BestStart Careers

Centre Manager

The perfect Centre Managers role is waiting for you...

Are you a qualified teacher who is ready to advance to the next step in your ECE career? This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and self-motivated Leader to take charge.

First Steps Brooklyn is a beautiful homely mixed aged centre for 30 children, our under two’s and over two-year olds play and learn together creating an environment for meaningful interactions. We are excited to invite applications for a Centre Manager to join our team on a full time permanent basis.

As our Centre Manager you will have a strong vision and passion for quality early childhood education. You will lead the day to day operations of the centre, including managing centre enrolments and budget with the support of a centre administrator. You will also have a close support network that includes a Business Manager and Professional Services Manager.

Our successful candidate would be responsible for coaching and mentoring the team, building close relationships with whanau, parents and local community while driving the delivery of high quality education and care, plus ensuring compliance standards are achieved.

To be successful, you will need:

  • Experience in leading a centre or team
  • An ECE teaching qualification and certification
  • Strong knowledge of current ECE practices and ministry regulations
  • Strong curriculum knowledge and demonstrated leadership in all aspects of curriculum
  • Effective communication skills, the ability to work to deadlines and a positive 'can do' attitude.

As a BestStart Centre Manager your hard word and commitment will be rewarded with a competitive salary, medical insurance, subsidised childcare if needed, career advancement opportunities, and ongoing professional development opportunities.  

1 Feb 2018

Work Type:
First Steps Brooklyn
CM Brooklyn
  • Centre Manager