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 11:22 AM 06 August 2020
Closes 05 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9aB

With the support of a seven-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. As a comprehensive role, the ideal candidate will have experience with a similar level of responsibility. Experience in the industry would be an advantage, however we will consider transferable skills and experience. Operatively, the centre manager runs a roll of around 60 children and a staff of 14. If you are the right person for this position, you 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.

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

Applications will be received through our online application process. For more information, or to request a more detailed for job description, please email

Tammy-Lee and Cathe
(07) 393 2424

Vacancy reference #:1HA9aB

Listed 11:22 AM 06 August 2020
Closes 05 September 2020

Rotorua Childcare Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Rotorua Childcare Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

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

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