Centre Manager

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Centre Manager (BestStart Newton)

  • Centre Manager
  • Auckland – Central
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Our beautiful and spacious centre is licensed for 136 children across 5 gorgeous and spacious rooms. Our innovative and learning focused centre provides incredible environments for both teachers and children. 

    Our Vision is “Learning is essential – let’s achieve their potential.” We have a sustainable team of teachers who are with us over 15 years. We are a centre that is proud of our bicultural practices and respond authentically to our multicultural families/whanau.

    As a BestStart Centre Manager you will receive:

  • Ongoing training, mentoring and PD opportunities
  • Support from an experienced Area Manager 
  • Access to our incredible network of ECE experts including regular Centre Manager huis, national and regional conferences
  • Free carpark space
  • Great benefits including additional sick leave accessible from day one!
  • Much, much more!
  • This position involves supporting and leading a high functional team, communicating with families, and ensuring that BestStart Newton operates as a high-performing centre based on quality learning and genuine interactions between staff, children, and their families.

    As our Centre Manager you will role-model excellent leadership qualities, inspiring and challenging a high performing team to achieve the best learning outcomes for themselves and children in our care.

    Alongside this, you will 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.
  • Experience in centre marketing and converting enquiries.
  • A strong belief in supporting staff morale and a positive outlook.
  • A strong understanding of pedagogical strategies, to be a fountain of knowledge to others.
  • Committed to bi-cultural practices and Te Tiriti O Waitangi 
  • An ability to move in strategic direction
  • Bachelor/ Diploma of Education Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current full Certification.
  • We are a strong team with a common goal – providing excellence in early childhood education. We do this by investing in our people, developing our structure, innovating, being sustainable, reflecting, and continuously improving the learning outcomes and experiences of our children, families, and communities we serve. 

    BestStart prides ourselves on being a leader in Early Childhood Education, with a continued focus on research and innovation. BestStart has joined with the University of Otago in a 4-year study on child self-regulation and oral language. The programme will be run across half our centres from mid-2021.

    This is a permanent, full time position with a competitive package and benefits, including additional sick leave available from day one!

    Apply now or call Nicky Bryant on 021 922 667 to find out more! Back to search results