Centre Manager (BestStart Taita)

BestStart Educare

Do you have what it takes to build relationships with tamariki, whanau and staff? Don't miss this chance to be part of something special!

Oh …The Places You’ll Go at BestStart Taita!
At BestStart Taita we provide children with the tools and experiences to overcome life’s challenges, allowing the children and teachers to climb to the top of their mountain. We are a wonderful new early learning centre located right in the heart of Taita – next to the Walter Nash Stadium.
We're now looking for a dynamic and passionate Centre Manager to be at the heart of the centre; inspiring, motivating and supporting our team to continue the incredible work they do each day. Our successful applicant will have the ability and passion to take on a lead position in a  centre of up  87 children aged from 3 months to 5 years.
Utilising your outstanding leadership skills, you will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day operation of the centre, with the support of a Centre Administrator and three Head Teachers. You will take direct accountability for centre performance including the financial, educational, compliance, staff management and family/whanau aspects.
Our new Centre Manager will bring:
  • B Ed/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration.
  • Strengths in curriculum, assessment and evaluation.
  • Proven success working in a management or supervisory position.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to promote the centre to the local community.
You will have a strong support network every step of the way, including ongoing support from an experienced Area Manager.
Your hard work and commitment will be rewarded with a competitive salary, free healthcare, discounted childcare and much more. Come and experience the BestStart difference - with in-house leadership training, ongoing PLD and career advancement opportunities, your time to step up is now!
To apply for this opportunity please submit your CV and cover letter online. If you would prefer to have a confidential chat, feel free to phone our Area Manager, Michelle Hargen on 027 520 0297.