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Centre Manager Opportunity | Busy Bees Avonhead

Busy Bees Avonhead

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Do you have an impressive range of skills and knowledge in ECE?  Do you possess outstanding leadership capabilities? We are looking for an extraordinary person to lead our team of highly skilled teachers at Busy Bees Avonhead.

About us:

Avonhead has a long established, positive reputation within our community and our teaching team reap the rewards of excellent family partnerships.  With a positive team culture and environment – the centre enjoys celebrating different cultural events and the diversity that makes our teaching team great.

About you:

As the Centre Manager Avonhead, you will have access to an excellent support network within the group, along with a Regional Manager who is committed to coaching and developing your success. We value Professional Development for all our teachers and are committed to upskilling and growing your professional development. 

As a passionate and experienced leader, you will wear many hats to allow you to manage in an ever-evolving environment and be adaptable to meet a variety of needs.  You will have a strong “on the floor” presence, providing mentoring and role modelling of exceptional teaching practice to the team.  As well as being responsible for creating solid community relationships, compliance management, mentoring and driving exceptional standards of teaching, you will be an integral part of making decisions which will drive the future focus for the centre, both in terms of environment and education.

Role Requirements:

  • An inspirational leader with an innate ability to develop, lead a team to deliver best practice childcare services
  • B Ed/Dip Teaching Level 7 (ECE) and current teacher registration/certification
  • Demonstrated leadership experience you will love to coach, mentor and inspire!
  • Initiative, desire and passion for quality practice standards and commitment to the principles of Te Whāriki
  • Familiarity with the New Zealand Education Council, ERO, MOE requirements, Licensing Criteria, 2008 Regulations and Code of Ethics
  • A comprehensive understanding of how to maintain and grow occupancy levels
  • Innovative, resilient, committed, passionate and enthusiastic!

Why work for us?

We offer an exceptionally competitive salary package with Full Pay Parity! 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.

You will have the opportunity to be a part of an innovative service and grow professionally with plenty of ongoing professional development and mentoring!

If you are an inspirational leader with a passion for childcare, we want to hear from you! Apply now with your CV and Cover Letter and be part of our journey to deliver the best possible childcare services to our community.

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

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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