Barnardos Early Learning Centre Otara Auckland

Centre manager – early learning

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 10:41 AM 18 August 2020
Closes 3pm 21 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA9wY

This is an outstanding centre manager opportunity in South Auckland. Bring your strong leadership and operational management skills to lead an amazing teaching team and create an engaging environment for children.


  • Providing leadership to create an environment where children's interests and strengths are developed and shared with their whānau
  • Managing day-to-day centre operations, including staffing, enrollments and marketing
  • Recruiting, inducting, leading and developing a high quality team
  • Managing financial and occupancy goals.

Skills and experience:

  • ECE qualified (Bachelor or Diploma of Teaching) and fully certificated teacher
  • Highly skilled in building strong relationships with parents and attracting new families 
  • Strong experience in leading and inspiring a teaching team
  • Initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Strong community engagement experience.


In choosing to work for Barnardos, you will enjoy the benefits of working with a large, respected organisation making a difference for children, whānau and communities.

  • Competitive salary
  • Quality mentoring and professional development support from a well established leadership team
  • Close network of centre managers across the country
  • Generous professional time
  • Discounted childcare 
  • Wellness programme, discounts with health providers.

Come and join our team!

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Yogita Chandra
(027) 286 9735

Vacancy reference #:1HA9wY

Listed 10:41 AM 18 August 2020
Closes 3pm 21 September 2020

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Otara NZ

ECE centre details

Barnardos Early Learning Centre Otara

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 55

Service ID: 45367
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Physical address:
10 Luke Place, Otara, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 6434, Marion Square, Wellington 6141