Childsplay Unlimited Kingsland Auckland

Centre manager (near St Lukes)

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

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

Listed 2:11 PM 18 February 2021
Closes 4pm 19 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAH6U

Our well established childcare centre, catering for a licence of 61 children and 12+ staff is looking for a centre manager to lead and manage our team and centre.

As centre manager you will be responsible for the day to day running of the centre – overseeing operations, leading the team, driving the delivery of a quality educational programme, standard of care and ensuring compliance standards are exceeded. You will ensure the mentoring and support for your staff, assisting them to grow and develop while achieving set objectives, goals and behaviours crucial for centre success.  

You'll ideally demonstrate the following attributes:

  • A background in successfully building and leading great teams
  • Strong people leadership, understanding the needs for curriculum as well as employee wellbeing
  • Strong administrative skills, highly organised, able to work to deadlines
  • Ability to motivate and inspire high performance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Professional manner, bright and bubbly personality
  • Ability to build relationships with staff, children and whānau
  • Experience leading a team in programme planning, observation, assessment and self-review
  • Hold a current teaching registration and ECE qualifications. 

You will possess a good understanding of ECE legislation, funding, standards, policies and procedures that impact on centre operations and educational programmes. You'll show competence in and be able to manage budgets, ratios & rosters.

Most of all you will be self-motivated, innovative, reflective, ready to go the extra mile, & think outside the box.   

Hours of work will be based around centre hours of operation (7.30am–6pm) at our Kingsland centre on Western Springs Road.

How to apply

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

Sophie Ryan
(09) 846 8908

Vacancy reference #:1HAH6U

Listed 2:11 PM 18 February 2021
Closes 4pm 19 March 2021

Childsplay Unlimited Kingsland NZ

ECE centre details

Childsplay Unlimited Kingsland

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 61

Service ID: 45285
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Physical address:
6B Western Springs Road, Kingsland, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 27764, Mount Roskill, Auckland 1440