BestStart Taita Wellington

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 1:30 PM 20 August 2020
Closes 21 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAA2N

Oh …The Places You’ll Go at BestStart Taita!
At our centre we provide children with the tools and experiences to overcome life’s challenges, allowing the children and teachers to climb to the top of their mountain. We are a wonderful new early learning centre located right in the heart of Taita – next to the Walter Nash Stadium.
We're now looking for a dynamic and passionate centre manager to be at the heart of the centre; inspiring, motivating and supporting our team to continue the incredible work they do each day. Our successful applicant will have the ability and passion to take on a lead position in a  centre of up  87 children aged from 3 months to 5 years.
Utilising your outstanding leadership skills, you will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day operation of the centre, with the support of a centre administrator and three head teachers. You will take direct accountability for centre performance including the financial, educational, compliance, staff management and family/whānau aspects.
Our new centre manager will bring:

  • BEd/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration
  • Strengths in curriculum, assessment and evaluation
  • Proven success working in a management or supervisory position
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to promote the centre to the local community.

Your hard work and commitment will be rewarded with a competitive salary, free healthcare, discounted childcare and much more. Come and experience the BestStart difference – with in-house leadership training, ongoing PLD and career advancement opportunities, your time to step up is now!
To apply for this opportunity please submit your CV and cover letter online. If you would prefer to have a confidential chat, feel free to phone our Business Manager, Michelle Hargen on (027) 520 0297.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Harriett Lawrence
(027) 568 3543

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAA2N

Listed 1:30 PM 20 August 2020
Closes 21 September 2020

BestStart Taita NZ

ECE centre details

BestStart Taita

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 87

Service ID: 47526
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Physical address:
14 Tocker Street, Taita, Lower Hutt

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