Geraldine Preschool Incorporated Canterbury

Early childhood centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 4:41 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 5pm 21 September 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAB6n

We are are a forward-thinking preschool which has achieved significant growth over the last few years and as a result, the preschool is now looking for a business / centre manager. 

Supported by our Board of Governance and a curriculum team leader, this business manager role is responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of the preschool including financial and human resources.   

This role is not a teaching position. 

We are looking for someone who has the following:

  • Experience in business management including finance, day-to-day operations
  • Marketing and communications
  • Highly developed human resource management skills including recruitment, development and retention
  • Experience with developing and implementing strategic plans
  • An understanding and respect for tikanga and te reo Māori
  • Experience with the development, implementation and review of workplace policies and procedures
  • Experience in evaluating key investments in equipment and infrastructure
  • A respect for diversity of people and cultures
  • A respect for the environment and sustainable communities
  • Knowledge of the Health and Safety Act
  • A high level of knowledge about legislative compliance related to business management.

This position involves:

  • Managing the daily operations of the preschool
  • Promoting a positive learning environment for all
  • Ensuring financial viability of the preschool
  • Managing, developing and caring for all preschool employees
  • Ensuring legislative compliance is met
  • Ensuring the centre is appropriately resourced
  • Being responsible for the Health, Safety and wellbeing of our preschool community
  • Reporting to the Board of Governance.

How to apply

Please send your CV, covering letter and direct enquiries to:

Becs Dondertman
(021) 869 363

Vacancy reference #:1HAB6n

Listed 4:41 pm 11 September 2020
Closes 5pm 21 September 2020

ECE centre details

Geraldine Preschool Incorporated

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 75

Service ID: 70359
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Physical address:
6 High Street, Geraldine

Postal Address:
6 High Street, Geraldine, Geraldine 7930