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Early Childhood Centre Manager - Queenstown

  • Role Early Childhood Centre Manager
  • Location New Zealand, Queenstown
  • Date PostedSeptember 5, 2023

Sector : Early Childhood

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Job description

Join our client centre, as the ECE Centre Manager in the breathtaking location of Queenstown, New Zealand.

Queenstown is nestled beside the picturesque Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by majestic mountains; it is celebrated all year-round for its breathtaking natural beauty.
For outdoor enthusiasts, it’s a paradise offering skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, and water sports, perfect for those who relish an active lifestyle. Known as the “Adventure Capital of the World”. Queenstown beckons those in pursuit of a well-rounded and satisfying lifestyle. This tight-knit local community offers a wealth of enticing opportunities at every turn, ranging from luxurious spa resorts and diverse retail outlets to a profusion of charming cafes and restaurants nestled within the city’s boundaries.
If you are looking to secure a ECE centre manager position in Queenstown, then look no further as this could be the role for you!

Perks of the role:

  • Generous relocation bonus
  • Competitive salary
  • Supportive community and centre
  • Strong senior management support

About the Centre:

You will be welcomed into a centre that is passionate and enthusiastic about providing a respectful, responsive and peaceful educational learning programme for all infants and children.

You will be immersed in a purpose-built centre with plenty of indoor and outdoor areas to foster exciting learning opportunities. With an array of wonderful learning resources to cater to children’s strengths and interests, allowing children to explore and investigate the world around them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a team of dedicated teachers
  • Oversee the daily operations of the centre and ensure that it meets all regulatory requirements
  • Develop and implement strategies that support the centre’s growth and development
  • Build strong relationships with children, parents, and staff
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the centre and make recommendations for improvement
  • Manage the centre’s budget and resources
  • Ensure that the centre is a safe and nurturing environment for children

To thrive in this role, you’ll need:

  • A recognised Level 7 early childhood qualification and current NZ Teachers Registration
  • Comply with the Children’s Act 2014 compliance requirements
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Eager to support and motivate a team of teachers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A strong understanding of the regulatory requirements for early childhood education
  • Commitment to providing high-quality early childhood education
  • Have NZ working rights and be based in NZ

Here’s how to apply:

Simply click on the APPLY button to submit your CV. Alternatively, you can email Ashley at or give us a call at 0800 128 769 (option 1).

We’re here to assist you throughout the application process.

Job Details

  • Location New Zealand, Queenstown
  • PositionEarly Childhood Centre Manager - Queenstown
  • Type of work Early Childhood
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