Centre Manager

  • Employer: Best Start Montessori Kapiti
  • Location: Kapiti, Paraparaumu

Our brand new Montessori Kapiti will open for business at the end of June. This is a brand new, purpose-built centre for children aged 3 months to 5 Years located in Paraparaumu. We enjoy awesome new facilities, stunning outdoor areas, excellent staff to child ratios and quality new resources.

We are looking for a Centre Manager who is keen to snap up this opportunity to be part of something special, establishing a high-quality Montessori early learning service that will have a positive impact on the local community.

Key to success will be your confidence in motivating and inspiring a strong team of dedicated staff and establishing key relationships in the local community. We are looking for an innovative, personable and passionate leader that is ready to get stuck in, right from the word go.

This role involves leading and managing the centre team to ensure the highest standards of early learning and care are maintained. You will role model excellent leadership qualities and motivate others to do the same while meeting administrative expectations, compliance requirements and striving to achieve financial performance targets. The successful applicant will need:

· B Ed/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification and/or Montessori training.

· Proven success working in a management or leadership position.

· Ability to promote the Centre to the local community.

· Ability to set reasonable targets for your team and celebrate when they are achieved.

· Strong administration / financial background would be desirable.

· A ‘can-do’ and positive attitude.

You will be well supported by weekly visits and communications from our excellent team of Business and Professional Services Managers, with constant training and development opportunities within the region and nationally. Your efforts will be rewarded through a competitive salary, subsidised medical and childcare, and career advancement opportunities.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of a new centre from the ground-up; from setting up the learning environment to developing the team values and philosophy. You’ll be working with fantastic new resources in this clean, sunny and modern space.

To find out more about this fantastic leadership opportunity, contact the Business Manager (Diana Passingham) on 021 944 615 or submit your application via the BestStart careers page https://careers.best-start.org/

MANZ Member School  •  23 June 2017