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 12:07 pm 18 September 2020
Closes 04 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HABNG

We are looking for an extraordinary person to lead our early learning centre in Dargaville. Are you ready for that next step up, are you looking to relocate for an amazing leadership opportunity? Do you want to be instrumental in leading, developing and inspiring a team of talented teachers?

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. You will have a strong “on the floor” presence, providing mentoring and role modelling of exceptional teaching practice to the rest of your team.  

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!

What is in it for you?

  • An exceptionally competitive salary package! This includes subsidised childcare (if applicable), first aid certification, flu vaccination and financial support to maintain full registration
  • A bespoke relocation package for the right applicant!
  • Rental accommodation assistance may be available if needed
  • The opportunity to be a part of an innovative service and grow professionally
  • Ongoing professional development and mentoring. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced ECE specialist with exceptional leadership qualities.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Julie Martin
(09) 600 8141

Vacancy reference #:1HABNG

Listed 12:07 pm 18 September 2020
Closes 04 October 2020

ECE centre details

Happy Steps Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 59

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

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