Li'l Champs Montessori Early Learning Centre 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 1:09 pm 10 June 2021
Closes 30 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HALmu

We are seeking a qualified, registered and experience teacher with experience as a centre manager (ideally with Montessori experience or open to the philosophy) 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 who is a fun and energetic role model and motivates others to be exceptional in their teaching practice, someone who conducts themselves with integrity and respect for others. 

Your areas of responsibility will include: 

  • Providing a safe and supportive environment for children
  • Developing and maintaining whānau relationships
  • 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. 

Skills and experience required for the role: 

  • Fully qualified and NZ registered ECE teacher (Montessori qualifications are ideal but not essential)
  • A good understanding of Montessori, Te Whāriki and a knowledge of te reo/Tikanga Māori 
  • A strong focus on internal evaluation and improvement and have a passion for quality 
  • Familiarity with the MOE requirements, Licensing Criteria, ERO, NZ Education Council, Licensing Criteria, Regulations 2008, Code of Ethics
  • An ability to lead, inspire and coach a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Competent with Infocare and Microsoft office suite
  • Excellent ability to organise and complete tasks to a high standard. 

We offer a very attractive remuneration package including: 

  • An attractive annual base salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Substantially discounted childcare
  • A commitment to your professional development
  • Onsite parking. 

Please note: applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and full driver’s licence.

How to apply

Please email your CV and direct enquiries to:

Gagandeep Singh
(021) 591 003

Vacancy reference #:1HALmu

Listed 1:09 pm 10 June 2021
Closes 30 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