Early Childhood 2ic
About the business
This is a family owned and operated Early Childhood organisation focussed on providing the best possible learning outcomes for children.
Inspired by the Reggio Emilia Philosophy, they value the environment as a vital component of their programme. They aspire to providing calm, aesthetically pleasing learning spaces for children to learn individually and in groups.
They promote exploration and discovery as the foundation of children\ 's learning and their programmes are built upon children\ 's interests and strengths.
Committed to inspiring young minds, their growing organisation is driven by a desire to ensure all children enjoy a rich curriculum which supports their early development and learning.
Licensed for 150 children with 6 classrooms and 3 playgrounds ? their brand new Kumeu centre offers a modern, purpose-built facility, second to none.
Their environment, equipment and resources are carefully chosen to provide a stimulating, aesthetically pleasing setting in which children are inspired to learn through exploration and discovery.
Their outdoor playgrounds offer a range of stimulating age appropriate challenges for each stage of development, combined with spaces for child-directed play.
They value above average child to teacher ratios across all age groups, and maintain generous resource and professional development budgets to ensure ongoing improvements in their practice and provision of a high quality service.
They have Lead Teachers for each age group (Infants, Toddlers, Preschool) a full time chef plus kitchen support, and a full time administrator.
About the role
The 2IC role is a great opportunity for someone seeking to further their leadership skills and increase their knowledge and experience in the day to day running of a highly successful centre.
Responsible for supporting the Centre Manager with the full cycle of business operations (including but not limited to administration, staff recruitment and management, marketing and enrolments, resourcing, financial management, compliance, programme planning and assessment and policies and procedures) and ensuring the centre provides exceptional care to children, while supporting and growing the team.Key responsibilities include:
Retaining and leading the team to best practice through coaching and mentoring
Building occupancy through effective marketing
Ensuring the centre\ 's curriculum and compliance standards are met
Ensuring the successful financial performance of the centre.
Managing staff, with sound HR practices
Actively promoting a culture of continual professional development
Enforcing all aspects of legislative compliance
Facilitating the delivery of a quality education programme
Communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders
Maintaining responsibility for the health, safety and wellbeing of all children and staff.
This all-inclusive role requires a person who can effectively communicate and display a high-level of organisation and professionalism.
They are looking for the right fit for their team. . .
Who leads with enthusiasm and compassion
Who relates to others with integrity and respect
Who role models through exemplary practice
Benefits and perks
What can they offer you?
A beautiful, well resourced environment
A robust induction and training programme
Ongoing support and advice from a dedicated, experienced, hands-on Senior Management Team
Generous budgets for Professional Development and Resources
Skills and experience
The successful applicant will have the following skills and attributes:
Full Teacher Registration
Current First Aid
Outstanding leadership ability
Proven ability to build and manage occupancy
Ability to empower and lead by example
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to proactively manage, mentor and inspire a team;
setting goals, offeringfeedback and celebrating with them when they are achieved
Proficiency in using self-review to sustain ongoing improvement
Sound knowledge and understanding of MOE and ERO expectations.
Able to demonstrate a growth mindset
Keen to know more? Call Lewis on 0800 800 204 (opt 3) or email your enquiry to email@example.com
Our commitment to safeguarding children and young people.Randstad Education is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. We take steps to achieve this through our candidate application process. All applicants are required to complete a NZ Police Request &
Consent form and a Police Check will be conducted. In some circumstances, an International Police Clearance is also required. Your consultant will be able to advise if this is applicable to you. Lastly, references are conducted in relation to the applicant\ 's interactions with childrenusing an online platform that has an inbuilt fraud alert. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people and in accordance with The Vulnerable Children Act.
Refer a friend and you could earn a $200 prezzy card!Are you looking for a permanent position in education or know someone who is? Sign up to Randstad Education or refer a friend and you could earn a $200 prezzy card Call 0800 800 204 to find out more. Conditions apply.