Happy Steps Early Learning Centre Northland

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 2:22 PM 11 August 2020
Closes 3pm 11 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9nw

Are you an experienced head teacher, team leader or centre manager looking for a new opportunity in Northland? We are looking for an extraordinary person to lead our early learning centre in Dargaville.

This centre is licenced for 59 children and offers a transition to school programme, regular community excursions, and a movement and entertainment programme for preschoolers. Connecting children with nature is a priority and sustainable habits are also encouraged.

As a passionate and experienced leader, you will wear many hats to allow you to manage in an ever-evolving environment and be adaptable to meet a variety of needs as they occur.

The following skills, knowledge and capabilities are ideally required for this role:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience with the ability to develop, coach and lead a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills
  • Superb communication skills both written and verbal with the capability of building strong and lasting relationships with families and the wider community
  • Initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Familiarity with the New Zealand Education Council, ERO, MOE requirements, Licensing Criteria, 2008 Regulations and Code of Ethics
  • A comprehensive understanding of how to maintain and grow occupancy levels
  • Innovative, resilient, committed, passionate and enthusiastic!

As a valued member of the team, you can be assured of:

  • The chance to be a part of an innovative service and grow professionally
  • A competitive salary package including subsidised childcare (if applicable), first aid certification, flu vaccination and financial support to maintain full registration
  • Ongoing professional development and mentoring.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a fully registered, experienced ECE specialist with leadership qualities, so do not hesitate to apply now.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Claire Foy
careteam@edperson.co.nz
(09) 930 9359

Vacancy reference #:1HA9nw

Listed 2:22 PM 11 August 2020
Closes 3pm 11 September 2020

Happy Steps Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Happy Steps Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 59

Service ID: 47088
ERO report
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Physical address:
90 Logan Street, Dargaville

Postal Address:
P O Box 628, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa 0943