Kiwi Kidz Community Early Education Centre Hawke's Bay

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 10:54 AM 08 March 2021
Closes 5pm 26 March 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAHdA

We are searching for that special someone to lead our stand-alone community-based centre. As a fully registered ECE teacher with a current practicing certificate, you will be a natural leader, as you will be instrumental in leading, developing and inspiring our team.  You will be responsible for meeting administrative expectations, compliance and licensing requirements and striving to ensure financial stability. You will have a strong 'on the floor' presence, providing mentoring and role modelling of exceptional teaching practice to our team.

The following skills are required:

  • Bachelor/Diploma of Education Teaching Level 7(ECE) and current practicing certification
  • Current first aid certificate
  • A passion for building meaningful relationships with tamariki and their whānau
  • To be a part of a hardworking, dedicated long service team and to grow professionally
  • A strong belief in supporting staff morale and a positive solution-based outlook
  • Demonstrate leadership experience with the ability to develop, coach and lead a team
  • A strong understanding of pedagogical strategies
  • An ability to set a 'big picture' direction, while making sure the day-to-day details are attended to
  • Superb communication skills both written and verbal
  • Initiative, desire and passion for quality practising standards and commitment to principles of Te Whāriki and other guiding documents
  • An understanding and passion to strengthen knowledge and practice of Te Ao Māori.
  • An understanding of the NZ Education Council, ERO, MOE requirements, licensing criteria, 2008 Regulations and Code of Ethics
  • A sound business acumen
  • Knowledge of the children management software programme: Apt
  • Financial understanding of accounting software programmes: Xero and Ace Payroll, to oversee our centres' financial stability.

In return we offer a competitive salary package including, first aid certification, full registration and professional development support. 

So APPLY now!

Applicants should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and full drivers' licence.

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter and direct enquiries for a full job description to:

Pare Rota, Centre Manager
(06) 878 3721

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAHdA

Listed 10:54 AM 08 March 2021
Closes 5pm 26 March 2021

Kiwi Kidz Community Early Education Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Kiwi Kidz Community Early Education Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 22

Service ID: 55285
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Physical address:
508 Pakowhai Road, Stortford Lodge, Hastings

Postal Address:
508 Pakowhai Road, Frimley, Hastings 4120