Kirwee Treehouse Early Learning Centre 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 10:26 AM 14 October 2021
Closes 5pm 30 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQU3

Kirwee Tree House Learning Centre is looking for a highly professional and experienced centre manager with a passion for early childhood education. This is for a fixed-term position to cover maternity leave for 6–12 months. 

The Tree House is a purpose-built and architecturally designed centre in the heart of Kirwee and next to Kirwee Model School. We are a fully catered facility licensed for 60 children. 

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Be the face of the centre, making everyone feel at home and welcomed, including children, parents and fellow team members
  • Building centre occupancy through effective marketing and community engagement
  • Communicating effectively with stakeholders
  • Retaining and managing your team including coaching, mentoring, and professional development
  • Managing your team's performance and other HR needs
  • Managing the centre's curriculum and compliance processes
  • Managing all operational processes for the centre
  • Enforcing all legislative requirements
  • Managing ERO audits and internal audits
  • Maintaining the health, safety and wellbeing of all children, staff and visitors to the centre
  • Managing suppliers and actively seeking financial efficiencies
  • Reporting to the directors on the centres performance and KPI's. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • 5+ years of centre management experience
  • Excellent HR and leadership skills
  • A Bachelor/Diploma of education teaching Level 7 (ECE and current certification)
  • A passion for ECE
  • A strong community and family spirit with the ability to build meaningful relationships with children and their families
  • Strong knowledge of legislative compliance
  • Highly organised, motivated and process-driven. 

This role comes with a highly competitive employment package.

Kirwee is just a 35 minute drive from Christchurch central and is an amazing rural community to be part of. We are a local and family owned boutique centre where our team members are like a family. Our incentives are thoughtful and generous and you will not be treated like a number here. We have high expectations of our team but reward recognise everyone for their mahi.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Hiring Manager
(03) 318 1818

Vacancy reference #:1HAQU3

Listed 10:26 AM 14 October 2021
Closes 5pm 30 December 2021

Kirwee Treehouse Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Kirwee Treehouse Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 60

Service ID: 47942
ERO report
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Physical address:
36 School Lane, Kirwee

Postal Address:
P O Box 298, Kirwee, Christchurch 7571