Li'l Champs Montessori Early Learning Centre Auckland

ECE 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 9:29 am 10 May 2021
Closes 04 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKYT

We have an exciting permanent, full time ECE centre manager position opening at one of our centres in East Auckland.

Ideally you have 2 to 5 years' experience as a centre manager who can support and motivate a strong and established team of 10–12 ECE teachers with exceptional interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, diplomacy and cultural competence. We are looking for someone with great initiative and drive and are a fun and energetic role-model who motivates others to be exceptional in their teaching practice, and who conducts themselves with integrity and respect for others. If you are currently a 2IC who wants to step up to a new challenge, please do not hesitate to apply.

A mostly independent role, you will be supported by a full-time administrator at the centre and your areas of responsibility will include:

  • Providing a safe and supportive environment for children
  • Developing and maintaining whanau relationships and communication
  • Maintaining legislative compliance - ECE Licensing, Health and Safety, Food Safety, Employment Law and maintaining effective policies and procedures
  • Day to day administration
  • Assessment and professional development
  • Staff recruitment and management (including rosters)
  • Managing approved budgets.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be a current New Zealand Resident with appropriate work permissions
  • Have proven experience in managing ECE centres in NZ
  • Have full certification and relevant NZ ECE qualifications
  • A good understanding of Te Whāriki and related philosophies such as Reggio Emilia, Montessori (or be open to learning these)
  • Maintain a strong focus on internal evaluation and improvement, and have a passion for quality
  • Demonstrate strong computer literacy and excellent ability to organise and complete tasks to a high standard

We offer a very attractive remuneration package including:

  • Performance bonus
  • Substantially discounted childcare
  • A commitment to your professional development
  • Onsite parking.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

(021) 591 003

Vacancy reference #:1HAKYT

Listed 9:29 am 10 May 2021
Closes 04 June 2021

ECE centre details

Li'l Champs Montessori Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 70

Service ID: 47486
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Physical address:
43 Aviemore Drive, Howick, Auckland

Postal Address:
19C Aldersgate Road, Hillsborough, Auckland 1042