Centre Manager (BestStart Apirana Avenue)

BestStart Educare

Are you our new Centre Manager? We are a well established centre in the heart of Glen Innes offering fabulous benefits and support!

We are on the lookout for a passionate and committed leader to take over the reins and continue the great work this amazing team is doing.
Our centre values quality learning and strong relationships with our tamariki, parents and whanau. Our team here at BestStart Apirana Avenue are hardworking, passionate and committed to providing the best possible care and education for tamariki. We are looking for someone who shares these values.
As a BestStart Centre Manager you will receive:
  • Ongoing training, mentoring and PD opportunities
  • A competitive package including childcare discounts, free healthcare insurance and extra sick days!
  • Access to our incredible network of ECE experts including regular Centre Manager huis, national and regional conferences and support from a dedicated Business Manager and Professional Services Manager
  • Much, much more!
This position involves supporting and leading the team, communicating with families, and ensuring that BestStart Apirana Avenue operates as a high-performing centre based on quality and genuine interactions between staff, tamariki and whanau. We have strong ties with our families and strive to be an important member of the Glen Innes community. 
As our Centre Manager you will role-model excellent leadership qualities, inspiring and motivating others to do the same. Alongside this, you'll 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.
  • A strong team spirit who values the importance of all in the centre.
  • A strong belief in supporting staff moral and a positive, solution-based outlook.
  • A strong understanding of pedagogical strategies, to be a fountain of knowledge to others.
  • An ability to set a 'big picture' direction, while making sure the day to day details are attended to
  • Sound business acumen
  • Bachelor/ Diploma of Education Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current Certification.
You will be well supported by our Learning & Development Manager with ongoing training, mentoring and PD opportunities. We give you enough support and training to ensure you'll be a success but also enough space to lead how you want to lead.
To find out more - apply now!