BestStart Fairy Springs 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 12:27 pm 06 July 2020
Closes 3pm 17 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA8tt

Our amazing centre manager is embarking on a new chapter. While we are sad to see her go, we are excited about this fabulous leadership opportunity! 
Full job description: 
A strongly inclusive culture where children are valued and celebrated, an environment that strongly supports wellbeing, engagement and learning, well-established partnerships with parents and whānau…does this sound like the centre for you?

Our amazing centre manager is embarking on a new chapter, so we are now looking for a passionate, driven, and experienced leader who can continue to drive excellence in education and care!

We are a mixed license which caters for 50 children, located close to both Rotorua's industrial area and the central city. 

You will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day operation of the centre, with the support of a centre administrator and a head teacher. You will take direct accountability for centre performance including the financial, educational, compliance, staff management and family/whānau aspects.

Our new centre manager will bring:

  • BEd/Dip Tch (ECE) Level 7 and current teacher registration
  • Strengths in curriculum, assessment and evaluation
  • Proven success working in a management or supervisory position
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to promote the centre to the local community.

You will have a strong support network every step of the way, including the ongoing support from a business manager around business and staffing aspects as well as a professional services manager around the compliance and curriculum aspects. Your hard work and commitment will be rewarded with a competitive salary, free healthcare, discounted childcare and much more.

Come and experience the BestStart difference – with in-house leadership training, ongoing PLD and career advancement opportunities, your time to step up is now!

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Alisha Metekingi
(021) 178 7623

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA8tt

Listed 12:27 pm 06 July 2020
Closes 3pm 17 August 2020

ECE centre details

BestStart Fairy Springs

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 40283
ERO report
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Physical address:
51 Monokia Street, Rotorua

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