true ‘not-for-profit’ environment.
We will welcome you as a valued member of our extended whānau while offering 5 weeks annual leave; 10 days sick leave per annum; 5 hours non-contact per week; 5 teacher only days per annum; 7 days paid PD plus additional paid PD opportunities AND competitive remuneration.
Please note these positions are offered under individual employment agreements. Sound like your cup of tea? Apply now.
How to apply
Apply by completing the centre manager application process on our website. Please apply ONLY through our website.
(06) 357 8264
Pahiatua Early Learning
ECE centre details
28 Tyndall Street, Pahiatua
26 Taonui Street, Palmerston North 4410