First Years Richmond Tasman/Nelson

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 12:58 PM 24 February 2021
Closes 9pm 07 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHJm

Full-time, 30–40 hours negotiable, permanent.

 We are looking for a special person to lead our long-standing and cherished community centre and our fantastic and experienced team of educators. If you are wanting to lead, further develop and inspire a talented team of teachers and you have the skills to manage the day-to-day running of the centre, we would like to hear from you. 

Reporting to the Board of Trustees (BOT), you will have the following skills, knowledge and capabilities:

  • Experience in the education sector, and an ECE qualification and full registration is preferred
  • Strong leadership experience to lead and mentor a team, enabling exceptional learning opportunities for tamariki congruent with the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Efficient and organised with business acumen, including good financial, project, personnel and employment management practices
  • Possess initiative and commitment to quality practices and standards
  • Open and effective written and verbal communication skills to proactively and regularly communicate with the BOT, staff, families, and our wider community
  • Thorough understanding of Health and Safety legislation; Teaching Council, ERO, and MOE requirements; and licensing criteria and regulations and ethics.

As a valued member of our team, you can be assured of:

  • The chance to be part of an inspiring and engaging team
  • A competitive salary package including subsidised childcare (if applicable)
  • Financial support to maintain full registration, first aid certification, and flu vaccination
  • Ongoing professional growth, development and mentoring.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced ECE or management specialist with exceptional leadership qualities, so apply.

How to apply

Email for an application pack. Please send your application form, CV and cover letter, and direct enquiries to:

Karina Tutty, Centre Manager
61a Salisbury Road, Richmond 7020
firstyears@xtra.co.nz
(03) 544 6667

Vacancy reference #:1HAHJm

Listed 12:58 PM 24 February 2021
Closes 9pm 07 March 2021

ECE centre details

First Years Richmond

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 37

Service ID: 65412
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Physical address:
61 A Salisbury Road, Richmond

Postal Address:
408 Wakefield - Kohatu Highway, Wakefield, Nelson 7095