Wonder Kids Kāpiti Wellington

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 3:04 PM 17 May 2022
Closes 18 July 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HAUGX

Are you ready to lead, inspire and guide a passionate, talented and hard-working team of teachers? Are you ready to step up into leading a team of your own? We have an amazing opportunity for a person to be a centre manager at Wonder Kids Kapiti.

We are a small community based centre licensed for 30 children O2. Hours are 8.30am–4.30pm, Monday–Friday.

We are looking for a centre manager who will be responsible for the effective leadership and management of personnel employed at the centre, ensure the strategic, operational, and financial objectives of the centre are met, ensure a high-quality educational programme is delivered and to participate in the development of and demonstrate support for the strategic plan of the centre. You will also be expected to wear many different hats to adapt to the ever-changing trends in ECE. You will be doing mentoring and providing guidance to the kaiako, role-modelling of best practices in ECE as well as ensuring that your centre is compliant to the licencing criteria and ECE regulations.

Why do you want to work for us?

  • Paid teachers’ registration
  • Paid first aid
  • A great team of teachers
  • Sick leave entitlements from the day you start!
  • Competitive salary package
  • We support autonomy, come, and make your mark!
  • Very supportive owner and management team that will provide on-going support.

Want more?.... Come and korero with us.

What do we need from you?

  • Level 7 ECE Degree/Diploma or higher and current NZ teacher registration
  • Knowledge with the New Zealand Education Council, ERO, MOE requirements, licensing criteria, 2008 Regulations, and Code of Ethics
  • The initiative and passion for quality practice standards
  • A commitment to lifelong learning
  • Great leadership and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of effective strategic, programme planning and internal evaluation
  • Commitment to upholding our responsibilities to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Strong understanding of Te Whāriki and all current ECE regulations
  • Innovative thinker and effective problem solver.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Celeste Angus
(021) 278 2125

Vacancy reference #:1HAUGX

Listed 3:04 PM 17 May 2022
Closes 18 July 2022

Wonder Kids Kāpiti NZ

ECE centre details

Wonder Kids Kāpiti

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 30

Service ID: 60334
ERO report
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Physical address:
28 Arawhata Road, Paraparaumu

Postal Address:
2 Oakmont Grove, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt 5018