Sticky Fingers Childcare and Education Centre Gisborne

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 10:34 AM 24 February 2020
Closes 12 April 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA5kR

We are looking for an extraordinary person to lead our centre in Gisborne. As a fully registered ECE teacher you will be a natural leader and will be instrumental in leading, developing and inspiring a team of talented teachers.

As a passionate and experienced leader, you will wear many hats to allow you to manage in an ever-evolving environment and be adaptable to meet a variety of needs as they occur. You will have a strong 'on the floor' presence, providing mentoring and role-modelling of exceptional teaching practice to the rest of your team. As well as being responsible for creating solid community relationships, compliance management, mentoring and driving exceptional standards of teaching, you will be an integral part of making decisions which will drive the future-focus for the centre, both in terms of environment and education. 

The following skills, knowledge and capabilities are ideally required for this role:

  • Qualified BEd/Dip Tch (ECE) and fully certified teacher
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with the ability to develop, coach and lead a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills
  • Superb communication skills both written and verbal with the capability of building strong and lasting relationships with families and the wider community
  • Initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Ability to implement creative learning environments
  • A commitment to ongoing upskilling and professional development. 

As a valued member of our team, you can be assured of:

  • The chance to be a part of an innovative service and grow professionally
  • A competitive salary package including subsidised childcare (if applicable), first aid certification, flu vaccination and financial support to maintain full registration
  • Ongoing professional development and mentoring.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Sarah Bojesen-Trepka
(027) 539 9608

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA5kR

Listed 10:34 AM 24 February 2020
Closes 12 April 2020

ECE centre details

Sticky Fingers Childcare and Education Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 55011
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Physical address:
22 and 24 Wellington Street, Te Hapara, Gisborne

Postal Address:
P O Box 628, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa 0943