Sweet Pea Early Learning Centre Canterbury

Centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 9:42 AM 10 February 2020
Closes 28 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5E0

Nestled in the beautiful semirural community of Ohoka is an amazing early childhood centre that will be turning 2 years old shortly. In the span of 2 years we have grown from strength to strength and we are now in a position to employ a centre manager that will fit in with our philosophy. The current centre owners have been involved in the ECE profession for over 13 years and you will work in collaboration with them to ensure that we meet our centre-wide goals and plans for future development.

As a successful centre manager, you must possess the following:

  • A passion for working with children and bringing out the best in everyone
  • A very strong pedagogical knowledge in ECE as you will be leading, mentoring and coaching your team
  • The ability to inspire others and at the same time is not afraid to tackle difficult issues, resolving problems in an amicable and dignified manner
  • A strong business acumen with a thorough understanding of the importance of maintaining budgets for the long-term sustainability of the business
  • A high level of professionalism and work ethic
  • The ability to enhance our brand and market the centre in a way that increases and maintains a high occupancy rate
  • Fully qualified together with NZ teacher registration. 

If you join us, you will enjoy the following:

  • A competitive market-related salary
  • Flexibility to work between 3 to 5 days a week
  • Additional sick days
  • Additional holiday pay
  • A bonus that is tied into enrolment targets
  • Subsidised childcare if required
  • Professional development and ongoing support to grow as a leader
  • Fully paid registration and first aid renewal
  • A relocation grant if you qualify.

If you want to be a part of this amazing family-oriented centre and make a difference in the lives of others, then please do not hesitate to apply.

How to apply

Please send your CV, an updated covering letter and direct enquiries to:

(03) 312 0715

Vacancy reference #:1HA5E0

Listed 9:42 AM 10 February 2020
Closes 28 March 2020

Sweet Pea Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Sweet Pea Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 47484
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Physical address:
Unit 2 468 Mandeville Road, Ohoka

Postal Address:
Unit 2 468 Mandeville Road, Ohoka, Christchurch 7692