BestStart Lemon Street Taranaki

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 9:49 AM 21 November 2019
Closes 23 December 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1HA2uf

Calling current or aspiring centre managers – here's an amazing opportunity for career advancement in 2020!

We're looking for a passionate and energetic centre manager to join our family. With beautiful natural environments, a passion for sustainability practices and a fabulous Kiwi big backyard – you will feel right at home! 
This excellent leadership position is fixed-term until June 2020, providing a rare opportunity for you to gain valuable experience and make your mark. You will be stepping in for our centre manager who has taken on another leadership opportunity with us, and for the right applicant there will be opportunities that extend beyond this fixed-term.  
During your first few weeks you will be provided with a strong induction and the support will continue from our team of business and professional service managers providing ongoing guidance around the business, staffing, compliance and curriculum aspects.  
As a successful centre manager, you will utilise your outstanding leadership skills to be responsible for the smooth day-to-day operation of the centre. This includes direct accountability for centre performance including the financial and compliance aspects, family/whānau/parent relationships and administrative tasks – with the help of your centre administrator. To role model quality teaching practice you will also spend 20–25 hours per week in-ratio alongside your team.

Our successful centre manager will bring:

  • BEd/Dip Tch (ECE) Level 7 and current teacher registration
  • Proven success working in a management or supervision position
  • Ability to promote the centre to the local community
  • Ability to set reasonable targets and celebrate team achievements
  • A strong administration/financial background would be desirable.

Your hard work and commitment will be rewarded with a competitive salary, free healthcare, discounted childcare and much more. Come and experience the BestStart difference – with in-house leadership training, ongoing PLD and career advancement opportunities, your time to step up is now!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Debbi Taylor, Business Manager
(027) 212 9580

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA2uf

Listed 9:49 AM 21 November 2019
Closes 23 December 2019

BestStart Lemon Street NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Lemon Street

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 70

Service ID: 50508
ERO report
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Physical address:
158 Lemon Street, Strandon, New Plymouth

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