Education Director

Reference Number: 346320

Location: South Auckland

  • Multiple Centre Outlets
  • Diverse Leadership Role
  • Leading Brand in Early Childhood Education Centres

Our client is a highly regarded and successfully established early childhood education organisation which has expanded to multiple centre outlets throughout South Auckland.  With a reputation for having built strong relationships with local schools and kapahaka groups, the centres offer a multi-cultural, creative and supportive environment to all pre-school children. 

As an integral part of its planned further growth, the organisation seeks to appoint a suitably experienced and qualified Education Director who will assume responsibility for delivering an exceptional education product, reflecting the vision and values of the organisation.  Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Executive and Board of Directors, the Education Director will be responsible for driving a shared vision of education excellence, and developing a child centric curriculum delivery which focus upon the connection with parents, community and whānau.  Overseeing the senior leadership team, the appointee will have broad accountability for implementing of systems and processes, ensuring that all departments are strategically aligned, health and safety and quality assurance.  Other key challenges will include managing and guiding a successful growth path for the organisation, and overseeing the responsible day to day fiscal management of all operational overheads. 

A background in the education sector (say to Deputy Principal level) will be essential and in addition to financial/business acumen, the Education Director should be someone with the ability to “think outside the square” while possessing the interpersonal skills to relate in a down to earth manner at all levels.  A professional presence, keen sense of humour and good listening skills will also be important.

 An attractive salary, generous bonus element, vehicle and other benefits are on offer. 

Candidates should apply online at To apply by email, please attach your cover letter and CV and send to quoting 346320aa.  Applications close on 25th August 2019. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

For more information please phone Larry Small on 0274 919 235.

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