Aro Arataki Children's Centre Auckland

Centre director

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 9:43 AM 21 February 2020
Closes 4pm 08 March 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5hf

We are looking for a skilled and passionate centre director to join our team. We provide high-quality early childhood education to the children of employees of Auckland DHB. Based at Greenlane Clinical Centre, we call Cornwall Park our backyard.

The role of the centre director is to plan and guide the centre’s operations to achieve the goals of the centre’s strategic plan, ensuring financial and business success, legislative and regulatory compliance.

The focus of the role is on:

  • Fostering a culture of high-performing centre staff who provide an excellent service to whānau and tamariki
  • The overall effective and efficient management of the service
  • Development of annual budgets and management of finances
  • People management and leadership
  • Leading the delivery of a high-quality early childhood service teaching and learning programme matching delivery to the ethos of whanaungatanga.

If you have at least 5 years' of experience as an ECE centre director/manager in New Zealand, and a proven ability to lead change and foster collaborative workplace culture please apply.

You will have strong understandings of ECE regulations, reviews, funding and finances as well strong employee relationship skills and the desire to make a real difference to the daily living and learning experiences of those who use our service. Intermediate skills with the Microsoft Suite and exposure to Xero as well as a commitment to developing competency in te reo is an advantage.

We offer beautiful environments, competitive remuneration and benefits package and the support of a long-established community-based, parent-led service.

Applicants will hold a Bachelor of Teaching ECE degree and be legally able to work in New Zealand.

How to apply

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to Briar McKendry, HR Consultant: For specific queries in relation to the role please contact:

Linda Harvey-Fitzgerald, Management Committee
(021) 503 840

Vacancy reference #:1HA5hf

Listed 9:43 AM 21 February 2020
Closes 4pm 08 March 2020

Aro Arataki Children's Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Aro Arataki Children's Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 20062
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Physical address:
212 Greenlane West, Epsom, Auckland

Postal Address:
Aro Arataki Childcare Centre Private Bag 92189, Auckland 1142