Magic Sparks Cuba Manawatu/Whanganui

Senior manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 2:15 PM 06 May 2020
Closes 31 May 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7LF

We have experienced a complete change in our leadership team in Palmerston North and as a result we are now looking for an experienced senior manager for the Palmerston North Area. 

These are exciting times for our centre in Palmerston North as we strive to become the No.1 provider in the area.

The senior manager will be responsible for both of our centres in Palmerston North, each of which has a team leader responsible for the day-to-day running.

Applicants for this role must have current experience as a centre manager as well as being qualified and registered in early childhood education.  

The position will have overall responsibility for both centres including:

  • Maintaining professional and positive relationships with parents, children, educators and the community
  • Day-to-day operations
  • Supervision, staff training and development
  • Centres programme planning
  • Centres administrative and compliance
  • Management reporting
  • Health and safety.


Magic Sparks Cuba is a fast growing centre with a great team of teachers, located on the ground floor of Manawatu House on Cuba Street we are licensed for 80 children, it's very spacious, beautifully designed and well-resourced both indoors and out.

Magic Sparks Milson is licensed for 50 children, in a spacious, well-resourced, homely environment in Hunter Street.

We offer great ratio’s, attractive rates of pay and other benefits as well as very generous staff discounts and ongoing professional development, that support both your personal and professional development.

All applicants require Full ECE certification with the Teaching Council and valid NZ residency or work visa.

How to apply

If you would like to join a dedicated team with a strong focus on fostering children’s social and emotional well-being send your CV and cover letter now to:

Jo Beddows-Chandler
jo@magicsparks.co.nz
(027) 221 1044

Vacancy reference #:1HA7LF

Listed 2:15 PM 06 May 2020
Closes 31 May 2020

Magic Sparks Cuba NZ

ECE centre details

Magic Sparks Cuba

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 80

Service ID: 47104
ERO report
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Physical address:
198 Cuba Street, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
P O Box 30871, Lower Hutt 5010