Centre Manager
BestStart
Auckland, NZ
1d ago

Centre Manager (BestStart North Harbour)

  • Centre Manager
  • Auckland - North Shore
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • At BestStart, we’re passionate about making a positive difference in children’s lives. We aspire to grow curious, confident and caring children.

    Together we teach, learn and nurture.

    We have grown into New Zealand’s largest provider of early childhood education and we remain committed to being a progressive and responsive leader by continuing to invest in our people.

    Our vision is to work in partnership with families, whanau and communities to enable children to achieve their learning potential.

    We are looking for an amazing Centre Manager to cover a parental leave position for 12 months working full time hours (40hours per week).

    We are a multicultural centre and take pride in celebrating a range of cultural events. We support our children and their families by supporting the use of their native language and providing a personalised curriculum to adopt their aspirations.

    As a BestStart Centre Manager you will receive :

  • Ongoing training, mentoring and PD opportunities
  • Support from an experienced Area Manager
  • Access to our incredible network of ECE experts including regular Centre Manager huis, national and regional conferences
  • Free carpark space
  • Great benefits including additional sick leave accessible from day one!
  • Much, much more!
  • This position involves supporting and leading a high functional team, communicating with families, and ensuring that BestStart Newton operates as a high-performing centre based on quality learning and genuine interactions between staff, children, and their families.

    As our Centre Manager you will role-model excellent leadership qualities, inspiring and challenging a high performing team to achieve the best learning outcomes for themselves and children in our care.

    Alongside this, you will be responsible for meeting administrative expectations, compliance requirements and striving to achieve financial performance targets.

    As our successful Centre Manager, you will have :

  • A passion for building meaningful relationships with tamariki and their families.
  • Experience in centre marketing and converting enquiries.
  • A strong belief in supporting staff morale and a positive outlook.
  • A strong understanding of pedagogical strategies, to be a fountain of knowledge to others.
  • Committed to bi-cultural practices and Te Tiriti O Waitangi
  • An ability to move in strategic direction
  • Bachelor / Diploma of Education Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current full Certification.
  • If this sounds like the next step in your career please apply online or contact Taiana Faingaa on 021 922 667. Back to search results

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