BestStart Educare Ltd Wellington

ECE area manager, Wellington


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

Listed 9:23 AM 18 July 2019
Closes 02 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9w29

We are seeking a passionate and experienced ECE professional to join our team as an area manager from September to August 2020. In this highly rewarding role, you will provide support to 6 of our early childhood centres predominantly located in Lower Hutt. 
As an area manager, you will support and guide your centres on operational best practice; particularly around staffing, growing great teams, dealing with employment-related issues and around financial performance. At the same time, you will also be accountable for centre teaching standards, curriculum delivery and compliance to meet ERO requirements.
In our organisation, the most successful area managers are those who are involved in each centre at ground level and are able to communicate with stakeholders at all levels. They must have an unwavering passion for upholding centre teaching standards, curriculum delivery and compliance, as well as being able to inspire teams of teachers to feel the same way. 

More specifically, the key competencies sought are:

  • An ECE qualification with full, current teacher registration
  • A track record of building collaborative relationships and leading successful teams
  • Extensive knowledge of ECE curriculum and current pedagogical knowledge
  • A solid understanding of the registered teacher criteria
  • Sound financial management experience
  • Able to work remotely and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to coach, guide, support and build staff capability
  • Experience with facilitating professional learning
  • Excellent customer service and marketing skills.

At BestStart, we pride ourselves on providing ongoing support for our area managers by experienced sector professionals, as well as extensive training and professional development opportunities. We also offer a competitive remuneration package and a range of employee benefits, including a company car.

If this sounds like the career move for you – get in touch today!

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Amanda Morgan, Recruitment Specialist
(021) 623 337

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9w29

Listed 9:23 AM 18 July 2019
Closes 02 September 2019

BestStart Educare Ltd NZ

Organisation details

BestStart Educare Ltd

Location: Wellington