BestStart Napier Central 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 1:19 PM 10 July 2020
Closes 17 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA8zw

We are conveniently located on Kennedy Road near the CBD, making us the perfect centre for families working in Napier or Hastings. Licensed for 45 children, our centre is a place where no dream is too big. Children’s learning flourishes as they are given time, space and encouragement to explore their interests, passions and imagination.
We are looking for an energetic, passionate leader who can guide the centre team to ensure the highest standards of early learning and care are maintained. You will take direct accountability for centre performance including the financial, educational, compliance, staff management and family/whānau aspects.

As centre manager you will enjoy:

  • Ongoing training, mentoring and PD opportunities
  • A competitive package including childcare discounts and free healthcare insurance
  • Access to our incredible network of ECE experts including regular centre manager huis, national and regional conferences and support from a dedicated business manager and professional services manager
  • Much, much more!

We understand that joining a new centre can be overwhelming, and that is why we have an incredible support team on hand to ensure a rewarding, informative and easy introduction to your new role. We believe in giving you enough support and training to ensure you will be a success, but also enough space to lead your team.
As our successful centre manager, you will have:

  • A natural ability to build strong relationships with your team, our families, and the community
  • A strong belief in supporting staff moral 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.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Susan McDade, Business Manager
(021) 897 403

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA8zw

Listed 1:19 PM 10 July 2020
Closes 17 August 2020

BestStart Napier Central NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Napier Central

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 45

Service ID: 55321
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Physical address:
152 - 154 Kennedy Road, Marewa, Napier

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