Location Manukau City, Auckland
Listed Fri 9 Feb, 12:00 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Little Bears Education and Care Centre- Manurewa

Centre Manager

Are you ready for a new challenge in a new environment? Do you have the drive to lead a team of teachers?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Centre Manager in our small privately owned multicultural ECE centre in Manurewa.

Little Bears Early Childhood Education and Care Centre is licenced for 55 children (under 2’s and over 2’s) with a separate babies area. We take great pride in our curriculum planning, kaiako mentoring programme and the relationships we hold with our families / whanau.

We are looking for someone to make a real difference in the lives of our children. Someone who can be part of our small team, with great team and management communication to implement our shared philosophy and goals. Your experience, ideas and suggestions will be heard and valued.

What we offer:

- Great salary for the right person
- Generous non-contact off the floor time (ideally 2 days a week)
- External teacher appraisals 6 monthly by InterLEAD
- Full time administration support
- A dedicated programme leader to support the implementation of the curriculum, building lifelong learnings, Kaiako reflection / mentoring and whanau involvement
- Hands-on management governance support with focus on the strategic plan, annual plan and internal reflection (self review)

Excited by the implementation of the New Te Whariki? Value the resource of Kei Tua O Te Pae? Proud of witnessing the children’s self initiated learning and building life long learners? Want to bring together a centre of involvement, inclusion and support?

If this sounds like the future you have been considering, apply now!

Contact Rineta Rhodes on 021 770 882, or alternatively email your interest and CV to rineta@vitalityliving.co.nz

PS. You won’t find a website for us, we would rather put our funding into resources and staff professional development.

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