Centre Manager (BestStart Marchwiel)

BestStart Educare

Step into a leadership role in our Marchwiel Centre with excellent support on offer

  • Leadership opportunity in Timaru
  • Excellent team culture
  • Ongoing support and training on offer
An opportunity has arisen for a Centre Manager to join the team at BestStart Marchwiel. We are located between Marchwiel and Waimataitai and have a strong focus on providing excellent care to children within our community. We provide a nurturing and educational environment, provide fantastic facilities and enjoy being able to go on regular excursions with the tamariki to the local park and rest home.

While we navigate through the current pandemic, we have seen the team at BestStart unite and support one another more than ever. We are so proud of the incredible online learning our Teachers have carried out with BestStart@Home and believe the extensive support network we provide our Teaching teams with has enabled us to provide positive engagement opportunities with our families and whanau.

Our ideal candidate will be a fully registered and qualified ECE Leader with previous experience in leading a centre. We require someone with a strong knowledge of curriculum development and someone who is passionate about providing an excellent environment for tamariki to learn and grow. You will need to have strengths in building positive relationships with children and their whanau as well as colleagues across the centre and have experience in coaching and mentoring to drive excellent results. 

This is a permanent full time position Monday - Friday 40 hours per week. 

As a Beststart employee you will receive a competitive wage, childcare discounts, a uniform, healthcare insurance, training incentives and more. We provide great learning and development opportunities for children and staff alike - we're proud of our employees and are committed to providing teachers with professional development opportunities that further develop their skills, knowledge and careers.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.