Pokeno Explorers Ltd t/a Urban Explorers Waikato

Centre manager (ECE qualified)

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 9:36 AM 19 December 2019
Closes 02 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA491

Pokeno Preschool t/a Urban Explorers.

We have a centre manager position available for a qualified ECE teacher. Previous centre manager experience preferred.

We are a purpose-built, privately owned centre licensed for 75 children located in the fast-growing town of Pokeno. Wave as you pass all the traffic heading the opposite direction into Auckland city.

What we offer you:

  • Remuneration geared to match high performer 
  • Professional development and high-quality external support
  • Registration and first aid costs will be met by the centre
  • Relocation assistance available.

We are looking for a passionate, inspiring and motivating centre manager who can carry on ensuring our philosophy is more than words on a page. Urban Explorers encourages children to learn through play and explore the natural world with nature trips, swimming and sports as an important part of our curriculum.

As the centre manager you will have:

  • A passion for fostering meaningful relationships and communication with children and their families/whānau
  • Leadership qualities to role model, inspire and motivate our fantastic team of teachers and staff
  • Sound working knowledge of Te Whāriki to support staff to ensure the curriculum is delivered and evidenced
  • An ability to set and deliver on a strategic plan while ensuring the day-to-day details are attended to while being supported by our office administrator
  • Good business acumen
  • ECE teaching certification.

Applicants for this position will have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

How to apply

To discuss in confidence contact:

Marie Sutherland
(021) 361 852

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA491

Listed 9:36 AM 19 December 2019
Closes 02 March 2020

Pokeno Explorers Ltd t/a Urban Explorers NZ

ECE centre details

Pokeno Explorers Ltd t/a Urban Explorers

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 78

Service ID: 46765
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Physical address:
12 Helenslee Road, Pokeno

Postal Address:
2c Wilton Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1071