BestStart Riverbend Road Hawke's Bay

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 9:07 am 27 May 2020
Closes 13 July 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7q6

Located just 5 minutes from central Napier, our centre is now searching for that special someone to take the lead as centre manager. This is your opportunity to be part of something special, providing a high-quality early learning service that has a positive impact on the local community.

As a BestStart centre manager you will receive:

  • Ongoing training, mentoring and PD opportunities
  • A competitive package including childcare discount, free health insurance and extra sick days
  • Access to our incredible network of ECE experts including regular centre manager huis, support from a dedicated business manager and professional services manager, as well as our national L&D team
  • Much, much more!

As our centre manager you will role-model excellent leadership qualities, inspiring and motivating others to do the same. Alongside this, you will be responsible for meeting administrative expectations, compliance requirements and striving to achieve financial performance targets.

Our successful applicant will have:

  • A passion for building meaningful relationships with tamariki and their families
  • A strong belief in supporting staff morale and a positive, solution-based outlook
  • A strong understanding of pedagogical strategies, to be a fountain of knowledge to others
  • An ability to set a 'big picture' direction, while making sure the day to day details are attended to
  • Sound business acumen
  • Bachelor/ Diploma of Education Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current Certification.

If you talk to our team at BestStart, they will tell you our biggest benefit is the support network we provide. We give you enough support and training to ensure you will be a success, but also enough space to lead your team.

If this sounds like opportunity for you, apply online today!  If you would prefer to have a confidential chat please contact Susan McDade.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Susan McDade, Business Manager
(021) 897 403

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA7q6

Listed 9:07 am 27 May 2020
Closes 13 July 2020

ECE centre details

BestStart Riverbend Road

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 45277
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Physical address:
21 Riverbend Road, Onekawa, Napier

Postal Address:
P O Box 276177, Manukau City, South Auckland 2241