Barnardos Early Learning Lower Hutt Wellington

Service delivery manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 12:34 pm 08 October 2020
Closes 16 October 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HACRj

About the role

The service delivery manager leads and manages the quality operation and financial performance of a portfolio of Early Learning Centres – Wainuiomata, Petone, Lower Hutt and Eastbourne, and four Wellington Home Based Networks.

With loads of variety this role involves people leadership, pedagogical support, delivery of services, customer relationship management, financial management, risk management and resolution, marketing and promotional activities to meet agreed business plans and targets.

This role will keep you busy and while you will be based in Lower Hutt, there is an expectation that you will travel regularly to the ELCs and HB Networks in your portfolio.

This role is for 40 hours per week for 6 months.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • 5+ years practice experience in the early childhood education sector including experience maintaining quality standards 
  • experience in managing operational budgets and understanding financial metrics
  • significant experience in a people leadership role and managing multiple sites

This will be supported by:

  • a teaching qualification in ECE or primary
  • your current full practising certificate 
  • a full unrestricted drivers licence 


  • Family friendly organisation with flexible working
  • Professional and supportive colleagues

About Barnardos

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity. We tailor our services to respond to local needs, individual challenges and diverse experiences. We're here for all Kiwi kids. Every day, our services and staff make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across New Zealand.

With your help we can do even more.


Please apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.


How to apply

To view the position description and to apply visit our website

Jo Lambert, General Manager Barnardos Early Learning
(021) 541 553

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HACRj

Listed 12:34 pm 08 October 2020
Closes 16 October 2020

ECE centre details

Barnardos Early Learning Lower Hutt

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 47903
ERO report
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Physical address:
218 Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt

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