Little Beans Preschool Limited Canterbury

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 11:04 AM 30 June 2021
Closes 5pm 30 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAMib

We are a small, independent, and home-like ECE centre licensed for only 36 children across our nursery and preschool. We require a passionate, kind and experienced leader to step into the role of manager for a 12 month parental leave period from September. A prior ‘hand over’ period would also be arranged. 

Our ideal applicant would:

  • Be kind, compassionate, show good judgement and be wise in decision making
  • Have proven leadership skills and experience
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Show passion about child-led learning, fostering quality relationships and engaging with the natural environment
  • Have knowledge and experience of the Pikler approach/RIE philosophy and loose parts play
  • Be capable and familiar with adhering to ECE regulations and centre based licencing criteria
  • Be familiar with or able to quickly learn how to use software like Discover and Xero
  • Have the ability to maintain our high occupancy levels. This has mostly been generated by word of mouth so ensuring that Little Beans remains a centre that whānau are drawn to and want to share about. 

We are a truly special place with a wonderful community of kaiako, tamariki and whānau. Will you consider joining us? 

Please only apply if you hold a minimum Level 7 ECE qualification, hold a practising certificate from the Teaching Council and are legally able to work in New Zealand.

Applications will be processed as received.

How to apply

Email cover letter and CV can be sent to:

Brogan MacKinnon, Centre Manager
12 Slater Street, Richmond
(03) 389 1691

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAMib

Listed 11:04 AM 30 June 2021
Closes 5pm 30 July 2021

Little Beans Preschool Limited NZ

ECE centre details

Little Beans Preschool Limited

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 36

Service ID: 47014
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Physical address:
12 Slater Street, Richmond, Christchurch

Postal Address:
12 Slater Street, Richmond, Christchurch 8013