Centre Manager (BestStart South Road - Hawera)

BestStart Educare

A wide support network, amazing career opportunities and a true community focus - could this be the Centre Manager role for you?

We’re looking for a fabulous Centre Manager to take the lead at BestStart South Road. We are a fabulously unique centre with two licenses – including a full day centre as well as a newly developed sessional Kindy for our families to choose from.
With a centre vision of Multiple Voices One Community, our team take pride in celebrating the rich diversity our children and families bring to centre life. We come together as one close knit community where kindness and respect are at heart.  We go on regular excursions to meet the locals and spread happiness - we believe giving back to the community and a smile goes along way!
The opportunity
Fully utilise your outstanding leadership skills as you encourage, support and inspire your team to reach the desired outcomes for centre success.  You will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day operation of the centre, taking direct accountability for centre performance including the financial and compliance aspects, whānau/parent relationships and administrative tasks - with the help of your Centre Administrator.

Our successful Centre Manager will bring:
  • B Ed/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration
  • Proven success working in a management or supervision position
  • Ability to promote the centre to the local community
  • Ability to set reasonable targets and celebrate team achievements
  • Strong administration / financial background would be desirable
  • A mature and positive attitude
It’s our commitment to provide you with a strong support network for both the business and curriculum aspects of your role. We give you enough support and training to ensure you’ll be a success, but also enough space to lead your team. Your hard work and commitment will be rewarded with a competitive salary, free healthcare, discounted childcare, PLD and career advancement opportunities. 

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter online or if you would prefer to have a confidential chat, feel free to phone our Business Manager, Debbi Taylor on 027 212 9580.