Barnardos Early Learning Centre Wellington Central Wellington

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 9:19 AM 14 February 2020
Closes 10 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5TT

  • Be a part of an incredible organisation committed to quality early learning
  • An amazing centre management opportunity.

Exciting opportunity to manage our Wellington Central ELC. Work for an organisation that will support you and your team to make a difference.

About the role:

This is an outstanding centre manager opportunity for you to bring your strong leadership and operational management skills to build an amazing teaching team and an engaging environment for children.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership to create an environment where children's interests and strengths are developed and shared with their whānau
  • Managing day-to-day centre operations, including staffing, enrolments and marketing
  • Recruiting, inducting, leading and developing a high-quality team
  • Managing financial and occupancy goals.

Skills and experience:

  • ECE qualified (Bachelor or Diploma of Teaching) and fully certificated teacher
  • Highly skilled in building strong relationships with parents and attracting new families 
  • Strong experience in leading and inspiring a teaching team
  • Initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Strong community engagement experience.


In choosing to work for Barnardos, you will enjoy the benefits of working with a large, respected organisation making a difference for children, whānau and communities.

  • Competitive salary
  • Quality mentoring and professional development support from a well-established leadership team
  • A network of supportive centre managers nationwide
  • Generous professional time
  • Discounted childcare 
  • Wellness programme, discounts with health providers.

How to apply

To view the position description or to apply, please visit our vacancy link.

Elisha Stairmand
(04) 801 1724

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA5TT

Listed 9:19 AM 14 February 2020
Closes 10 March 2020

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Wellington Central NZ

ECE centre details

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Wellington Central

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 52

Service ID: 47345
ERO report
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Physical address:
74 Webb Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 6434, Marion Square, Wellington 6141