Rotorua Childcare Centre Bay of Plenty

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 9:32 AM 25 June 2020
Closes 17 July 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA8dz

Our centre has a rare opportunity for a proven leader to take on the role of centre manager. With well-established roots and a reputation for excellence, the centre caters for children from birth, to school age and has been well appointed by the ERO. With a strong commitment to the centre's philosophy, children are at the heart of everything they do.

With the support of a 7 strong board, the centre manager will deliver not only the effective running of the centre, but will feed the business acumen, leadership, operational skills, and strategic thinking to provide the highest professional standards to educate, nurture, and grow thriving children. The ideal candidate will have experience with a similar level of responsibility. With a roll of around 60 children and a staff of 14, the right person for this position, will be able to successfully:

  • Operate under a governance structure, reporting to the board
  • Handle all day-to-day operational requirements
  • Manage staff, with sound HR practices
  • Actively promote a culture of continual professional development
  • Control all aspects of legislative compliance
  • Oversee the delivery of a quality education programme
  • Communicate, with internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage financial responsibility, from strategic decision-making through to daily processing of accounts
  • Direct and be responsible for health, safety and wellbeing for all children and staff.

This all-inclusive role requires a person who can effectively communicate and display a high-level of organisation and professionalism. 

The centre boasts a modern learning environment and facilities, with above average child to teacher ratios and is an aesthetically and environmentally all-round nice place to work.

Pre-employment psychometric testing, as well as police and credit checking will be a requirement for preferred candidates.

All candidates must have the legal right to work in New Zealand and have excellent spoken and written English.

How to apply

For more information, or to request a more detailed job description, please email 

Tammy-Lee and Cathe
(07) 393 2424

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA8dz

Listed 9:32 AM 25 June 2020
Closes 17 July 2020

Rotorua Childcare Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Rotorua Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 40092
ERO report
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Physical address:
63 Tarewa Road, Rotorua Central, Rotorua

Postal Address:
P O Box 1687, Rotorua Mail Centre, Rotorua 3040