Little Minds Early Learning Centre Waikato

Centre manager–ECE

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 10:29 AM 09 November 2021
Closes 3pm 31 December 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR75

We are seeking a centre manager to join Little Minds Early Learning Centre in a full-time, permanent position. 

About the centre:

Little Minds ELC is 3 years young and situated in the beautiful rural town of Te Awamutu next to Pekerau School. We are a purpose-built centre that is licensed for 50 children. There are 2 defined classrooms both with their own playgrounds. The centre is full with a waiting list, attesting to the quality of care and fondness from the local community for their centre.

We have a permanent teaching team of 10, with head teachers in each classroom who support the manager.

 What we offer:

  • A competitive salary-based role
  • Full autonomy
  • Support for you to grow as a leader
  • Free childcare
  • Costs covered to maintain registration. 

A bit about you!

  • You are ECE trained and registered with the NZ Teaching Council
  • Confident and knowledgeable in the ECE regulations, licensing criteria, the MOE funding handbook and Te Whāriki
  • Previous management experience in a successful centre is preferred or someone who has shown leadership and is ready to take on a centre manager position will also be considered
  • You will have the ability to build strong connections with children, parents, caregivers and teachers
  • Be an advocate for our community
  • You have a warm and nurturing nature with fantastic communication skills
  • You love the ability to make a difference and will lead your team by investing in the growth and development of both yourself and our teachers. 

As a family-owned centre, we are committed to providing excellent support, encouragement and space for a manager to enact their vision.

I would love the opportunity to chat with you and are happy to discuss confidentially at any time. 

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions check for further information, by visiting the New Zealand Immigration and MBIE websites prior to applying.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Jocelyn Streeter
(021) 430 480

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAR75

Listed 10:29 AM 09 November 2021
Closes 3pm 31 December 2021

Little Minds Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Little Minds Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 46351
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Physical address:
762 Te Rahu Road, Te Awamutu

Postal Address:
14 Blomfield Lane, Pukekohe 2679