Waiapu Kids - St Georges Bay of Plenty

ECE 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 9:39 am 20 January 2021
Closes 5pm 19 February 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAGFo

We are a friendly childcare centre located in Whakatane, with a heart for our children and community, operating under the umbrella of Anglican Care Waiapu. We offer high quality education and care in a safe and engaging environment. We cater for up to 50 children, including 20 under 2-year-olds.

About the role

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced ECE centre manager. You will inspire a team and make a difference to children's lives.  We are looking for someone with previous experience as an ECE centre manager with excellent people skills who can support and motivate a team of ECE teachers and teaching assistants. You will be leading a strong and established team who provide a nurturing and enjoyable learning environment for the children within the centre.

The successful candidate

You are currently a people leader with sound emotional intelligence who can build a team culture that incorporates the organisations values. Ideally your leadership experience is gained from the education sector and you bring knowledge of early childhood practice.

  • Ideally 2–5 years' centre manager experience
  • Strong business acumen with evidence of growth strategy and financial management
  • Qualification in early childhood education , and current NZ teacher registration
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification is also preferred with clean criminal record and NZ residency
  • Ability to foster an environment reflective of the special character and Christian values of Anglican Care Waiapu.

If you are interested, we would love to hear from you.

All applicants are required to complete a NZ Police request and consent form and a full Police check will be conducted along with full reference checks. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people and in accordance with The Vulnerable Children Act.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Donna Dillon
(027) 663 1127

Download our application form
HRFOR002 Application for Employment Form v3

Download our position description
PD ECE Centre Manager St Georges Jan 2021 v3

Vacancy reference #:1HAGFo

Listed 9:39 am 20 January 2021
Closes 5pm 19 February 2021

ECE centre details

Waiapu Kids - St Georges

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 40068
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Physical address:
32 Domain Road, Whakatane

Postal Address:
P O Box 227, Napier 4140