The Ficino Montessori Preschool is a small boutique early childhood centre in Mount Eden for children aged 2-5 years. We offer care and education for tamariki from 8.30–3.30pm (standard day) or 7.30am–5.30pm (long day).
We are seeking a part-time centre manager (up to 20 hours per week); preferably ECE qualified and registered, to be responsible for the effective leadership and overall management of the preschool. The successful applicant will be willing to keep abreast of the changing developments in ECE to ensure the Ficino Montessori Preschool is up to date with, and complies with all current ECE Regulations, ERO and theTeaching Council requirements. We also expect our centre manager to be well versed in Te Whāriki, and embrace the Montessori pedagogy.
The current small teaching team look forward to welcoming a supportive centre manager who values and appreciates the importance of inclusiveness, open consultation and communication and reciprocal consideration and support.
We are seeking a centre manager who is experienced and knowledgeable, warm and friendly, approachable, self aware, knows how to garner credibility and respect, self -motivated, efficient, a great role model and mentor, authentic, inspiring, someone who fosters and maintains positive relations, an innovative thinker and effective problem solver, able to provide guidance and direction without micro-managing.
If you are looking for a part-time leadership role, fit the bill as above and/or are willing to develop the attributes and learn/ grow into the skills we are seeking, (days and hours are negotiable) then we would like to hear from you.