Magic Sparks Cuba Manawatu/Whanganui

ECE 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 1:13 PM 22 July 2020
Closes 07 August 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9BY

We are looking for positive, inspiring, passionate, and motivated leaders with a great attitude and willingness to grow alongside like-minded educators.  Do you want to be part of a team that believes in building trust with each other creating a safe and fun learning environment for children and Educators?
Magic Sparks has a strong culture and philosophy that focuses on fostering children’s social and emotional well-being, we are heart-centred meeting the social and emotional needs of each and every individual child to provide a strong foundation for learning. 

Our teachers are advocates for children and their families, we move with the daily rhythms and rituals of the day with good intentions when you work with our tamariki be prepared to be wanted, loved, needed, and treasured.


You will be a part of a learning hub that believes in creating professional development opportunities that enable educators to grow and learn more about respect for children. We work collaboratively to progress and develop your skills in a supportive environment, that will help you reach both your personal and professional goals. 

The senior manager will be responsible for both of our centres in Palmerston North, each of which has a team leader/head teacher responsible for the day-to-day running.


Tasks include:

  • Maintaining professional and positive relationships with parents, children, educators and the community
  • Taking care of day to day operations
  • Supervision, Staff training and Development
  • Centre programme planning
  • Centre administrative and compliance
  • Management reporting
  • Health and safety.

The role requires a pro-active leader with excellent leadership and communication skills. If you have the skill set, experience and ambition we want to hear from you.

How to apply

If you are interested in joining our team or would like additional information, call Mark or send your CV and cover letter for immediate consideration to:

Mark Stead
mark@magicsparks.co.nz
(021) 927 519

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA9BY

Listed 1:13 PM 22 July 2020
Closes 07 August 2020

Magic Sparks Cuba NZ

ECE centre details

Magic Sparks Cuba

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 80

Service ID: 47104
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Physical address:
198 Cuba Street, Palmerston North

Postal Address:
P O Box 30871, Lower Hutt 5010