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Assistant Centre Manager | House of Wonder Gisborne

House of Wonder Gisborne by Busy Bees

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$2,000 Sign on Bonus (Gross)*

Are you ready to take the next step in your ECE career?

We are searching for an exceptional kaiako to step into the role of Assistant Manager at House of Wonder Gisborne! Collaborating closely with the Centre Manager, you will provide invaluable support, demonstrating a strong presence on the floor, offering mentorship, coaching, and role modelling outstanding teaching practices to the team.

This position requires the ability to forge positive community connections, assist in compliance management, and contribute to sustaining and growing our enrolment levels will be an integral part of this role.

About us:

House of Wonder by Busy Bees is a unique, innovative space. Designed for children to explore and learn through their senses. The mauri (life force) of our centre supports rich language and gives children time and space to be curious, to enquire and make discoveries. Tamariki thrive where the natural environment meets their needs and enhances their ability too. We have a brand new playground for tamariki to explore!

The following skills, knowledge and capabilities are ideally required for this role:

  • Proven recent success in a leadership role with the ability to demonstrate an inclusive and collaborative leadership style
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills
  • Superb communication skills
  • Initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Innovative, resilient, committed, passionate and enthusiastic!
  • An ECE Level 7 qualification with a current Practicing Certificate

Why work for us?

We offer an exceptionally competitive salary package - this also includes discounted childcare, First Aid Certification, Flu vaccination and financial support to maintain full registration plus a generous time out of ratio to enable you to coach and mentor your team and attend to operational and compliance requirements. We have opted into Full Pay Parity!

If you are an inspirational leader with a passion for childcare, we would love to hear from you! Apply now with your CV and Cover Letter.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and full drivers’ licence.

*terms and conditions apply

We are an Accredited Employer

Why Work for Busy Bees?
If you’re passionate about early learning, Busy Bees is the place to be. Although we are part of a global organisation, our company was founded by three families looking for better, more enriching childcare. Three decades later, we still keep the same values at heart.

We know that we couldn’t do what we do without the important people in our teams. We invest in our people and work with them to build career pathways that inspire.


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