Te Kuiti Community Childcare Centre Inc. Waikato

Centre manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 12:19 PM 12 October 2021
Closes 5pm 29 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQRr

Centre manager

  • 30 hours per week

The Cottage is a community owned day care centre located in Te Kuiti and offers a warm, inviting and child-led learning environment.  

The role

The centre manager reports to the Executive Committee and holds the license for the centre. In this role you will responsible for the strategic and financial management of the centre, ensuring that all services are delivered to an extremely high standard within policy and regulatory requirements.

The centre manager will work closely with the education manager and the office manager to ensure that all children are cared for to the highest standard and that the centre is sustainable for the future. Specific responsibilities include management of the budget; development of strategies to maximise enrolled children and occupancy rates; accounts administration and reporting. 

The person

The Cottage is committed to providing excellent support, encouragement and space for the manager to develop the centre.

Specifically, we’re looking for candidates who have:

  • Experience in education provision
  • Leadership and people management experience and a desire to coach, guide and mentor others
  • Commercial acumen with strong experience in all financial reporting requirements
  • An understanding of Te Whāriki in accordance with curriculum requirements
  • An understanding of regulatory obligations and legislation
  • Superb communication skills and the ability to inspire passion as well as deep adherence to the Centre’s values
  • An uncompromising approach to health and safety and above all else
  • A passion and enthusiasm for working with children in a hands-on environment.

Whilst experience in an early childhood setting is ideal it is not essential.

Please apply below or if you’d like to find out more, please call HR Connect on 0800 131 557.


How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Sandra Diekerhof, HR Consultant
(027) 526 6699

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAQRr

Listed 12:19 PM 12 October 2021
Closes 5pm 29 October 2021

Te Kuiti Community Childcare Centre Inc. NZ

ECE centre details

Te Kuiti Community Childcare Centre Inc.

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 63

Service ID: 30132
ERO report
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Physical address:
65 Esplanade, Te Kuiti

Postal Address:
P O Box 30, Te Kuiti 3941