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Lots of Hugs Childcare Centre Manawatu/Whanganui

Centre manager - Broadway Ave

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 2:25 pm 28 May 2020
Closes 6pm 31 July 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7tT

A brand new, purpose built centre (still under renovation) starting in August 2020.

We are on the lookout for a passionate and committed leader to take over this new centre.

The position involves supporting, teaching and leading the team, communicating with families and ensuring that the centre operates as a high-performing centre based on quality and genuine interactions between staff, children and family.

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

As our successful centre manager, you will have:

  • A passion for building meaningful relationships with children and their families
  • A drive to provide learning opportunities that extend beyond the centre, out into the wider community
  • An ability to set a 'big picture' direction, while making sure the day-to-day details are attended to
  • Sound business acumen
  • A real vision as to what you would like to achieve as the leader of a successful centre
  • A Bachelor/ Diploma of Education Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current certification
  • Proven recent success in educational management or leadership position.


You will be well supported by our area manager with ongoing training, mentoring and PD opportunities. We give you enough support and training to ensure you'll be a success but also enough space to lead how you want to lead.

What can we offer you?

  • Amazing opportunities to help develop your management skills
  • Supportive professional development to help you flourish, and assist in your development as a teacher and manager
  • Excellent remuneration
  • On-going support and advice from a dedicated, experienced leadership team
  • Childcare discounts.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Megan Woods
Megan@allaboutchildren.co.nz
(027) 533 3626

Vacancy reference #:1HA7tT

Listed 2:25 pm 28 May 2020
Closes 6pm 31 July 2020

ECE centre details

Lots of Hugs Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 40247
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Physical address:
72 Pitt Street, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
62 Connell Street, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland 0600