Manukau Institute of Technology Auckland

Childrens' education 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 6:13 pm 28 May 2020
Closes 11pm 31 July 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7u1

Engage with our South Auckland Community and make a difference to children's lives

MIT is at the forefront when it comes to changing people's lives. 

We are seeking an inspirational individual to lead our children's education centre. Suiting a hands- on leader who doesn't want to be stuck behind a desk, we need you to tap into your inner child and connect with our children and their whānau. Based on a campus environment is what makes this role unique, there is support with wrap around services to help you keep the centre running freeing you up to show case your business savvy and influence to grow our enrolment numbers.  

We have a strong focus on supporting our local community as well as our MIT students, lecturers and support staff who work at MIT who can access to our centre. Also our ECE students gain valuable practical experience.

This pivotal position requires a leader with exceptional interpersonal skills, diplomacy and cultural competence. A key relationship will be supporting the team leaders who implement's a child centred approach to learning as well as working on the development of the whole team. A collaborative inclusive leadership style will inspire the team to support fresh ideas, have input and bet get behind your vision for the centre.

The successful applicant will bring:

  • Leadership experience.
  • Strong business acumen with evidence of growth strategy and financial management
  • A qualification in early childhood education
  • Relevant post graduate qualification is also preferred with a clean criminal record and NZ residency.

If you pride yourself on your exceptional operational and administration skills gained from a proven track record of successful leadership and are seeking a career step you will thrive in this challenging environment that grows teams and where no two days are the same.

 A range of services and benefits associated with our campus offered.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Alison Redfern Daly
(09) 968 8750

Download our application form

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA7u1

Listed 6:13 pm 28 May 2020
Closes 11pm 31 July 2020

Tertiary provider details

Manukau Institute of Technology

Type: Polytechnic

Physical address:
Gate 1 Newbury Street, Otara, Auckland

Postal Address:
Private Bag 94006, Manukau, 2241