Ngā Kākano o te Mānuka Early Learning Centre Auckland

Early childhood education 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 12:28 pm 06 May 2021
Closes 23 May 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKV0

Permanent, full-time (40 hours per week)

Ref: 21ELCHO061

He karanga tēnei ki te hunga e kai ngākau nui ana ki te kaupapa o Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Mā te hoe kotahi ka haere kotahi atu

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is dedicated to providing memorable experiences through a nurturing and caring environment for tamariki and whānau by offering quality holistic educational opportunities utilising interactive learning. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Puna (centre) manager to manage this purpose built, innovative centre.

About the role:

As Puna Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of this Early Childhood Puna.  Mentoring your team, building close relationships with whānau, leading programme planning and internal evaluation, enrolments, and budget management will all be part of your day.

You will need:

  • Diploma or Degree in Teaching Early Childhood Education
  • Current Practising Certificate issued by Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Three to five years’ management in early childhood education
  • Experience teaching in a range of early childhood education environments
  • The ability to manage and lead a diverse team
  • Excellent planning and facilitation skills
  • A sound understanding of āhuatanga Māori (values, culture, tikanga and te reo)

Why you should apply:

  • We offer a supportive team environment that is uniquely inclusive and is a culturally rich work place underpinned by Māori values and beliefs.

When you join TWoA you are offered a variety of kaimahi benefits:

  • Southern Cross Health insurance
  • Tau Ora – staff well-being programme
  • Progressive salary increases
  • Professional development

This position is classed as a Core Worker under the Children’s Act and will need to pass a safety check under the Children’s Act 2014.

To apply for this position please register and apply on our Jobs site:


How to apply

To apply for this position please register and apply on our Jobs site see "vacancy link". Direct enquiries to:

HR Department
(0800) 777 404

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAKV0

Listed 12:28 pm 06 May 2021
Closes 23 May 2021

ECE centre details

Ngā Kākano o te Mānuka Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 25430
ERO report
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Physical address:
10 Canning Crescent, Mangere, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 6076, Urlich, Hamilton 3246