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Centre Manager - Early Learning Centre

Advertiser: BarnardosMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
2 Apr 2019
Location
Hawkes Bay, Hastings
Salary
$70,000 - $84,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Education & Training, Teaching - Early Childhood

Centre Manager - Early Learning Centre

About the business

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity, doing more for Kiwi kids. Every year our services and people make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children, young people and their families.

About the role

As Centre Manager, you will build on your already proven pedagogical experience, strong leadership and operational management skills, to take an effective and enthusiastic teaching team to the next level. You will be a fully Certificated Teacher with at least 2-3 years experience in a Centre Management / Leadership role. 

You'll be responsible for

  • Managing day-to-day Centre operations, including staffing, enrolment plans and marketing initiatives
  • Providing pedagogical leadership in creating an environment where children are engaged, and their interests and strengths are developed and shared with their whānau
  • Recruiting, inducting, leading and developing a high-quality centre team
  • Counted in ratio, weekly total of 14 hours of management and professional time.

Benefits and perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Quality mentoring, and personal development support with dedicated professional time
  • Support and assistance to retain your full certification 
  • Discounted childcare for staff members and a wellness programme which includes flu vaccinations and discounts with Southern Cross and Spec Savers
  • Generous sick leave entitlements

Skills and experience

  • Be a leader who is confident, vibrant and positive 
  • Strong at building relationships with parents and attracting families to the centre
  • Have demonstrated the ability to lead and inspire a teaching team
  • Be a qualified (Bachelor or Diploma of Teaching ECE) and fully certificated teacher
  • Have initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Have excellent communication and organisational skills

To view the position description visit - https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us/

For more information email Lesley Brown, National Operations Manager, Lesley.Brown@barnardos.org.nz or phone 027 4970946

Please apply via Seek and apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

Closes: 26 April 2019

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 1 May 2019

About the business

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity, doing more for Kiwi kids. Every year our services and people make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children, young people and their families.

About the role

As Centre Manager, you will build on your already proven pedagogical experience, strong leadership and operational management skills, to take an effective and enthusiastic teaching team to the next level. You will be a fully Certificated Teacher with at least 2-3 years experience in a Centre Management / Leadership role. 

You'll be responsible for

  • Managing day-to-day Centre operations, including staffing, enrolment plans and marketing initiatives
  • Providing pedagogical leadership in creating an environment where children are engaged, and their interests and strengths are developed and shared with their whānau
  • Recruiting, inducting, leading and developing a high-quality centre team
  • Counted in ratio, weekly total of 14 hours of management and professional time.

Benefits and perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Quality mentoring, and personal development support with dedicated professional time
  • Support and assistance to retain your full certification 
  • Discounted childcare for staff members and a wellness programme which includes flu vaccinations and discounts with Southern Cross and Spec Savers
  • Generous sick leave entitlements

Skills and experience

  • Be a leader who is confident, vibrant and positive 
  • Strong at building relationships with parents and attracting families to the centre
  • Have demonstrated the ability to lead and inspire a teaching team
  • Be a qualified (Bachelor or Diploma of Teaching ECE) and fully certificated teacher
  • Have initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Have excellent communication and organisational skills

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have experience planning and implementing education programs in an early learning environment?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of the Te Whāriki framework?
  • Have you completed a Bachelor of Education - Early Childhood?
  • Have you completed a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care?

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