Millie's House Auckland

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 1:07 PM 23 February 2021
Closes 12pm 19 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHFe

Our centre manager is moving into a regional manager role with us and we are looking for a new centre manager to lead at Daly St.

The team are fun and creative. They have amazing team spirit and work together to make Millie’s fun. We are a big part of the community; well known, well regarded and well-staffed with loyal teachers whom we value.

We are looking for a manager with the following strengths:

  • Leads with heart and supports the great work teachers do with our children and families
  • Supports parents and whānau by really knowing them and building respectful relationships with them
  • Is knowledgeable in ECE leadership; relationships, teaching, curriculum, regulation and review
  • Is respectful of resources and supports environment sustainability through leading thoughtful practice and care
  • Understands that a good ECE service is not possible without marketing, financial viability, and business sustainability – works to ensure that
  • Leads through demonstration of practice, alongside knowledge sharing
  • Works well with other leaders; contributing, taking feedback and building a successful senior leadership team beyond the centre
  • Is authentic and genuine in their work and collaboration with colleagues, clients, consultants and within the ECE sector.

As an incoming centre manager you will be supported into this role by our outgoing manager, who has become regional manager. You will also work closely alongside one other manager within Millie’s House in Lower Hutt and other managers within the group.


  • Teachers certification with an ECE or primary qualification
  • Centre manager experience is preferred, but solid leadership experience towards the next career step will be considered
  • Flexibility, adaptability and positive commitment to ensuring the success of their work and responsibility
  • To have the capability and commitment to meet the full position description to a high standard.

Full job description available on application.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Su Costa, Operations Manager
5 Daly St, Lower Hutt 5010
(027) 577 0015

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAHFe

Listed 1:07 PM 23 February 2021
Closes 12pm 19 March 2021

Millie's House NZ

ECE centre details

Millie's House

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 100

Service ID: 46576
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Physical address:
5 Daly Street, Lower Hutt CBD, Lower Hutt

Postal Address:
P O Box 106753, Auckland 1143