Area Manager - Auckland
Auckland, NZ
4d ago

Area Manager - Auckland

  • Other
  • Auckland - East
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • About us

    BestStart is NZ’s largest early childhood education and care provider, comprising of over 260 centres nationwide. Having a passion for children and an understanding of their families and wider communities underlies every aspect of our organisation.

    We are seeking an extraordinary leader with both an operational, and ECE education background to join the team on a permanent full time basis.

    We see this as an exciting opportunity to apply your extensive knowledge to a sector where you will impact many children every day.

    Fundamental to success in this role is having a strong interest in supporting the learning outcomes we deliver to our children and their families.

    About the role

    As an Area Manager at BestStart you will be :

  • A key member of the regional leadership team with accountability for the performance of a portfolio of centres in the Auckland area
  • Accountable for centre teaching standards, curriculum delivery and compliance to meet ERO requirements, by providing effective leadership, encouragement and support for Centre Managers.
  • Working closely with our Centre Managers to identify and drive great business opportunities, creating great ideas to make each centre even more successful!
  • Growing and empowering staff capability and building a coaching culture within our teams.
  • Reviewing centre processes to make sure that our children and their families are absolutely delighted and continuously pursuing excellence in this area.
  • The type of people who thrive in this role

  • People who can quickly build responsive, positive relationships with their direct reports. Our people are our most important resource and we seek leaders who are people champions.
  • A leader and a coach who believes in empowering your people as opposed to a manager who delegates tasks.
  • An experienced and qualified ECE Teacher.
  • Is an astute business manager and can share their own financial management knowledge and experience.
  • Travel across centres in the Auckland region will be required, and a company vehicle is provided. We pride ourselves in providing ongoing support for our people and you will enjoy a competitive remuneration package and a range of employee benefits such as subsidised childcare and healthcare insurance through Southern Cross.

    Keen to join our team? Submit your application directly via this job advertisement and we will get in touch. Back to search results

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